SCERT Class 10 Social Geography Unit 1 Economic Geography: Matter and Resources

SCERT Class 10 Social Geography Unit 1 Economic Geography: Matter and Resources The answer to each chapter is provided in the list so that you can easily browse throughout different chapters Assam Board SCERT Class 10 Social Geography Unit 1 Economic Geography: Matter and Resources and select needs one.

SCERT Class 10 Social Geography Unit 1 Economic Geography: Matter and Resources

Also, you can read the SCERT book online in these sections Solutions by Expert Teachers as per SCERT (CBSE) Book guidelines. These solutions are part of SCERT All Subject Solutions. Here we have given SEBA SCERT Class 10 Social Geography Unit 1 Economic Geography: Matter and Resources Solutions for All Subject, You can practice these here…

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Q 18.(a) Resources.

Ans: Do Your Self 

(b) Human resources.

Ans. Human resources means the population of a country made  valuable through education, training and experience or in other words made capable of making use of other resources efficiently. Human resources constitutes the most important resources of a nation. 

Most of the countries of Europe and America are developed mainly due to the development of their human resources. The human resources in these countries are developed because of better education and training. Man is the prime mover of  resources. Without him no resources can develop. Despite scarcity of natural resources and raw- materials required for industries, countries like japan, Switzerland, Singapore, Taiwan, south korea, etc.have made great progress in every aspect of economic activity, mainly because of human resources development.

(c)  Wealth.

Ans. All economic goods which can satisfy human wants and have value -in – exchange are called wealth. Some of the features of wealth are : 

(i) Wealth  possesses the features of utility as it has the power to satisfy human wants. 

(ii) The supply of Wealth is limited.

(iii) Wealth can be transferred from one individual to another through money or value.

All kinds of wealth can be regarded as a resource but all resources may not be regarded as wealth. e.g. wealth like land, buildings, machinery, etc. which have a market value, can be regarded as resources but resources like air, soil education, social institutions, public health, etc .are not wealth because some of these are found in abundance, and others cannot be exchanged and do not have market value.

Again, the of resources bring about human welfare, but wealth, but wealth may have both useful or harmful effects. e.g. substance like poison, chemical insecticides, alcohol, etc. are considered as wealth because they can be sold for money, but the use of such substance is highly dangerous to man, so  such materials cannot be treated as resources.

(b) Renewable resource.

Ans: Do your Self 

(e)  Personal resource.

Ans: Do your Self 

(f) National resources.

Ans: Do your Self 

(g) Biotic resource. 

Ans:Do your Self 

(h) Resources conversation.

Ans: The planning and management of natural resources so as to secure their wise use and continuity of supply, while maintaining and enhancing their quality , value and diversity is known as resources conversation . The main objective of the  concept of resources conversation is the collection and utilisation of necessary resources from the nature in  such a way so that benefit can be derived from them for a long time.Many of the mineral, animals and plant resources are depleting at a very fast rate. Since many of these resources cannot be credited or increased, of there is an urgent need to conserve alternative resources, recycling, Innovation, waste control, enforcement of conversation related acts, ect. 

(I) Resources recycling.

Ans: Do your Self 

(ii) IUCN.

Asn: Do your Self 

Q 19. Write the difference between:

(a) Resource and wealth.

Ans:The difference between resource and wealth:

(b) Economic geography and resources geography.

Ans: The difference between economic geography and resources geography:

(c)  Resources and natural stuff.

Ans: The difference between resource and natural stuff:

(d) Biotic and abiotic resource.

Ans: The differences between biotic and abiotic resource are:

(e)  Renewable and non-renewable resource. 

Ans: Do Your Self 

(f) Personal resource and no national resource.

Ans: The differences between personal resource and National resource are: 

(g) Man-made resource and human resource.

Ans: The differences between man-made resource and human resource are

(h)  Recycling of resource and innovation of resource.

Ans: The difference between recycling of resource and innovation of resource are:

Q 20. Choose the correct answer:

(a)  Which of the following is man-made resource?

1). Rivers   3) Irrigation canal

2) mineral oil.  4) Forest

Ans: 3) Irrigation canal

b) Which one of the following is  abiotic resource?

1) Air               2) plants

3) Animals.     4) Fungus

Ans:1) Air

(C) Which one the following is non-renewable resource?

1)Air         2)water

3) crops  4)coal

Ans. Coal

Q (d) which one of the following Animals is about to be extinct?

1)  One- horned rhino.    2) pigmy hog

3)  Giraffe.                        4)  Gayla (Mithun)

Ans: (2) pigmy hog

(e) The organisation IUCN is under which of the following organizations?

1) UNESCO.           2).   UNDP

3) WWF.                 4) UNEP


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