• 1.  In which year was the mechanical reaper invented?

  • 1830
  • 1831
  • 1832
  • 1833
  • 2.  Which method of cultivation was adopted by the white settlers in the USA?

  • shifting cultivation
  • primitive cultivation
  • intensive agriculture
  • none of the above
  • 3.  Which country was not involved in the triangular trade?

  • England
  • China
  • India
  • America
  • 4.  Which country became the bread basket of the world?

  • England
  • America
  • Japan
  • France
  • 5.  The white settlers swept into the Great Plains across the River Mississippi after the

  • 1830s
  • 1840s
  • 1850s
  • 1860s
  • 6.  The continuous movement of the pastoral communities helps in

  • Recovery of the pastures
  • prevention of their overuse
  • Reduction in the demand of houses
  • both A and B
  • 7.  why did the white settlers want to push away the Indian Americans from their lands?

  • The land possessed by the Indians could be turned into cultivated fields
  • Forest timber could be exported, animals hunted for skins, mountains mined for gold and Minerals
  • Both (a) and (b)
  • It was a committed policy of the US Government
  • 8.  Which of these reasons led to a radical transformation of the landscape by the early 20th century?

  • White Americans had moved westward
  • Local tribes were displaced
  • Entire landscape was carved into different agricultural belts in the USA
  • All the above
  • 9.  In the 19th century, the two major commercial crops India came to produce for the world Market were

  • indigo
  • opium
  • maize
  • both (a) and (b)
  • 10.  Name the US President who said “Plant more wheat, wheat will win the war.”

  • President Roosevelt
  • President Clinton
  • President Bush
  • President Wilson
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