MCQ Questions - 1 Mark

Economics
Chapter 1 Class 9 Economics - The Story of Village Palampur

## What is the standard unit of measuring land area?

(a) Metre

(b) Centimetres

(c) Kilometres

(d) Hectare

So, the correct answer is (d).

## Explanation:

The standard unit of measuring land is a hectare , though in villages units such as bigha, guintha, etc. are also used.

One hectare equals the area of a square with one side measuring 100 meters.

Let’s check all the options

• (a) Metre - A metre is a metric unit of length equal to 100 centimetres .

• (b) Centimeters - A centimeter is a unit of length in the metric system equal to ten millimeters or one-hundredth of a meter.

• (c) Kilometers - A kilometer is a metric unit of distance or length. One kilometer is a thousand meters.

• (d) Hectare - One hectare equals the area of a square with one side measuring 100 meters.

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