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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 :

Growing of which of the following crops makes the land fertile ?


Answer :

Brinjal
Tomato
Turnip
Potato


Question :

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


Answer :

Apalachian Plateau
Mississippi Valley
Texas region
Nevada


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 :

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 :

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


Answer :

Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Woodrow Wilson


Question :

Why were the Indian peasants unwilling to grow opium on their land ?


Answer :

They wanted to grow food grain on their land
It was difficult to sell opium in the local market
Growing opium was a difficult process, required the bestland and long time for nurturing
The peasants needed those land for growing pulses


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 :

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 :

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.