Settlement Transport Communication
Match the following:
|Column I||Column II|
|(i) Internet||(a) areas where people are engaged in manufacturing, trade and services|
|(ii) Canal route||closely built area of houses|
|(iii) Urban areas||(c) houses on stilts|
|(iv) Compact settlement||(d) Inland waterways|
|(e) a means of communication|
Answer: (i) e, (ii) d, (iii) a, (iv) b
Multiple Choice Questions:
Question 1: Which is NOT a means of communication?
Answer: (c) Table
Question 2: Which type of road is constructed under the ground?
Answer: (c) Subways
Question 3: Which mode of transport is most suitable to reach an island?
Answer: (a) Ship
Question 4: Which vehicle does not pollute the environment?
Answer: (a) Cycle
Answer the following questions:
Question 1: What are the four means of transport?
Answer: Roadways, railways, waterways and airways.
Question 2: What do you understand by the term settlement?
Answer: They are the places where people build their homes.
Question 3: Which are the activities practised by the rural people?
Answer: Agriculture, fishing, forestry, craftwork and trading.
Question 4: Mention any two merits of railways.
Answer: Speed and economical
Question 5: What do you understand by communication?
Answer: It is the process of conveying messages to others.
Question 6: What is mass media?
Answer: The means of communication through which we can communicate with a large number of people.
Question 7: Today's world is shrinking. Why?
Answer: Because of the improved means of transport and communication, the world has become a smaller and easily accessible place. Hence we can say that the world is shrinking.