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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 :

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 :

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


Answer :

Britain
Portugal
Netheriand
France


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 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 :

Who among the following invented the First mechanical reaper ?


Answer :

Eli Whitney
Cyrus McCormick
James Hargreaves
Arkwright


Question :

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


Answer :

Apalachian Plateau
Mississippi Valley
Texas region
Nevada


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 battle established British supremacy in India ?


Answer :

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


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.