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Economics – Term 2 Unit 1

Economics-An Introduction


I. Fill in the blanks:

  1. The producers of food grains are ______
  2. Collection of honey is a ______ occupation.
  3. The conversion of raw materials into finished goods is called ______
  4. According to Gandhiji the villages are ______ of the nation.
  5. The percentage of population in the cities of Tamil Nadu is ______


  1. farmers
  2. Primary
  3. manufacturing
  4. backbone
  5. 47 Percent

II. Match the following:

  1. Cattle rearing              – Secondary occupation
  2. Food processing         – Services
  3. Iron & Steel Industry – Primary occupation
  4. Telephone                    – Agro based industry
  5. Cotton Industry          – Tertiary occupation


  1. Cattle rearing               – Primary occupation
  2. Food processing          – Agro based industry
  3. Iron & Steel Industry – Secondary occupation
  4. Telephone                    – Services (or) Tertiary occupation
  5. Cotton Industry          – Agro based industry (or) Secondary occupation

III. Match and find the odd pair:

  1. Small scale Industry       – Transaction of Money
  2. Forest based Industries – Information Technology
  3. Services                              – Paper Industries
  4. Banking                             – Cattle rearing


  1. Small scale Industry – Cattle rearing
  2. Forest based Industries – Paper Industries
  3. Services – Information Technology
  4. Banking – Transaction of Money

IV. Choose the correct answer:

  1. Agriculture is a (Primary / Secondary) occupation
  2. Economic activities are divided on the basis of (ownership / use)
  3. Sugar Industries are (Primary / Secondary) activity
  4. Agro based industry (Cotton / Furniture)
  5. Dairy farming is a (Public sector / Co-operative sector)


  1. Primary
  2. use
  3. Secondary
  4. Cotton
  5. Co-operative sector

V. Answer the following questions:

1. Sandhai – Define
In villages, once in a week or month, things are sold in a particular place at a specific time to meet the needs of the people. That is called Sandhai.

2. What is called the barter system?

  1. The system of exchanging goods for other goods is called the barter system.
  2. This was followed in the olden days.
  3. For example, exchange a bag of rice for enough clothes.

3. What is trade?
The action of buying and selling goods and services is called trade.

4. What is Savings?
The amount from the income which is left for future needs after consumption is called savings.

5. What was the necessity for the invention of money?

  1. When people exchanged commodities, they might have faced, certain problems when comparing the differences in the value of the commodity.
  2. To solve this problem, people invented a tool called money.

6. What was the reason for the development of settlements near water bodies?

  1. The early man hunted and gathered food.
  2. Later he learned to cultivate crops.
  3. When they found rivers, which provided the water they settled down permanently near the rivers.

7. What are called secondary occupation?

  1. The raw materials obtained from the primary activities are converted into finished products through machinery on a large scale.
  2. These activities involve a secondary occupation.

8. Name the city centered industries.
Electronics, Shipbuilding, Aluminium, Chemical, Autoparts, Railways, Leathers, Fertilizers, etc.

VI. Answer the following in detail:

1. List out the important primary occupations of your district.
Some of the primary occupations are agriculture, crop production, animal husbandry, fisheries, foresting, and mining. It also includes gazing, hunting, gathering.

2. Mention the manufacturing industries found in your district.
Some of the manufacturing industries are Food manufacturing, Textile manufacturing, Leather and allied product manufacturing, Wood product manufacturing, Paper manufacturing, Metal manufacturing, Machinery manufacturing, etc.

3. How are the industries classified on the basis of raw materials?
On the basis of raw materials industries are classified as

  1. Agro-based industries – Cotton textiles, Sugarmills, and food processing
  2. Forest-based industries – Paper mills, Furniture making, Building materials
  3. Mineral-based industries – Cement, iron, Aluminium industries
  4. Marine based industries – Seafood processing

4. Write down the occupations in the service sector.

  1. Transport – Roadways, railways waterways, airways
  2. Communication – Post, Telephone, Information Technology, etc.
  3. Trade – Procurement of goods, selling
  4. Banking – Money transactions, banking services

5. What do you know about the features of cities?

  1. Employment opportunities are more in cities than villages.
  2. In cities, the number of small scales workers are more
  3. Well, paved roads, ports, airports, and railway stations support trade.
  4. Many branches of banks help in the circulation of money and boost the country’s economy.
  5. Advanced medical services are easily available.