geography - agriculture

Class 8 - Geography

Agriculture

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Question:

What is plantation agriculture?

Answer:

Plantation agriculture is a form of commercial farming where crops are grown for profit. Large land areas are needed for this type of agriculture. Countries that have plantation agriculture usually experience high annual temperatures and receive high annual rainfall. Plantations are mainly found in countries that have a tropical climate.



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Agriculture - Questions
1.

Enlist the climate conditions required for the proper cultivation of rice. Mention the main regions of its production.


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2.

Describe commercial farming and its types in detail.


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3.

Write a short note on the types of economic activities. Give examples.


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4.

What are the advantages in mixed cropping?


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5.

What weather conditions are required in the growing and harvesting seasons of wheat?


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6.

What is mixed cropping or mixed farming?


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7.

State whether each of the following statements is true (T) or false (F).
(i) Favourable topography of soil and climate are vital for agriculture.
(ii) Household labour is involved in subsistence farming.
(iii) A transport network is significant for plantation agriculture.
(iv) Major plantations are found in tundra regions.
(v) In the USA, the farmer usually resides in the farm.


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8.

Match the items given in Column I correctly with those given in Column II
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9.

What is arable land?


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10.

Why is mixed farming called so?


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11.

What are the activities under the secondary sector?


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12.

What is Nomadic herding?


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13.

What are the 3 categories of Commercial farming?


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14.

Give reasons.
In India agriculture is a primary activity.


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15.

Give reasons.
Different crops are grown in different regions.


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16.

Fill in the blank spaces given to complete each sentence.
(i) In the world, ………. per cent of the population is engaged in agriculture.
(ii) …………. is the commercial rearing of silkworms.
(iii) ………. and …………… are two fundamental types of farming.
(iv) In the thickly populated areas of monsoon regions of Asia, the major class of farming done is ……………..
(v)………….,…………..,………….. and …………. are animals usually reared by nomadic herders.
(vi) In ………. ,land is used for growing food and fodder crops and rearing livestock.
(vii) ………….. and ……….. are fibre crops.
(viii) Tea is a major…………… crop in India.
(ix) Wheat thrives best in ……………. soil.
(x) The three major millets in India are ………….. and ………..


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17.

What is the basic function of the three basic types of economic activities?


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18.

What do you understand by agricultural development?


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19.

How was the word ˜agriculture, coined?


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20.

How is farming classified?


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21.

Give reasons.
(i) In India agriculture is a primary activity.
(ii) Different crops are grown in different regions.


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22.

Explain shifting cultivation.


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23.

Find out the difference between the lifestyle of farmers in the USA and India on the basis of pictures collected from magazines, books, newspapers and the internet.


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24.

How is subsistence farming classified?


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25.

What is the main feature of plantation agriculture?


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26.

Name the inputs and outputs of agriculture in general. Also mention the various operations involved.


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27.

Name the 3 sectors of activities done by people.


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28.

Tick the correct answer.
(i) Horticulture means
(a) growing of fruits and vegetables (b) primitive farming (c) growing of wheat
(ii) Golden fibre refers to
(a) tea (b) cotton
(c) jute
(iii) Leading producers of coffee
(a) Brazil (b) India (c) Russiac


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29.

In what sorts of areas are agricultural activities concentrated?


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30.

What is agriculture?


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31.

Name the factors influencing agriculture?


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32.

Distinguish between the followings.
Primary activities and tertiary activities.


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33.

What is the difference between Subsistence farming and Commercial farming?


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34.

How can one increase agricultural production?


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35.

Describe subsistence farming and its types in detail.


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36.

What is shifting cultivation? What are its disadvantages?


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37.

Answer the following questions.
(i) What is agriculture?
(ii) Name the factors influencing agriculture.
(iii) What is shifting cultivation? What are its disadvantages?
(iv) What is plantation agriculture?
(v) Name the fibre crops and name the climatic conditions required for their growth.


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38.

What are tertiary activities?


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39.

Which two countries lead in the production of jute?


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40.

What is meant by arable land?


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41.

Write a brief note on Intensive subsistence farming.


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42.

Write a note on Munna Lal and his farm “ land.


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43.

What is plantation agriculture?


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44.

Distinguish between the followings.
(i) Primary activities and secondary activities.
(ii) Subsistence farming and intensive farming.


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45.

In what sort of areas is nomadic herding practised?


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46.

Name the fibre crops and name the climatic conditions required for their growth.


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47.

What are the different kinds of cultivation?


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