Social Science Class-10 Geography: Agriculture Question Bank Part – 2

16. The three crop seasons of India are-

(a) Aus, Aman and Boro
(b) Rabi, Kharif and Zaid
(c) Baisakh, Paus and Chait
(d) None of the above

17. Rabi crops are-

(a) sown in winter and harvested in summers.
(b) sown during rainy season and harvested in winter.
(c) sown in summer and harvested in winter.
(d) none of the above

18. Kharif crops are grown-

(a) with the onset of monsoon and harvested in September-October.
(b) with the onset of winter and harvested in summer.
(c) with the onset of Autumn and harvested in summer.
(d) none of the above

19. The main food crop of Kharif season is-

(a) Mustard
(b) Pulses
(c) Rice
(d) Wheat

20. The main food crop of Rabi season is-

(a) Wheat
(b) Rice
(c) Maize
(d) Jowar

21. A short season in between Rabi and Kharif season is known as-

(a) Aus
(b) Boro
(c) Zaid
(d) None of the above

22. Important non-food crops of our country are-

(a) Tea and coffee
(b) Millets and pulses
(c) Cotton and jute
(d) None of the above

23. Which is the main food crop of the eastern and southern parts of our country?

(a) Rice
(b) Wheat
(c) Maize
(d) Sugarcane

24. The two main wheat growing regions are-

(a) The Ganga-Satluj plains and the Deccan trap
(b) North-Eastern part and Eastern-Coastal plain
(c) Deccan Plateau and Konkan Coast
(d) None of the above

25. Wheat requires annual rainfall between-

(a) 50 and 75 cm
(b) About 200 cm
(c) 200 and 300 cm
(d) Less than 20 cm

26. The third most important crop of our country is-

(a) Rice
(b) Wheat
(c) Jowar
(d) Ragi

27. Which state is the largest producer of bajra?

(a) Rajasthan
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Gujarat
(d) Haryana

28. Which is the right condition for the growth of maize?

(a) Temperature between 21 to 27 degrees Celsius and old alluvial soil
(b) Temperature below 17 degree Celsius and shallow black soil
(c) Temperature of 25 degrees Celsius and 200 cm of rainfall
(d) None of the above

29. Which of the following crops is a major source of protein in a vegetarian diet?

(a) Wheat
(b) Rice
(c) Pulses
(d) Oilseeds

30. Which one of the following is not true for pulses?

(a) Pulses are grown in both rabi and kharif seasons.
(b) Pulses are leguminous crops.
(c) They are grown in rotation with other crops.
(d) Pulses require intensive irrigation facilities.



16. (b)

17. (a)

18. (a)

19. (c)

20. (c)

21. (c)

22. (c)

23. (a)

24. (a)

25. (a)

26. (c)

27. (a)

28. (a)

29. (c)

30. (d)


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