CBSE Class 10 Social Science Agriculture Notes

Download CBSE Class 10 Social Science Agriculture Notes Set B in PDF format. All Revision notes for Class 10 Social Science have been designed as per the latest syllabus and updated chapters given in your textbook for Social Science in Standard 10. Our teachers have designed these concept notes for the benefit of Grade 10 students. You should use these chapter wise notes for revision on daily basis. These study notes can also be used for learning each chapter and its important and difficult topics or revision just before your exams to help you get better scores in upcoming examinations, You can also use Printable notes for Class 10 Social Science for faster revision of difficult topics and get higher rank. After reading these notes also refer to MCQ questions for Class 10 Social Science given our website

Agriculture Class 10 Social Science Revision Notes

Class 10 Social Science students should refer to the following concepts and notes for Agriculture in standard 10. These exam notes for Grade 10 Social Science will be very useful for upcoming class tests and examinations and help you to score good marks

Agriculture Notes Class 10 Social Science

class_10_social science_cxoncept_16

class_10_social science_cxoncept_17

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Agriculture Notes Set B

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Agriculture Notes Set B

• Slash and burn’ agriculture -Clears a patch of forest land and produce crops, when the soil fertility decreases the farmer shifts and clear a fresh patch of land, known by different
names in different parts of India- like Jhumming,mostly done in the Northeastern-states
• Rabi Crops-Sown in Winter from October to December and harvested in Summer from April to June-eg. Wheat, Barley, Peas, Gram
• Kharif Crops-Grown with the onset of the Monsoon, harvested in September Octobereg. paddy, Maize, Jowar, Bajra
• Zaid Crops-in between Rabi and Kharif season-short season during the summer monthseg. water melon, cucumber.

Question and Answer (3 Mark)
1. Write the uses of jute. Why is it losing its market in India today?
• It is known as the golden fibre. It is used in making gunny bags, mats, ropes, yarn, carpets and other artefacts. Due to its high cost, it is losing market to synthetic fibres and packing materials, particularly the nylon.
2. List the two beverage crop of India and write the climatic conditions need for its growth.
• Tea- Well drained soil,rich in humus and organic matter-Warm-moist-frost freedays,frequent showers evenly distributed over the years Coffee- Cool climate,hilly region - Well drained soil Question and Answer (5 Marks)
3. Explain any five features of Indian agriculture.
• Intensive subsistence, labour intensive farming, high doses of bio chemical inputs and irrigation are used for obtaining high yield. The right of inheritance has led to
division of land among successive generations.

CLASS X –MAP WORK FOR SA-I GEOGRAPHY
Chapter 1 : Resources and Development
Identification only : Major soil Types.
Chapter 3 : Water Resources-Locating and Labelling - Dams:
• Salal
• Bhakra Nangal
• Tehri
• Rana Pratap Sagar
• Sardar Sarovar
• Hirakud
• Nagarjuna Sagar
• Tungabhadra (Along with rivers)
Chapter 4 : Agriculture-Identification only
(a) Major areas of rice and wheat.
(b) Largest / Major producer states of sugarcane; tea; coffee; rubber; cotton and jute.
( Location and labelling)
History- No Map 

Important Questions NCERT Class 10 Social Science Chapter 4 Agriculture

Question. Describe 'Jhumming cultivation' in one sentence.

Ans. Slash and burn cultivation in the NE region of India.

Question. Name the two most important staple food crops of India. Name the states where they are produced. Write the geographical conditions required for their growth.

Ans. The most important staple crops are rice and wheat. The states where they are grown and geographical conditions for the production of rice and wheat are :

Parameter

Rice

Wheat

States where grown (major states in decreasing order)

West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Odisha

Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan

and Madhya

Pradesh

Soil

Clay or clay loam (Good water retention capacity)

Well-drained fertile soil, heavy textured soil with lime, clayey loamy

soil or black soil

Temperature

Above 25° C

10° – 15°C during growth and 25° - 28°C at ripening

Rainfall

Above 100 cm

50-75 cm


Question. What is the importance of millets?

Ans. In addition to their good nutritional value, an important feature of these crops is that they require much less water to grow than rice and wheat. They can be successfully cultivated in semi-arid tropics and on poor soils.

Question. Why has Indian agriculture started to decline in the trend of food production? How can we overcome this problem?

Ans. Indian agriculture started a decline in the trend of food production because :

(i) More and more land is used for construction of factories, warehouses and shelters. This has reduced good land under cultivation.

(ii) Soil gets degraded by the use of pesticides, fertilizers, over-irrigation, etc., which leads to water logging and salinity.

Remedial measures:

(i) Use of agricultural techniques which are environmentally sustainable.

(ii) Use of biotechnology in modifying different crops and increase the yield per hectare. It reduces dependence on insecticides and also require less water.

Question. Categories the following as ‘Rabi crops’ and ‘Zaid crops’ :
(i) Wheat (ii) Watermelon
(iii) Fodder crops (iv) Mustard
(v) Cucumber (vi) Peas

Ans. 

