Important Questions (1 Mark): Agriculture


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QUESTION: 1

Which of the following is the most important occupation of the people of India?

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QUESTION: 2

Which of the following types of economic activity is agriculture?

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QUESTION: 3

What is Primitive Subsistence Farming known as in north-eastern states like Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Nagaland?

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QUESTION: 4

Which of the following types of farming is practised in areas with high population pressure on land?

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QUESTION: 5

Which of the following is the principal crop grown in areas of Intensive Subsistence Farming?

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There are two types of the intensive subsistence agriculture. One is dominated by wet paddy and the other is dominated by crops other than paddy, e.g., wheat, pulses, maize, millets, sorghum, kaoling, soya-beans, tubers and vegetables.

QUESTION: 6

Rice is a subsistence crop in Orissa. In which of the following states, is rice a commercial crop?

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Rice is a commercial crop in Haryana and Punjab, but in Odisha, it is a subsistence crop.

QUESTION: 7

Which of the following is a kharif crop?

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Major Kharif crops are rice, maize, cotton, jowar, bajra etc. Major Rabi crops are wheat, gram, peas, barley etc. 

QUESTION: 8

Which of the following crops is produced during zaid cropping season?

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QUESTION: 9

How many crops of paddy are grown in a year in the states like Assam, West Bengal and Orissa and they are termed as which of the following?

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QUESTION: 10

Which of the following is an annual crop?

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Zaid:
(i) In between Rabi and Kharif crops zaid crops.
(ii) Some of the major crops of this season are: watermelon, muskmelon, cucumber, vegetables and fodder crops.
(iii) Sugarcane is planted in this season but takes almost a year to grow.
QUESTION: 11

Which of the following are known as coarse grains?

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QUESTION: 12

Which of the following crops is used both as a food and as a fodder?

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QUESTION: 13

India is the largest producer as well as the consumer of which of the following crops?

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India is the largest producer as well as consumer of pulses in world. Since pulses are the major source of protein in a vegetarian diet, these are used by most of the Indian population. They need less moisture and survive even in dry conditions.

QUESTION: 14

Which of the following crops is the main source of jaggery, khandsari and molasses?

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QUESTION: 15

 Which of the following is a ‘Rabi Crops’?

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The major Rabi crop in India is wheat, followed by barley, mustard, sesame, Oats, Grams, Linseed and peas. Hence, D is the correct option.

QUESTION: 16

Which of the following is a kharif crop and accounts for about half of the major oilseeds produced in the country?

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QUESTION: 17

Which of the following group of crops are known as beverage crops?

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QUESTION: 18

Tea cultivation is an example of which of the following types of agriculture?

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Plantation agriculture is a form of commercial farming where crops are grown for profit. Countries that experience tropical climate with high annual temperatures and high annual rainfall are best suited for this type of agriculture. In order to practice plantation agriculture, we need large land areas. You can generally find plantation agriculture in the mountain slopes and valleys where humus-rich mountainous soil is available. Tea, coffee, spices and tropical fruits are products of plantation agriculture.

QUESTION: 19

Which of the following are known as horticulture crops?

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QUESTION: 20

India is believed to be the original home of which of the following fibre crops?

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