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Chapter 9: Food Production

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Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement:

 Which one of the following is an indigenous breed of dairy cows ?

  1. Jersey
  2. Frieswal
  3. Sahiwal
  4. Dangi

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement:

Which one of the following is the common breed of buffalo found in Gujarat ?

  1. Surti
  2. Murrah
  3. Gir
  4. Mehsana

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement:

Identify the indigenous breed of poultry of India:

  1. White leghorn
  2. HH-260
  3. Aseel
  4. B-77

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement:

Which one of the following is a rabi crop

  1. Mustard
  2. Pea
  3. Rice
  4. Wheat

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement:

Identify the Kharif crop:

  1. Barley
  2. Mustard
  3. Rice
  4. Wheat

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement:

One of the following is a bacterial disease of sheep and goat. Identify it.

  1. Sore mouth
  2. Rinderpest
  3. Goat pox
  4. Brucellosis

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement:

Which one of the following is a bacterial disease of cattle in which the animal gets swelling on body parts, especially on the neck ?

  1. Cow pox
  2. Anthrax
  3. Salmonellosis
  4. Rinderpest

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement:

The plants that live for more than two years are called:

  1. Annuals
  2. Perennials
  3. Biennials
  4. Triennials

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement:

Which one of the following is a viral disease of poultry?

  1. Ranikhet disease
  2. Cholera
  3. Coryze
  4. Aspergillosis

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Fill in the blank:

Cattle feed made from cereals and wheat is called __________.

Fill in the blank:

Rearing of birds for egg and meat is called _________.

Fill in the blank:

Animal food is rich in ____________.

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Name the following:

The popular indigienous breed of poultry of India …..

Name the following:

Rearing of honey bee …..

Name the following:

Architect of white revolution in India …..

Name the following:

A kashmiri goat which gives expensive wool ….

Name the following:

Scientist responsible for green revolution in India ……

 

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Match the columns

Column A Column B
(a) Rabi crop (1) Transplantation
(b) Rice crop (2) winter crop
(c) Orchards (3) Kharif crop

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Name any four animals which provide us food.

Name any two dual purpose breeds of cattle.

Give two examples of milch animals.

Name any two high-yielding indigenous breeds of cow.

Name four varieties of edible fishes of India.

Name two breeds of buffaloes.

Name any two diseases of cattle caused by viruses.

Name any two bacterial diseases of cattle.

What are the symptoms of foot and mouth disease?

Name two bacterial diseases of poultry.

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Briefly explain the term Animal husbandry.

 

Briefly explain the term Sericulture.

Briefly explain the term Aquaculture.

Briefly explain the term Hatcheries.

Briefly explain the term Pisciculture.

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What is organic farming?

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Differentiate between an egger and a broiler.

Name any two exotic breeds of fowl in India, and mention their usefulness.

What are “milch animals”? Give three examples of exotic breeds of cow.

What is the meaning of the term “aquaculture”? Name any three animals which can be cultured by this method.

Differentiate between food crops and cash crops and give two examples of each.

What are Kharif crops ? Give the name of the most important cereal plant of such crops. Briefly describe any three methods for cultivation of Kharif crops.

Name the two main crop seasons of India. Give three examples of the crops grown during each season.

List the uses of bacteria in the food industry.

Name any one variety of edible mushrooms.

Mention the benefits of “Green revolution” in our country.

Mention the benefits of “White revolution” in our country.

Write briefly the processe of wine (alcohol) making.

Write briefly the processe of bread making.

Give any five features of good shelter for milch animals.

What type of food you would suggest for cattle in order to get good quality of milk ?

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Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

Which of the following is not a food plant?

  1. coir
  2. pulses
  3. cereals
  4. vegetables

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

Which of the following is not a cereal?

  1. wheat
  2. sorghum
  3. maize
  4. groundnut

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

Which of the following is a sugar producing plant?

  1. pea
  2. banana
  3. sugarbeet
  4. tomato

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

The bark of plant gives a drug which is used for treating malaria.

  1. neem
  2. vasaka
  3. Cinchona
  4. eucalyptus

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

Yeast is used in/as

  1. bread-making
  2. medicines
  3. fertiliser
  4. none of the above

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Fill in the blanks:

Vegetables are rich in ________ and ___________.

Fill in the blank:

Quinine is obtained from __________.

Fill in the blank:

Cotton is a ________ yielding plant.

Fill in the blanks:

Fruits are a rich source of________and __________.

Fill in the blank:

Cotton fibre is rich in ___________.

Fill in the blank:

The plant used for treating dysentery is called _________.

Fill in the blank:

Vasaka is used for treating _________.

