Resources MCQs


CBSE Class 8 Geography Chapter 1 MCQs from Resources and Development Book | Geography Chapter 1 “Resources” Multiple Choice Questions With Answers

Resources MCQs – Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 8 Geography book Resources and Development Chapter 1 – Resources.  Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference. Take Free Online MCQs Test for Class 8.


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Q1- The resources which can be used directly without any modification are called _____
A) Non-renewable resources
B) Natural resources
C) Sustainable resources
D) Both B and C


Q2- The Machinery and vehicles are examples of ______
A) Human-made resources
B) Human resources
C) Sustainable development
D) Conservative Resources


Q3- Which one of the following is a principle of Sustainable Development?
A) Balance between use and conservation of resources
B) Cut the trees.
C) Use vehicles that cause pollution
D) Allow industries to carry on illegal mining


Q4- How can we conserve resources?
A) Allow illegal mining
B) Invent new technologies.
C) Give resources time to get renewed.
D) Allow industries to demolish forests


Q5- Sustainable Development is
A) A right Balance between use of resources and conservation of resources
B) Allow the resources to be renewed
C) Promote recycling of technological devices
D) Allow clearing of forests to construct apartments


Q6- Which of the following is an example of Human Resources?
A) Forests
B) Latest Technologies
C) People
D) Animals & Birds


Q7- The example of non-renewable resources are
A) Petrol and Gases
B) Solar Energy
C) Wind Energy
D) Tidal Energy


Q8- The example of human-made resources are
A) Wind energy
B) Coal
C) Buildings
D) Jungles


Q9- When natural substances change form to become resources, they are called
A) Renewable resources
B) Non – renewable resources
C) Human – made resources
D) Conservative Resources


Q10- The amount of resources available for use are called
A) Conservative resources
B) Stock of resources
C) Sustainable resources
D) Man-made resources


Q11- A substance or object becomes resource because of its
A) features
B) utility
C) prices
D) renewability


Q12- Which of the following resources have maximum economic value?
A) Metals
B) Desert regions
C) Roads
D) Landscapes


Q13- How do you implement exclusive rights over an invention?
A) By patenting it
B) By selling it to any company
C) By selling it to government authorities
D) Not revealing it


Q14- The resources which take millions of years to get renewed are
A) Renewable resources
B) Non-renewable resources
C) Solar power
D) Human resources


Q15- Processed food is an example of
A) Natural resources
B) Human – made resources
C) Resources in stock
D) Non-renewable resources


Q16- The number and ability of people is usually referred as
A) Human resources
B) Stock of resources
C) Natural resources
D) Renewable resources


Q17- Tropical forests are an example of
A) Natural resources
B) Conservative resources
C) Man – made resources
D) Non-renewable resources


Q18- Which of these is not an example of sustainable development?
A)Illegal mining
B) Balancing use of resources
C) Conserve the diversity of the earth
D) Let wild animals remain in their natural habitat


Q19- Which of the following is an example of renewable Resources?
A) Solar energy
B) Cutting of trees
C) Diesel usage
D) killing animals


Q20- Improving the quality of human lives is an example of
A) Stock of resources
B) Human resources
C) Sustainable development
D) Utility


Answer key for Class 8 Geography Resources and Development book Chapter 1 – Resources

Question Answer Question Answer
1 B 11 B
2 A 12 A
3 A 13 A
4 C 14 B
5 A 15 B
6 C 16 A
7 A 17 A
8 C 18 A
9 C 19 A
10 B 20 C


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