Q. 84.2( 5 Votes )
Why is there a pressing need to use non-conventional sources of energy in India? Give three reasons.
Non-conventional sources of energy are those forms of energy which is renewable and unlimited. It doesn’t cause environmental pollution. Solar energy, Wind, Tide, Biomass and energy from waste material are the non-conventional sources of energy. Various reasons to prove why it is necessary to use non-conventional sources of energy –
• As the country is developing, the consumption of energy is also growing which led to an increase in the use of fossil fuels like coal, oil and gas. This caused serious environmental problems.
• As the prices of the oil and gas are increasing and also, increasing usage of such energy sources might lead to its shortage which will affect the security of energy supply for the future generation.
• This will cause various consequences on the growth of the national economy of the country.
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(A) Two features (a) and (b) are marked on the given political outline map of India.
Identify these features with the help of the following information and write their correct names on the lines marked on the map :
(i) The place where the Indian National Congress Session was held.
(ii) The city where ‘Jallianwalla Bagh’ incidence took place.
(B) Locate and label the following with appropriate symbols on the same given outline political map of India :
(i) Kandla : Major Sea Port
(ii) Bhilai : Iron and Steel Plant
(iii)Kaiga : Nuclear Power Plant
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Note : The following questions are for the Visually Impaired Candidates only in lieu of Q. No. 26 :
(i) Name the place from where the Civil Disobedience Movement was started.
(ii) Name the state where Chauri-Chaura incidence took place.
(iii) Name the state where Kandla sea-port is located.
(iv) Name the state where Bhilai ‘Iron and Steel Plant’ is located.
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