GEO - Hazards Model Question Paper

8th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 40
    3 x 1 = 3
  1. _______________ percentage of nitrogen is present in the air.

    (a)

    78.09%

    (b)

    74.08%

    (c)

    80.07%

    (d)

    76.63%

  2. The example of surface water is

    (a)

    Artesian well

    (b)

    Groundwater

    (c)

    Subsurface water

    (d)

    Lake

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

    (a)

    Condensation

    (b)

    Drought

    (c)

    Evaporation

    (d)

    Precipitation

  4. 5 x 1 = 5
  5. Landslide is an example of _______ hazard.

    ()

        

  6. On the basis of origin, hazard can be grouped into _______ categories.

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  7. Terrorism is an example of _______ hazard.

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  8. Oxides of Nitrogen are _______pollutants which affects the human beings.

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  9. Chernobyl nuclear accident took place in _______.

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  10. 5 x 1 = 5
  11. Primary pollutant

  12. (1)

    Outdated drugs

  13. Hazardous waste

  14. (2)

    Terrorism

  15. Earthquake

  16. (3)

    Tsunami

  17. Meteorological drought

  18. (4)

    Oxides of Sulphur

  19. Human induced hazard

  20. (5)

    Reduction in rainfall

    4 x 2 = 8
  21. Define ‘hazard’.

  22. Write a brief note on hazardous wastes.

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

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

  25. 3 x 3 = 9
  26. Hazards and disasters.

  27. Natural hazard and human-made hazard.

  28. Earthquake and tsunami.

  29. 2 x 5 = 10
  30. Define earthquake and list out its effects.

  31. Elaborately discuss the effects water pollution.

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