Unit-4: Agriculture – Geography NCERT Solution Class-10

Unit-4: Agriculture

 

Q.1 Multiple choice questions:-

 

(i) Which one of the following describes a system of agriculture where a single
crop is grown on a large area?
(a) Shifting Agriculture
(b) Plantation Agriculture
(c) Horticulture
(d) Intensive Agriculture

(ii) Which one of the following is a rabi crop?
(a) Rice (c) Millets
(b) Gram (d) Cotton

(iii) Which one of the following is a leguminous crop?
(a) Pulses (c) Millets
(b) Jawar (d) Sesamum

(iv) Which one of the following is announced by the government in support of a crop?
(a) Maximum support price
(b) Minimum support price
(c) Moderate support price
(d) Influential support price

 

Q.2 Answer the following questions in about 30 words:-

 

(i) Name one important beverage crop and specify the geographical conditions required for its growth

(ii) Name one staple crop of India and the regions where it is produced?

(iii) Enlist the various institutional reform programmes introduced by the government in the interest of farmers.

(iv) The land under cultivation has got reduced day by day. Can you imagine its consequences?

 

Q.3 Answer the following questions in about 120 words:-

 

(i) Suggest the initiative taken by the government to ensure the increase in agricultural production

(ii) How did the partition of the country in 1947 affect the jute industry?

(iii) Describe the impact of globalisation on Indian agriculture.

(iv) Describe the geographical conditions required for the growth of rice.