ICSE Class 10th Geography 7 – Agriculture MCQs

The ideal soil for maize is ____.

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The ideal soil for maize is old alluvial soil, also known as Bangar.

Ragi is not cultivated in ____.

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Ragi is cultivated in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Sikkim, Jharkhand and Arunachal Pradesh.

The major drawback/s of agriculture in India is/are:

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The major drawbacks of agriculture in India are the dependence of farmers on the monsoons for crop cultivation.

HYV seeds, chemical fertilizers, insecticides and pesticides are usually used in ____.

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Commercial farming involves the use of HYV seeds, fertilizers, insecticides and pesticides.

Name the Blood-less Revolution was started by Acharya Vinoba Bhave.

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Acharya Vinoba Bhave started the Bhoodan Gramdan Movement is the Blood-less Revolution.

Farmers clear a patch of land, produce food, and abandon it when soil fertility decreases. What is it called?

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Slash and burn agriculture is the name given to shifting agriculture.

Modernization of agriculture in India was made possible due to the establishment of the ____ .

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The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has been instrumental in the modernization of agriculture in India.

The main focus of India's first Five-Year Plan was ____.

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'Land reform' was the main focus of India's first Five-Year Plan.

After independence, what was given priority to bring about institutional reforms in agriculture in the country?

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After independence, collectivisation, the abolition of the zamindari system or Indian feudalism, and the consolidation of land holdings were given priority in our country.

In which of the following states has the Green Revolution helped the growth of Rabi crops?

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In Punjab, Haryana, Western Uttar Pradesh and parts of Rajasthan, the Green Revolution has been responsible for the growth of Rabi crops.

The major producer of bajra in India is:

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The major producer of bajra in India is Rajasthan, followed by Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Haryana.

Name the type of farming is practiced in areas of high population pressure on land.

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Intensive Subsistence farming is practiced in areas of high population pressure on land.

The summer cropping season of India is called____.

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The summer cropping season of India is called Kharif.

Like the Green Revolution, India has also witnessed the:

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Like the Green Revolution, India also has witnessed the White Revolution initiated by Amul.

What crop is a commercial crop in Haryana, but a subsistence crop in Orissa?

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Rice is a commercial crop in Haryana, but a subsistence crop in Orissa.

The cotton, jute, silk, woolen textiles, sugarcane and vegetable oil industries are based on____.

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The products obtained from agricultural activities are used as raw materials in these industries.

There is enormous pressure on land due to____.

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There is enormous pressure on land due to the right of inheritance, which leads to the division of land. A farmer tries to take the maximum output from his land.

In what season does muskmelon grow?

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Watermelon, muskmelon, cucumber and fodder grow in the Zaid season.

In Meghalaya, Assam, Mizoram and Nagaland, shifting agriculture is called ____.

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In Meghalaya, Assam, Mizoram and Nagaland, shifting agriculture is called Jhumming.

How long does sugarcane take to grow?

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Sugarcane takes almost a year to grow.

The main ____-producing states in India are Punjab and Haryana.

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Due to suitable climate and modern inputs, wheat is mainly cultivated in Punjab and Haryana.

AUS, AMAN and BORO are____.

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AUS, AMAN and BORO are three paddy crops grown in a year in states like Assam, West Bengal and Orissa.

What is the position did India acquire in the production of milk in the world due to the White Revolution?

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India acquired the first position in the world for the production of milk due to the success of the White Revolution.

Which of these describes a system of agriculture where a single crop is grown on a large scale?

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Plantation agriculture is a system of agriculture where a single crop is grown on a large scale, e.g. a tea plantation.

A powerful tool that helps develop new hybrid varieties of seeds is ____.

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Genetic engineering is a powerful tool that helps develop new hybrid varieties of seeds.

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