Lifelines of National Economy Class 10 Social Science Geography Chapter 7 Extra Questions

Here you will find Extra Questions for CBSE Class 10 Social Science Geography Chapter 7 Lifelines of National Economy. Students are suggested to go through each and every question to score better marks in their exam.

Extra Questions for Lifelines of National Economy

Very Short Answer Type Questions (VSA)

Q1. What is the major objective of the super Highways?
Ans. The major objective of the Super Highways is to reduce the time and distance between the mega cities of India.

Q2. What do you know about National Highways?
Ans. National Highways are the primary road systems and are laid and maintained by the Central Public Works Department (CPWD).

Q3. Name the cities that are connected by National Highway No.1.
Ans. Delhi and Amritsar.

Q4. What are known as State Highways?
Ans. Roads linking a state capital with different district headquarters are known as State High Ways.

Q5. Name the authority that maintains State Highways.
Ans. State Public Works Department.

Q6. Why was Border Roads Organisation established in 1960?
Ans. It was established for the development of the roads of strategic importance in the northern and north-eastern border areas.

Q7. Why are metalled roads called all weather roads.
Ans. Metalled roads are made of cement, concrete or even belumen of coal. They do not go out of use in the rainy season. Therefore, they are called all weather roads.

Q8. Which port was the first port developed soon after the independence of India?
Ans. Kandla in Kuchchh was the first port developed soon after the independence of India.

Q9. Which type of port is Kandla?
Ans. Kandla is a tedal port.

Q10. Where is New Mangalore port located?
Ans. This port is located is Karnataka.

Q11. Which is the deepest landlocked and well protected port?
Ans. Visakhapatnam is the deepest landlocked and well protected port.

Q12. Why was Haldia port developed?
Ans. Haldia port was developed as a subsidiary port, in order to relieve growing pressure on the Kolkata port.

Q13. What are considered first-class mail by the Indian postal network?
Ans. Cards and envelopes are considered first-class mail.

Q14. What comes under the category of second-class mail.
Ans. Book packets, registered newspapers and periodicals come under the category of second-class mail.

Q15. Which authority certifies both Indian and foreign films?
Ans. The Central Board of Film certification is the authority to certify both Indian and foreign films.

Q16. Name the places which are important destinations of foreign tourists in India.
Ans. Rajasthan, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir and temple towns of south India.

Q17. Which is a major commodity imported by India?
Ans. Petroleum and petroleum products.

Q18. Name the mode of transportation that reduces trains-shipment losses and delays in the supply of petroleum and gases?
Ans. Pipelines

Q19. Which port is located in Orissa?
Ans. Paradip port is located in Orissa.

Q20. Which state of India has highest density of roads?
Ans. Kerala has highest density of roads.

Q21. What is the length of inland waterways in India? How much waterway is navigable by mechanical boats?
Ans. India has inland navigation water ways of 14,500 km in length. Out of these only 3,700 km are navigable by mechanised boats.

Q22. How many major ports does India have? Name any four points. What is the percentage of foreign trade handled by the major ports?
Ans. India has 12 major ports.
Name of four ports.
(i) Kandla in Kuchchh
(ii) Mumbai port
(iii) Marmagao port (Goa)
(iv) Kochchi port
95% of India’s foreign trade of is handled by the twelve major ports.

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