Information Technology TERM II
Class 10 Session 2021-2022
Case Study Questions 01
Direction Read the case and answer the following questions.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, has set seventeen specific goals towards achieving sustainable development. The goals of the sustainable development give us a fair idea about the main problems and challenges that are halting the growth of sustainable practices around the world. As sustainable development tries to manage factors in three broad areas: economy, social and the environment, the problems can also be viewed from these broad areas. The problems to sustainable development can be identified as: poverty, hunger and exclusion (economic problems); unemployment, lack of social justice, war and conflicts, building peaceful and inclusive societies, building strong institutions of governance and supporting the rule of law (social problems) and environmental pollution, degradation of natural resources, loss of biodiversity global warming and climatic changes (environmental problems).
(i) What is/are the area(s) which are to be managed in order to get sustainable development?
(a) Social, economic and environmental
(b) Agriculture, economic and environmental
(c) Social, economic and user-friendly
(d) Social, drastic and environmental
(a) The three broad areas which are to managed in order to achieve sustainable development are social, economic and environmental.
(ii) Unemployment is which type of factor?
(a) Social factor
(b) Economic factor
(c) Environmental factor
(d) Physical factor
(a) Unemployment is a social factor related to achieve sustainable development. Sustainable development promotes green jobs which helps in preserving or restoring the natural environment.
(iii) What is/are the problem(s) that can termed as environmental problem?
(c) War and conflicts
(d) All of these
(b) Pollution is an environmental problem and it a major problem related to achieve sustainable development. Pollution is caused by human activities resulting in pollution water, air and land.
(iv) What is the main aim of sustainable development?
(a) To save the resources
(b) To conserve the environment
(c) To think about the future generation
(d) All of the above
(d) The main aim of sustainable development is to ‘live today and think for the future.’One should try to save the resources for the future generation by limiting their consumption today.
(v) United Nations Sustainable Development Summit happened in the year …………….
(b) The United Nations Sustainable Development Summit was organised in the year 2015 in which 17 sustainable goals were decided which was about to be achieved by 2030.