Agriculture - Questions
Q1. Fill in the blanks.
i. In the world, ____per cent of persons are engaged in agricultural activity.
ii. ________________agriculture is prevalent in the thickly populated areas of the monsoon regions of south, southeast and east Asia.
iii. ___________thrives best in well drained loamy soil.
iv. A typical farm size in the _________ is about 250 hectares.
v. Major plantations are found in the __________regions of the world.
i. Selling of grocery is a tertiary activity. _______
ii. The farmer generally resides in the farm. _______
iii. Smaller holdings are more suitable for commercial agriculture. ______
iv. Maize is also known as corn. _______
v. Less labour is required to pick the tea leaves. ________
Q3. Which crop is known as golden fibre?
Q4. What do you mean by viticulture?
Q5. In what season is wheat grown in India?
Q6. What are fibre crops?
Q7. Which two countries lead in the production of jute?
Q8. Name the staple diet of the tropical and sub-tropical regions.
Q9. What is sericulture?
Q10. What is the main characteristic of plantation agriculture?
Q11. What is arable land?
Q12. Which country is the leading producer of coffee?
Q13. What is pisciculture?
Q14. What is the aim of agricultural development?
Q15. Which country produces the best quality tea in the world?
Q16. Name the factors influencing agriculture.
Q17. What are 3 types of economic activities?
Q18. Who are the leading producers of cotton?
Q19. Which country leads the world in production of rice?
Q20. What is horticulture?
Q21. What are the two main types of farming?