NCERT Class-9 Science Solutions: Chapter 15-Improvement In Food Resources Part 2

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Question 8:

Find out the correct sentence about manure

  1. Manure contains large quantities of organic matter and small quantities of nutrients

  2. It increases the water holding capacity of sandy soil

  3. It helps in draining out of excess of water from clayey soil

  4. Its excessive use pollutes environment because it is made of animal excretory waste

  5. (i) and (iii)

  6. (i) and (ii)

  7. (ii) and (iii)

  8. (iii) and (iv)

Answer: B

Image contains large organic matter and small quantities nutrients

Image Contains Large Organic Matter and Small Quantities Nutrients

Image contains large organic matter and small quantities nutrients

Question 9:

Cattle husbandry is done for the following purposes

  1. Milk Production

  2. Agricultural work

  3. Meat production

  4. Egg production

  5. (i), (ii) and (iii)

  6. (ii), (iii) and (iv)

  7. (iii) and (iv)

  8. (i) and (iv)

Answer: A

Image the Cattle husbandry

Image the Cattle Husbandry

Image the Cattle husbandry

Question 10:

Which of the following are Indian cattle?

  1. Bos indicus

  2. Bos domestica

  3. Bos bubalis

  4. Bos vulgaris

  5. (i) and (iii)

  6. (i) and (ii)

  7. (ii) and (iii)

  8. (iii) and (iv)

Answer: A

Image bos indicus and Bos bubalis

Image Bos Indicus and Bos Bubalis

Image bos indicus and Bos bubalis

Question 11:

Which of the following are exotic breeds?

  1. Brawn

  2. Jersey

  3. Brown Swiss

  4. Jersey Swiss

  5. (i) and (iii)

  6. (ii) and (iii)

  7. (i) and (iv)

  8. (ii) and (iv)

Answer: B

Image the Jersey cow and brown swiss cow breed

Image the Jersey Cow and Brown Swiss Cow Breed

Image the Jersey cow and brown swiss cow breed

Question 12:

Poultry farming is undertaken to raise following

  1. Egg production

  2. Feather production

  3. Chicken meat

  4. Milk production

  5. (i) and (iii)

  6. (i) and (ii)

  7. (ii) and (iii)

  8. (iii) and (iv)

Answer: A

Image the Poultry farming

Image the Poultry Farming

Image the Poultry farming

Question 13:

Poultry fowl are susceptible to the following pathogens

  1. Viruses

  2. Bacteria

  3. Fungi

  4. All of the above

Answer: D

Image Poultry fowl are susceptible pathogens fungi

Image Poultry Fowl Are Susceptible Pathogens Fungi

Image Poultry fowl are susceptible pathogens fungi