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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 :

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


Answer :

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


Question :

The Imperial Forest Institute was set up in 1906 at


Answer :

Lucknow
Dehradun
Allahabad
Gorakhpur


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 :

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 :

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 is a Commercial Crop ?


Answer :

Rice
Wheat
Cotton
Corn


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 :

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


Answer :

beams
sleepers
rails
fasteners


Question :

Across India, from Mizoram to Kerala. Many forests thrived because


Answer :

government restricted cutting-of trees
villages protected forests as sacred groves.
local resident resisted cutting of forests.
forest with dangerous animals survived as no one dared to enter these forests