NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Social Science Contemporary India Unit 2

Forest and Wildlife Resources Class 10

Unit 2 Forest and Wildlife Resources Exercise Solutions

Biodiversity: The variety of flora and fauna in a given geographical area is called biodiversity of that area.

Flora and Fauna in India
India is one of the world's richest countries in terms of its vast array of biological diversity, and has nearly 8 per cent of the total number of species in the world (estimated to be 1.6 million).
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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 22

Q1 :  

Multiple choice questions

(i) Which of these statements is not a valid reason for the depletion of flora and fauna?

(a) Agricultural expansion

(b) Large scale developmental projects

(c) Grazing and fuel wood collection

(d) Rapid industrialisation and urbanisation

(ii) Which of the following conservation strategies do not directly involve community participation?

(a) Joint forest management

(b) Beej Bachao Andolan

(c) Chipko Movement

(d) Demarcation of Wildlife sanctuaries


Answer :

(i) (c) Grazing and fuel wood collection

(ii) (d) Demarcation of Wildlife sanctuaries

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Q2 :  

Match the following animals with their category of existence.

Animals/Plants

Category of existence

Black buck

Extinct

Asiatic elephant

Rare

Andaman wild pig

Endangered

Himalayan brown bear

Vulnerable

Pink head duck

Endemic


Answer :

Animals/Plants

Category of existence

Black buck

Endangered

Asiatic elephant

Vulnerable

Andaman wild pig

Endemic

Himalayan brown bear

Rare

Pink head duck

Extinct

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Q3 :  

Match the following.

Reserved forests

other forests and wastelands belonging to both government and private individuals and communities

Protected forests

forests are regarded as most valuable as far as the conservation of forest and wildlife resources

Unclassed forests

forest lands are protected from any further depletion


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Q4 :  

Answer the following questions in about 30 words.

(i) What is biodiversity? Why is biodiversity important for human lives?

(ii) How have human activities affected the depletion of flora and fauna? Explain.


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Q5 :  

Answer the following questions in about 120 words.

(i) Describe how communities have conserved and protected forests and wildlife in India.

(ii) Write a note on good practices towards conserving forest and wildlife.


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