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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 :

Which of the following pastoralists combined cultivation with pastoralism ?


Answer :

Gujjars
Raikas
Banjaras
Kurumas


Question :

Kharif crops are harvested in


Answer :

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


Question :

In which of the following categories of forests, customary grazing rights were given to the pastoralists ?


Answer :

Reserved forest
Protected forests
Wild forests
Village forests


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 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


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 :

Where is Serengti National Park situated ?


Answer :

Kenya
Tanzania
Zambia
Uganda


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.