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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 following acts was passed in 1871 ?


Answer :

Criminal Tribes Act
Forest Act
Waste Land Rules
Grazing Act


Question :

Kharif crops are harvested in


Answer :

between February and March
between March and April
between July and August
between September and October


Question :

Which of the following pastoralists combined cultivation with pastoralism ?


Answer :

Gujjars
Raikas
Banjaras
Kurumas


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 :

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 :

In which part of India are the Gujjar Bakarwals found :


Answer :

Rajasthan
Gujarat
Jammu and Kashmir
Madhya Pradesh


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 :

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


Answer :

Somali
Bedouin
Maasai
Boran


Question :

Which of the following factors determine the seasonal rhythms of movement of the Kuruma and Kurubas of Andhra region?


Answer :

cold and snow
alternating of monsoon and dry season
climatic disturbances
drought or flood