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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 :

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


Answer :

Gujjar
Dhangar
Banjara
Bhotiya


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 :

In which part of India are the Gujjar Bakarwals found :


Answer :

Rajasthan
Gujarat
Jammu and Kashmir
Madhya Pradesh


Question :

Why did the colonial government pass the Criminal Tribes Act ?


Answer :

To detect crimes among tribal people
Because the colonial officials distrusted the tribals and were suspicious of nomadic people.
To stop criminal activities in the state.
To identify and control the tribal people.


Question :

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


Answer :

Bhabar
Bugyal
Desert forest
Arid zone


Question :

Where is Serengti National Park situated ?


Answer :

Kenya
Tanzania
Zambia
Uganda


Question :

Which of the following factors led to serious shortage of pasture ?


Answer :

The process of deforestation.
Turning of grazing land into cultivated land.
The government decision of taking over uncultivated lands.
Climatic changes.


Question :

In which of the following year and by whom was Maasai land divided into two regions ?


Answer :

In 1885 by Europeans
In 1887 by Australians
In 1888 by Americans
In 1889 by the Britishss


Question :

Which of the following statement best explains pastoralist nomads ?


Answer :

The villagers who move from one place to another.
The people who do not have a permanent place to live.
The herdsmen who. move from one place to another looking for pasture for their herd.
The people who visit many places for enjoyment


Question :

Which of following acts was passed in 1871 ?


Answer :

Criminal Tribes Act
Forest Act
Waste Land Rules
Grazing Act