CBSE Class 10 Social Science Geography Life Lines of National Economy Assignment

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Geography Life Lines of National Economy Assignment. Prepared by teachers of one of the best CBSE schools in Delhi. Based on CBSE and NCERT guidelines. The students should practice these assignments to gain perfection which will help him to get more marks in CBSE examination.



Q.What is international trade?What do you mean by Balance of trade‘?What is the importance of trade?

Ans. Trade between two countries is called international trade. It includes exchange of commodities, services, information and knowledge. Relation or difference between nation‘s exports and imports is called balance of trade. It is of two types:

  (i) Surplus trade: when the value of exported goods and services is more than the value of imported goods and services. It is called favorable trade balance.

  (ii) Trade Deficit: when the value of exported goods and services is less than the value of imported goods and services. It is called unfavorable trade balance.

The importance of trade is:

    1. No country can survive without international trade because resources are space bound.

    2. Advancement of international trade of a country leads to its economic prosperity because such a trade provides so many jobs to workers as well as business to traders.

    3. It is through international trade that we earn much of our foreign exchange which is required for importing many essential goods.

    4. Foreign trade helps in transfer of technology.

Q. Mention the different means of transport in India.

Ans. Means of transport in India are:-

   (i) Roadways, (ii) Waterways, (iii) Airways, (iv) Pipelines, (v) Railways.

Q. What are the means of mass communication? Explain features of any two media.

Ans. These are those means of communication through which one can communicate with several people at the same time.

For example- Radio, newspaper and T.V.(Television):-

    (i) It is one of the largest and essential networks in the world.

    (ii) It provides entertainment and keeps the viewers well informed about the world.

Radio:-(i) It is the cheapest and the most effective means of communication.

           (ii) Besides entertainment, it also provides information and promotes social education.

Q. What are the different types of roads in India?

Ans. There are six types of roads:-

     1. Golden Quadrilateral Super Highways or Expressway National Highways

     2. National Highways 3. State Highways 4. District Roads

     5. Other Roads or Rural Roads or Village Roads 6. Border Roads

Q. What do you mean by pipeline transport?

Ans. Transportation of liquid, gases or slurries through pipes made of durable metal or a plastic tube is called pipeline transport. It is the most convenient mode of transport for crude oil, petroleum products and natural gas even solids like iron ore in slurry form to refineries, fertilizer factories, industries and big thermal power plants. 

For example:. From oil field in From Salaya in Gujarat to Jalandhar in Punjab, via Viramgam, Mathura, Delhi and Sonipat. It has branches to connect Koyali (near Vadodara, Gujarat) Chakshu and other places. Gas pipeline from Hazira in Gujarat connects Jagdishpur in Uttar Pradesh, via Vijaipur in Madhya Pradesh. It has branches to Kota in Rajasthan, Shahajahanpur, Babrala and other places in Uttar Pradesh (HVJ).

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