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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Drought: Do not Desert the Dry Land - Class 8 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Drought: Do not Desert the Dry Land - Class 8 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

Water scarcity is caused due to
(A) very high temperature
(B) rapid urbanization
(C) uneven rainfall
(D) population growth


Answer :

A, B
B, C
B, D
C, D


Question :

Drought is mainly caused by


Answer :

seepage of water in the ground
prolonged scanty rain
high rate of evaporation
flowing away of excess water.


Question :

The greatest amount of fresh water on the Earth is found in


Answer :

The oceans
Ice caps and glaciers
Aquifers
Surface Water


Question :

In distress migration, the people move to other places in search of


Answer :

employment
food
security
better facilities


Question :

Shramdan carried on in villages to fight against water scarcity means


Answer :

to work free
to work for less money
to help to eradicate poverty
physical labour