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Foundation History Chapter - 11 & Geography Chapter - 1 & 2

Practice Exercise 1(A)

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On the basis of their continued availability, resources are classified as ___________.

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Rocks and metals are _____ resources.

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Which one of the following is a non-renewable resource ?

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Resources which are surveyed for their quality and quantity and have been determined for utilization are called __________.

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In which one of the following states is terrace cultivation practised?

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India's plain land area is about _____________.

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Rio de Janeiro Earth summit, 1992 aims at _______.

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Who said these words, "There is enough for everybody's need and not for everybody's greed"?

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Which one of the following countries is not a developed country?

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Which of the following basic resource is not required for agriculture?

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Economic development of a region depends on ________________________.

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The most fertile soil is ______.

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The endangered species of animals in India are _______.

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The species which are not found in the areas of their occurrence are known as _______.

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Name an endangered wildlife animal among the following _________.

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Which one of the following movements is not associated with protection of trees?

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The state famous for the diamond mining is ___________.

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Which one of the following mineral is used for the production of Thermal Power ?

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The mineral in which our country is surplus is ____________.

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Teak wood is found in which of the following forests?

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In which of the following state is Periyar Tiger Reserve located?

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Which one of the following method is used in Western and Central Himalayas for soil conservation ?

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The Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is located in _________.

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Where gold ores are mined in India?

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Maximum amount of coal in India is used in _________.

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How much of the world's land area is tropical rainforest? 

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Rajasthan has rich deposits of copper in districts of _________.

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Practice Exercise 1(B)

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Which type of resource is iron ore ?

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The first international earth summit was held in the year __________.

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Soil formed by intensive leaching is _____.

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Human beings, flora and fauna, fisheries and livestocks are 

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Which of the following is a developed country?

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Environmental degradation is caused by ________.

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Land left without cultivation in order to enable it to regain its natural fertility is called ____________.

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Which one of the following is not an "Abiotic Resource"?

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Resources that are found everywhere are called ________.

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Which of the following products is not derived during oil refining ?

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The highest fold mountains in India are _______.

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It is estimated that India has _____ species of plants. 

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When was 'Project Tiger' launched in India?

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The total number of species of plants, animals and microorganisms living on the Earth is called as

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Species which are in danger of extinction are called __________.

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Kaziranga National Park is in _________.

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Which community in India is famous for protecting the blackbucks?

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The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (I.R.E.D.A.) was set up in the year ____________.

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What is IUCN?

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The Chipko Movement was associated with _________.

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Under which of the following type of resources can tidal energy be put?

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In which of the following states deforestation caused land degradation due to mining?

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The potential oil sources in India are in  _____________.

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Which is the most fertile soil among the following?

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Montane forests are likely to have which of the following species of trees?

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Which one of the following is fossil fuel ?

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Sunderban Tiger Reserve is in __________.

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Practice Exercise 2(A)

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Water scarcity can be caused by ___________.

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Regulating the flow of rivers affects its _______.

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How much of world's water exists as fresh water?

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The length of India's coastline (mainland) is ______.

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The winds that give maximum rainfall to India are __________.

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The construction of Nagarjunasagar was undertaken during the _________.

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Rainwater harvesting system in mountainous regions is known as _________.

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Bamboo drip irrigation is common in the state of ___________.

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.......... is the first and the only state in India, which has made roof top rain water harvesting structure and is compulsory to all the houses across the state.

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The longest dam in Asia is _________.

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The total renewable water resources of India are estimated at __________.

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In terms of water availability per person per annum, India ranks ___________.

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Which of the folllowing river is without a multipurpose project ?

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Which season does wheat correspond to?

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In which system of agriculture are high doses of fertilizers and pesticides used?

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Slash and burn agriculture is known as ______ in north eastern states.

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Which of the following states is the largest producer of wheat in India?

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Which one of the following is known as the golden fibre?

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Rearing of silkworms for the production of silk fibre is known as ___________.

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Indian Council of agriculture Research (ICAR) is headquartered at _________.

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Which one of the following is responsible for the procuring and stocking food grains?

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Which agriculture is much in vogue today with reference to agriculture?

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In which of the countries, the 'slash and burn' agriculture is known as 'Roca'?

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Who of the following said these words "Plant more wheat, wheat will win the war"?

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Kharif crops are grown during the ________.

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The largest groundnut producing state in India is ___________.

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Under Globalization, our agricultural products are not able to compete with the developed countries because of the ______________.

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Who is considered as the father of Indian Green Revolution?

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Practice Exercise 2(B)

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Where does approximately 69% freshwater on the earth occur? 

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Multi-purpose projects help in __________.

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Who gains most from multi-purpose projects?

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In India, the total electricity produced from hydroelectric power is ________.

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The longest river plain in India is ________.

