The Story Of Palampur -Olympiad Level MCQ, Class 9 SST


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QUESTION: 1

What percentage of total land area is cultivated by Medium and Large farmers? Choose the correct answer. 

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QUESTION: 2

Which one of the following terms is used for measuring crop produced on a given piece of land during a single season?

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QUESTION: 3

Which sector includes Agriculture and Animal Husbandry?            

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QUESTION: 4

At present, what is the percentage of the people who are engaged in the rural areas in Non-farming activities :

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QUESTION: 5

'Bigha' and Guintha' are :

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QUESTION: 6

Finance raised to operate a business is the :           

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QUESTION: 7

Which product is sold by Mishri Lal traders in Shahapur           

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Mishrilal sells his jaggery to traders in Shahpur and not in his village because the market for jaggery in Shahpur is big in comparison to his village, where he can earn more profit.
QUESTION: 8

The use of high yields with combinations of HYV (High Yielding Varieties) seeds, irrigation, chemical fertilisers, pesticides etc. refers to :                     

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QUESTION: 9

Multiple Cropping refers to :

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QUESTION: 10

Which is the most abundant factor of production in India?          

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QUESTION: 11

Working capital stands for :                 

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Solution: Working capital, also known as net working capital, is the difference between a company’s current assets, like cash, accounts receivable (customers’ unpaid bills) and inventories of raw materials and finished goods, and its current liabilities, like accounts payable.
QUESTION: 12

Marginal farmers are those :                        

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Solution:
Marginal Farmer' means a farmer cultivating (as owner or tenant or share cropper) agricultural land up to 1 hectare (2.5 acres). ' Small Farmer' means a farmer cultivating (as owner or tenant or share cropper) agricultural land of more than 1 hectare.

QUESTION: 13

Which one of the following is not an effect of the modern farming?

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QUESTION: 14

Which one among the following is a non-farm activity?

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QUESTION: 15

How many families lives in Village Palampur?

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QUESTION: 16

It is a place where goods and services sold -           

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QUESTION: 17

Out of the total cultivated areas in the country, how much area is irrigated today :

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QUESTION: 18

Multiple Cropping refers to :

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QUESTION: 19

Land under cultivation (in million hectares) in India in the year 2000 was

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QUESTION: 20

The continuous use of ground water from tube well irrigation has ................... the water table -           

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QUESTION: 21

Factors responsible for low yield of food grains-           

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Technical Factors include techniques and methods of production:

(i) Traditional methods of Cultivation:
Traditional methods of cultivation like manual ploughing, two crop pattern and old system of irrigation are mainly responsible for low productivity of agriculture.

(ii) Old implements:
Traditional equipment’s like wooden ploughs, sickles and spades are commonly used. Tractors & Combines are not so common in use. Due to the use of these old implements agriculture is backward.

(iii) Insufficient irrigation facilities:
Indian agriculture is mainly dependent on rain. Even after 60 years of Independence only 40% of the agricultural land has permanent irrigation facility. Due to improper irrigation facility, farmer can produce one crop only in a year.

(iv) Problems of soil:
Indian soil has many problems like soil erosion, water logging, nitrogen deficiency and swamps. These are the reasons for low productivity of agriculture.
QUESTION: 22

            The yield of food grains per hectare is high in Punjab because -           

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QUESTION: 23

Cultivated land area is -           

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75 % of people depend on farming. Land area in the village under cultivation is fixed. Since 1960 there has been no expansion in land area under cultivation. No further scope to increase farm production. The land is fixed for agriculture in the village.The land is unevenly distributed among the farmers of the villages. Some farmers have large lands while some have very small and others have no land at all. Gobind a farmer in Palampur had 2.25 hectares of land. After his death, his land is further distributed among his four sons. In this way, in every village, the land is getting divided hereditarily into smaller and smaller. These divisions may result in poor and unsatisfactory production leading to poor economic status to the country.

QUESTION: 24

Modern farming methods require a great deal of-           

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Modern farming methods such as use of HYV insecticides pesticides etc require a great deal of capital so the farmer needs more money than before.   
(i) The medium and large farmers have their own savings from farming. They are thus able to arrange for the capital needed.   
(ii) In contrast, the small farmers have to borrow money to arrange for the capital. They borrow from large farmers or the village moneylenders or the traders who supply various inputs for cultivation.   
(iii) The rate of interest on such loans is very high. They are put to great distress to repay the loan, which is not so in .the case of medium and large farmers.  
QUESTION: 25

The concept of Green Revolution was associated with use of

Solution: The Green Revolution in India refers to a period of time when agriculture in India changed to an industrial system due to the adoption of modern methods and technology such as high yielding variety (HYV) seeds, tractors, irrigation facilities, pesticides, fertilizers etc. This was part of the larger Green revolution started by Norman Borlaug, which leveraged agricultural research and technology to increase agricultural productivity in the developing world. Within India, this started in the early 1960s and led to an increase in food grain production, especially in Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh during the early phase. The main development was higher-yielding varieties of wheat, and rust resistant strains of wheat.