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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Forest Society and Colonialism - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Forest Society and Colonialism - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

At which of the following places, the villagers rose in revolt against the colonial government ?


Answer :

Rajasthan
Midnapore
Bastar
Uttarak hand


Question :

Who among the following were well-known skilled forest cutters ?


Answer :

Maasais of Africa
Kalangas of Java
Gonds of Orissa
Mundas of Chhotanagpur


Question :

Which of the following was the most essential for colonial trade and movement of good?


Answer :

Roadways
Railways
Airways
Riverways


Question :

In Java, when Japanese threatened attack, the Dutch destroyed all the Saw mills, burnt their huge pile of giant logs of teak, so that these don't fall in the hands of the
enemies. Which of the following names refers to this policy ?


Answer :

burn and run policy
distractive policy
scorched earth policy
resistance policy.


Question :

Forests consisting of which type of trees were preferred by the Forest Department ?


Answer :

Forests having trees which provided fuel, fodder and
Forests having sal, deodar and pine trees
Forests having trees suitable for building ships and railways
Forests having trees suitable for building houses


Question :

According to 1878 Amendment of Forest Act, 'Protected Village' referred to which of the following ?


Answer :

A forest where entry was prohibited.
A forest which was protected by forest department.
A forest where wild animals were protected by state.
A forest from which villagers could collect firewood, fodder, leaves, etc. for their use


Question :

Which of the following is a Commercial Crop ?


Answer :

Rice
Wheat
Cotton
Corn


Question :

Which of the following refers to shifting cultivation ?


Answer :

Type of cultivation under which parts of forests are cut and burnt in rotation
Seasonal cultivation
to another to cultivate different crops
Cultivation where crops are harvested only in autumn


Question :

Wooden planks laid across railway tracks to hold these tracks in a position are called :


Answer :

beams
sleepers
rails
fasteners


Question :

In which type of forests, the villagers were forbidden to take anything ?


Answer :

Protected forests
Village forests
Reserved forests
Wild forests