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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 :

Which of the following is the most important cause of the Great agrarian depression ?


Answer :

Closure of banks
Closure of factories
Over production and fall of agricultural prices
Crash of stock market


Question :

Which battle established British supremacy in India ?


Answer :

The Battle of Panipat
The Battle of Plassey
The Battle of Mysore
The Battle of Samergarh


Question :

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


Answer :

Apalachian Plateau
Mississippi Valley
Texas region
Nevada


Question :

Who among the following became the President of U.S.A. in 1800 ?


Answer :

Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Woodrow Wilson


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 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 :

Who among the following invented the First mechanical reaper ?


Answer :

Eli Whitney
Cyrus McCormick
James Hargreaves
Arkwright


Question :

In early 19th century which were two major commercial crops grown in India ?


Answer :

Sugarcane and Jute
Jute and indigo
Indigo and Opium
Cotton and Sugarcane


Question :

Which of the following European nations introduced opium to China in early 16th century ?


Answer :

Britain
Portugal
Netheriand
France


Question :

Why did ihe landlords and farmers decide to buy threshing machines ?


Answer :

To increase profit from land
To reduce their dependence on labourers
To bring more land under cultivation
To prevent the labourers from toiling day and night.