NCERT Class 9 Science Chapter 14 Natural Resources MCQ Question Answers


CBSE Class 9 Science Chapter 14 “Management of Natural Resources Multiple Choice Questions with Answers”



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Q.1. The process through which soil erosion can be prevented

(a) afforestation

(b) excessive use of fertilizer 

(c) deforestation

(d) overgrazing by animals 



Q.2. Which gases cause global warming? 

(a)  inert gases

(b) rare gases

(c) greenhouse gases

(d) nobel gases


Q.3. Nitrites can be converted into nitrates by _____

(a) nitrobactor bacteria.

(b) nitrosomonas bacteria.

(c) symbiotic bacteria.

(d) ammonifying bacteria.


Q.4. Where is the ozone layer found in the atmosphere? 

(a) troposphere 

(b) stratosphere

(c) mesophere

(d) ionosphere


Q.5. ________ cause depletion of the ozone layer.

(a) Water vapour

(b) Greenhouse gases

(c)  Inert gases

(d) Chlorofluorocarbons



Q.6. The main biological process through which oxygen is returned to the atmosphere is ______.

(a) burning of fossil fuel

(b) respiration

(c) photosynthesis

(d) rainfall


Q.7. Identify from the following which is not the control measure of water pollution.

(a) Usage of natural manure

(b) Usage of drip irrigation

(c) Usage of fertilisers

(d) Usage of natural pesticides  



Q.8. The factors which do not lead to soil formation in nature is _______

(a) Polythene bags 

(b) Sun

(c) Water

(d) Wind



Q.9. The factor responsible for the depletion of the ozone layer is  

(a) excessive use of automobiles. 

(b) excessive use of man-made compounds containing both fluorine and chlorine.

(c) excessive formation of industrial units.

(d) All of the above


Q.10. Increased concentration of ______ in the air leads to global warming.

(a) CO

(b) CO2

(c) SO2

(d) N2



Q.11. Which among the following gases does not contribute to greenhouse effect? 

(a) Methane

(b) Carbon dioxide

(c) Water vapour

(d) Nitrogen dioxide 


Q.12. The form of water which is suitable for drinking is ________?

(a) Soft water

(b) Potable water 

(c) Distilled water

(d) Demineralised water 


Q.13. Rainfall depends upon _____.

(a) the prevailing season in an area

(b)  the underground water table 

(c) the density pattern of human population in area

(d) the number of water bodies in an area


Q.14. Identify among the pairs which is involved in both water cycle and oxygen cycle?

(a)  Lightening, evaporation

(b) Transpiration, respiration

(c) Photosynthesis, respiration

(d) Burning of fuels, evaporation



Q.15. What would happen if all the oxygen present in the environment is converted to ozone?

(a) We will have greater protection from the UV rays of the Sun.

(b) It will become poisonous and kill all living forms.

(c) Ozone is not stable so it will be converted back to oxygen.

(d) Harmful radiations from the Sun will reach the Earth and damage many life forms.


Answer Key for Class 9 Science Chapter 14 Natural Resources MCQs





Class 9 Science Chapter-wise MCQs


Chapter 1 Matter in Our Surroundings MCQsChapter 2 Is Matter around us Pure MCQsChapter 3 Atoms and Molecules MCQs
Chapter 4 The Structure of an Atom MCQsChapter 5 The Fundamental Unit of Life MCQsChapter 6 Tissues MCQs
Chapter 7 Diversity in Living Organisms MCQsChapter 8 Motion MCQsChapter 9 Force and Laws of Motion MCQs
Chapter 10 Gravitation MCQsChapter 11 Work and Energy MCQsChapter 12 Sound MCQs
Chapter 13 Why do We Fall ill MCQsChapter 14 Natural Resources MCQsChapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources