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Forest Society and Colonialism

9th Class - CBSE - History - 52 Questions - 2 Concepts

Important Questions

Q1 Subjective Hard
For what purpose did the British invite Dietrich Brandis, a German expert? What did he do to manage the forests of India?

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Q2 Subjective Hard
How did the colonial state view forests in the early nineteenth century?

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Q3 Single Correct Hard
Dietrich Brandis was the
  • A. First Postmaster General
  • B. First Governor of Forest Administration
  • C. First Supervisor of Forests
  • D. None of these
  • E. First Inspector General of Forests in India

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Q4 Assertion & Reason Medium
ASSERTION

The Forest Department made new laws and rules to protect the new forests it was planting.

REASON

Through these rules, it tried to ensure that the old forests did not vanish completely but were cut more carefully.

  • A. Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
  • B. Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
  • C. Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect
  • D. Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion

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Q5 Single Correct Medium
The forest Act of $$1878$$ divided forests into _____.
  • A. Reserved and protected forests
  • B. Protected and village forests
  • C. Biosphere reserves and wildlife sanctuaries
  • D. Reserved, protected and village forests

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Q6 Single Correct Hard
Across India, from Mizoram to Kerala, many forests thrived because
  • A. Government restricted cutting-of trees
  • B. Local residents resisted cutting of forests
  • C. Forest with dangerous animals survived as no one dared to enter these forests
  • D. None of these
  • E. Villages protected forests as sacred groves

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Q7 Single Correct Medium
Surontiko Samin of Randublatung village, a teak forest village, began questioning _______.
  • A. The foreign policy of the Dutch ownership of the forest
  • B. The export policy of the Dutch
  • C. Import policy of government
  • D. State ownership of forests

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Q8 Single Correct Hard
The ___________ of Java were a community of skilled forest cutters and shifting cultivators.
  • A. Bihangs
  • B. Nihangs
  • C. Rihangs
  • D. None of these
  • E. Kalangs

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Q9 Single Correct Hard
What per cent of the world's total area cleared between $$1700$$ and $$1995$$ for industrial uses, cultivation, pastures and fuel wood?
  • A. $$8.5$$ per cent
  • B. $$11.8$$ per cent
  • C. $$10.3$$ per cent
  • D. $$9.3$$ per cent

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Q10 Single Correct Medium
Forests consisting of which type of trees were preferred by the Forest Department?
  • A. Forests having trees which provide fuel, fodder and leaves
  • B. Forests having soft wood
  • C. Forests that were useful to the common people
  • D. Forests having trees suitable for building ships and railways

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