Term 2 Hazards Model Question Paper

8th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:45:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 30
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. _______________ percentage of nitrogen is present in the air.

    (a)

    78.09%

    (b)

    74.08%

    (c)

    80.07%

    (d)

    76.63%

  2. Tsunami in Indian Ocean took place in the year _________.

    (a)

    1990

    (b)

    2004

    (c)

    2005

    (d)

    2008

  3. The word tsunami is derived from __________ language.

    (a)

    Hindi

    (b)

    French

    (c)

    Japanese

    (d)

    German

  4. The example of surface water is

    (a)

    Artesian well

    (b)

    Groundwater

    (c)

    Subsurface water

    (d)

    Lake

  5. Event that occurs due to the failure of monsoons.

    (a)

    Condensation

    (b)

    Drought

    (c)

    Evaporation

    (d)

    Precipitation

  6. 3 x 2 = 6
  7. Define ‘hazard’.

  8. List out the major flood prone areas of our country.

  9. Why should not we construct houses at foothill areas?

  10. 3 x 3 = 9
  11. Hazards and disasters.

  12. Natural hazard and human-made hazard.

  13. Flood and drought.

  14. 2 x 5 = 10
  15. Define earthquake and list out its effects.

  16. Give a detailed explanation on the causes of landslides.

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