CBSE Class 12 Geography Value Based Questions (2)

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CBSE Class 12 Geography Value Based Questions (2)

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Geography

Class XII

Value based questions

Each question is of 3 marks further subdivided into two parts of 1 ½ mark each.

Q1. Mining requires large areas that need to be cleared prior to mining activities. Largescale

deforestation results in the loss of oxygen producing plants, the destruction of vital

habitats for wildlife and the disruption of an area’s ecosystem. Deforestation also leads to

extinction of indigenous animals, plants and organisms, thus reducing overall

biodiversity. Mining utilizes a variety of poisonous chemicals, including mercury, cyanide,

sulfuric acid, arsenic and methyl mercury, which can leak into a nearby water supplies or

evaporate into the air, bringing them into contact with humans, and wildlife.

Q1a). Discuss the phrase ‘the destruction of vital habitat’ in your own words. 1 ½.

Ans 1a). The destruction of vital habitat here refers to deforestation which leads to destruction

of the abode of various species of plants and animals. We should be more concerned about the

environment and should work towards attaining sustainable development wherein we can live in

harmony with nature.

Q1b). What kinds of values are needed to bring an end to the disruption of an area’s ecosystem?

1 ½

Ans1b). We should be more compassionate to other creatures, act more responsibly, work as

leaders to bring in desired change and lastly we should not forget about universal love.

Q2. Water covers over 70% of the Earth’s surface and is a very important resource for

people and the environment. Water pollution affects drinking water, rivers, lakes and

oceans all over the world. This consequently harms human health and the natural

environment.

Q2a). How do you feel when you find that such an important resource such as water is being

polluted? 1 ½.

Ans2a). I feel quite hurt. I think it is the duty of every human being to respect and conserve such

an important resource as water. We should take initiative to protect our environment as it

ultimately affects our well-being. We should understand that water forms the basis of our

survival and it is our national responsibility to conserve it.

Q2b). What kind of values is needed to check water pollution?

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