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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 :

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 :

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 not a local name of shifting cultivation ?


Answer :

Jhum
Kharif
Tavy
Milpa


Question :

Colonial ruiers considered forests as wilderness and unproductive because


Answer :

the forests are not fit for habitation.
forests only have wild grown trees.
forests did not yield revenue to enhance income of the state.
forests are full of wild animals.


Question :

The new system introduced by the Imperial Forest Institute was :


Answer :

Scientific forestry
Scientific farming
Scientific irrigation
Scientific plantation


Question :

The Imperial Forest Institute was set up in 1906 at


Answer :

Lucknow
Dehradun
Allahabad
Gorakhpur


Question :

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


Answer :

Protected forests
Village forests
Reserved forests
Wild forests


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 :

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.