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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 :

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.


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 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 :

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 :

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 :

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 :

Why did the poor peasants resort to riots to protest against the use of threshing machines ?


Answer :

Threshing machines had become a sign of badtimes and unemployment.
They were opposed to machines.
They found the machines too difficult to operate.
The peasants were too poor to buy threshing machines


Question :

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


Answer :

Brinjal
Tomato
Turnip
Potato