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Which of the following statement are true (T) and which ones are false (F)? Mark T or F:

Teak is a timber plant.

Which of the following statement are true (T) and which ones are false (F)? Mark T or F:

Sunflower is a cereal plant.

Which of the following statement are true (T) and which ones are false (F)? Mark T or F:

Legumes are rich in proteins.

Which of the following statement are true (T) and which ones are false (F)? Mark T or F:

Sugar is chiefly obtained from sweet potato.

Which of the following statement are true (T) and which ones are false (F)? Mark T or F:

Soil fertility is increased by growing legume plants.

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Match the items in column A with those in column B.

Column A Column B
1. Rice (a) Fiber
2. Bean (b) Timber
3. Cotton (c) Malaria
4. Deodar (d) Cereal
5. Cinchona (e) Legume

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Find the odd one out, giving reason:

Wheat, rice, cotton, barley

Find the odd one out, giving reason:

Cotton, jute, tea, coconut

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Give four examples of Cereals.

Give four examples of Vegetables.

Give four examples of Pulses.

Give four examples of Fruits.

Give four examples of Spices.

Give four examples of Timber plants.

Give four examples of Medicinal plants.

Give four examples of Oil-yielding plants.

Give four examples of Ornamental plants.

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How can the useful plants be categorised?

Give the source of coir.

Write a brief note on the importance of microbes.

Give uses of Cotton plants.

Give uses of Deodar plants.

Give uses of Neem plants.

Give uses of Groundnut plants.

Which micoorganisms are used In bread-making?

Name the type of microorganisms useful to us.

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Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

Which of the following is a biennial crop?

  1. Wheat
  2. Cabbage
  3. Rice
  4. Mango

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

Which of the following is a rabi season crop?

  1. Rice
  2. Potato
  3. Cotton
  4. Groundnut

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

 Crops produced for sale to earn money are called

  1. food crops
  2. cash crops
  3. horticultural crops
  4. plantation crops

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Define the term Agriculture.

Define the term Horticulture.

Define the term Crop plant.

Define the term Crop yield.

Define the term Cash crops.

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Give five examples of crop plants.

Give five examples of horticultural plants.

Give three examples of cash crops.

What are the two main crop seasons? Give three examples of the crops grown during each season.

How are crops classified on the basis of life period?

Differentiate between rabi season crops and kharif season crops.

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Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

High milk-yielding breed of buffalo is

  1. Lohi
  2. Sindhi Red
  3. Jersey
  4. Murrah

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

Which of the following is a crossbreed of poultry?

  1. Aseel
  2. White Leghorn
  3. HH260
  4. Rhode Island Red

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

Apiary is a place where are reared.

  1. honeybees
  2. silkworms
  3. fish
  4. sheep

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Is the following statement true (T) or false (F)? Mark T or F:

Catla is a sea water fish.

Is the following statement true (T) or false (F)? Mark T or F:

Poultry products are rich sources of vitamins.

Is the following statement true (T) or false (F)? Mark T or F:

White part present in egg is called albumen.

is the following statement true (T) or false (F)? Mark T or F:

Jersey is a good breed of cow.

Is the following statement true (T) or false (F)? Mark T or F:

Popular indigenous Indian breed is White Leghorn.

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Name two examples of Flesh-yielding animals.

Name two examples of Draught animals.

Name two examples of Milk-yielding animals.

Name two examples of Egg-yielding animals.

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Match the items in column A with those in column B.

Column A Column B
1. Hatchery (a) Sheep
2. Honey (b) Incubator
3. Wool (c) Honeybee

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Find the odd one out, giving reason:

Cow, goat, sheep, horse.

Find the odd one out, giving reason:

Ivory, pearl, silk, dyes

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Define the term Domestication.

Define the term Livestock.

Define the term Shearing.

Define the term Poultry.

Define the term Apiculture.

Define the term Sericulture.

Define the term Piggery.

Define the term Hatchery.

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What is honey?

Name the animal which provides silk.

Give the sources of ivory, pearls and lac.

Give a list of useful products obtained from animals.

Name the two common diseases of animals.

How are the animals protected from diseases?

Chapter 9: Food Production

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Concepts covered in Class 8 Biology chapter 9 Food Production are Bacteria: Uses of Bacteria in Food Industry., Fungi - Importance of Mushrooms and Yeast in Food Industry, Agriculture: Cultivated Crops (Food-crops and Cash Crops), Crops Grown in India, Horticulture- Vegetables, Fruits, Decorative Plants and Flowers, Organic Farming and Green Revolution in Brief (Awareness Level), Concept of Animal Husbandry, Food Production Questions.

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