MCQs Question for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources with Answers


CBSE Class 9 Science Chapter 15 “Improvement in Food Resources” Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

Improvement in Food Resources MCQ – Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 9 Science Book Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources with Answers.  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 also has been provided for your reference.


Q.1. Fish liver oil is rich in____________

(a) Vitamin E

(b) Vitamin C

(c) Vitamin D

(d) Vitamin K


Q.2. In composite fish culture, Catlas are used because they:

(a) are bottom feeders

(b) feed on the weeds

(c) reside in the middle zone

(d) are surface feeders 


Q.3. Which one is not a source of carbohydrate? 

(a) Rice  

(b) Gram

(c) Sorghum

(d) Millets


Q.4. Poultry farming is undertaken to raise ________.

(a) egg and Feather production

(b) chicken meat and feather production

(c) chicken meat and egg production

(d) egg and milk Production


Q.5. _______________ is an Indian variety of poultry?

(a) Leghorn

(b) Aseel

(c) Sindhi

(d) Brown swiss


Q.6. Vitamins that are included in the poultry feed are:

(a) Vitamins A and B

(b) Vitamins B and C

(c) Vitamins A and C

(d) Vitamins A and K


Q.7. Practice of cultivating different crops simultaneously on a same piece of land is called:

(a) intercropping

(b) mixed cropping

(c) crop rotation

(d) alternate cropping


Q.8. Which among the following is the rabi crop? 

(a) Cotton

(b) Soya bean

(c) Linseed

(d) Pigeon pea 


Q.9. Which of the following statements are correct?

(i) Hybridisation means crossing between genetically dissimilar plants.

(ii) Cross between two varieties is called inter specific hybridisation.

(iii) Introducing genes of desired character into a plant gives genetically modified crop.

(iv) Cross between plants of two species is called as inert-varietal hybridisation.


(a) (i) & (iii)

(b) (iii) & (iv)

(c) (i) & (ii)

(d) (ii) & (iv)


Q.10. Identify weeds from the following options.

(a) Parthenium 

(b) Cyprus Rotundas

(c) Xanthium

(d) All of these


Q.11. Which one of the following options is an example of an exotic breed of cattle?

(a) Aseel

(b) Leghorn

(c) Jersey

(d) Sahiwal


Q.12.  Which one of the following nutrients is not available in fertilizers? 

(a) Nitrogen

(b) Phosphorus

(c) Iron

(d) Potassium


Q.13. Insect pests attacks the plants by: 

(a) Cutting the root stem and leaf

(b) Sucking the cell sap

(c) Boring the stem and fruit

(d) All of these


Q.14. Which of the following contain macro-nutrients only?

(a) Calcium, sulphur and zinc

(b) Nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium

(c) Calcium, magnesium and copper

(d) Nitrogen, iron and chlorine


Q.15. Identify the nutrients derived by the crops from air.

(a) Carbon and oxygen

(b) Hydrogen and oxygen

(c) Calcium and magnesium

(d) Nitrogen and phosphorus


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