14 November, 2016

Class VIII: Multiple Choice Type Questions (Chapter 4: Agriculture)

1. Agriculture is:
(a) Primary Activity
(b) Secondary Activity
(c) Tertiary Activity
(d) None of the above

2. Slash and burn practice of agriculture is also known as:
(a) Intensive Farming
(b) Extensive Farming
(c) Shifting Farming
(d) Nomadic Farming

3. Which is also known as golden fiber?
(a) Cotton
(b) Wheat
(c) Silk
(d) Jute

4. The two most important staple food crops of the world are ................... and ..................
(a) Ragi & Bajra
(b) Tea & Coffee
(c) Rice & Wheat
(d) Millets & Maize

5. It is also known as "Monoculture", i.e. single crop grown over a large area.
(a) Commercial Grain Farming
(b) Plantation Farming
(c) Multiple Farming
(d) Mixed Farming

6. Out of the following which is not a cropping season of India?
(a) Zaid
(b) Kharif
(c) Kaffir
(d) Rabi

7. Which one is not a millet crop?
(a) Jowar
(b) Ragi
(c) Wheat
(d) Bajra

8. The type of agriculture practiced in India is:
(a) Intensive Farming
(b) Extensive Farming
(c) Primitive Farming
(d) Mixed Farming

9. The word "Agriculture" has been derived from two ...................... Words.
(a) German
(b) American
(c) Latin
(d) Arabic

10. Cultivation of grapes is also known as ..................
(a) Viticulture
(b) Horticulture
(c) Sericulture
(d) Pisciculture

11. Seasonal migration of people with their animals is called
(a) Farmers
(b) Jhumming
(c) Transhumance
(d) Labours

12. Classification of Commercial farming (which is not correct)
(a) Commercial Grain Farming
(b) Plantation Farming
(c) Multiple Farming
(d) Mixed Farming

13. Factors Influencing the Crop Cultivation:
(a) Temperature
(b) Fertile Soil
(c) Rainfall
(d) All of these

14. Growing vegetables, flowers, fruits and decorative plants for commercial use is known as
(a) Viticulture
(b) Horticulture
(c) Sericulture
(d) Pisciculture

15. ...................... is grown in winter. It requires rainfall during growing season and bright sunshine at the time of harvest.
(a) Rice
(b) Watermelon
(c) Wheat
(d) Bajra

16. The land on which crops are grown is known as
(a) Arable Land
(b) Wet Land
(c) Dry Land
(d) None of these

17. Jhumming, Ladang, Milap, Roca & Ray are also known as
(a) Intensive Farming
(b) Commercial Farming
(c) Nomadic Farming
(d) Shifting Farming

18. .................... requires high temperature, light rainfall, 210 frost-free days and bright sunshine.
(a) Jute
(b) Cotton
(c) Tea
(d) Coffee

19. In .............. farming the land is used for growing food and fodder crops and rearing livestock.
(a) Intensive Farming
(b) Plantation Farming
(c) Primitive Farming
(d) Mixed Farming

20. Tea is a ...................... crop
(a) Fiber Crop
(b) Food Crop
(c) Beverage Crop
(d) Industrial Crop




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