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Mawsynram which receives the highest rainfall is in the state of ______________.

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The word monsoon is derived from __________.

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The major sources of irrigation are _________.

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Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is constructed on river ___________.

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Which of the following are the two sources of freshwater in India ?

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Which of the following movement is not against the multipurpose projects ?

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Krishna-Godavari dispute is due to the objections raised by ________.

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The fresh water is continually being renewed and recharged through

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Khadins are used in which area to store water?

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According to Falken Mark, a Swedish expert, water stress occurs when water availability is between _____.

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Which of the following is the staple food crop of the majority of Indian people?

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Which country ranks first in the production of sugarcane?

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Which is the main crop in the north and the north western parts of the country?

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The third most important food crop of our country is _______.

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The important crop that helps to restore soil fertility by nitrogen fixation and is also a good source of protein is _________.

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Who initiated the Bhoodan Movement?

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Rice cultivation requires ________.

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Which one of the following states is associated with Champaran Movement?

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Which one of the following is not a cropping season?

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Agricultural Revolution first occurred in __________.

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For poor farmers machines brought misery because of _________.

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Green Revolution was launched in ______.

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With which of the following is Operation Flood associated?

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Which state leads in the production of tobacco?

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Practice Exercise 11(A)

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Which of the following age is associated with the life of man as food gatherer?

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Which age was associated with the origin of fire ?

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Which of the following ages was associated with the beginning of agriculture and cattle raring ?

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Which of the following river valleys was associated with Mesopotamian civilization ?

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Which of the following countries had Republican form of Government in ancient Iron age itself ?

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Arrange the five evolutionary stages of man in chronological order.
(A) Neanderthal man
(B) Homo Erectus
(C) Homo Sapiens
(D) Astro Pythicus
(E) Rama Pythicus

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In which dynastic rule was "The Great Wall Of China" built ?

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Which among the following was the first dynasty that ruled North India?

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Match the entries in column I with those in column II.
Column IColumn II
a. Euclidii. Distance between earth and moon
b. Hippocratusii. Earth at centre of universe
c. Hipparcusiii. Father of Geometry
d. Ptolemyiv. Father of modern medicine

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Name the first dynasty established in Iran.

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The Parsees belong to which religious cult?

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What was the capital of Persian Empire which represented the cultural heritage of Persia?

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Identify the false statement regarding Zoroastrianism.

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Identify the statement which was not a feature of Greek Civilisation. 

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The city of Rome was built on the banks of which river?

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Which language was the basis for most of today's scientific terminology?

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Name the country associated with the origin of Christianity.

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Which region of Africa was famous for perfumes?

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Ball play was a kind of religious worship according to which civilization in the American continent?

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What was the name given to the people of Aztec civilization ?

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The then capital city of Inkes civilization is called by which name now ?

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In which of the following Greek states, a republican form of government existed in Iron age itself ?

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Who among the following used concrete for constructions for the first time ?

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Which European country was known to have looted the wealth of American continent which marked the end of Inkes civilization ?

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Practice Exercise 11(B)

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Identify the incorrect statements among the following:
A. Mesopotamian and Harappan civilizations were supposed to be the contemporary civilizations.
B. Anthropology is the study of people and their way of life in the ancient period.
C. Excavations of pyramids in Egypt provided proof for the Indus valley civilization.
D. All the civilizations flourished in river valleys.

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Cro magnons is another name for which of the following man ?

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Which of the following was/were not the feature/s of Neolithic age?
(A) Baking of clay pots started in this age.
(B) Man was merely a food gatherer.
(C) The age was associated with the origin of usage of fire.
(D) The age marked the beginning of art of weaving.

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The place 'Sumeria' was a part of which civilization?

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Identify the true statement regarding Mauryan dynasty in India.

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Name the Ancient Chinese civilization that flourished in Bronge age.

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Who among the following was considered to be the contemporary of Mahavir and Gautam Buddha?

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Which civilization was associated with the development of first calendar?

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In which country was the system of appointment of Government servants by competitive examinations introduced?

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What was the erstwhile name of Iran?

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Epicuranism and Stoicism were associated with which philosophy ?

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Alexander the Great could not achieve success in his attacks against which of the following territories?

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Italian peninsula is bounded by ________.

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Which system of Romans was adopted by many countries?

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Which is the holy city of Jews?

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An explorer identified American continent in his expedition to India and named the islands as West Indies. Name the country to which he belonged.

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Identify the statement which does not represent Maya civilization __________________.

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Which of the following American territories was associated with Aztec civilization?

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Identify the American sovereign state which has the Goddess 'Aztec' as their national symbol.

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The term 'Souhalt' was associated with which of the following?

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What was the common feature found in Iliad, Aeneid and Odyssey?

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After the name of which explorer, the continent of America was given its name?

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