Agriculture MCQ Questions for Class 8 Social Science Chapter 4 with Answers

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MCQ Questions for Class 8 Social Science with Answers Geography

Q1. What per cent of persons are engaged in agricultural activity in the world?

(i) 75%
(ii) 85%
(iii) 65%
(iv) 50%

(iv) 50%

Q2. Name the type of economic activities

(i) Secondary and Tertiary
(ii) Primary and Secondary
(iii) Primary and Tertiary
(iv) Primary, Secondary and Tertiary

(iv) Primary, Secondary and Tertiary

Q3. What is cultivation of grapes called’?

(i) Sericulture
(ii) Viticulture
(iii) Floriculture
(iv) Horiculture

(ii) Viticulture

Q4. Name the term given to the commercial rearing of silk worms to supplement the income of the farmer.

(i) Horticulture
(ii) Viticulture
(iii) Sericulture
(iv) Pisciculture

(iii) Sericulture

Q5. Agriculture or farming can be looked at as a system. Which one among the following is not an important input of agriculture

(i) Profit
(ii) Fertilisers
(iii) Seeds
(iv) Labour

(i) Profit

Q6. In which type of farming is the land used for growing food and fodder crops and rearing livestock?

(i) Subsistence farming
(ii) Intensive farming
(iii) Mixed farming
(iv) Commercial farming

(iii) Mixed farming

Q7. Which one from the following list is a Physical Input to the agriculture system.

(i) Labour
(ii) Chemicals
(iii) Machinery
(iv) Rainfall

(iv) Rainfall

Q8. Type of farming to meet family needs is known as:

(i) Subsistense
(ii) Mixed
(iii) Organic
(iv) None of these

(i) Subsistense

Q9. Name the term given to Growing of Vegetables flowers and fruits for commercial use.

(i) Pisciculture
(ii) Horticulture
(iii) Viticulture
(iv) Sericulture

(ii) Horticulture

Q10. Which Of the following are primary activities?

(i) Agriculture
(ii) Mining
(iii) Fishing
(iv) All of these

(iv) All of these

Q11. Which one of the following is known as paddy crop?

(i) Millets
(ii) Wheat
(iii) Rice
(iv) Flax

(iii) Rice

Q12. What is cultivation of grapes called’?

(i) Sericulture
(ii) Viticulture
(iii) Floriculture
(iv) Horiculture

(ii) Viticulture

Q13. Which of the following crops are raised in commercial grain farming?

(i) Wheat
(ii) Maize
(iii) Both of these
(iv) None of these

(iii) Both of these

Q14. Pick out the example of secondary economic activity from the given list of options.

(i) Agriculture
(ii) Mining
(iii) Transport
(iv) Processing of Steel

(iv) Processing of Steel

Q15. The word agriculture is derived from the Latin words ager or agri and Culture meaning Cultivation. What does the word agri literally mean?

(i) Natural resource
(ii) Seeds
(iii) Soil
(iv) Product

(iii) Soil

Q16. Which agriculture is referred as Slash and Burn agriculture?

(i) Intensive farming
(ii) Shifting agriculture
(iii) Primitive farming
(iv) Plantation agriculture

(ii) Shifting agriculture

Q17. Name the type of farming practiced to meet the needs of the farmer’s family i.e.

(i) Mixed Farming
(ii) Subsistence Farming
(iii) Commercial Farming
(iv) Plantation agriculture

(ii) Subsistence Farming

Q18. Which of the following are coarse grains?

(i) Jowar
(ii) Bajra
(iii) Ragi
(iv) All of these

(iv) All of these

Q19. Banking, Insurance sectors etc can be a good example of which of the following type of economic activity

(i) Tertiary
(ii) Primary
(iii) Secondary
(iv) Primary and Secondary

(i) Tertiary

Q20. Cultivation of grapes is defined as

(i) Horticulture
(ii) Viticulture
(iii) Sericulture
(iv) Agriculture

(ii) Viticulture

Q21. What do you mean by Horticulture?

(i) Growing fruits, flowers and vegetables.
(ii) Growing of wheat
(iii) Primitive farming.
(iv) All of these

(i) Growing fruits, flowers and vegetables.

Q22. Name the term given to the Breeding of Fish in specially constructed tanks and ponds

(i) Sericulture
(ii) Pisciculture
(iii) Horticulture
(iv) Viticulture

(ii) Pisciculture

Q23. Which of these are Millets?

(i) Jowar
(ii) Ragi
(iii) Both of these
(iv) Maize

(iii) Both of these

Q24. Name the term given to the land on which the crops are grown

(i) Arable
(ii) Pasture
(iii) Meadow
(iv) Barren

(i) Arable

Q25. Nomadic Herding is practised in which of the following states

(i) Rajasthan
(ii) Tamilnadu
(iii) Kerala
(iv) Telangana

(i) Rajasthan

Q26. What is horticulture?

(i) Growing of vegetables
(ii) Growing of flowers
(iii) Growing of fruits
(iv) All of the above

(iv) All of the above

Q27. Which of these is not commercial farming?

(i) Commercial Grain
(ii) Mixed
(iii) Organic
(iv) Plantation

(iii) Organic

Q28. Which of the following countries usually practice Commercial agriculture?

(i) U.S.A
(ii) Bangladesh
(iii) India
(iv) Bhutan

(i) U.S.A

Q29. Agriculture or farming can be looked at as a system. Which one among the following is not an important input of agriculture

(i) Profit
(ii) Fertilisers
(iii) Seeds
(iv) Labour


(i) Profit

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