Social Science Class-10 Geography: Agriculture Question Bank Part – 3

31. Which is the ideal condition for the growth of sugarcane?

(a) Temperature of 21 to 27 degrees Celsius and an annual rainfall between 75 cm and 100 cm
(b) Temperature below 17 degrees Celsius and 50 to 75 cm of rainfall
(c) Temperature of 25 degrees Celsius and 200 cm of rainfall
(d) None of the above

32. What percentage of our cropped area is covered by oilseeds?

(a) 21%
(b) 12%
(c) 2%
(d) 4%

33. Which of the following conditions spoil tea crop?

(a) Frequent showers evenly distributed over the year
(b) Frost free climate
(c) Deep fertile well drained soil
(d) Clayey soil which has high water holding capacity

34. Coffee cultivation was first introduced in _______________ .

(a) Himalayas
(b) Aravallis
(c) Garo Hills
(d) Baba Buden Hills

35. Which of the following crops is an important raw material for automobile industry?

(a) Pulses
(b) Ragi
(c) Rubber
(d) None of the above

36. Rearing of silk worms for the production of silk fibre is known as-

(a) Sericulture
(b) Aquaculture
(c) Horticulture
(d) Pisciculture

37. Which one of the following is known as golden fibre?

(a) Cotton
(b) Jute
(c) Hemp
(d) Silk

38. Primitive subsistence farming is also known as-

(a) Mixed farming
(b) Cooperative farming
(c) Slash and burn agriculture
(d) Commercial farming

39. Plantation agriculture is a type of-

(a) Subsistence farming
(b) Commercial farming
(c) Mixed farming
(d) None of the above

40. How much India’s population is engaged in agriculture?

(a) Two-thirds
(b) Half
(c) One-thirds
(d) Almost fifty percent

41. 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

42. Farming has varied from subsistence to _________ type.

(a) intensive
(b) extensive
(c) commercial
(d) plantation

43. Agriculture is practiced on small patches of land with the help of primitive tools like hoe and

digging sticks, and family/community labour. What type of agriculture is this?

(a) Intensive
(b) Primitive
(c) Extensive
(d) Plantation

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

(a) Monsoon
(b) Labour
(c) Suitability of environment
(d) Technical

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

(a) Plantation
(b) Intensive
(c) Primitive subsistence
(d) Extensive



31. (a)

32. (b)

33. (d)

34. (d)

35. (c)

36. (a)

37. (b)

38. (c)

39. (b)

40. (a)

41. (b)

42. (c)

43. (b)

44. (a)

45. (c)


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