Environmental Application Semester-2 ICSE Specimen Paper Solved Class-10

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Environmental Application Semester-2 ICSE Specimen Paper Solved Class-10

Board ICSE
Class  10th (x)
Subject Environmental Application
Topic Semester-2 ICSE Specimen Paper Solved
Syllabus  on bifurcated syllabus (after reduction)
session 2021-22
Question Type  Descriptive Type (as prescribe by council)
Total question No. 7 with all parts (Sec-A & B)
Max. mark 50

Solved Class-10 for practice Set of Environmental Application Semester-2 ICSE Specimen Paper 

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(Attempt all questions from this Section.)

Question 1:

Choose the correct answers to the questions from the given options. (Do not copy the question, Write the correct answer only.)

(i) Interdependence of world’s economies and culture is called:

(a) Globalisation

(b) Global warming

(c) Global market

(d) Global index

Answer : (a) Globalisation

(ii) A development that meets the need of present and future both:

(a) Sustainable development

(b) National development

(c) Urban development

(d) Rural development

Answer: (a) Sustainable development

(iii) The meaning of ‘Dastakar’ is:

(a) Art

(b) Handicraft

(c) Craftsman

(d) Craft

Answer: (a) Art

(iv) Gandhigram was founded by:

(a) Sri Aurobindo

(b) Laila Taiyabji

(c) T.S. Soudaram

(d) Gandhi Ji

Answer: (c) T.S. Soudaram

(v) Decentralized governance is:

(a) Panchayati Raj

(b) Zamindari Raj

(c) State Governance

(d) Central Governance

Answer: update soon 

(vi) A hand spun cloth:

(a) khadi

(b) Terylene

(c) Polyester

(d) Nylon

Answer:  update soon 

(vii) The expanded form of EIA is:

(a) Environment Impact Assessment

(b) Economic Impact Assessment

(c) Electrical Industries Allianz

(d) Electrical Industries Assessment

Answer: (a) Environment Impact Assessment

(viii) The expanded form of NRA is:

(a) Natural Resource Accounting

(b) Non Resource Accounting

(c) Natural Resource Assessment

(d) Native Resource Assessment

Answer:  update soon 

(ix) The expanded form of NGO is:

(a) Non-Governmental Organization

(b) No Government Organization

(c) Non Global Organization

(d) National Government Organization

Answer: (a) Non-Governmental Organization

(x) Coal is an example of:

(a) Conventional source of energy

(b) Non-conventional source of energy

(c) Clean energy

(d) Alternate energy

Answer: (a) Conventional source of energy


(Attempt any four questions)

Question 2:

(i) State any two objectives of NGO.

(ii) What do you mean by natural resource accounting?

(iii) Mention any three objectives of Gandhigram.

(iv) Who founded Dastakar? State any two objectives of dastakar.


(i) (a) To fight against exploitation, injustice and corruption if found against any individual, class, community in the society. (b) To educate the people for adoption of the good norms of a good citizenship and to inculcate into the people’s mind, ideals of national unity.

(ii) Natural resource accounting is an accounting system that deals with stocks and stock changes of natural assets, comprising biota (produced or wild), subsoil assets (proved reserves), water and land with their aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.

(iii) update soon

(iv) update soon

Question 3:  (Environmental Application Semester-2 ICSE )

(i) What is sustainable development?

(ii) What is recession?

(iii) Mention any three limitations of modern technology.

(iv) Mention any three initiatives adopted by you to conserve energy.


(i) update soon

(ii) A recession is a macroeconomic term that refers to a significant decline in general economic activity in a designated region. It had been typically recognized as two consecutive quarters of economic decline, as reflected by GDP in conjunction with monthly indicators such as a rise in unemployment. However, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), which officially declares recessions, says the two consecutive quarters of decline in real GDP are not how it is defined anymore.


  • Adoption of any new technology based devices require promotion or publicity among people.
  • Some of the modern technology based devices need technical skills to operate them.
  • It requires higher maintence cost.

(iv) update soon

Question 4:

(i) What is national debt?

(ii) What is brain drain?

(iii) State any three reasons for developing appropriate and intermediate technology.

(iv) State any three objectives of panchayati Raj.


(i) update soon

(ii) Brain drain is a slang term indicating substantial emigration or migration of individuals. A brain drain can result from turmoil within a nation, the existence of favorable professional opportunities in other countries, or from a desire to seek a higher standard of living.

(iii)  update soon

(iv) It consists of the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) through which the self-government of villages is realized. They are tasked with “economic development, strengthening social justice and implementation of Central and State Government Schemes including those 29 subjects listed in the Eleventh Schedule.”

Question 5:

(i) Mention any two positive impacts of globalization.

(ii) Name any two sectors where EIA can be applied.

(iii) Give any three reasons for promoting khadi.

(iv) What are the three principles of sustainability?



  • The sharing of ideas, experiences and lifestyles of people and cultures. People can experience foods and other products not previously available in their countries.
  • Globalisation increases awareness of events in faraway parts of the world. For example, the UK was quickly made aware of the 2004 tsunami and sent help rapidly in response.

(ii)  update soon

(iii) update soon

(iv) The principles of sustainability are the foundations of what this concept represents. Therefore, sustainability is made up of three pillars: the economy, society, and the environment. These principles are also informally used as profit, people and planet.

Question 6:

Study the picture given below and answer the questions that follows.

enviournmentral application sem 2 specimen paper img 1

The picture depicts the Experimental International Community – The Auroville:

(i) Where is Auroville situated and who founded it?

(ii) What is the main purpose of Auroville?

(iii) How were the barren plateau chosen for the future settlement of Auroville got converted into a lush green area?

(iv) State any three sustainable technologies adopted in Auroville.

Answer: update soon

Question 7:  (Environmental Application Semester-2 ICSE )

(i) What do you mean by grassroot upward planning?

(ii) Mention any two limitations of conventional sources of energy.

(iii) Mention the steps involved in conducting EIA.

(iv) State the sources of the following energies.

(a) Geothermal energy

(b) Solar energy

(c) Wind energy


(i) Panchayati Raj generally refers to the local self-government of villages in rural India A grassroots planning is one which uses the people in a given village,district, region, or community as the basis for a political or economic movement.

(ii) Since they are present in the limited quantity, they are non-renewable sources of energy and they cannot be generated at the same speed which can sustain its consumption rate. They are being used for a long time.

(iii) update soon


(a) Magma exists in the mantle and lower crust, and sometimes bubbles to the surface as lava. Magma heats nearby rocks and underground aquifers. Hot water can be released through geysers, hot springs, steam vents, underwater hydrothermal vents, and mud pots.

(b) Solar energy from the sun. Geothermal energy from heat inside the earth. Wind energy. Biomass from plants.

(c) Winds are caused by the heating of the atmosphere by the sun, the rotation of the Earth, and the Earth’s surface irregularities. For as long as the sun shines and the wind blows, the energy produced can be harnessed to send power across the grid. Wind turbines can be built on existing farms or ranches.

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