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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Peasants and Farmers - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Peasants and Farmers - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

The Enclosure Movement was most essential for


Answer :

Fencing the land to prevent the entry of cattle
For enjoying private ownership of land
Planning crop rotation to improve the soil
Encouraging farmers to grow more crops


Question :

Ordinary dust storm took the form of Black Blizzard in U.S. plains in 1930 because


Answer :

The entire ploughed landscape was stripped of all grass which earlier held the land together.
There was no rainfall in the region for a very long time.
The whole plain was an arid zone without much vegetation.
The area faced heavy flooding.


Question :

Who among the following invented the First mechanical reaper ?


Answer :

Eli Whitney
Cyrus McCormick
James Hargreaves
Arkwright


Question :

By selling which of the following items to China, did the British regularly collect money for purchasing tea from China ?


Answer :

Opium
Jute
Cotton
Sugar cane


Question :

in 20th century which of the following countries was known as the bread basket of the world ?


Answer :

U.S.A.
Britain
Africa
Australia


Question :

Which of the following refers to 'Black Blizzard' which hit Southern plains of America ?


Answer :

Terrifying dust storm
High rising monstrous wave of dirty water
Ferocious flood
None of the above


Question :

Between 1820-1850 in which area did the Indian Americans settle down ?


Answer :

Apalachian Plateau
Mississippi Valley
Texas region
Nevada


Question :

Which of the following options refers to Captain Swing ?


Answer :

Name of the Captain of a Ship.
Name of the army Captain under The British.
A mythical name which was used to threaten landlords by sending threatening letters.
Name of the leader who organised peasants' riots against threshing machines.


Question :

In many parts of England, the farmers began to grow turnip as (i) Turnip improved the soil and made it fertile.
(ii) Turnip was a good fodder crop and relished by the cattle.
(iii) This crop had the capacity to increase nitrogen content of the soil.
(iv) Turnip became the staple food for the people. Read the options given above and select the correct answer from the following


Answer :

(i), (ii), (iv) are correct, (ii) is wrong.
(ii), (i), (iv) are correct, (iii) is wrong.
(i), (ii), (iii) are correct, (iv)is wrong.
All the above options are correct.


Question :

In 19th century why did the peasants protest against the use of threshing machine by landlords ?


Answer :

Because the machines were expensive.
These were not easily available.
These deprived the workers of their livelihood
These were too heavy to operate.