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THE STORY OF VILLAGE PALAMPUR

1 MARK QUESTIONS-

1. What is the main economic activity in Palampur?


2. What was the status of upper caste families in Palampur?
3. What was the benefit of electricity in Palampur?
4. What facilities are available for education and health in Palampur?
5. Define production.
6. Farmer’s plough is an example of which factor of production?
7. What do you mean by physical capital?
8. What is the first and foremost requirement for the production of goods and services?
9. What is working capital?
10. What is human capital?
11. Name the kharif and rabi crops grown in Palampur.
12. What was the main reason for the growth of three different crops in a year?
13. What is the impact of electricity on irrigation?
14. What is multiple cropping?
15. Define yield.
16. How did the Indian farmers benefit from green revolution?
17. Which modern implements were used by the Indian farmers?
18. What is the impact of green revolution on soil and ground water table?
19. Who provides labour for medium and large farmers?
20. Which is the most labour absorbing sector of the economy?
21. How do farm labourers get wages in Palampur?
22. What do the medium and large farmers do with the surplus from farm production?
23. Name any two non- farm activities in Palampur.

24) In which type of activity is dairy farming included?

3 MARKS TYPE QUESTIONS------

1. Highlight the basic constraints in raising production from a farm.


2. Explain the term physical capital. Mention its different types with examples.
3. Give three reasons why small farmers have to arrange capital by borrowing?
4. Distinguish between Kharif and Rabi crops.
5. State the importance of growing more than one crop on a piece of land.
6. What is multiple cropping? How does it help in farmer’s prosperity?
7. ‘Modern farming methods require more inputs which are manufactured in industry.” Do you
agree? (HOTS)
8. What do you mean by green revolution? Why was it caused?
9. What can be done to increase the non-farm activities in the Indian villages?

10 Describe three features of small-scale manufacturing as non-farming activity in Palampur.

5 MARKS TYPE QUESTIONS

1. What is the aim of production? State any four requirements for production.
2. What is land? Suggest any three ways to sustain land.
3. How can you say that the distribution of land is unequal in Palampur? (HOTS)
4. Is it true that food grains output in India has increased significantly because of larger area under
cultivation? Explain. (HOTS)
5. Distinguish between traditional farming methods and modern farming methods.
6. What is meant by Green Revolution? Mention some of its features.
7. Explain two merits and three de-merits of Green Revolution.
8. Green Revolution is associated with loss of soil fertility. In the light of the statement, mention five
problems caused by modern farming. (HOTS)
9. Name any four non-farm production activities practiced in Palampur. Give brief descriptions of any
three.