Ecosystem

Dietrich Brandis set up the Indian Forest Service in:

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Dietrich Brandis set up the Indian Forest Service in 1864.

____ is used to convert skins and hides into leather.

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Tannin is used to convert skins and hides into leather.

The ____ part of Bastar is on a plateau.

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The central part of Bastar is on a plateau.

The rebellion in Bastar took place in:

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The rebellion in Bastar took place in 1910.

The communities in Java that lived in the mountains practised:

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The communities in Java that lived in the mountains practised shifting cultivation.

The Indian Forest Act was enacted in:

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The Indian Forest Act was enacted in 1865.

The 1878 amendment to the Indian Forest Act classified forests into____ categories.

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The 1878 amendment to the Indian Forest Act classified forests into three categories. They were - reserved, protected and village forests.

Tanungya cultivation was a system of cultivation in:

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Tanungya cultivation was a system of cultivation in Burma.

Around 2,80,000 wooden sleepers were exported from India to Java in:

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In 1882, around 2,80,000 wooden sleepers were exported from India to Java.

Java is in:

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Java is in the Maldives.

The Mataram kingdom in Java split in:

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The Mataram kingdom in Java split in 1755.

Between 1700 and 1995, ____ per cent of the world's total forest area was cleared for various purposes.

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Between 1700 and 1995, 9.3 per cent of the world's total forest area was cleared for various purposes.

Dietrich Brandis belonged to:

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Dietrich Brandis belonged to Germany.

The Indian Forest Act of 1865 was amended:

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The Indian Forest Act of 1865 was amended twice.

Shifting cultivation is called ____ in Central America.

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Shifting cultivation is called Milpa in Central America.

Alluri Sitaram Raju was the person who rebelled against the changes imposed on the local tribal in colonial India. He belonged to:

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Alluri Sitaram Raju was the person who rebelled against the changes imposed on the local tribals in colonial India. He belonged to Andhra Pradesh.

Who was the first Inspector General of Forests in India?

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Dietrich Brandis was the first Inspector General of Forests in India.

The Koravas, Karachas and Yerukulas were from:

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The Koravas, Karachas and Yerukulas were from the Madras Presidency.

Between 1880 and 1920, the area under cultivation in India rose by:

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Between 1880 and 1920, the area under cultivation in India rose by 6.7 million hectares.

In 1600, approximately ____ of India's landmass was under cultivation.

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In 1600, approximately one-sixth of India's landmass was under cultivation.

George Yule was a:

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George Yule was an administrator.

In 1600, the population of Java was estimated at ____ million.

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In 1600, the population of Java was estimated at 3.4 million.

Which region of India was Birsa Munda from?

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Birsa Munda was from the Chhota Nagpur region of India

Java is famous for producing:

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Java is famous for producing rice.

The ____ of Java were a community of skilled forest cutters.

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The Kalangs of Java were a community of skilled forest cutters.

The staple crop of Brazil is:

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The staple crop of Brazil is is Manioc.

The Imperial Forest Research Institute was set up at:

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The Imperial Forest Research Institute was set up at Dehradun.

A 'Pargana' is a cluster of____ in India.

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A 'Pargana' is a cluster of villages in India.

____ leaves are used to make beedis.

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Tendu leaves are used to make beedis.

The colonial power in Indonesia were the:

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The colonial power in Indonesia were the Dutch.

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