question_answer5) Multiple choice questions. (i) Based on the information given below, classify each of the situations as ‘suffering from water scarcity’ or ‘not suffering from water scarcity'. (a) Region with high annual rainfall (b) Region having high annual rainfall and large population (c) Region having high annual rainfall, but water is highly polluted (d) Region having low rainfall and low population (ii) Which one of the following statements is not an argument in favour of multi-purpose river projects? (a) Multi-purpose projects bring water to those areas which suffer from water scarcity (b) Multi-purpose projects by regulating the water flow help to control floods (c) Multi-purpose projects lead to large-scale displacements and loss of livelihood (d) Multi-purpose projects generate electricity for our industries and our homes (iii) Here are some false statements. Indentify the mistakes and rewrite them correctly. (a) Multiplying urban centres with a large and dense population and urban Unfertile have helped in proper utilization of water resources (b) Regulating and damming of rivers does not affect the river's natural flow and its sediment flow (c) In Gujarat, the Sabarmati basin farmers were not agitated when higher priority was given to water supply in urban areas, particularly during droughts (d) Today in Rajasthan, the practice of rooftop rainwater harvesting has gained popularity despite high water availability due to the Rajasthan canalView Answer play_arrow
question_answer6) Answer the following questions in about 30 words. (i) Explain how water becomes a renewable resource. (ii) What is water scarcity and what are its main causes? (iii) Compare the advantages and disadvantages of multi-purpose river projects.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer7) Answer the following questions in about 120 words. (i) Discuss how rainwater is harvesting in semi-arid regions of Rajasthan carried out. (ii) Describe how are modern adaptations of traditional rainwater harvesting methods being carried out to conserve and store water?View Answer play_arrow
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