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Agriculture Class 12 Social Science MCQ
Class 12 Social Science students should refer to the following multiple-choice questions with answers for Agriculture in standard 12. These MCQ questions with answers for Grade 12 Social Science will come in exams and help you to score good marks
Agriculture MCQ Questions with Answers
Q.1 What part of Total population of India is engaged in agriculture activities:
a) 2/3 (b) 1/3 (c) 2/5 (d) 1/4
Q.2 Which one of following is not Agro-based industry:
(a) Cement Industry (b) Jute Industry (c) Cotton textile Industry (d) Sugar Industry
Q.3 It’s type of Agriculture where farmers clear a patch of and produce rereads and other food crops to sustain that family that is:
(a) Commercial farming (b) Extensive farming (c) Modern farming (d) Slash and burn farming
Q4 Agriculture where a single crop is grown on large area:
(a) Shifting Agriculture (b) Plantation agriculture (c) Horticulture (d) Extensive Agriculture
Q.5 Which one of the following is ‘Kharif’ crop:
(a) Wheat (b) Mustered (c) Maize (d) None of these
Q.6 Maximum consumption of natural rubber is made of –
(a) Auto tyres & tubes (b) Footwear (c) Beats and hoses (d) Dipped goods
Q.7 India is the larger producer as well as the consumer of the world?
(a) Wheat (b) Maize (c) Pulses (d) Millets
1. (a) 2. (a) 3. (d) 4. (b) 5. (c) 6 (a) 7. (c)
Important Questions NCERT Class 10 Social Science Chapter 4 Agriculture
Question. How can small and marginal farmers be supported by the government?
Ans. Loan facilities to the farmers at lower rates of interest, Kisan Credit Card (KCC) and crop insurance etc.
Question. What soil is perfect for the growth of cashew nuts?
Ans. For the best production deep, well-drained sandy or sandy-loam soil is recommended.
Question. Which are the two major cotton producing states of North? Describe four geographical conditions required for the growth of cotton.
Ans. Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP. etc., are the major cotton producing states.
Geographical conditions required for the cultivation of cotton are:
(i) It grows well in drier parts of the black cotton soil of the Deccan plateau.
(ii) It requires high temperature (21°C – 30°C).
(iii) It requires light rainfall or irrigation (50-100 cm).
(iv) It requires 210 frost free days and bright sunshine for its growth.
Question. Describe any three main features of ‘Kharif crop season.’
Ans. (a) Kharif crops are also known as summer crops. They are sown at the beginning of monsoon and harvested in September-October.
(b) Paddy, maize, jowar, bajra, tur, moong, urad, cotton, jute, groundnut and soybean are important kharif crops. Assam, West Bengal, coastal regions of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are important rice growing states.
(c) In Assam, West Bengal and Orissa; three crops of paddy are grown in a year. These are called Aus, Aman and Boro.
Question. Name any four oilseeds produced in India. Explain the importance of oilseeds in our day to day life.
Ans. (i) Groundnut
(v) Soyabean, Sunflower, etc.
Importance of oilseeds : Most of these are edible in the form of oil. Used as raw material for manufacturing paints, varnishes, soaps, perfumes etc,. oil cake is used as cattle feed and fertiliser.
Question. Mention any two geographical conditions required for the growth of maize crop in India. Describe any three factors which have contributed to increase in maize production.
Ans. (i) Geographical conditions required for the growth of maize crop in India :
(a) It is a kharif crop which requires temperature between 21°C to 27°C.
(b) It grows well in alluvial soil.
(ii) Use of modern inputs such as HYV seeds, fertilisers and irrigation have contributed to the increased production of maize.
Question. Describe four geographical conditions required for the growth of sugarcane. Name two major sugarcane producing states of North India.
Ans. Geographical conditions required for the growth of sugarcane in India are :
(i) It is a tropical as well as sub-tropical crop so it requires a hot and humid climate.
(ii) Temperature of 24°C to 27°C.
(iii) It requires an annual rainfall between 75 to 100 cm.
(iv) It can be grown on a variety of soils.
Major sugarcane producing states of North India are : Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab and Haryana.
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