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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Food Security in India - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Food Security in India - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh recorded significant increase in ______________due to Green Revolution.


Answer :

crop rotation
rice yield
multiple cropping
cotton production


Question :

India adopted a new strategy in agriculture, which resulted in the _______________especially in the production of wheat and rice.


Answer :

Green Revolution
White Revolution
Both (a) and (b)
Milk Revolution


Question :

Verify what is common among the following places in India - Kalahandi and Kashipur in Orissa, Baran district of Rajasthan and Palamau district of Jharkhand.


Answer :

Famine like condition
Earthquake
Drought
Poverty


Question :

Which type of hunger is a consequence of diets persistently inadequate in terms of quantity and quality ? [CBSE CCE 2010]


Answer :

Chronic hunger
Seasonal hunger
Fast kept due to spiritual reasons
None of the above


Question :

Buffer stock is the stock of food grains, namely wheat and rice procured by the government through


Answer :

IFCI
FCI
IDBI
FICCI


Question :

In which state are 94 % of all fair price shops run by Cooperatives ?


Answer :

Maharashtra
Punjab
Tamil Nadu
Gujarat


Question :

Farmers are paid a pre-announced price for their crops by FCI which is known as


Answer :

Issue price
Cost Price
Market price
Minimum Support Price (MSP)


Question :

Which of the following are suitable examples of cooperatives playing an important role in food security in India ?


Answer :

Mother Dairy, Delhi
Reliance Fresh
Big Apple
AAY


Question :

The average consumption of PDS grain at the all India level is


Answer :

10 kg per person per month
5 kg per person per month
1 kg per person per month
1 kg per person per day


Question :

The number of expecting and nursing mothers and children under the age of 5 years who are food insecure is


Answer :

11 crore
25 crore
100 crore
none of the above