Social Science Class-10 Geography: Agriculture Question Bank Part – 4

46. What among the following is the primitive subsistence farming?

(a) Large amount of labour
(b) When the soil fertility decreases, the farmers shift and clear a fresh patch of land
(c) Canals are used
(d) Use of fertilizers

47. What is slash and burn agriculture called in North Eastern states?

(a) Jhumming
(b) Milpa
(c) Masole
(d) Ray

48. Intensive subsistence farming is _________ farming.

(a) machine based
(b) crop rotation
(c) labour intensive
(d) soil consistent

49. Why is there an 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 technique

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

(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Odisha
(d) Rajasthan

51. What are the characteristics of plantation farming?

(a) Multiple crops
(b) Using capital intensive inputs, with the help of migrant laborer
(c) The produce is used for various reasons
(d) Crop rotation on the same piece of land

52. Name important plantation crop?

(a) Tea, coffee, rubber, sugarcane and banana
(b) Cotton
(c) Wheat and rice
(d) Nuts

53. Which state is known for growing tea?

(a) Assam
(b) Shillong
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Sikkim

54. How many cropping seasons does India have?

(a) 4
(b) 2
(c) 5
(d) 3

55. When are Rabi crops harvested?

(a) October
(b) April
(c) December
(d) July

56. Identify the Rabi crop.

(a) Jowar
(b) Rice
(c) Soyabean
(d) Peas

57. Which state is known for growing rabi crops?

(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Odisha
(d) Punjab

58. Availability of ____________ during winter months due to western temperate cyclones helps

in the success of Rabi crops.

(a) monsoons (
b) precipitation
(c) frost
(d) winds

59. Which among the following states is known for their success in the Green Revolution?

(a) Punjab
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Uttarakhand
(d) Gujarat

60. When are kharif crops harvested?

(a) September-October
(b) December-January
(c) June-July
(d) April-May



46. (b)

47. (a)

48. (c)

49. (a)

50. (c)

51. (b)

52. (a)

53. (a)

54. (d)

55. (b)

56. (d)

57. (d)

58. (b)

59. (a)

60. (a)


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