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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 :

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 not a local name of shifting cultivation ?


Answer :

Jhum
Kharif
Tavy
Milpa


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


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 :

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 :

The new system introduced by the Imperial Forest Institute was :


Answer :

Scientific forestry
Scientific farming
Scientific irrigation
Scientific plantation


Question :

Colonial ruiers considered forests as wilderness and unproductive because


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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 :

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 :

The Imperial Forest Institute was set up in 1906 at


Answer :

Lucknow
Dehradun
Allahabad
Gorakhpur