Forest Society And Colonialism

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Forest Society And Colonialism

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  • 1. 
    [Blank] river flows east to west across Bastar .
  • 2. 
    Java is now famous for -
    • A. 

      Rice production

    • B. 

      Mining industries

    • C. 

      Floods and famines

    • D. 

      Huge population

  • 3. 
    Which type of trees were preferred by the Forest Department in the forests?
    • A. 

      Trees providing fodder and fuel

    • B. 

      Trees suitable for building houses

    • C. 

      Trees suitable for ship building and sleepers

    • D. 

      Soft wood trees.

  • 4. 
    The colonial power in Indonesia were the [Blank]
  • 5. 
    According to the Forest Act of 1878, which forests were considered the best forests on the basis of their utility?
    • A. 

      Community Forests

    • B. 

      Village Forests

    • C. 

      Protected Forests

    • D. 

      Reserved Forests 

  • 6. 
    Colonial State regarded forests as - 
    • A. 

      No man's land

    • B. 

      Unproductive and wilderness

    • C. 

      Source of revenue

    • D. 

      Sign of balance eco-system 

  • 7. 
    Local name for Swidden agriculture in India is 
    • A. 

      Chena

    • B. 

      Kumri

    • C. 

      Milpa

    • D. 

      Lading

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following was true under colonial rule?
    • A. 

      Killing of large animals was discouraged.

    • B. 

      Scale of hunting increased

    • C. 

      Scale of hunting decreased 

    • D. 

      Forest people retained the customary right over the hunt

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following was not a feature of blandongdiesten system?
    • A. 

      Rent exemption

    • B. 

      Free labour for transportation

    • C. 

      Free labour and buffaloes for cutting forest

    • D. 

      Right to cultivate forest land

  • 10. 
    The scorched earth policy was followed by 
    • A. 

      Japanese in Java

    • B. 

      British in India

    • C. 

      Dutch in Java 

    • D. 

      French in Vietnam

  • 11. 
    The main reason for the survival of dense forest in India is-
    • A. 

      Scientific forestry

    • B. 

      Conservationists

    • C. 

      Environmentalists

    • D. 

      Villages protected them as sacred grooves

  • 12. 
    Which method of protest was not adopted by the Saminists ?
    • A. 

      Refusing to pay taxes and fines

    • B. 

      Flogging the Dutch

    • C. 

      Laying down on the land

    • D. 

      Refusing to perform labour

  • 13. 
    Fee paid by people from one village to another was called [Blank]
  • 14. 
    What was the new development in forestry?
    • A. 

      Scientific Forestry

    • B. 

      Collecting timber

    • C. 

      Conservation of forests

    • D. 

      Keeping communities away from forest

  • 15. 
    Disappearance  of forests is referred as  [Blank]
  • 16. 
    Identify the type of cultivation.
    • A. 

      Scientific forestry

    • B. 

      Natural forestry

    • C. 

      Shifting cultivation

    • D. 

      Plantation

  • 17. 
    Which one is the correct option for the image?
    • A. 

      Korava Tribal Community

    • B. 

      Yerukula Tribal Community

    • C. 

      Banjaras

    • D. 

      People of Bastar

  • 18. 
    Identify
    • A. 

      George Yule

    • B. 

      Dietrich Brandis

    • C. 

      William Schlich

    • D. 

      John Croumbie Brown

  • 19. 
    This flower is eaten and its seeds are used to make intoxicating drink by the foresters.
    • A. 

      Mahua

    • B. 

      Semur

    • C. 

      Siadi

    • D. 

      Bamboo

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