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ST XAVIER INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, BHUBANESWAR
SUMMATIVE ASSESMENT ---1 SEPTEMBER 2012
CLASS: VIII SUBJECT : BIOLOGY

CHAPTER-1
CROP PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT

EXERCISE
1. Select the correct word from the following list and fill in the blanks. Float, water, crop, nutrients, preparation

(a) The same kind of plants grow and cultivated on a large scale at a place is called -------------------
(b) The first step before growing crops is --------------------------- of the soil. (c) Damaged seeds would ----------------------------- on top of water. (d) For growing a crop, sufficient sunlight and ------------------------ and ------------- From the soil are essential.

2. Match items in column A with those in column B
A B (i) Kharif crops (a) Food for cattle (ii) Rabi crops (b) Urea and supper pjosphate (iii) Chemical fertilizers (c) Animal excreta, cow dung urine and plant waste (iv) Organic manure (d) Wheat, gram, pea (e) paddy and maize

3. Give two examples of each.
(a) kharif crop ------------------------------------
(b) Rabi crop ------------------------------------
4. Write a paragraph in your own words on each of the following. (a) Preparation of soil ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ (b) Sowing ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (c) Weeding ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (d) Threshing ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

5. Explain how fertilizers are different from...
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