RabCrops

ZaiCrops

Wheat, pea, and mustard

Watermelon, cucumber, fodder crops

Question. What are millets? Give brief description of the climatic conditions and producing states of the millets grown in India.

Ans. Millets are coarse grains but have high nutritional value e.g., ragi-rich in iron, calcium.

(i) Jowar – Rain fed crop mostly grows in moist area.

(ii) Bajra – grows well on sandy soils and shallow black soil.

States producing – Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujrat, Haryana and U.P.

(iii) Ragi – grows well in dry region on red, black, sandy and loamy soils.

States producing – Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Sikkim.


Please click the link below to download pdf file for CBSE Class 10 Social Science Agriculture Notes

Tags: 

 


Click to View or Download pdf file
Click for more Social Science Study Material
Contemporary India II Chapter 1 Resources and Development
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Resources And Development Notes Set A
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Resources And Development Notes Set B
Contemporary India II Chapter 2 Forest and Wildlife Resources
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Forests And Wildlife Resources Notes
Contemporary India II Chapter 3 Water Resources
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Water Resources Notes
Contemporary India II Chapter 4 Agriculture
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Agriculture Notes
Contemporary India II Chapter 5 Minerals and Energy Resources
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Minerals And Energy Resources Notes Set A
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Minerals And Energy Resources Notes Set B
Contemporary India II Chapter 6 Manufacturing Industries
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Manufacturing Industries Notes
Contemporary India II Chapter 7 Lifelines of National Economy
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Lifelines Of National Economy Notes
Democratic Politics II Chapter 1 Power Sharing
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Power Sharing Notes
Democratic Politics II Chapter 2 Federalism
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Federalism Notes
Democratic Politics II Chapter 3 Democracy and Diversity
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Democracy And Diversity Notes
Democratic Politics II Chapter 4 Gender Religion and Caste
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Gender Religion And Caste Notes
Democratic Politics II Chapter 5 Popular Struggles and Movements
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Popular Struggles And Movements Notes
Democratic Politics II Chapter 6 Political Parties
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Political Parties Notes
Democratic Politics II Chapter 7 Outcomes of Democracy
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Outcomes Of Democracy Notes
Democratic Politics II Chapter 8 Challenges to Democracy
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Challenges To Democracy Notes
India and Contemporary World II Chapter 1 The Rise of Nationalism in Europe
CBSE Class 10 Social Science The Rise Of Nationalism In Europe Notes
India and Contemporary World II Chapter 2 Nationalism in India
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Nationalism In India Notes
India and Contemporary World II Chapter 3 The Making of a Global World
CBSE Class 10 Social Science The Making Of A Global World Notes
India and Contemporary World II Chapter 4 The Age of Industrialisation
CBSE Class 10 Social Science The Age Of Industrialization Notes Set A
CBSE Class 10 Social Science The Age Of Industrialization Notes Set B
India and Contemporary World II Chapter 5 Print Culture and the Modern World
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Print Culture And Modern World Notes
Old Chapters
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Nationalist Movement In Indo China Notes
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Novels Society And History Notes
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Work Life And Leisure Notes
Understanding Economic Development Chapter 1 Development
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Development Notes
Understanding Economic Development Chapter 2 Sectors of the Indian Economy
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sectors Of Indian Economy Notes
Understanding Economic Development Chapter 3 Money and Credit
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Money And Credit Notes
Understanding Economic Development Chapter 4 Globalisation and the Indian Economy
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Globalisation And The Indian Economy Notes
Understanding Economic Development Chapter 5 Consumer Rights
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Consumer Rights Notes

Latest NCERT & CBSE News

Read the latest news and announcements from NCERT and CBSE below. Important updates relating to your studies which will help you to keep yourself updated with latest happenings in school level education. Keep yourself updated with all latest news and also read articles from teachers which will help you to improve your studies, increase motivation level and promote faster learning

MCQ Question based CBSE examination

For 2021-22 CBSE has launched MCQ question-based examination for Term 1 & Term 2 board examinations. The entire syllabus has been divided into two parts each including 50% of the entire syllabus. To score well, students must practice as per the new CBSE term-wise...

Score well in Class 12 English Boards Exam

12th Board exams are an important part of students' lives. The marks obtained in the board exam decide the college in which one can study. In class 12 the syllabus of each and every subject increases vastly and it is difficult to cover up every point. In English also...

How To Solve Unseen Passages In English

Unseen passages may contain one or many paragraphs. This is one of the important yet easy parts for a student to get marks. Students should thoroughly study and understand the passage to answer the related questions. The unseen passages are there just to test the...

CBSE Class 10 Revised Syllabus

Last year CBSE had to reduce the syllabus because of the pandemic situation but it was not very effective because there were no examinations. This year to avoid any confusion and conflict, CBSE has decided to reduce the syllabus into term 1 and term 2. 50 percent of...

×
Studies Today