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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 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 :

Which of following acts was passed in 1871 ?


Answer :

Criminal Tribes Act
Forest Act
Waste Land Rules
Grazing Act


Question :

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


Answer :

Bhabar
Bugyal
Desert forest
Arid zone


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


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 the following options refers to the changes brought about by the enactment of Waste Land Rules ?


Answer :

All sterile lands were declared as waste land
all uncultivated land was taken over by the government and given to selected individuals.
Farmers were compelled to cultivate waste lands
Pastoralists were made to settle in waste lands.


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 :

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 :

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 :

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