8 Most VSAQ’s of Sustainable Development with Equity Chapter in Class 10th Social (TS/AP)

2 Marks

VSAQ-1 : What are the environmental problems that we are facing today?

  1. Global Warming: The rise in Earth’s average temperature due to greenhouse gas emissions.
  2. Pollution: Contamination of air, water, and soil by harmful substances, impacting human health and ecosystems.
  3. Resource Overuse: Excessive consumption of natural resources, leading to depletion and environmental degradation.
  4. Depletion of Natural Resources: Excessive exploitation of resources like water, minerals, and forests.
  5. Ozone Layer Depletion: Thinning of the ozone layer due to human-made chemicals, leading to harmful ultraviolet radiation.
  6. Deforestation: Large-scale removal of forests, disrupting ecosystems and biodiversity.

VSAQ-2 : Write any two consequences of over usage of chemical fertilizers in agriculture considering the present scenario.

  1. Soil Degradation: Depletion of soil’s natural nutrients, reducing its quality and fertility.
  2. Pollution: Runoff of chemicals into water bodies, causing water pollution and harming aquatic life.

VSAQ-3 : Create two slogans on environment protection.

  1. “Protect Today, Preserve Tomorrow.”
  2. “Small Acts, Big Impact: Save Our Environment.”

VSAQ-4 : Write one main characteristic of organic farming.

Diverse Crop Rotation: Organic farming emphasizes rotating crops to maintain soil health and prevent pest and disease buildup.

VSAQ-5 : What is sink function?

The “sink function” refers to the capacity of the environment to absorb pollutants and waste materials without causing significant harm or damage to ecosystems.

VSAQ-6 : Which state got affected by endosulfan?

The state of Kerala in India was significantly affected by the use of endosulfan, a highly toxic pesticide, which resulted in severe health and environmental issues.

VSAQ-7 : What is sustainable development?

Sustainable Development refers to the practice of meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It aims to achieve economic, social, and environmental well-being for current and future populations.

VSAQ-8 : Which is the single largest river development scheme in India?

The Narmada Valley Development Project holds the distinction of being the single largest river development scheme in India.