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


Answer :

Britain
Portugal
Netheriand
France


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 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 :

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 :

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 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 :

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 :

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.