Forest Society and Colonialism MCQ Questions for Class 9 Social Science Chapter 4 with Answers

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MCQ Questions for Class 9 Social Science with Answers: History

Q1. Where is Bastar located?

(i) In Andhra Pradesh
(ii) In Orissa
(iii) In Southernmost parts of Chhattisgarh
(iv) In Madhya Pradesh.

(iii) In Southernmost parts of Chhattisgarh

Q2. Where did the Dutch start forest management in Indonesia?

(i) Java
(ii) Sumatra
(iii) Bali
(iv) None of the above

(i) Java

Q3. Colonial rulers considered forests as unproductive because

(i) Forests did not yield revenue to enhance income of the state
(ii) Forests had wild grown trees only
(iii) The forests were not fit for habitation
(iv) Forests were full of wild animals

(i) Forests did not yield revenue to enhance income of the state

Q4. The railway network expanded rapidly in India from the

(i) 1820s
(ii) 1830s
(iii) 1850s
(iv) 1860s

(iv) 1860s

Q5. In which country the similar situation prevailed as in the forest of Bastar?

(i) In Somalia
(ii) In Indonesia
(iii) In Malaysia
(iv) In Sri Lanka

(ii) In Indonesia

Q6. What was the system of ‘blandongdiensten’?

(i) A system of education
(ii) Industrialisation
(iii) First imposition of rent on land and then exemption
(iv) None of the above

(iii) First imposition of rent on land and then exemption

Q7. In which year the Baster rebellion took place?

(i) 1910
(ii) 1909
(iii) 1911
(iv) 1912

(i) 1910

Q8. Baigas are a forest community of

(i) Central India
(ii) North India
(iii) South india
(iv) North-east india

(i) Central India

Q9. Between 1700 to 1995, how much area of forest cover in the world cleared for industrial use ?

(i) 9.3%
(ii) 8.3%
(iii) 3.9%
(iv) 8.5%

(i) 9.3%

Q10. What did Surontiko Samin of Randublatung village, a teak forest village, begin questioning?

(i) The foreign policy of the Dutch
(ii) State ownership of the forest
(iii) The export policy of the Dutch
(iv) None of the above

(ii) State ownership of the forest

Q11. Which of the following is not associated with swidden agriculture?

(i) Karacha
(ii) Jhum
(iii) Bewar
(iv) Penda

(i) Karacha

Q12. Who were the colonial power in Indonesia?

(i) British
(ii) Dutch
(iii) French
(iv) Portuguese

(ii) Dutch

Q13. Who were Kalangs?

(i) Community of skilled labourers
(ii) Community of skilled craftpersons
(iii) Community of skilled forest cutters and shifting cultivator
(iv) Skilled laboures and craftpersons who lived in central Java.

(iii) Community of skilled forest cutters and shifting cultivator

Q14. Which of the following is not associated with swidden agriculture?

(i) Karacha
(ii) Jhum
(iii) Bewar
(iv) Penda

(i) Karacha

Q15. In England, Oak forests were used for

(i) Building ships
(ii) Carpentry
(iii) Building railway tracks
(iv) Constructing houses

(i) Building ships

Q16. The Kalangs resisted the Dutch in

(i) 1700
(ii) 1750
(iii) 1770
(iv) 1800

(iii) 1770

Q17. India forest service was set up in:

(i) 1764
(ii) 1794
(iii) 1864
(iv) 1866

(iii) 1864

Q18. The system of scientific forestry stands for:

(i) system whereby the local farmers were allowed to cultivate temporarily within a plantation
(ii) system of cutting old trees and plant new ones
(iii) division of forest into three categories
(iv) disappearance of forests

(ii) system of cutting old trees and plant new ones

Q19. Which of the following was not a tribal community?

(i) Jhum
(ii) Karacha
(iii) Korava
(iv) Yerukula

(i) Jhum

Q20. Who wrote the book ‘The Forests of India’ in the year 1923?

(i) David Spurr
(ii) E.P. Stebbing
(iii) Verrier Elvin
(iv) John Middleton

(ii) E.P. Stebbing

Q21. What was the total length of railway tracks in 1890 ?

(i) 765000 km
(ii) 66500 km
(iii) 25500 km
(iv) 45500 km

(iii) 25500 km

Q22. In which year the Bastar rebellion took place?

(i) 1910
(ii) 1909
(iii) 1911
(iv) 1912

(i) 1910

Q23. Which among the following is the main reason for survival of some dense forests in India?

(i) Villages protected them as sacred grooves
(ii) Scientific forestry
(iii) Environmentalists
(iv) Conservationists

(i) Villages protected them as sacred grooves

Q24. In South-East Asia shifting agriculture is known as:

(i) Chitemene
(ii) Tavy
(iii) Lading
(iv) Milpa

(iii) Lading

Q25. Each mile of railway track required between and sleepers.

(i) 1760,2000
(ii) 1800,2040
(iii) 2000,2040
(iv) 2000,2060

(i) 1760,2000

Q26. Wooden planks laid across railway tracks to hold these tracks in a position are called:

(i) Beams
(ii) Sleepers
(iii) Rail fasteners
(iv) None of these

(ii) Sleepers

Q27. Fee paid by people from one village to another

(i) devsari
(ii) Rent
(iii) Grazing tax
(iv) mand

(i) devsari

Q28. Which of the following is a community of skilled forest cutters?

(i) Maasais of Africa
(ii) Mundas of Chotanagpur
(iii) Gonds of Orissa
(iv) Kalangs of Java

(iv) Kalangs of Java

Q29. When was Forest Act amended after its implementation in 1865?

(i) In 1878 and in 1927
(ii) In 1876 and in 1907
(iii) In 1878 and in 1907
(iv) In 1876 and in 1917.

(i) In 1878 and in 1927

Q30. Why did the government decide to ban shifting cultivation?

(i) To grow trees for railway timber
(ii) When a forest was burnt, there was the danger of destroying valuable timber
(iii) Difficulties for the government to calculate taxes
(iv) All the above reasons

(ii) When a forest was burnt, there was the danger of destroying valuable timber

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