Test: Agriculture - 1


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QUESTION: 1

From the given options, which one is the apt definition for the term Agriculture?

Solution:

Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities.

QUESTION: 2

Name the oldest occupation known to humans

Solution:

The correct answer is Agriculture because - 
1. Poor persons could do Agriculture.
2. Non-educated people also could take part in agricultural activities.
3. They could do it in a traditional manner. 
 

QUESTION: 3

Name the type of economic activities

Solution: The three-sector model in economics divides economies into three sectors of activity: extraction of raw materials (primary), manufacturing (secondary), and services (tertiary).
QUESTION: 4

Name the type of activity that includes all those connected with extraction and production of natural resources

Solution: Primary activity is connected with the extractions And production of natural resources example such as agriculture and fishing.
QUESTION: 5

Deoni breed of cattle is generally found in which among the following states of India?

Solution:
QUESTION: 6

From the following, which one best describes the Secondary economic activities

Solution:
QUESTION: 7

Pick out the example of secondary economic activity from the given list of options.

Solution:
QUESTION: 8

Banking, Insurance sectors etc can be a good example of which of the following type of economic activity

Solution:
Tertiary Sector Refers to Commercial Services
The tertiary sector of the economy is the service industry. Service companies do not provide a physical good like the primary or secondary sectors do, but they still provide value. For example, banks, insurance and the police all are examples of the service industry. Industries included in the primary or secondary sectors will typically have employees that provide tertiary services such as advertising, accountants and warehousing employees. The tertiary sector is usually strongest in advanced market economies.
QUESTION: 9

Pick out the approximate percentage of the world's population engaged in agriculture

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QUESTION: 10

Name the term given to the land on which the crops are grown

Solution:

Arable land is any land capable of being ploughed and used to grow crops.

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