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  1. How much of India's population is engaged in agricultural activities?

  2. Apart from producing food grains, how is agriculture important for India?

  3. How agricultural methods have changed over the years in India?

  4. Which are the various farming methods practiced in India?

  5. Which type of farming is still practiced in few pockets of India?

  6. What is primitive subsistence farming?

  7. On which factors the primitive subsistence farming is dependent?

  8. What is the another name given to 'slash and burn' agriculture?

  9. Why land productivity is lower in the primitive subsistence farming ?

  10. What is jhumming?

  11. By what name primitive subsistence farming is known as in Manipur and Bastar district of Chhattisgarh?

  12. Which type of agriculture is practiced in the areas of high population pressure?

  13. Which law has led to the division of land among successive generations?

  14. Why there is enormous pressure on agricultural land in some regions in India?

  15. What methods are used in the intensive subsistence farming to obtain higher production?

  16. What is the name given to slash and burn agricultural in Mexico and central America?

  17. In which type of farming higher doses of modern inputs are used to obtain higher productivity?

  18. What methods are used in the commercial farming to obtain higher production?

  19. Name a type of commercial farming?

  20. What is plantation agriculture?

  21. Which type of farming is an interface of agriculture and industry?

  22. Name some important plantation crops.

  23. Which factors plays an important role in the plantation agriculture?

  24. Is bamboo a plantation crop?

  25. In which part of India bamboo is a plantation crop?

  26. Which are the 3 cropping seasons in India?

  27. What is rabi crop?

  28. Give any 4 examples of rabi crop.

  29. When is kharif crop grown?

  30. When is rabi crop grown?

  31. When is zaid crop grown?

  32. Give any 4 examples of kharif crop.

  33. Give any 4 examples of zaid crop.

  34. Which are the 3 seasons of paddy?

  35. Which crop takes almost a year to grow?

  36. Which food crop is the staple food of the majority people in India?

  37. Which country is the largest producer of rice in the world ?

  38. Which country is the second largest producer of rice in the world ?

  39. In which cropping season does rice grows?

  40. What is the required temperature to grow rice ?

  41. How much annual rainfall is required to grow rice ?

  42. In which part of India rice is grown?

  43. In which states rice is cultivated with the help of irrigation facilities?

  44. Which is the second most important crop in India?

  45. In which cropping season wheat is grown?

  46. How much annual rainfall is required to grow rice ?

  47. Which are too important wheat growing zones in the country ?

  48. Which are the major wheat growing states in India?

  49. Which crop requires of cool growing season and bright sunshine at the time of ripening?

  50. Which are the three important millet crops grown in India ?

  51. In which nutrient ragi crop is rich ?

  52. Which crops have very high nutritional value?

  53. Which crop is the third most important food crop in India?

  54. Which are the major jawar producing states in India?

  55. Which crop grows well on sandy soils and shallow black soil?

  56. Name the major bajra producing states in India.

  57. Which crop grows well on red, black, sandy, loamy and shallow black soil ?

  58. Which are the major rocky producing states in India?

  59. Which crop is used both as food and fodder?

  60. In which cropping season maize is grown?

  61. What is the temperature required for growing maize?

  62. Which soil is best suited for growing maize?

  63. In which states Maize is grown in rabi season?

  64. Which crop is grown both as rabi and kharif season?

  65. Which are the major maize producing States in India ?

  66. Which country is the largest producer as well as consumer of pulses in the world?

  67. Name the major source of protein in a vegetarian diet?

  68. Name the major pulses that are grown in India.

  69. What do you understand by leguminous crops?

  70. Why are pulses groom in rotation with other crops?

  71. Name the major Pulse producing states in India .

  72. Which food crop other than grains is grown in a tropical as well as subtropical regions?

  73. What type of climate is required to grow sugarcane?

  74. How much annual rainfall is required for growing sugar cane?

  75. How much temperature is required for growth of sugar cane?

  76. Which country is the largest producer of sugar cane?

  77. Name the product's which are made from sugar cane.

  78. Name some major sugar cane producing states of India.

