Crop Production and Management

Crop Production and Management Class 8 NCERT
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Crop Productions and Management Part 1
NCERT Question/Answers


Q.1 :Select the correct word from the following list and fill in the blanks. float, water, crop, nutrients, preparation

Q.2 : Match items in column A with those in column B.

Q.3: Give two examples of each.

(a) Kharif crop

(b) Rabi crop

Q.4. Write a paragraph in your own words on each of the following.

(a) Preparation of soil (b) Sowing (c) Weeding (d) Threshing

Q.5. Explain how fertilisers are different from manure.

Q.6:- What is irrigation? Describe two methods of irrigation which conserve water.

Q.7:- If wheat is sown in the kharif season, what would happen? Discuss.

Q.8:- Explain how soil gets affected by the continuous plantation of crops in a field.

Q.9:- What are weeds? How can we control them?

Q.10:- Arrange in proper order

Q.1: Leguminous plants do not require nitrogenous fertilisers. Why?

Q.2 : Why farmers in Northern India grow legumes as fodder in one season and wheat in the next season?

Q.3: Define animal husbandry. Give some examples of animal husbandry.

Q.4: You may have seen grains kept on the terrace. Can you suggest a reason? Or

Why is it necessary to dry grains before storing them?

Q.5: What do you mean by a crop? Give examples.

Q.6: Define Kharif crops.

Q.7: Define Rabi crops.

Q.8: What is seed drill?

Q.9: What is soil fertility?

Q.10: Despite favourable climatic conditions, a farmer’s crop failed to give good yield. Give the possible reasons for this.

Q.11: What are organic foods?

Q.12 : What do you mean by Harvesting?

Q.13: What are weeds? How the seeds of weeds spread? Why their removal is necessary?

Q.14 : What do you mean by winnowing?

Q.15: What do you mean by Granaries?

Q.16 : Why manure is added to soil?

Q.17: What are the seven steps of agriculture?

Q.18 : What do you mean by Tilling?

Q.19 : What are various special festivals associated with the harvest seasons?

Q.20 : Name the medium in which plants grow.

Q.21 : Explain modern methods of irrigation in brief.

Q.22 : How are manures prepared by the farmers?

Q.23 :Name the two fertilizers containing nitrogen and other containing phosphorous.

Q.24: Why is excessive irrigation harmful to the crops?

Q.25: Why should we grow seeds in moist soil?

Q.26: Why do we need to irrigate fields well before sowing seeds?

Q.27: What are the steps involved in soil preparation?

Q.28: What is crop rotation and why is it important?

Q.29: How are grains stored and protected?

Q.30: Mention names of any two fertilizers.

Q.31: What are Granaries?

Q.32: What are Silos?

Q.33: Why is it necessary to sow seeds at appropriate depth and distance?

Q.34: What is Humus?

Q.35: Difference between threshing and winnowing.

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