DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOLAssignment Booklet Indirapuram, Ghaziabad(Class –VIII : SOCIAL STUDIES) 63 Q.2.Define any 3 of the following: [1 × 3= 3] (i)Technology (ii)Open cast mining (iii)Shelter belts (iv)Fossil fuel Q.3.State whether the following statements are true or false. If false, write the correct answer.  (i)An exclusive right over any idea or invention is known as patent. (ii)A dripping tap wastes 12 litres of water in a year. (iii)A rock which contains copper will look orange in colour. (iv)It takes hundreds of years to make just one cm of soil. Q.4.Observe the picture and answer the following questions: (i)What does the picture show?  (ii)Which was the first country in the world to develop this type of energy? (iii)State one advantage and one disadvantage of it.  Q.5.Answer the following questions briefly: [2×4= 8] (i)Classify resources on the basis of their distribution. Explain them with one example of each.