Important VVI MCQs Class 12 Geography PART-B Chapter 5 Land Resources and Agriculture

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Important VVI MCQs Class 12 Geography PART-B Chapter 5 Land Resources and Agriculture

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MCQs Class 12 Geography PART-B Chapter 5


1. Which of the following is not a land use category?

(a) fallow land

(b) marginal land

(c) Net sown area

(d) cultivable wasteland

2. Which of the following is the reason for the increase in the proportion of forests in the last 40 years?

(a) Extensive and efficient efforts of afforestation

(b) Increase in the area under community forests

(c) Increase in the notified area earmarked for forest growth

(d) Better participation of people in forest area management

3. Which of the following is the main type of land degradation in irrigated areas?

(a) Depression

(b) wind erosion

(c) soil salinity

(d) deposition of silt on the land

4, Which of the following crops is not grown in dry farming?

(a) ragi

(b) Tide

(c) groundnut

(d) Sugarcane

5. In which of the following countries, high productivity varieties of wheat and rice were developed?

(a) Japan and Australia

(b) United States and Japan

(c) Mexico and the Philippines

(d) Mexico and Singapore

Important MCQs

1. Jhuming is practised

(a) In Uttar Pradesh

(b) in Punjab

(c) in Bihar

(d) in Assam

2. Which of the following region is known as the rice bowl?

(a) Krishna-Godavari Delta region

(b) Ganga-Indus plain region

(c) North–Eastern region

(d) Kerala and Tamil Nadu

3. What is the Golden Revolution in India related to?

(a) Wool producer

(b) oilseed producer

(c) Horticulture Agriculture

(d) Tourism Development

4, Which of the following is a cash crop?

(a) cotton

(b) Jute

(c) tea

(d) all of these

5. Which of the following is the minimum cropping intensity?

(a) 0%

(b) 99%

(c) 100%

(d) 300%

6. Which of the following is not a land use category?

(a) fallow land

(b) Net sown area

(c) marginal land

(d) cultivable wasteland

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7. Which of the following is not a commercial crop? 

(a) Tea

(b) Jute

(c) Wheat

(d) cotton

8. Which of the following is the most important jute-producing region?

(a) Krishna Delta

(b) Narmada Delta

(c) Ganges Delta

(d) Kaveri Delta

9. Which is the largest producer of rice in India?

(a) Bihar

(b) Odisha

(c) West Bengal

(d) Andhra Pradesh

10. What should be the ideal temperature for wheat cultivation? (JAC 2013, 15)

(a) 5°C-10°C

(х) 10°C 20°C

(c) 20°C-30°C

(ध) 30°C-40°C

11. What is the cultivation season of the Kharif crop? (BSEB 2015)

(a) October to March

(b) April to June

(c) September to January

(d) June to September

12. Rabi crop is grown in-

(a) In the winter

(b) in the rainy season

(c) in summer

(d) in all seasons

13. Which of the following crop is a beverage crop? (JAC 2015)

(a) Sugarcane

(b) tea

(c) Wheat

(d) none of these

14, Which substance is used in chocolate?

(a) Kahwa

(b) Cocoa

(c) Sugarcane

(d) Beet

15. Which is the leading state in wheat production in India?

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Punjab

(c) Haryana

(d) Uttar Pradesh

16. Green Revolution is related to-

(a) from the production of food grains

(b) production of milk

(c) production of pulses

(d) none of these

17. Which of the following is a beverage crop? (BSEB 2017)

(a) Tea

(b) Coffee

(c) (a) and

(b) both

(d) none of these

18. Which of the following is not a plantation crop?

(a) rubber

(b) tea

(c) Coffee

(d) Maize

19. Which two pairs of states in India have the highest per-hectare productivity of wheat?

(a) Uttar Pradesh Bihar

(b) Punjab-Haryana

(c) Uttar Pradesh Haryana

(d) Uttar Pradesh Madhya Pradesh

20. Which of the following is a problem of Indian agriculture? (BSEB 2018))

(a) low productivity

(b) fragmented holdings

(c) Irregular monsoon

(d) all of the above

21. Which of the following states is not a cotton producer?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Maharashtra

(c) Haryana

(d) Chhattisgarh

Answer—1 (d), 2. (a), 3. (c), 4. (c), 5. (c),b6. (c), 7. (c), 8. (c), 9. (c), 10. (b) 11. (d), 12. (a), 18. (b), 14. ( b), 15. (d), 16. (a), 17. (c), 18. (d), 19. (b), 20. (d), 21. (d).

