Sample Paper ICSE Class 10 Environmental Studies Set A

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Students can refer to the following Sample Paper ICSE Class 10 Environmental Studies Set A with Answers provided below based on the latest syllabus and examination guidelines issued for ICSE Environmental Studies. All specimen papers have been prepared covering all chapters given in ICSE Environmental Studies book for Class 10. You should also refer to ICSE Class 10 Environmental Studies Solutions.

Sample Paper ICSE Class 10 Environmental Studies Set A with Answers

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Section – A (40 Marks)
(Attempt all questions from this section)

Q1. (a) State the difference between a core and buffer zone in a tiger reserved area.
(b) Mention any two ways by which industrial pollution can be controlled.
(c) What is the need for biotechnology in Agriculture?
(d) What are organic fertilizers? Give any one disadvantage of organic fertilizers.
(e) What are biosphere reserves?

Q2. (a) What is the link between growing population and environment degradation?
(b) State any two reasons for fossil fuel depletion.
(c) Define reforestation.
(d) Name any two clean fuels.
(e) List any two problems that waste can cause to our environment.

Q3. (a) What are bunds? How do they reduce soil erosion?
(b) Why is it important for hospitals to reduce their solid waste?
(c) List two aims of MNC’s.
(d) How can the government encourage child education?
(e) What do you understand by the term gene banks?

Q4. (a) How has construction work contributed to degradation of the environment?
(b) What do you understand by the term satellite imagery?
(c) How has LPG benefitted the rural areas of India?
(d) What are bio pesticides? Give one example of a bio-pesticides?
(e) State any two aims of wildlife protection of 1972.

Section – B (40 Marks)
(Attempt any four questions from this section)

Q5. (a) Define incineration? Write any two advantages and two disadvantages of incineration.
(b) Mention any two threats faced by Taj Mahal monument. State any three steps that can be taken to reduce its degradation.

Q6. (a) Define soil erosion. Explain any two man made and two natural causes for soil erosion.
(b) What is sustainable agriculture? Explain any four regenerative farming techniques.

Q7. (a) What do you understand by international trade? List four benefits from International trade.
(b) What is biodiversity? Explain four reasons for loss of it in recent times.

Q8. (a) When and where was the UN’s International conference on population and development held? Explain any three objectives.
(b) Define Trickle Drip Irrigation. State any two merits and two demerits of it.

Q9. (a) What is Urbanization? How can the government help to facilitate a better lifestyle to Urban areas?
(b) Write a note on women centred human development as a strategy for controlling the population growth.

Q10. (a) What is Agro Forestry? Discuss any four objectives of Agro forestry?
(b) What are the conservation strategies for wildlife at national and International levels”. Explain any one in detail.