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CBSE Class 10 - Geography - Chapter 4: Agriculture - Question Bank (#cbseclass10)(#eduvictors)

Chapter 4: Agriculture - Question Bank

CBSE Class 10 - Geography
CBSE Class 10 - Geography - Chapter 4: Agriculture - Question Bank (#cbseclass10)(#eduvictors)


Very Short Answer Type(1 marks) Questions

1. What is the average size of agricultural holding in India in 1970?

2. In which part of India is Jhumming practiced in India?

3. Name any two fiber crops.

4. Name the country in which Jhumming agriculture is known as Milpa?

5. Which type of farming is practiced in areas with high population pressure on land?

6. Which type of agriculture is practiced on small patches of land with the help of primitive tools?

7. What is Bewar?

8. What is Pama Dabi?

9. Can you name the type of farming Rinjha‟s family is engaged in?

10. Can you enlist some crops which are grown on shifting agriculture?



11. What is Zaid season?

12. Name the season during which watermelon, muskmelon and cucumber are produced?

13. What are Aus, Aman and Boro?

14. Name two important wheat growing zones of India?

15. Name the rain fed millet crop mostly grown in the moist areas which hardly needs irrigation?

16. Which crop is used both as food and fodder?

17. Who offered 80 acres of land to landless villagers?

18. Which is the kharif crop account for about half of the major oilseeds produced in the country?

19. How many crops of paddy are grown in a year in the states like Assam, West Bengal and Orissa and they are termed as by which names?

20. Name the crops which are known as coarse grains.

21. What part of Total population of India is engaged in agriculture activities?

22. State one Agro-based industry.

23. What is the type of Agriculture where farmers clear a patch of and produce rereads and other food crops to sustain that family?

24. Agriculture where a single crop is grown on large area is known as?

25. What are Kharif crops?

26. What are three cropping seasons of India? Explain any one in brief.

27. Discuss three main impacts of globalization on Indian agriculture.


Short Answer Type Questions 

1. Define agriculture? Why has cultivation methods changed significantly over years?

2. What is plantation farming? What are its main characteristics?

3. Why are pulses known as leguminous crop? Why are they grown in rotation with other crops?

4. Distinguish between Gramdan and Bhoodan.

5. Which type of agriculture is known as slash and burn agriculture? What is the main disadvantage of this type farming?

6. Explain the factor upon which the different farming practices depends.

7. Why there enormous pressure on agricultural land in land intensive subsistence farming?

8. The land under cultivation is being reduced day by day. Can you imagine its consequences?

9. Why is agriculture important for Indian economy?

10. What are the different names gives to it in different parts of India?

11. What are the efforts made by the government to modernize agriculture in India?

12. Write down the features of Primitive Subsistence agriculture.

13. Write down the features of commercial farming.

14. Write down the features of Intensive Subsistence agriculture.

15. Write down the features of Rabi crops.

16. Write down the features of Kharif crops.

17. Why is wheat mainly grown in Punjab? Give three reasons.

18. Kerala leads in the production of rubber. Give three reasons.

19. “Rice grows well in Punjab and Haryana also. ” State two reasons for it.

20. Why has Indian agriculture started a declining trend in food production? Explain with any three reasons.

21. Write briefly about the movement started by Vinoba Bhave known as Bloodless revolution?

22. What are millets and why are they called coarse grains? Give some examples of millet crops and areas they are grown in.

23. What do you know about Green Revolution?

24. Describe the social impact of green revolution on the society.

25. Explain the economic impact of the Green Revolution on the society.

26. What are millets? Why are millets very important food crop in India?

27. Distinguish between rabi and kharif season? (At least two differences)

28. What is Horticulture? Name the fruits grown in India?

29. Distinguish between Subsistence and Commercial agriculture.

30. What are the four important fiber crops of India? Describe any one of them.


Long Answer Type Questions 

1. Explain the favourable temperature, rainfall and soil conditions required for the growth of tea. Name the leading tea producing states.

2. Explain the favourable temperature, rainfall and soil conditions required for the growth of coffee. Name the leading tea producing states.

3. Name the major Horticulture Crops of India and also write their areas of cultivation.

4. Which is the staple crop for majority of the people in India? What are the Geographical conditions required for its growth. Name the major areas of its production.

5. Which is the second most important cereal crop? What are the Geographical conditions required for its growth. Name the major areas of its production.

6. Name the crop which is used both as food and fodder? What are the Geographical conditions required for its growth. Name the major areas of its production?

7. Name the crop which is main source of Sugar and Gur? What are the Geographical conditions required for its growth. Name the major areas of its production.

8. Which crop is known as golden fiber? What are the Geographical conditions required for its growth. Name the major areas of its production.

9. Why the growth rate in agriculture has been decreasing day by day. Give reasons.

10. What are the basic features of Indian agriculture?


☞See also:
List Of Important Dams In India
Geography - Ch4 - Agriculture (MCQs) 
Geography - Ch1- Resources and Development(Q & A)
Geography - Ch1 - Resources and Development (MCQs)
Geography - Ch1 - Resources and Development (Q & A-2)
Geography - Ch1 - Resource and Development (Question Bank)

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