MCQ on Agriculture

CBSE/NCERT 10th Class MCQ CBSE/NCERT 10th Class MCQ on Geography

MCQ on Agriculture:

1-………………… practiced on small patches of land with the help of primitive tools like hoe, Dao and family or community labour.

(A) Primitive subsistence farming

(B) Intensive Farming

(C) Secondary farming

(D) None of the above


2- Which of the following type of farming depends on the monsoon, natural fertility of soil and suitable environmental conditions?

(A) Primitive subsistence farming

(B) Intensive agriculture

(C) Commercial farming

(D) None of the above


3- In which type of agriculture farmers clear a patch of land and produce food crops .when fertility of soil decreases the farmer shifts and clear a fresh patch of land for cultivation to replenish the fertility of soil.

(A) Intensive agriculture

(B) Slash and burn agriculture

(C) Commercial Farming

(D) None of the above


4- Slash and burn agriculture is also known as ……………… north eastern states of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Palmou in Manipur, Dipa in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh and Andaman Nicobar island.

(A) Intensive cultivation

(B) Shifting cultivation

(C) Jhumming cultivation

(D) None of the above


5- Which of the following is incorrect matching?

  1. Mexico and central Asia – Milpa
  2. Venezuela – Conuco
  3. Brazil- Roca
  4. Central Africa – Masole
  5. Indonesia- Ladang


(A) Only a, c, d

(B) Only a, b, c, e

(C) None of the above

(D) All are correct


6- In India primitive subsistence agriculture is also known as…………… in Madhya Pradesh.

(A) Ladang

(B) Bewar or Dahiya

(C) Podu

(D) Koman


7- In What state are these crops called, choose the incorrect match?

  1. Podu or Penda in Andhra Pradesh
  2. Pama Dabi or Koman or Bringa in Odisa
  3. Kumari in Eastern Ghats
  4. Valre or Waltre in South eastern Rajasthan


(A) Only a and b

(B) Only a, b, d

(C) Only a, c, d,

(D) None of the above


8- In which type of farming high doses of biochemical inputs and irrigation are used to obtaining higher production?

(A) Primitive farming

(B) Commercial farming

(C) Intensive subsistence farming

(D) None of the above


9- Which of the following farming is labour intensive farming?

(A) Subsistence farming

(B) Primitive farming

(C) Commercial farming

(D) Intensive Subsistence farming


10- In……………… farming farmers use high yielding variety of seeds, chemical, fertilizers, insecticides and pesticides are used to obtain higher productivity.

(A) Commercial

(B) Intensive

(C) Primitive

(D) None of the above



1-(A), 2-(A), 3-(B), 4-(C), 5-(D), 6-(B), 7-(B), 8-(C), 9-(D), 10-(A)