CBSE Class 10 Geography Contemporary India Book Chapter 4 “Agriculture” Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with Answers
Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 10 Geography Contemporary India Book Chapter 4 – Agriculture. Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference.
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Q1. How much of India’s population is engaged in Agricultural activities
A. Two third
C. One third
D. Almost all
Q2. Over these years, cultivation methods have changed significantly depending upon the characteristics of ………………….
A. Type of crop
B. technological know-how
C. Type of season
D. Government intervention
Q3. Farming has varied from subsistence to ……….. type.
Q4. Agriculture is practised on small patches of land with the help of primitive tools like hoe, dao and digging sticks, and family/ community labour- what type of agriculture is this?
B. Primitive subsistence
Q5. What has been the main dependency of primitive farming?
C. suitability of other environment
Q6. Which type of agriculture is called ‘slash and burn’ agriculture?
C. Primitive subsistence
Q7. What are the features of primitive subsistence agriculture?
A. Large amount of labour
B. When the soil fertility decreases, the farmers shift and clear a fresh patch of land
C. Canals were used
D. Use of fertilisers
Q8. What is ‘slash and burn’ agriculture called in many North eastern states?
Q9. Intensive Subsistence Farming is ……………….farming.
A. Machine based
B. Crop rotation
C. labour intensive
D. Soil consistent
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Q10. Why is there enormous pressure on agricultural land?
A. Due to the law of inheritance and division of land.
C. Small scale farmers are not able to earn livelihood
D. Farmers of less land holdings are not able to afford the right techniques
Q11. Which type of farming has the use of higher doses of modern inputs, e.g. high yielding variety (HYV) seeds, chemical fertilisers, insecticides and pesticides?
A. Primitive subsistence
Q12. If rice is a commercial crop in Haryana and Punjab, in which state is it a subsistence crop?
A. Madhya Pradesh
Q13. What are the characteristics of plantation farming?
A. Multiple crops
B. using capital intensive inputs, with the help of migrant labourers
C. the produce is used for various reasons
D. Crop rotation on the same piece of land
Q14. Name important plantation crops?
A. tea, coffee, rubber, sugarcane, banana
C. Wheat & Rice
Q15. Which state is known for growing tea?
Q16.How many cropping seasons does India have?
Q17. When are rabi crops harvested?
Q18. Identify the Rabi crops?
Q19. Which state is known for growing Rabi crops?
A. Madhya Pradesh
Q20. Availability of ______ during winter months due to the western temperate cyclones helps in the success of Rabi crops.
Q21. Which states are known for their success in the green revolution?
B. Uttar Pradesh
Q22. When are Kharif crops harvested?
B. December- January
D. April- May
Q23. Name a crop grown during the Kharif season?
Q24. Name an important wheat growing region.
A. West Bengal
Q25. Name 1 crop grown in the Zaid season.
Q26. Name an important rice growing region?
C. West Bengal
Q27. In Assam, West Bengal and Odisha, how many crops of paddy are grown in a year?
Q28. Name a crop grown in the Zaid Season?
Q29. How long does sugarcane take to grow?
A. Almost 4 months
B. Almost 6 months
C. Almost a year
D. Almost 3 months
Q30. India the ………..largest producer of rice in the world.
Q31. Rice requires high humidity with …….cm annual rainfall?
A. above 100 cm
B. Below 100 cm
C. Above 75 cm
DA. Above 60 cm
Q32. How has it become possible to grow rice in areas of less rainfall such as Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh and parts of Rajasthan?
A. With roof top water reserves
Q33. What kind of weather conditions are favourable for the growth of Wheat?
A. Hot wet weather
C. Dry hot weather
D. cool growing season and a bright sunshine
Q34. Wheat requires 50 to 75 cm of annual rainfall evenly distributed over the growing season?
A. 80 to 100
B. 50 to 70
C. 75 to 90
D. 90 to 100
Q 35. Which are the two important wheat-growing zones in the country?
A. Ganga-Satluj plains
B. Coastal areas
C. region of the Deccan
D. Deep south
Q36. Which crops come under the classification of millets?</p >
A. Peas and maize
B. Mustard and soybean
C. Urad and moong
D. Jowar & bajra
Q37. Millets have high nutritional value and are rich in ………..
A. Iron, calcium
Q38. Jowar is the……….most important food crop with respect to area and production.
Q39. Jowar is a rain-fed crop mostly grown in the moist areas which needs ……… irrigation.
Q40. Name a major Jowar producing State?
Q41. Bajra grows well on ………soil?
A. Alluvial soil
B. Red soil
C. Arid soil
D. Black soil
Q42. Which crop is used both for food and fodder?
Q43. India is the ………………largest producer as well as the consumer of pulses in the world.
Q44. Which crop needs manual labour from sowing to harvesting?
Q45. Name a major Banana producing state of India?
A. Andhra Pradesh
Q46. Where is rubber mainly grown?
A. Andhra Pradesh
C. Andaman and Nicobar
D. Madhya Pradesh
Q47. Which fibre crop is obtained from cocoons of the silkworms fed on green leaves?
Q48. Which fibre is also known as the golden fibre?
Q. 49. Name a state which is a major producer of Jute?
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. West Bengal
Q50. In 2016, India was the …………largest producer of fruits and vegetables in the world.
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