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Chapter 16: Pollution - A Rising Environmental problem

Multiple choice typeVery short answer typeShort answer typeStructured/Application/skill type

Selina solutions for Class 10 Biology Chapter 16 Exercise Multiple choice type [Page 215]

Multiple choice type | Q 1 | Page 215

Which one of the following is an example of pollutant?

  • A rat entering your kitchen

  • CO2 given out by the respiring organism

  • The heat given out while cooking food

  • The dust raised during road-cleaning

Multiple choice type | Q 2 | Page 215

Which one of the following is a "dirty" practice contributing to pollution and seriously needs stoppage by educating public?

  • Too loud marriage musical bands

  • Disposing of corpses in rivers

  • Floating lighted earthen lamps ("deeyas") in rivers

  • Wearing scented/perfumed clothes

Multiple choice type | Q 3 | Page 215

One of the examples of radiation pollutants is

  • Sulphur dioxide

  • Ozone

  • Iodine - 131

  • Discarded fused electric bulbs

Selina solutions for Class 10 Biology Chapter 16 Exercise Very short answer type [Page 215]

Very short answer type | Q 1.1 | Page 215

Name the following pollutants :

A pollutant which is mainly responsible for causing acid rain.

Very short answer type | Q 1.2 | Page 215

Name the following pollutants:

Any two chemicals leading to the formation of ozone holes.

Very short answer type | Q 1.3 | Page 215

Name the following pollutants:

The chemical element which caused minimata disease in Japan.

Very short answer type | Q 2 | Page 215

Match the items in column I with the closely related ones in column II.

Column I

Column II

(i) Chlorofluocarbons (CFCs) 

(ii) Flyash

(iii)  Cow dung            

(iv)  COand methane

(v) Sulphur dioxide               

(vi)  Iodine - 131

(a) Global warming

(b) Biodegradable

(c) Nuclear radiation pollutant

(d) acid rain

(e) Industrial waste

(f) Ozone depletion

Very short answer type | Q 3.1 | Page 215

Fill in the blanks:

Rubber particles and dust raised by running motor vehicles are examples of __________ pollutants.

Very short answer type | Q 3.2 | Page 215

Fill in the blanks:

Too frequent exposure to __________ in a medical diagnostic technique may damage chromosomes.

Very short answer type | Q 3.3 | Page 215

Fill in the blanks:

Thermal power plants give out a lot of ________ waste water.

Very short answer type | Q 3.4 | Page 215

Fill in the blanks:

Sewage is a liquid waste from __________.

Very short answer type | Q 4 | Page 215

Identify biodegradable waste from the following:

peels of vegetables and fruits, metallic cans, broken plastic toys, broken glass cover, grass, paper, ball point pen refill

Very short answer type | Q 5 | Page 215

What is the full form of 4 R's?

Selina solutions for Class 10 Biology Chapter 16 Exercise Short answer type [Page 215]

Short answer type | Q 1.1 | Page 215

List two major harmful effects of the following:

Rivers contaminated with sewage.

Short answer type | Q 1.2 | Page 215

List two major harmful effects of the following:

Too much gaseous exhausts containing CO2 and SO2

Short answer type | Q 1.3 | Page 215

List two major harmful effects of the following:

Pesticides such as DDT used in agriculture.

Short answer type | Q 1.4 | Page 215

List two major harmful effects of the following:

Prolonged noise such as the one produced by crackers

Short answer type | Q 2 | Page 215

List the three major constituents of sewage.

Short answer type | Q 3 | Page 215

What are the common sources of oil spills, and how do they affect sea life.

Short answer type | Q 4 | Page 215

Mention any two measures to minimise noise pollution.

Short answer type | Q 5 | Page 215

Briefly mention about 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. When was it launched and what are its objectives?

Selina solutions for Class 10 Biology Chapter 16 Exercise Structured/Application/skill type [Pages 215 - 216]

Structured/Application/skill type | Q 1 | Page 215

A lot of fish are dying near a sea shore. Describe any two possible causes.

Structured/Application/skill type | Q 2.1 | Page 216

Look at the cartoonist's presentation of a kind of pollution given below and

Name the kind of pollution.

Structured/Application/skill type | Q 2.2 | Page 216

Look at the cartoonist's presentation of a kind of pollution given below and

List the sources of pollution.

Structured/Application/skill type | Q 2.3 | Page 216

Look at the cartoonist's presentation of a kind of pollution given below and

Mention any two harmful effects of this pollution. 

Structured/Application/skill type | Q 3.1 | Page 216

The following picture depicts a certain phenomenon.

Name the phenomenon and explain it.

Structured/Application/skill type | Q 3.2 | Page 216

The following picture depicts a certain phenomenon.

Enlist the sources that are responsible for the above mentioned phenomenon.

Structured/Application/skill type | Q 3.3 | Page 216

The following picture depicts a certain phenomenon.

List out the effects of the above phenomenon on humans.

Structured/Application/skill type | Q 4.1 | Page 216

The picture below shows a campaign recently started by the Indian Government.

Who launched this campaign and when?

Structured/Application/skill type | Q 4.2 | Page 216

The picture below shows a campaign recently started by the Indian Government.

Mention some chief objectives of this campaign.

Chapter 16: Pollution - A Rising Environmental problem

Multiple choice typeVery short answer typeShort answer typeStructured/Application/skill type

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Selina solutions for Class 10 Biology chapter 16 - Pollution - A Rising Environmental problem

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Concepts covered in Class 10 Biology chapter 16 Pollution - A Rising Environmental problem are Pollution - Types of Pollution, Sources of Pollution and Major Pollutan - Air, Sources of Pollution and Major Pollutant - Water, Sources of Pollution and Major Pollutant - Soil, Sources of Pollution and Major Pollutant - Radiation, Effects of Pollution on Climate, Environment, Human Health and Other Organisms, Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change, Meaning of Global Warming, Effect of Global Warming, Acid Rain - Composition, Cause and Its Impact, Ozone Layer, Measures to Control Pollution, Concept of Pollution, Sources of Pollution and Major Pollutant - Thermal Pollution, Sources of Pollution and Major Pollutant - Biomedical Waste, Sources of Pollution and Major Pollutant - Noise, Biodegradable and Non-biodegradable Wastes.

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