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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Pastoralists in the Modern World - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Pastoralists in the Modern World - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

What kind of forests were declared as 'Reserved' forests ?


Answer :

The forests where dangerous animals lived
The forests that produced commercially valuable timber like 'Sal' and 'Deodar'.
The forests where the tribal communities of the villages lived.
None of the above.


Question :

Which of following acts was passed in 1871 ?


Answer :

Criminal Tribes Act
Forest Act
Waste Land Rules
Grazing Act


Question :

Why did feeding the cattle become a persistent problem for the Maasais ?


Answer :

Because maasais were confined to a small area.
Because continuous grazing in small area deteriorated the quality of pasture
Because maasais lived in an arid zone without any grass.
Because maasais began to cultivate Pastoral land.


Question :

Which of the following refers to the pastoral community of Maharashtra ?


Answer :

Gujjar
Dhangar
Banjara
Bhotiya


Question :

In which part of India are the Gujjar Bakarwals found :


Answer :

Rajasthan
Gujarat
Jammu and Kashmir
Madhya Pradesh


Question :

Which of the following African pastoral groups lived in the regions of Kenya and Tanzania ?


Answer :

Somali
Bedouin
Maasai
Boran


Question :

Where is Serengti National Park situated ?


Answer :

Kenya
Tanzania
Zambia
Uganda


Question :

If sheep and cattle are allowed to graze on agricultural field after harvest. What would be the outcome ?


Answer :

The field gets destroyed.
The field gets the needed manure provided by the animals.
The cattle and sheep get starved.
The field would not be ready for the next crop.


Question :

What is the dry forested area of Kumaon and Garhwal called ?


Answer :

Bhabar
Bugyal
Desert forest
Arid zone


Question :

Which of the following options refers to Raikas?


Answer :

Pastoralists of Andhra who reared sheep and cattle and sold woven blankets
Pastoralists of Rajasthan who travelled long distance in search of pastures, selling ploughs, cattle and other goods.
Shepherd community of Maharastra, who were blanket weavers and buffalo herders
The Pastoralists of Jammu who went to UP in the 19thcentury in search of pasture