NCERT Geography Class 10 Chapter 2 Agriculture in India CBSE Board Sample Problems Very Short Answer (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Question

Why India is called an ‘Agrarian’ country?

Solution

Two thirds of India՚s population are engaged in agricultural activities. Agriculture is a primary activity.

Question

What is Zaid season?

Solution

In between the Rabi and Kharif seasons, there is a short season during the summer month known as ‘Zaid’ season

Question

When are Kharif crops grown?

Solution

Kharif crops are grown with the onset of Monsoon in different parts of the country and these are harvested in September or October.

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When are Rabi crops grown?

Solution

Rabi crops are grown from October to December and harvested in summer from April to June.

Question

Which main cropping patterns are followed in India?

Solution

India has three cropping seasons-Rabi, Kharif and Zaid

Question

By what other name is ‘slash and burn’ agriculture known?

Solution

‘Slash and burn’ agriculture is also known as humming.

Question

What is White Revolution related to?

Solution

White Revolution is related to the production of milk. It is also called Operation Flood.

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In which season are Rabi crops sown in India?

Solution

The Rabi crops are sown in India in winter from October to December.

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