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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 :

Which of the following forest communities is wrongly matched with the place of their living ?


Answer :

Santhals - Jharkhand
Gonds - Chhattisgarh
Korava - Madras Presidency
Oraon - Chhattisgarh


Question :

What was meant by 'bandongdiensten' system followed by the Dutch in Java ?


Answer :

A system which allowed people to stay in rent-free villages
A system which exempted the villagers from rent for providing buffaloes in cultivation work
A system which exempted villagers from rent in exchange for free labour and supply of buffaloes for transporting timber
A system of taxation imposed on villagers for specified advantages


Question :

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


Answer :

beams
sleepers
rails
fasteners


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 :

Which of the following decision was taken by the Forest Act 1878 ?


Answer :

All forests were to be brought under the control of the Forest Department.
Forests were to be divided into three categories.
Forests were to be cleared for cultivation.
People's entry to all types of forests was to be restricted.


Question :

The new system introduced by the Imperial Forest Institute was :


Answer :

Scientific forestry
Scientific farming
Scientific irrigation
Scientific plantation


Question :

Dietrich Brandis was the


Answer :

first Postmaster General
first Governor of Forest Administration
first Inspector General of Forests in India
first Supervisor of Forests


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