Human Environment-Settlement, Transport and Communication - Questions
Q1. Fill in the blanks.
i. _________and ____________engines have largely replaced the steam engines.
ii. Settlements can be ____________or ______________.
iii. Thick mud walled houses with thatched roofs are very common in areas of ___________climate.
iv. ________________is the means by which people and goods move.
v. The ________ have a dense network of roads.
i. The plains have a dense network of roads. ________
ii. Bus does not pollute the environment. ________
iii. Early human beings depended entirely on nature for food, clothing and shelter. ________
iv. Andes Mountains is in North America. ________
v. The satellites have made communication even faster. _________
Q3. Which Asian country has the largest railway network?
Q4. Which type of road is constructed under the ground?
Q5. Which mode of transport is most suitable to reach an island?
Q6. What do you understand by the term ‘settlement’?
Q7. What do you understand by communication?
Q8. Why air travel is so expensive?
Q9. What is site?
Q10. Which cities are linked by the Golden Quadrilateral?
Q11. What do people practice in temporary settlements?
Q12. What are the materials used in building houses in rural areas?
Q13. Name some animals used for carrying goods in India.
Q14. Why did the early settlements grow near river valley?
Q15. What are called temporary settlements?
Q16. What are the four means of transport?
Q17. What is compact settlement?
Q18. Which is the highest roadway in the world?
Q19. Which are the activities practiced by the rural people?
Q20. How human settlements became larger?