MCQ for Class 12 Geography Chapter 5 Land Resources and Agriculture
Which type of farming is known as Slash and Burn to farm?
(A) Primitive subsistence
(B) Intensive subsistence
Answer: (A) Primitive subsistence
India is the second-largest producer of which crop in the world?
Answer: (C) Rice
Which state is the largest producer of Jowar in India?
Answer: (B) Maharashtra
India is the leading producer of which crop in the world?
Answer: (C) Tea
Which crop was introduced in Baba Budan Hills?
Answer: (B) Coffee
Which is known as golden fiber?
Answer: (C) Jute
Which one of the following is a rabi crop?
Answer: (C) Gram
Which one of the following is a leguminous crop?
Answer: (A) Pulses
Which one of the following price 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
Answer: (B) Minimum support price
Cotton needs a frost-free period of
(A) 100 days
(B) 150 days
(C) 210 days
(D) 250 days
Answer: (C) 210 days
What is the total production of food grains in India?
(A) 70 million tonnes
(B) 100 million tonnes
(C) 150 million tonnes
(D) 250 million tonnes
Answer: (D) 250 million tonnes
Which state is the largest wheat producing state?
(C) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: (C) Uttar Pradesh
In which season Kharif crops are grown?
Answer: (B) Summer
The net area sown in India is
Answer: (D) 43%
In India, cereals occupy how much-cropped area?
Answer: (C) 54%
Which one of the following is NOT a land-use category?
(A) Fallow land
(B) Marginal land
(C) Net Area Sown
(D) Culturable Wasteland
Answer: (B) Marginal land
Which one of the following is the main reason due to which share of the forest has shown an increase in the last forty years?
(A) Extensive and efficient efforts of afforestation
(B) Increase in community forest land
(C) Increase in the notified area allocated for forest growth
(D) Better peoples participation in managing forest area
Answer: (C) Increase in the notified area allocated for forest growth
Which one of the following is the main form of degradation in irrigated areas?
(A) Gully erosion
(B) Wind erosion
(C) Salinisation of soils
(D) Siltation of land
Answer: (C) Salinisation of soils
Which one of the following crops is not cultivated under dryland farming?
Answer: (D) Sugarcane
In which of the following group of countries of the world, HYVs of wheat and rice were developed?
(A) Japan and Australia
(B) The U.S.A. and Japan
(C) Mexico and the Philippines
(D) Mexico and Singapore
Answer: (C) Mexico and the Philippines