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SUBJECT- Social Science
GEOGRAPHY-Chapter-2 Land, soil and water resource. Chapter 3 Natural
Vegetation and Wildlife History-Chapter 4 The company’s Civil
Administration and Revenue Policy.
Q. 1 : Name the following:-
a) A book of rules by which a country is governed.
b) The part of land which is used for cultivation.
c) Falling of rocks down the slope due to gravity.
d) A proposal to pass a new law or to change an existing one.
Q. 2 : Define Technology, Sustainable development, Doctrine of lapse, Permanent
settlement, Coalition government and Sovereign.
Q. 3 : Fill up the blanks:-
a) The complete vertical sequence of different layers of soil is called _______.
b) _____ means giving a new form to an unused thing.
c) Plant & animals living together under similar environmental condition make up a _____.
d) Place where historical documents are kept is called an ______.
Q. 4 : Choose the correct answer:-
a) Afforestation and conservation of forest for the benefit of the environment and for meeting
the human needs.
1. Social forestry 2. Terracing 3. Plantation
b) The subjugation of an area by the British for their own interest.
1. Colonization 2. Urbanization 3. Industrialization
c) Burning of vegetation to clear plots of land in the forest.
1. Forest fire 2. Jhum Cultivation 3. Contour ploughing
d) Annual financial statement placed by the government before the parliament.
1. Bill 2. Budget 3. Document
Q. 5 : Differentiate between:-
a. Permanent & Ryotwari settlement
b. Question Hour and Zero Hour
c. Terracing and contour ploughing
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