Agriculture - Class 10 Geography - Extra Questions

Inequitous distribution of cultivable land is detrimental to agricultural development. Comment

Name   the   two   major   regions growing  this  crop

State the climatic conditions required for the cultivation of this crop.

Name the crop shown in the picture.

Name the crops which are grown on large plantations in India.

What is plantation agriculture?

Name one important beverage crop and specify the geographical conditions required for its growth.

Describe the geographical conditions required for the growth of rice.

Name one staple crop of India and the regions where it is produced.

Describe the various uses of jowar and ragi.

Where in India can millets be successfully grown and why?

Explain the factors affecting heavy damage to the standing wheat crop.

Name important states of India producing jowar, bajra and ragi respectively.

Name the states which produce maximum wheat in India.

Name the cereals included in the category of millets.

Rice is the major food crop in India. Justify.

Why is Punjab called "India's bread basket"?

Think and write five uses of rubber in our everyday life.

What are coarse grains?

What is flax? What is it used for?

Tea and rubber are _________ crops.

Tea cultivation needs enough cheap and skilled labour. Give reasons.

What geographical conditions are necessary for the development and progress of rubber plantations in India?

Describe the Geographical conditions for Rice production in India.

Give the Geographical requirements for the cultivation of Sugarcane.

With reference to rice cultivation answer the following:
(i) Why does the cultivation of rice requires a lot of manual labour?
(ii) Mention two geographical conditions which suit the cultivation of rice.

With reference to the cultivation of tea answer the following:
(i) Why is tea grown on hill slopes?
(ii) Why tea bushes have to be pruned at regular intervals?

Fill in the blanks with appropriate words to complete each sentence:
'Kammakara' was a word used for _________.

Very Short Answer Type Questions:
Name any two grain bearing grasses

Globalisation has brought challenges for the Indian Agriculture, although new technology has stimulated agriculture growth but agriculture is under threat from Globalisation in India. Comment.

Describe the seasons of production for various pulses.

Why coffee plantations are located on the slopes of the Eastern Ghats.

Explain the following. The propagation of rubber by the bud grafting method.

Name a state which produces short staple cotton. Which climatic and soil conditions favour the cultivation of cotton in the state mentioned?

Complete the following table with correct information for A and B :
Sugarcane CropAnnual Rainfall requiredClimateTemperature required for its growth (in degrees)
A - ?Hot and HumidB - ?

________ rice is the most exported commodity from the state of chhattisgarh?

Besides rubber, what other crops are grown in Kerala?

What are the two components of food security system in India?

Describe the role of NGOs in ensuring food security in India.

Which parts of India have commercial tea plantations?

Which are the important coffee producing states in India?

Name the seasons of rice cultivation in India.

Explain the climatic conditions needed for wheat cultivation in India.

Millets are known as dry crops. Why ?

What are the main uses of jute fibre?

Name main producers of gram and arhar in India.

Name the important pulses and their importance in the Indian food system.

What type of temperature conditions are suitable for sugarcane farming in India?

Why is the yield per hectare of cotton low in our country?

Name the oilseeds produced in India. How and where are the different oilseeds used in our country?

What are the reasons for jute being in great demand in the world?

What is the relationship between climate and yield of tea per hectare?

Climatic conditions required for cotton is tropical and subtropical. Justify.

What are the changes resulting from the use of technology in Agriculture?

Give a geographical reason for the following.
Oilseeds are an important commercial crop grown in India.

Study the picture given above and answer the questions that follow :
i. Name one State where this crop grows well.
ii. Why are mostly women employed to harvest it?
iii. Mention two geographical conditions suitable for the cultivation of this crop.

Give a geographical reason for the following.
Cotton grows widely in Maharashtra.

List the geographical conditions required for the cultivation of coffee and tea.

Name two states where coffee plantations are found.

Explain briefly the following terms :
i. Shifting cultivation
ii. Bud grafting
iii. Oil cake.

State an important difference between the climatic requirements for growing cotton and jute.

Mention the institutional reforms in the field of agriculture.

Give geographical reasons for the following. Jute has to be retted.

What conditions of soil and climate are favourable for the cultivation of coffee?

Give a geographical reason for each of the following :
i. Tea is cultivated on hill slopes.
ii. The yield per hectare of sugarcane is higher in the Southern states.
iii. Pulses are important food crops.

"The Government of India had introduced various institutional and technological reforms to improve agriculture in the $$1980$$s and $$1990$$s." Support this statement with examples.

What are the main problems associated with the cultivation of oilseeds in our country?

Mention the factors that have favoured the growth of wheat in Punjab.

Why wheat is grown in the areas between Satluj, Beas and Ravi.

Give a brief description of the jute cultivation in India. Also mention the climatic conditions required for jute cultivation.

What is the suitable climate for growing jute? Name the world leader in the production of this crop. Is it a cash crop or a food crop?

Mention three differences in the geographical conditions and cultivation of rice and wheat.

Give a geographical reason for each of the following:
(i) Cotton is a labour intensive crop.
(ii) Jute is retted after it has been harvested.
(iii) The growing of pulses is important in India.

Describe the geographical conditions for the cultivation of cotton in India.

Class 10 Geography Extra Questions