Other important MCQs

1. What type of resources cannot be reproduced?

(a) Nonrenewable resources

(b) natural resources

(c) economic resources

(d) cultural resources

2, What type of resources are solar energy, wind energy, climate etc.?

(a) inexhaustible

(b) Termination

(c) sustainable

(d) renewable

3. Which country has more resources and less technological development?

(a) Japan

(b) America

(c) India

(d) Switzerland

4, Which country has less resources and more development?

(a) India

(b) Latin America

(c) Japan

(d) Russia

5. What is the use of resources in a planned manner?

(a) resource conservation

(b) Resource Management

(c) Resource Development

(d) resource utilization

6. The main crop of Uttar Pradesh is-

(a) Kahwa

(b) silk

(c) wheat

(d) Rice

7. What was the total food grain production in India in 1999-2000?

(a) 1084 tonnes

(b) 2000 tonnes

(c) 1760 tonnes

(d) 820 tonnes

8. 50 cm What type of agriculture is done in areas with less rainfall or in regions without water irrigation?

(a) moist agriculture

(d) traditional agriculture

(c) modern agriculture

(b) dry farming

9. What was the proportionate increase in the production of rice in India during the period 1950-51 to 1993-94?

(a) 383%

(b) 283%

(c) 285%

(d) 380%

10. How far is the continental shelf of India from where oil is found in the Arabian Sea from Mumbai?

(a) 120 km

(b) 20 km.

(c) 12. km.

(d) 200 km.

11. What are the elements of the physical environment called?

(a) Human resources

(b) natural resources

(c) cultural resources

(d) economic resources

12. What are the resources which can be reproduced called?

(a) Renewable resources

(b) non-renewable resources

(c) natural resources

(d) Technological resources

13. In the plantation which crop, an insect called ‘Beetle’ is planted?

(a) rubber

(b) cotton

(c) Sugarcane

(d) Kathwa

14. What is the temperature required for tea production?

(a) 25°C to 30°C

(c) 50°C to 60°C

(b) 30°C to 40°C

(d) 5°C to 15°C

15. Which region is called the Java of India?

(a) Roorkee

(b) Gorakhpur

(c) Shahjahanpur

(d) Bareilly Puri

16. Which crops are rice, maize, cotton, and oilseeds?

(a) Ravi

(b) Kharif

(c) Zayed

(d) none

17. What are the crops sown in winter after the rainy season called?

(a) Rabi crop

(b) Kharif crop

(c) Zaid’s crop

(d) none

18. What is the crop grown in a field in an agricultural class called?

(a) cropping intensity

(b) food grains

(c) Food crops

(d) nothing

19. On what does Indian agriculture mostly depend?

(a) temperature

(b) rain

(c) soil

(d) industries

Geography Notes In English

MCQs Geography In English

Geography Notes In Hindi

MCQs Geography In Hindi


1. Explain the difference between barren land and cultivable wasteland.

Answer – Barren land – the land which cannot be made cultivable with the help of prevailing technology; For example, barren mountain terrain, desert etc. Cultivable Useless Land – The land which is fallow or uncultivated for the last five years or more comes under this category. It can be made cultivable by new technology.

2 Difference between net sown area and gross sown area?

The net sown area includes the land on which crops are grown and harvested, while the gross sown area includes the total area sown under different crops in an agricultural year.

3. Why there is a need to adopt an intensive farming policy in a country like India?

Answer – In a country like India, there is a shortage of agricultural land and an excess of human labour. In such a situation, the need for an intensive agricultural policy is not only necessary for land use, but it is also necessary to reduce unemployment in the rural areas of the country. So that agricultural production can also be increased.

4. What is the difference between dry farming and wet farming?

Answer- Dry agriculture – Dry agriculture in India is mainly limited to those regions where the annual rainfall is 75 cm. is less. In these areas, crops capable of tolerating aridities, such as ragi, bajra, gram and sorghum, etc. are grown. Wet agriculture – the area where 75 cm in the year. The agriculture done in those areas is called wet agriculture; For example, sugarcane, rice, jute etc.

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