  79. Name the country which is the largest producer of groundnut in the world in 2016.

  80. Name the countries which are the largest producer of rapeseed in the world .

  81. Which are the main oilseeds produced in India?

  82. Groundnut is grown in which cropping season ?

  83. Name the states which are major producer of groundnut in India .

  84. Linseed and mustard are grown in which cropping season ?

  85. Which oilseed is a kharif crop in north and rabi crop in South India?

  86. Which oilseed is grown both as Rabi and kharif crop ?

  87. Tea cultivation is an example of which type of agriculture?

  88. Which we beverage crop was introduced by Britishers in India?

  89. Which type of soil is best suited for the growth of tea?

  90. Which plantation crop is grown in both tropical and subtropical climate?

  91. What type of climate is required for the growth of tea?

  92. What do you understand by labour intensive industry ?

  93. Name the major tea producing states in India .

  94. Which country was the largest producer of tea in the year 2016?

  95. From which country the Arabica variety of coffee was brought in India ?

  96. In which part of India the coffee cultivation was introduced?

  97. Name the states which are largest producer of coffee ?

  98. In which year India was the second largest producer of fruits and vegetables?

  99. Name the country which is the largest producer of both tropical as well as sub-tropical fruits.

  100. Name the country which is the largest producer of fruits and vegetables.

  101. Name the fruits cultivated in India which are in great demand all over the world.

  102. Name some important vegetables produced .

  103. Name unknown food crop which can be grown north tropical as well as subtropical areas.

  104. What type of climate is required for rubber cultivation?

  105. Which states are the largest producers of rubber in India?

  106. Name the 4 major fiber crops in India .

  107. What Is sericulture?

  108. On which leaves the silk worms are fed to make cocoon?

  109. Which country is believed to be the original home off the cotton plant?

  110. Which country is the largest producer of the cotton?

  111. Which country is the second largest producer of the cotton?

  112. Name the most suitable soil for the growth of cotton.

  113. Name the crop which requires 210 frost free days and bright sunshine for its growth .

  114. Which are the major cotton producing states in India?

  115. Which crop is known as golden fiber?

  116. Name the largest jute producing states in India .

  117. which products are made from jute ?

  118. Why jute is losing market ?

  119. In large part of India farmers are still dependent on which factors for agriculture ?

  120. What steps were taken by the government after independence to improve the condition of agriculture in India ?

  121. What was the main focus of first 5 year plan ?

  122. What lead to fragmentation of land holdings in India?

  123. In which year Government of India introduced agricultural reforms which led to ?

  124. What is the another name for white revolution?

  125. In which year Government of India initiated a comprehensive land development program?

  126. Which institutional reforms were started by Government of India during 1980s and 90s?

  127. Which technical reforms were initiated by Government of India during 1980s and 90s?

  128. Which movement is also known as bloodless revolution?

  129. Who initiated bhoodan gramdhan movement?

  130. What do you understand by bhoodan?

  131. What do you understand by Gramdan?

  132. Since which year the share of agriculture in GDP is declining?

  133. What percentage of the total workforce was employed in the farm sector in the yo 2010-11?

  134. Why the declining share of agriculture in the GDP is a matter of serious concern?

  135. Which efforts were made by Government of India to modernise agriculture?

  136. What is the full form of ICAR?

  137. Which challenges are faced by Indian farmers nowadays?

  138. Since colonial times which item is an important export item till today ?

  139. Which were the two cities of England which flourished in textile industry because of good quality cotton from India?

  140. In which year champaran movement started in Bihar?

  141. Why champaran movement started in Bihar ?

  142. Since which year Indian farmers have been exposed to new challenges?

  143. What is genetic engineering ?

  144. Why green revolution is under controversies today?

  145. What is organic farming?

  146. Why organic farming is in vogue today?

  147. Why few economist think that Indian farmers have bleak future?

  148. What was India's rural population in the year 2011?

  149. Why Indian farmers should diversify their cropping pattern from cereals to high value crops?

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