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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 :

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 :

Which of the following pastoralists combined cultivation with pastoralism ?


Answer :

Gujjars
Raikas
Banjaras
Kurumas


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 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 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 the following refers to Bugyal ?


Answer :

Large cultivated area in plains
Vast meadows in the high mountains
Hilly regions in the Aravallis
Coastal regions of Kerala


Question :

In which part of India are the Gujjar Bakarwals found :


Answer :

Rajasthan
Gujarat
Jammu and Kashmir
Madhya Pradesh


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 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 :

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.