Forest Society And Colonialism -Olympiad Level MCQ, Class 9 SST


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QUESTION: 1

Villagers wanted forests to satisfy their following needs:

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Solution: Forests give us a mixture of things to satisfy our different needs — fuel, fodder, leaves, trees suitable for building ships or railways, trees that can provide hard wood. Forest products like roots, fruits, tubers, herbs are used for medicinal purposes, wood for agricultural implements like yokes, ploughs etc. Forests provide shelter to animals and birds. They also add moisture to atmosphere. Rainfall is trapped in forest lands.
QUESTION: 2

Who among the following led the forest revolt in Bastar?

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QUESTION: 3

Latex can be collected from which of the following trees?

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QUESTION: 4

Java is famous for: 

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QUESTION: 5

Who were the colonial power in Indonesia?

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QUESTION: 6

Colonial rulers considered forests as unproductive because: 

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QUESTION: 7

Which of the following is a commercial crop? 

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QUESTION: 8

Which of the following was the most essential for the colonial trade and movement ofgoods? 

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QUESTION: 9

Wooden planks laid across railway tracks to hold these tracks in a position are called:

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QUESTION: 10

Why did the government decide to ban shifting cultivation?

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Government ban the shifting cultivation because they regared this practice as harmful for the forests. They felt that the land which was used for cultivation every few years could not grow trees for railway timber. When a forest was burnt, there was the added danger of the flames sprading and burning valuable timber. Shifting cultivation also made it harder for the government to calculate taxes. Therefore, the government decided to ban shifting cultivation. As a resutl, many communities were forcibly displaced from their homes in the forests. Some had to change occupations,while some resisted through large and small rebellions.

QUESTION: 11

Which of the following is a community of skilled forest cutters?

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QUESTION: 12

Which of the following term is not associated with shifting agriculture in India?

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QUESTION: 13

Forests consisting of which type of trees were preferred by the Forest Department?

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QUESTION: 14

Does the Gond forest community belong to which of the following?

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The Gondi (Gondi) or Gond people are Adivasi who speak Dravidian language, spread over the states of Madhya Pradesh, eastern Maharashtra (Vidarbha), Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Orissa. The Gond are also known as the Raj Gond.

QUESTION: 15

In South-East Asia shifting agriculture is known as:

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QUESTION: 16

In which year   the Bastar rebellion took place?

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QUESTION: 17

The system of scientific forestry stands for:

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1. In scientific forestry, different types of natural forests were cut down. In their place one type of tree wasplanted in straight rows. This is called a plantation.

 

2. Forest officials surveyed the forests, estimated the area under different types of trees and made working plans for forest management. They planned how much of the plantation area to be cut every year.

 

3.Theforest area was cut down then to be replanted.

 

QUESTION: 18

Which of the following was not a tribal community? 

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QUESTION: 19

Indian Forest Service was set up in the year:  

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QUESTION: 20

Which of the following is not associated with swidden agriculture?  [2011 (T-2)]

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Swidden agriculture or shifting cultivation is a traditional agricultural practice where cultivators used to cut certain parts of the forest in rotation. Than they burn the trees and sow seeds in ashes after the monsoon rains.

It is practised in many parts of Asia, Africa and South America. It has many local names like ladding in South-East Asia, Milpa in Central America, Chitemene or tavy in Africa, Chena in Sri Lanka. In India dhya, penda, bewar, nevad, jhum, podu, khandad and kumri are some of the local terms for swidden agriculture.

QUESTION: 21

Who wrote the book ‘The Forests of India’ in the year 1923?

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QUESTION: 22

What is the goal of governments across Asia and Africa since the 1980s?

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QUESTION: 23

What was the policy followed by the British in India towards forests during the First and the Second World Wars?

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QUESTION: 24

What did Surontiko Samin of Randublatung village, a teak forest village, begin questioning?

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QUESTION: 25

What was the system of ‘blandongdiensten’?

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QUESTION: 26

In 1600, approximately one-sixth of ___________ was under cultivation.           

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QUESTION: 27

By the _____________ search parties were sent to explore the forest resources of India.           

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QUESTION: 28

Which German expert was invited in India by the British for advice and was wade the first inspector General of Forests in India?           

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QUESTION: 29

In this type of cultivation parts of the forest are cut and burnt in rotation. Seeds are sown in the ashes after the first monsoon rains, and the crop is harvested by October-November.           

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QUESTION: 30

The American-owned limited fruit company acquired much power over the government of Central America to draw which of the following fruits:           

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