Ch – 8 Rural Livelihoods

Q.1: Kalpattu is a village in _____________.

a) Kerala

b) Telangana

c) Tamil Nadu

Q.2: Name the main crop grown in Kalpattu.

a) Wheat

b) Ragi

c) Paddy

Q.3: Ramalingam pays _______ for a day’s work to workers.

a) Rs 50

b) Rs 100

c) Rs 40

Q.4: Nearly ____________ of all the rural families are agricultural labourers in our country.

a) three-fifth

b) four-fifth

c) two-fifth

Q.5: When are the farmers unable to pay back their loans ?

a) If the monsoon doesn’t bring enough rain.

b) If pests attack their crops or seeds are of bad quality.

c) Both

Q.6: Why do farmers commit suicide ?

a) Because the seeds were of bad quality.

b) Because the pests attack crops.

c) Because they fail to repay their loans.

Q.7: Sekar and Thulasi work in _____________’s farm.

a) Mahavira

b) Tirupati

c) Ramalingam

Q.8: The people of Chizami belong to ____________ community.

a) Lotha

b) Konyak

c) Chakhesang

Q.9: ____________________ means that the land on a hill slope is made into flat plots and carved out in steps.

a) ladder farming

b) commercial farming

c) terrace farming

Q.10: In India, 80 percent of farmers are ___________.

a) big farmers

b) peasants

c) small farmers

Q.11: Which products are collected from forest to earn additional income ?

a) mahua

b) tendu leaves

c) both

Q.12: In coastal regions, people sell ________ to earn livelihood.

a) pots

b) handicrafts

c) fish

Q.13: Some people sell milk to ______________ to earn additional income.

a) village cooperative society

b) nearby town

c) both


  1. c
  2. c
  3. c
  4. c
  5. c
  6. c
  7. c
  8. c
  9. c
  10. c
  11. c
  12. c
  13. c

Published by Priya Prakash

In the midst of winter, i found there was within me an invincible summer ~ Albert Camus

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