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Population and Settlement Book Back Questions 7th Social Science Lesson 7

7th Social Science Lesson 7

7] Population and Settlement

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Do You Know?

Human geography is the study of Man and his surrounding to the natural environment.

Date & Event: 11th July – World Population Day; 21st February – International Mother Language Day; Third Sunday in January every year – World Religious Day; 21st May – The World Cultural Diversity Day.

Pilgrim Settlement: Pilgrim settlement may come up around a place of worship (or) any spot with a religious significance. E.g.: Thiruverkadu in Tamil Nadu.

World Health Organization (WHO) suggests that among other things a healthy city must have: A “Clean” and “Safe” environment; Meets the basic needs of “All” its inhabitants; Involves the “Community” in local government; Provides easily accessible “Health service.”

Choose the best answers:

1. Caucasoid race is also known as ____________ race.

(a) European

(b) Negroid

(c) Mangoloid

(d) Australoid

2. ____________ Race is known as Asian-American Race.

(a) Caucasoid

(b) Negroid

(c) Mongoloid

(d) Australoid

3. The official language of India is ______________

(a) Marathi

(b) Tamil

(c) English

(d) Hindi

4. Rural settlements are located near ___________

(a) Water bodies

(b) Hilly areas

(c) Coastal areas

(d) Desert areas

5. Arrange the following in terms of size: (1) City (2) Megalopolis (3) Metropolis (4) Conurbation

(a) 4, 1, 3, 2

(b) 1, 3, 4, 2

(c) 2, 1, 3, 4

(d) 3, 1, 2, 4

Fill in the blanks:

1. The Bushmen is found mainly in ___________ desert in South Africa.

2. Linguistic stock is a group of ____________ family sharing features and its origin.

3. In _____________ settlements, where most of the people are engaged in secondary and tertiary activities.

4. ______________ towns are generally located outside the rural Urban Fringe.

5. _______________ settlement come up around a place of worship.

Match the following:

A.

1. Caucasoid – Asian – American

2. Negroid – Australia

3. Mongoloid – European

4. Australoid – African

B.

1. Sutlej-Ganga pain – Dispersed settlement

2. Nilgris – Star like pattern

3. South India – Rectangular pattern

4. Seacoast – Compact settlement

5. Haryana – Circular settlement

Consider the following the statements and tick the appropriate answer:

1. Assertion (A): There are numerous languages spoken in the world.

Reason (R): The linguistic diversity in the world is vast.

(a) A and R are correct and A explains R

(b) A and R are correct but A does not explains R

(c) A is incorrect but R is correct

(d) Both A and R are incorrect

2. Assertion (A): Thiruverkadu in Tamil Nadu is an example for pilgrim settlement.

Reason (R): Iron and steel industry is located there.

(a) R is the correct explanation of A

(b) R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is wrong and R is correct

(d) A and R are wrong

Circle the odd one out:

1. Fishing, lumbering, agriculture, banking.

2. Himalayas, Alps, Rocky, Ganga.

3. Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Kanchipuram.

Answers:

Choose the correct answers:

1. European 2. Mongoloid 3. Hindi 4. Water bodies

5. City, Metropolis, Conurbation, Megalopolis

Fill in the blanks:

1. Kalahari 2. Language 3. Town 4. Satellite 5. Pilgrim

Match the following:

A

1. European 2. African 3. Asian-American 4. Australia

B

1. Rectangular pattern 2. Dispersed settlement 3. Compact settlement 4. Circular settlement 5. Star like pattern

Consider the following the statements and tick the appropriate answer:

1.A and R are correct and A explains R

2.R is the correct explanation of A

Circle the odd one out:

1. Banking 2. Ganga 3. Kanchipuram

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