Environmental Resources II - SS2 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What are mineral resources primarily used for?

 

A

Agriculture

B

Energy production

 

C

Healthcare

D

Education

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Which of the following is an example of a non-metallic mineral resource?

 

A

Gold

B

Iron

C

Limestone

D

Copper

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

Plateaus are primarily valued for their:

 

A

Mineral resources

 

B

Agricultural potential

 

C

Scenic beauty and tourism

 

D

Urban development opportunities

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

What is the primary use of forests as a land resource?

 

A

Mining operations

 

B

Urban development

 

C

Timber production and wildlife habitat

 

D

Agriculture

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

Human capital refers to:

 

A

The monetary wealth of individuals

 

B

The collective knowledge and skills of a workforce

 

C

Physical infrastructure of a community

 

D

The population of a country

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
6

What is the total number of people living in a specific geographic area known as?

 

A

Population

B

Workforce

C

Technology

D

Resources

CORRECT OPTION: a
7

Which type of human resources involves individuals with specialized skills and training?

 

A

Skilled Labor

 

B

Unskilled Labor

 

C

Management

D

Volunteers

CORRECT OPTION: a
8

In the context of land resources, what do mountains often contain that is of economic value?

 

A

Freshwater

B

Valuable minerals

 

C

Fertile soil

 

D

Forests

CORRECT OPTION: b
9

What is the primary use of water bodies as a land resource?

 

A

Agriculture

B

Tourism

C

Manufacturing

D

Construction

CORRECT OPTION: b
10

Which of the following is an example of the use of human resources for social progress?

 

A

Economic development

 

B

Innovation

C

Education and healthcare

 

D

Labor force

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
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