MCQs for Class 10 Geography Contemporary India Book Chapter 4 “Agriculture”

 

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
B. Half
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.

A. Intensive
B. Extensive
C. Commercial
D. Plantation

 

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?

A. Intensive
B. Primitive subsistence
C. Extensive
D. Plantation

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Q5. What has been the main dependency of primitive farming?

A. monsoon,
B. labour
C. suitability of other environment
D. technical

 

Q6. Which type of agriculture is called ‘slash and burn’ agriculture?

A. Plantation
B. Intensive
C. Primitive subsistence
D. Extensive

 

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?

A. Jhumming
B. Milpa
C. Masole
D. ray

 

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.
B. Overpopulation
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
B. Plantation
C. Extensive
D. Commercial

 

Q12. If rice is a commercial crop in Haryana and Punjab, in which state is it a subsistence crop?

A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Maharashtra
C. Odisha
D. Rajasthan

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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
B. Cotton
C. Wheat & Rice
D. Nuts

 

Q15. Which state is known for growing tea?

A. Assam
B. Shillong
C. Meghalaya
D. Sikkim

 

Q16.How many cropping seasons does India have?

A. 4
B. 2
C. 5
D. 3

 

Q17. When are rabi crops harvested?

A. October
B. April
C. December
D. July

 

Q18. Identify the Rabi crops?

A. Jowar
B. Rice
C. Soyabean
D. Peas

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Q19. Which state is known for growing Rabi crops?

A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Rajasthan
C. Odisha
D. Punjab

 

Q20. Availability of ______ during winter months due to the western temperate cyclones helps in the success of Rabi crops.

A. Monsoons
B. Precipitation
C. Frost
D. Winds

 

Q21. Which states are known for their success in the green revolution?

A. Punjab
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Uttarakhand
D. Gujrat

 

Q22. When are Kharif crops harvested?

A. September-October
B. December- January
C. June-July
D. April- May

 

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Q23. Name a crop grown during the Kharif season?

A. Barley
B. Gram
C. Rice
D. Jowar

 

Q24. Name an important wheat growing region.
A. West Bengal
B. Odisha
C. Punjab
D. Maharashtra

 

Q25. Name 1 crop grown in the Zaid season.
A. Peas
B. Urad
C. Bajra
D. Maize

 

Q26. Name an important rice growing region?

A. Assam
B. Kerala
C. West Bengal
D. Maharashtra

 

Q27. In Assam, West Bengal and Odisha, how many crops of paddy are grown in a year?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 1
D. 4

 

Q28. Name a crop grown in the Zaid Season?

A. Groundnut
B. Jute
C. Mustard
D. Watermelon

 

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.

A. First
B. Second
C. Third
D. Fourth

 

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
B. Canals
C. lakes
D. Rivers

 

Q33. What kind of weather conditions are favourable for the growth of Wheat?

A. Hot wet weather
B. Monsoon
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
B. Minerals
C. Phosphate
D. Proteins

 

Q38. Jowar is the……….most important food crop with respect to area and production.

A. First
B. Second
C. Third
D. fourth

 

Q39. Jowar is a rain-fed crop mostly grown in the moist areas which needs ……… irrigation.

A. High
B. Medium
C. Less
D. No

 

Q40. Name a major Jowar producing State?

A. Haryana
B. Punjab
C. Uttarpradesh
D. Maharashtra

 

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?

A. Jowar
B. Maize
C. Bajra
D. Wheat

 

Q43. India is the ………………largest producer as well as the consumer of pulses in the world.

A. First
B. Second
C. Third
D. Fourth

 

Q44. Which crop needs manual labour from sowing to harvesting?

A. Watermelon
B. Sugarcane
C. Maize
D. Bajra

 

Q45. Name a major Banana producing state of India?

A. Andhra Pradesh
B. Telangana
C. Meghalaya
D. Kerala

 

Q46. Where is rubber mainly grown?

A. Andhra Pradesh
B. Karnataka
C. Andaman and Nicobar
D. Madhya Pradesh

 

Q47. Which fibre crop is obtained from cocoons of the silkworms fed on green leaves?

A. Jute
B. Silk
C. Cotton
D. hemp

 

Q48. Which fibre is also known as the golden fibre?

A. Jute
B. Silk
C. Cotton
D. hemp

 

Q. 49. Name a state which is a major producer of Jute?

A. Andhrapradesh
B. Maharashtra
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. West Bengal

 

Q50. In 2016, India was the …………largest producer of fruits and vegetables in the world.

A. First
B. Second
C. Third
D. Fourth

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Answer key for Class 10 Geography Contemporary India Book Chapter 4 – AgricultureMCQs

Q. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.Answer
1A21A41A
2B22A42B
3C23C43A
4B24C44B
5A25C45D
6C26A46C
7B27B47B
8A28D48A
9C29C49D
10A30B50B
11D31A
12C32B
13B33D
14A34B
15A35A
16D36D
17B37A
18D38C
19D39C
20B40D

 

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