Class 7 Human Environment – Settlement, Transport, and Communication
Answer the following questions.
Que- What are the four means of transport?
The four means of transport are:
Que- What do you understand by the term ‘settlement’?
Settlements are places where people build their homes. Settlements can be permanent or temporary.
Que- Which are the activities practiced by the rural people?
Villagers are typically involved in activities such as agriculture, fishing, forestry, crafts, and trading.
Que- Mention any two merits of railways.
- Over long distances, railways provide fast and inexpensive transport for heavy goods and people.
- The Indian railway network is one of the most developed and largest in Asia.
Que- What do you understand by communication?
Communication is the process of conveying messages to others.
Que- What is mass media?
A large number of people can be reached through newspapers, radio, and television. Hence, they are known as mass media.
Tick the correct answer.
(i) Which is NOT a means of communication?