CBSE Class 10 Social Science Geography Water Resources Assignment

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Geography Water Resources 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.1 State any three objectives of Rainwater harvesting?

Ans: (a) To reduce run off water

       (b) To raise the water table

       (c) To reduce ground water pollution

Q.2 What is multipurpose river valley project? State any two purposes which are fulfilled by a river valley project?

Ans: Multipurpose river valley project consists a dam or series of dames on a river or rivers for fulfill many purposes like:

      (a) irrigation

      (b) electricity

      (c) control flood

      (d) check soil erosion

      (e) inland navigation

      (f) fisheries etc.

Q.3 Mention three major sources of irrigation in India, which source of irrigation is more popular in southern state? and Why?

Ans : (I) The three major sources pf irrigation in India are –

      (a) Canals

      (b) Wells & tube wells

      (c) Tanks

(II) Tank irrigation

(III) Because Southern States are mostly come under Deccan plateau which are not suitable for irrigation by canals

Q.4 What is “Water scarcity” what are its main causes?

Ans: “Water scarcity” means shortage of water.

CAUSES: (may write any two)

   (a) Unequal distribution of rainfall

   (b) Large & growing population

   (c) Over exploitation of water

   (d)Wastage of water by people (Explain all in brief)

Q.5 Name any two multipurpose river valley projects or dams which are causes of new social movements. Why did people oppose them?

Ans : Two Multipurpose project which are caused social movements –

         (a) Narmada –Bachao Andolan

         (b) Tehri-Dam Andolan

         (c) Sardar Sarover Dam

           -Large scale displacement of local communities

           -Environment issues

           -Demand for Rehabilitation facilities from Govt.


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