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Test: Land Resources And Agriculture - Question 1

Kalyan, Sona, Sonalika are the hybrid varieties of

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After the introduction of pacakage technology, the average yield of wheat has increased due to the use of these varieties of seed. They are the household names in villages of wheat producing areas.

Test: Land Resources And Agriculture - Question 2

What is the proportion of India’s population which depends on agriculture for its livelihood?

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About 70% of India's population depends on agriculture for its livelihood.

Test: Land Resources And Agriculture - Question 3

The crops sown in November and harvested in April-May are called

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The Rabi season begins with the onset of winter in October-November and ends in March-April. It starts with the retreating monsoon and ends in hot weather season.

Test: Land Resources And Agriculture - Question 4

Agriculture means

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It is a Latin word. 'Agri' means land and 'culture' means to cultivate. Agriculture is the production of food and eatable goods through farming and forestry.

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To increase the farm products in India, there should be

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Farmers should be given the facilities to produce more and also the marketing facilities should be given. Factors like unrestricted , unified national market for farm products within the country and heavy subsidies for farmers are important.

Test: Land Resources And Agriculture - Question 6

Which crop is India the largest producer and consumer of?

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India is the world's largest producer and consumer of tea, 95% of which is black tea. There are three tea growing regions. They are Darjeeling, Nilgiri and Assam.

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India's contribution in total world's wheat production is

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Wheat is the main cereal crop in India. The total area under the crop is about 29.8 million hectares in the country. The production of wheat was 94.88 million MT in 2011-12.

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The back bone of Indian economy is

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India is mainly an agrarian country.It contributes about 26% of the total GDP and 705 of the total poulation is depedent on itfor their livelihood

Test: Land Resources And Agriculture - Question 9

The total cropped area under rice is

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About one-fourth of the total cropped area is under rice cultivation.The main rice growing areas are: West Bengal,Punjab,UP,Andhra and Tamil Nadu.

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India is the ------largest producer of fruits and vegetables in the world.

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India is blessed with varied agro - climatic conditions as a result of which a large variety of horticultural crops are grown in different parts of the country. India ranks second in fruits and vegetables production in the world, after China. As per National Horticulture Database published by National Horticulture Board, during 2012-13 India produced 81.285 million metric tonnes of fruits and 162.19 million metric tonnes of vegetables. The area under cultivation of fruits stood at 6.98 million hectares while vegetables were cultivated at 9.21 million hectares.

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