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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 :

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 :

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 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 :

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


Answer :

Britain
Portugal
Netheriand
France


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 :

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.


Question :

In which of the following ways was the life of poor peasants affected by the Enclosure Movement ?


Answer :

The land of the cultivator was taken over by the landlord.
The poor peasants were deprived of the common land where they could graze their cattle and collect firewood.
Fences around lands prohibited easy movement between lands.
The landlords did not hire the peasants any more.


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 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