Class Matric Part 2 NotesEnglish class 10th

10th Class English Chapter 12 Population Growth and World Food Supplies

10th Class English Chapter 12 Population Growth and World Food Supplies Shorts and Simple Question & Answer

Q.1: Which areas are most affected by incessant growth in population?
Answer:
The developing countries are the most affected areas by incessant growth in population.


Q.2: Why are developing countries going to suffer more due to over population?
Answer:
The developing countries are going to suffer more because there the ratio of population
increase is greater than other areas.


Q.3: What is the major cause of food shortages and malnutrition?
Answer:
The shortage of fertile land and its increasing productivity are the major causes of food
shortages and malnutrition.


Q.4: How are water resources under great stress?
Answer:
Due to over population, water resources are under great stress because more people
consume more water.


Q.5: What is the effect of depletion of fossil energy?
Answer:
The effect of depletion of fossil energy is that the fuel prices are rising everywhere.


Q.6: What is the limitation of improved technology?
Answer:
The limitation of improved technology is that it cannot make any addition to the existing
natural resources.


Q.7: How can sufficient food supply be made possible for the future generation?
Answer:
Sufficient food supply can be made possible for the future generation by doing two
things. First, we manage and protect natural resources. Second, we should control the fast
growing population.


Q.8: What strategies should be adopted for safe future?
Answer:
First, we should protect natural resources. Second, we should control the fast growing
population. These strategies will make our future safe.


Additional Short Questions:
Q.1: What does the word “depleted” mean?
Answer:
It means consumed or exhausted.


Q.2: Do you also face shortage of water in your locality? Why?
Answer:
Yes, we face shortage of water in our locality because we need better water
management.


Q.3: How is fossil energy a finite source?
Answer:
As we cannot increase fossil fuel energy so it is finite source.


Q.4: What other word you can use to replace “optimum”?
Answer
: It can be replaced by the words like „best‟ or „most favourable‟ or „optimal‟ or „prime‟.

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