CBsE Expected Questions Social Studies Class 10 Geography (Download PDF)

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1. Resources and Development: Conservation of resource is vital for development. ″ Give example to support the statement, ″ Degradation of land is a cause of worry. ″ , Another name for black soil, Features of arid soil, Compare red and laterite soil, Name of the states having black soil or name of the crop, Steps can be taken to control soil erosion in the hilly areas, Major Soil Types, Resources are function of soil activity, Stocks and reserves, Resource planning

2. Forest and Wildlife Resources

  • Wildlife Protection Act
  • Plants and animals on verge of extinction
  • Nature worship
  • Development and forests
  • Biodiversity
  • Forests: Reserved, Protected, Unclassed
  • Species: Extinct, Rare, Endangered, Vulnerable, Endemic
  • Project Tiger

3. Water Resources

  • “Multipurpose projects are temples of Modern India.”
  • “India is heading towards water scarcity.”
  • Rooftop harvesting
  • Nagarajuna Sagar Dam
  • Modern adaptations of traditional rainwater harvesting methods are being carried out to conserve and store water
  • Map work: Water Resources - Dams: Salal, Bhakra Nangal, Tehri, Rana Pratap Sagar, Sardar Sarovar, Hirakud, Nagarjuna Sagar, Tungabhadra
  • Hydraulic structures of ancient India

4. Agriculture

  • Difference between Commercial farming and Subsistence farming with the help of a suitable example
  • Geographical conditions required for the growth of rice
  • Beverage crop and specify the geographical conditions required for its growth
  • Slash and Burn Agriculture
  • Largest producer of groundnut, ragi. .
  • Primitive subsistence & intensive subsistence farming
  • Major areas of Rice and Wheat
  • Largest/Major producer states of Sugarcane; Tea; Coffee; Rubber; Cotton & Jute
  • Commercial Farming

5. Minerals and Energy Resources

  • Igneous & metamorphic rocks
  • Gobar gas; HEP
  • Aluminum metal
  • Solar energy; ferrous metals
  • Iron ore mines: Mayurbhanj, Durg, Bailadila, Bellary, Kudremukh
  • Mica mines: Ajmer, Beawar, Nellore, Gaya, Hazaribagh
  • Coal mines: Raniganj, Jharia, Bokaro, Talcher, Korba, Singrauli, Singareni, Neyvali
  • Oil Fields: Digboi, Naharkatia, Mumbai High Bassien, Kalol, Ankaleshwar
  • Bauxite Deposits: The Amarkantak plateau, Maikal hills, The plateau region of Bilaspur-Katni, Orissa Panchpatmali deposits in Koraput district
  • Mica deposits: The Chota Nagpur plateau, Koderma Gaya-

6. Manufacturing Industries

  • Jute textile mills located in the Hugli Basin
  • Sources of raw material
  • Sugar mills close to producing areas
  • Factors affecting industrial location
  • Aluminum smelting
  • Factors affecting location of the industry: Physical, Human
  • Cotton Textile Industries: Mumbai, Indore, Ahmedabad, Surat, Kanpur, Coimbatore, Madurai
  • Iron and Steel Plants: Burnpur, Durgapur, Bokaro, Jamshedpur, Raurkela, Bhilai, Vijaynagar, Bhadravati, Vishakhapatnam, Salem
  • Software Technology Parks: Mohali, Noida, Jaipur, Gandhinagar, Indore, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar, Vishakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mysore, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram

7. Lifelines of National Economy

  • “Advancement of international trade of a country is an index to its economic prosperity” .
  • Trade - international and local trade
  • Means of transportation and communication - lifelines of nation
  • Golden Quadrilateral, North-South Corridor, East-West Corridor
  • Air travel more popular in NE States
  • Super Highways
  • District roads
CBsE Expected Questions Social Studies Class 10 Geography

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