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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Forest Society and Colonialism - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Forest Society and Colonialism - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

The Imperial Forest Institute was set up in 1906 at


Answer :

Lucknow
Dehradun
Allahabad
Gorakhpur


Question :

Which of the following was the most essential for colonial trade and movement of good?


Answer :

Roadways
Railways
Airways
Riverways


Question :

Which of the following is a Commercial Crop ?


Answer :

Rice
Wheat
Cotton
Corn


Question :

Forests consisting of which type of trees were preferred by the Forest Department ?


Answer :

Forests having trees which provided fuel, fodder and
Forests having sal, deodar and pine trees
Forests having trees suitable for building ships and railways
Forests having trees suitable for building houses


Question :

At which of the following places, the villagers rose in revolt against the colonial government ?


Answer :

Rajasthan
Midnapore
Bastar
Uttarak hand


Question :

Which of the following forest communities is wrongly matched with the place of their living ?


Answer :

Santhals - Jharkhand
Gonds - Chhattisgarh
Korava - Madras Presidency
Oraon - Chhattisgarh


Question :

The new system introduced by the Imperial Forest Institute was :


Answer :

Scientific forestry
Scientific farming
Scientific irrigation
Scientific plantation


Question :

Which of the following is not a local name of shifting cultivation ?


Answer :

Jhum
Kharif
Tavy
Milpa


Question :

Across India, from Mizoram to Kerala. Many forests thrived because


Answer :

government restricted cutting-of trees
villages protected forests as sacred groves.
local resident resisted cutting of forests.
forest with dangerous animals survived as no one dared to enter these forests


Question :

According to 1878 Amendment of Forest Act, 'Protected Village' referred to which of the following ?


Answer :

A forest where entry was prohibited.
A forest which was protected by forest department.
A forest where wild animals were protected by state.
A forest from which villagers could collect firewood, fodder, leaves, etc. for their use