MCQ Questions for Class 9 Economics: Ch 1 The Story of Village Palampur

MCQ Questions for Class 9 Economics: Ch 1 The Story of Village Palampur

1. Which of the following is not fixed capital?
(a) Agricultural land
(b) Tubewell
(c) Fertilisers and pesticides
(d) Farm machinery
► (c) Fertilisers and pesticides

2. Which among the following states was first to try out the modern farming methods in India?
(a) Haryana
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Bihar
(d) Odisha
► (a) Haryana

3. What percentage of total land area is cultivated by Medium and Large farmers? 
(a) 36 %
(b) 50 %
(c) 85 %
(d) 64 %
► (d) 64 %

4. Which Kharif crop is used for cattle feed?
(a) Sugarcane
(b) Potato
(c) Jowar and bajra
(d) Wheat
► (c) Jowar and bajra

5. The standard unit of measuring agricultural land is:
(a) Km2
(b) Bigha
(c) Guinea    
(d) Hectare
► (d) Hectare

6. Which of the following crops is grown in Palampur during Kharif
(a) Rice
(b) Wheat
(c) Jowar   
(d) Sugarcane
► (c) Jowar   

7. Green Revolution is related to:
(a) Milk Production
(b) Grain production
(c) Fish production
(d) None of the above
► (b) Grain production

8. 'Operation Flood' is related to :
(a) Control flood 
(b) Produce fish 
(c) Milk production 
(d) Grain production 
► (c) Milk production 

9. What was the concept of white revolution is associated with?
(a) food crops
(b) milk
(c) cotton
(d) pesticides
► (b) milk

10. Which is the most abundant factor of production in India? 
(a) Land
(b) Capital
(c) Labour
(d) Tools and machines
► (c) Labour

11. Money in hand is an example of
(a) Human capital
(b) Fixed capital
(c) Working capital
(d) Physical capital
► (c) Working capital

12. Which of the following statements is not true about small-scale manufacturing in villages?
(a) Farmers engage in it to supplement their income
(b) Farmers take help of their family members
(c) The production is done mostly at home
(d) Farmers produce articles for their own use
► (d) Farmers produce articles for their own use

13. Which one is a natural resource?
(a) Labour
(b) Raw materials
(c) Mineral
(d) None of the above
► (c) Mineral

14. Which of the following is a modern farming method?
(a) Multiple cropping
(b) Use of HYV seeds
(c) Use of chemical fertilisers
(d) Both (b) and (c)
► (d) Both (b) and (c)

15. Which product is sold by Mishri Lal traders in Shahapur
(a) Jaggery 
(b) Cotton Textile 
(c) Machine Tools 
(d) Fertilisers
► (a) Jaggery 

16. HYV seeds stands for
(a) Heavy yielding variety seeds
(b) High yielding variety seeds
(c) Half yielding variety seeds
(d) None of the above
► (b) High yielding variety seeds

17. Scope of farming activity is limited in Palampur due to
(a) fixed amount of land
(b) lack of irrigation
(c) lack of labour
(d) none of the above
► (a) fixed amount of land

18. What is done to surplus wheat in Palampur?
(a) Sold in the market
(b) Destroyed
(c) Given in charity
(d) Stocked by self
► (a) Sold in the market

19. High Yielding Variety (HYV) seeds are developed in
(a) Research institutes
(b) Factories
(c) Krishak Bharati Cooperatives
(d) None of the above
► (a) Research institutes

20. What is the source of capital for the large farmers?
(a) Banks and own savings           
(b) Money lenders and relatives           
(c) Banks and money lenders           
(d) Poor farmers
► (a) Banks and own savings           

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

22. Which of the following terms is used for measuring the crop produced on a given piece of land during a single year?
(a) Yield
(b) Productivity
(c) Cultivation
(d) Output
► (a) Yield

23. 'Bigha' and 'Guintha' are:
(a) the type of village house
(b) the types of Hybrid seeds
(c) the measuring units of grain
(d) the measuring units of land area in village
► (d) the measuring units of land area in village

24. Which of the following is grown in the rainy season?
(a) Jowar and Bajra    
(b) Wheat
(c) Soybean    
(d) All of the above
► (a) Jowar and Bajra    

25. Where do most of the small farmers borrow money to arrange for the capital in Palampur?
(a) Banks
(b) Co-operative Societies
(c) Village money lenders
(d) Friends and relatives
► (c) Village money lenders
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