Thursday, February 14, 2013

CBSE Class 9 - History - CH5 - Pastoralists in The Modern World

Pastoralists in The Modern World
Maasai woman from E. Africa
(Image credits:wikipedia)

MCQs

Q1: Which of the following is the pastoral community of Maharashtra?

(a) Gujjar
(b) Masai
(c) Dhangar
(d) Bhotiya


Q2: Kurumas and Kurubas who reared sheep and goat

(a) Karnataka
(b) Jammu & Kashmir
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Maharashtra


Q3(CBSE 2010): By October, the Dhangars harvested their bajra and started on their move to the west. Why were they welcomed by the Konkani peasants?


(a) They married off their children in each other’s communities
(b) The Dhangars brought bajra for them
(c) Dhangar flocks manured their fields and fed on the stubble
(d) None of the above



Q4: Pastoral tribes of Rajasthan are knwon as:

(a) Gaddis
(b) Gujjars
(c) Raikas
(d) Dhangars


Q5: Which of the following is not true about Maasai tribe?

(a) Maasai believed that tilling the land for crop farming is a crime against nature.
(b) Colonists signed a pact with Maasai Tribe allowing their cattle in Maasai Mara
(c) The Maasai cattle herders live primarily in Kenya and Tanzania
(d) They were restricted to prone drought areas by the colonists.


Q6: Gujjar Bakarwals are pastoralists belong to

(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Madhya Pradesh


Q7(CBSE 2011): Which seasonal movements affect the Dhangars of Maharashtra?

(a) Cold and snow
(b) Climatic disturbance
(c) Drought and flood
(d) Alternate monsoon and dry seasons


Q8(CBSE 2011): Nomadic tribes need to move from one place to another because of:

(a) Seasonal changes
(b) In search of pastures
(c) To maintain ecological balance
(d) All the above


Q9(CBSE 2011):: The word Maasai means

(a) my people
(b) pasture land
(c) shifting cultivation
(d) wasteland


Q10: Where is the Samburu National Park located?

(a) South Africa
(b) Sudan
(c) Kenya
(d) Tanzania



Q11(CBSE 2011): The continuous movement of the pastoral community helps in:

(a) recovery of pasture
(b) commercial activity
(c) reduction in demand of houses
(d) none of the above


Q12(CBSE 2011): In which year did the colonial government in India pass the Criminal Tribes Act?

(a) 1861
(b) 1869
(c) 1871
(d) 1873


Answer:
1: (c) Dhangar
2: (a) Karnataka
3: (c) Dhangar flocks manured their fields and fed on the stubble
4: (c) Raikas
5: (b) Colonists signed a pact with Maasai Tribe allowing their cattle in Maasai Mara
6: (c) Jammu and Kashmir
7: (d) Alternate monsoon and dry seasons
8: (b) In search of pastures
9: (a) my people
10: (c) Kenya
11: (a) recovery of pasture

12: (c) 1871




11 comments:

  1. instead of posting the MCQ's, give the eplanation of chapters..

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  2. instead of posting the MCQ's, give the eplanation of chapters

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  3. please convert these social science section into hindi because some schools have hindi medium for social science

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  4. Please instead of MCQs give us the notes or explanation of the chapter๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

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  5. Please instead of MCQs give us the notes or explanation of the chapter๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

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  6. I agree with all!!! Help us study different!!

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  7. it is not helpful. istead of this give key points of chapter

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