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Government girls senior secondary school Yamuna vihar

Economics assessment test 2014

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Time- 1 hour
Maximum marks- 25
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(i) All questions are compulsory.
(ii) Question 1 consists of 10 questions of 1/2 mark each.
(iii) Question 2 consists of 6 questions of 1/2 mark each.
(iv) Question 3 consists of 5 questions of 1mark each.
(v) Question 4 consists of 4 questions of 2 marks each.
(vi) Question 6 consists of 2 questions of 2marks each.
(vii) Answer the questions after carefully reading the text.
1. Tick the correct answer in appropriate boxes
i) Which one of the following is an example of non conventional source of energy?
(a) Coal
(b) Petroleum
(c) Solar energy
(d) Electricity
ii) Which one of the following is an example of non commercial source of energy?
(a) Coal
(b) Petroleum
(c) cow dung
(d) Electricity
iii) Which one of the following is not a health indicator?
(a) IMR
(b) Life expectancy (c) Nutrition levels
(d) Production of a company
iv) In recent time India is declared free of which diseases?
(a) Aids
(b) Ebola
(c) chicken pox
(d) Polio
v) Which one of the following is a major reason of Ozone depletion?
(a) Gases from vehicles
(b) Green house gases
(c) CFC gases from AC& Refrigerator
(d) None of the above.
vi) Which one of the following shows an intergenerational equity in use of resources?
(a) Economic growth (b) Economic Development (c) Sustainable development
(d) None of the above.
vii) Types of pollution are
(a) Two
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) Five
viii) Global Warming is caused by man-made increase in
(a) Co2 and other green house gases
(b) Ozone gases
(c) hydrogen gases
(d) Helium gases
ix) Chipko and Appiko movement is related to
(a) To show human unity
(b) Protecting the forests
(c) To protect the consumer rights
(d) To ban the plastic
x) SUNs Ultra violet rays causes
(a) Lung cancer
(b) anemia
(c) heart diseases
(d) skin cancer

2. Read the following sentences/ statements and give one 1 word answer for it.
i) Which one provide supporting services in the main areas of economic and social
Development is called__________________________
ii) Which one is defined as total planetary inheritance and totality of all resources, it also
Include all the biotic and Abiotic factors that influence each other?__________________
iii) Which one of the problems is caused by CFC gases released from cooling electronicProducts like AC and Refrigerator? ______________________________
iv) Which type of energy used on a large scale for commercial purposes for a long time?
v) Mention two types of infrastructure which are complementary to each other and no
One is perfect without other and makes each other effective._______________________
vi) Which type of development model meets the needs of present generation without
Reducing the ability of future generations? ____________________________
3. Find out the correct situations/ statements /reasons.
i) Find out one situation in which a country is able to sustain the growth of an economy?
a) When population is increasing at a very high rate as compare to its resources.
b) When resources use efficiently so that development will allow future generations to have a
Potential average quality of life at least as high as current generation. (
c) When natural resources use excessively by the increasing population and we are not able
to stop them.
d) None of the above.
ii) Find out the correct reason why INDIA is becoming a popular health services destination?
a) Indias health services combine latest medical technologies with qualified professionals
And it is cheaper for foreigners as compare to their own countries.
b) Other countries dont have latest technology that INDIA has.
c) Other countries dont have the qualified doctors that INDIA has.
d) None of the above (
iii) Find out one situation in which we can say a village has basic facilities or infrastructure?
a) A village does not have pacca house and proper sanitation facilities. (
b) A village has safe drinking water facilities with good road connected to nearby cities and have
pacca house and proper sanitation facilities.
c) A village have safe drinking water facilities with good road connected to nearby cities but dont
have proper sanitation facilities.
d) None of the above.
iv) In which case there will not be global warming effect.
a) Deforestation, burning of fuels and smoke of industries.
b) Increase in air pollution due to industrialization.
c) Methane gas released from animal waste.
d) Afforestation at a large scale

v) Find out one situation which doesnt lead to sustainable development.

a) Shift to organic farming
b) Convert sunlight into solar energy and solar energy into electricity.
c) Use of environment friendly source of energy.
d) Improvement in housing facilities.
4. Answer the following questions with in a word limit of 20 to 30 words.
i) Differentiate between the conventional and non-conventional source of energy.

ii) What are the important functions of environment?

iii) What strategies should we opt to save our environment?

iv) Differentiate between the commercial and non-commercial source of energy.

5. Read the following passage carefully and answer the following question in 50 words.
Guargaon Biodiversity Park is spread across more 400 acres of land. Earlier this site was used for
illegal mining and rock crushing but now these mining pits turned into water bodies .A shallow
depression is fast turning into a small grassland and has began attractive a large variety of words .More
than 200 species of trees, shrubs, herbs, have been gather here, all native to Arravali .Two nurseries
have been setup and are producing thousand of sapling trees that belong to natural habitat. More than
32000 saplings were planted by the corporate entities and school childrens. Very soon at least one part
of Arravali will return to a state which was just about 100 years ago.
All of this is the determinations of
a handful young people who took it upon themselves to do something about improving the standard of
cleanliness and hygiene in their neighbourhood and soon it embrace all of the Guargaon. All corporate
houses, schools and Guargaon Corporation are supporting this initiative in diverse ways and became
successful to bring a huge change in Guargaon.
a.) After reading this passage how can you say that initiative of some young people brought such a
huge change in Guargaon?

b.) What are the benefits of plantation? How it helps us protect our environment?