Geography Class 8 Human Resources Extra Questions

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Geography Class 8 Human Resources Extra Questions. myCBSEguide has just released Chapter Wise Question Answers for class 8 Social Science. There chapter wise Practice Questions with complete solutions are available for download in myCBSEguide website and mobile app. These Extra Questions with solution are prepared by our team of expert teachers who are teaching grade in CBSE schools for years. There are around 4-5 set of solved Geography Extra questions from each and every chapter. The students will not miss any concept in these Chapter wise question that are specially designed to tackle Exam. We have taken care of every single concept given in CBSE Class 8 Social Science syllabus and questions are framed as per the latest marking scheme and blue print issued by CBSE for Class 8.

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Class 8 Geography Human Resources Chapter 6 Important Questions

Human Resources

  1. If the birth rate is high and the death rate is low in a country then the population pyramid will
    1. Narrow at the base
    2. Not narrow at the base
    3. Not narrow rapidly towards the top

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    4. Narrow rapidly towards the top
  2. Human resources differ from one another in respect of
    1. educational level
    2. All of these
    3. age
    4. sex
  3. What does the following image infer?
    Geography Class 8 Human Resources Extra Questions
    1. All of the above
    2. Decrease in population
    3. Increase in population
    4. Balanced population
  4. Most of the people usually prefer to live in this region:
    1. Equatorial forest area
    2. High altitude areas
    3. High mountains
    4. Plains
  5. In India, in how many years once is Census is taken?
    1. 25
    2. 15
    3. 10
    4. 20
  6. Match the following:

    Column AColumn B
    (i) Migration(a) Movement of people to other countries
    (ii) Emigration(b) Geographical factor
    (iii) Life expectancy(c) The movement of people in and out of an area
    (iv) Climate(d) The number of years for which an average man expects to live.
  7. Fill in the blanks:

    1. ________is the ultimate resource.
    2. ________in Japan and________in India are two densely populated areas.
    3. Varanasi, Jerusalem and Vatican city are some examples of ________factors.
    4. In 1999, less than 30 years later, the population doubled to________billion.
  8. State True or False:

    1. The most dynamic aspect of the geographic study of population is migration.
    2. Sex ratio is the number of females per 1000 males in the total population.
    3. The age group of 0-14 years considered as an unproductive group.
    4. Literacy means the ability to read, write and understand.
  9. What is human resource?

  10. The world population has grown very rapidly. Why?

  11. What does immigration refer to?

  12. Why are people considered a resource?

  13. Briefly describe the factors affecting distribution of population.

Human Resources


    1. Not narrow rapidly towards the top, Explanation: In the population pyramid of a country, in which birth rate is high has a broader base and if the ceath rate is low it will not be rapidly narrows towards the top but will be little broader.
    1. All of these, Explanation: All of these. Human resources differ from one another in respect of:
      1. age.
      2. educational level.
      3. sex.
    1. Decrease in population, Explanation: From the image, we infer that : Death rate is more than birth rate which inturn decreases the population.
    1. Plains, Explanation: Most people usually prefer to live in plains region.
    1. 10, Explanation: Census is the process of taking count of total population of the country. In India, it is held for every ten years.
    1. Migration – (c) The movement of people in and out of an area
    2. Emigration – (a) Movement of people to other countries
    3. Life expectancy – (d) The number of years for which an average man expects to live.
    4. Climate – (b) Geographical factor
    1. Human resource
    2. Osaka, Mumbai
    3. religious or cultural
    4. 6
    1. False
    2. True
    3. True
    4. True
  1. Human resource is the ultimate resource. Healthy, educated and motivated people develop resources as per their requirements.
  2. Development in medical science has caused a decrease in death rate so the world population has grown very rapidly.
  3. The process of entering a new country to settle permanently is called immigration.
  4. People are a nation’s greatest resources. Human beings use resources with their intelligence and skills and turn all-natural resources into useful products. Health, education, motivation and skills turn the people into human resources.
  5. The main factors which affect the distribution of population are geographical, social, cultural and economic factors.
    Geographical Factors: Topography, climate, soil, water, minerals are the geographical factors. People prefer to live on plains rather than mountains and plateaus. People like to live in moderate climates than extremely hot or extremely cold climates. People prefer fertile soil areas for agriculture. Areas with the availability of fresh-water and mineral deposits are densely populated.
    Social, Cultural and Economic Factors: Areas of better housing, education, health facilities are more densely populated. Places with religious or cultural significance attract people. Industrial areas provide employment opportunities. A large number of people are attracted to these areas.

Chapter Wise Extra Questions for Class 8 Social Science


  1. How When and Where
  2. From Trade to Territory The Company Establishes Power
  3. Ruling the Countryside
  4. Tribals Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age
  5. When People Rebel 1857 and After
  6. Colonialism and the City
  7. Weavers Iron Smelters and Factory Owners
  8. Civilising the Native Educating the Nation
  9. Women Caste and Reform
  10. The Changing World of Visual Arts
  11. The Making of the National Movement 1870 to 1947
  12. India After Independence


  1. Resources
  2. Land Soil Water Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources
  3. Mineral and Power Resources
  4. Agriculture
  5. Industries
  6. Human Resources

Political Life

  1. The Indian Constitution
  2. Understanding Secularism
  3. Why Do We Need a Parliament
  4. Understanding Laws
  5. Judiciary
  6. Understanding Our Criminal Justice system
  7. Understanding Marginalisation
  8. Confronting Marginalisation
  9. Public Facilities
  10. Law and Social Justice

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