Competitive Exams: Agriculture MCQs (Practice-Test 24 of 56)

  1. In terms of the order from youngest to the oldest soil, which one of the following is the correct chronological order?

    1. Oxisol-inceptisol-alfisol entisol

    2. Entisol-inceptisol-aifisol oxisol

    3. Entisol-alfisol-inceptisol oxisol

    4. Inceptisol-entisol-oxisol-alfisol

  2. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Bulk Density of clay loam is higher than that of sandy loam.

    2. The Field capacity of clay loam is higher than that of sandy loam.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  3. Consider the following statements:

    1. Chloroplast contains DNA polymerase and rNA polymerase.

    2. Chloroplast has enough DNA to code for all its proteins.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  4. The clay mineral that has high CEC is:

    1. Kaolinite

    2. Illite

    3. Montmorillonite

    4. Vermiculite

  5. Which portion of sugarcane-alk should normally be used for seed purposes?

    1. Top one-ir portion

    2. Bottom. One-urth portion

    3. Bottom one-ir portion

    4. Middle portion

  6. Mixed cropping is the growing of:

    1. Two or mor crops simultaneously intermingled without any row pattern.

    2. A crop intermingled with sericulture

    3. A crop along with apiculture

    4. Two or mor crops simultaneously intermingled with a definite row pattern

  7. Consider the following statements:

    1. Chenopodium album is an annual weed dominant in kharif cereals.

    2. Justicia quinquangular is an annual rabi season weed.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  8. Potato crop planted at a plant geometr of 50 cm x 20 cm will have a population of

    1. 1, 000 hills/ha

    2. 10, 000 hills/ha

    3. 100, 000 hills/ha

    4. 10, 00, 000 hills/ha

  9. In parallel multiple cropping, what is the mam consideration?

    1. Nutrient management

    2. Water management

    3. Pest management

    4. Duration of crop

  10. The observed best temperatur for retting jute is:

    1. 20° C

    2. 24° C

    3. 34° C

    4. 38° C

  11. Which one of the following is a nonfumigant infanticide

    1. Trichloronitromethane

    2. Ethyl dibromide

    3. Methyl bromide

    4. Thionazin

  12. To which family does the newly developed plant, variety Canola belong?

    1. Papilionaceae

    2. Caesalpiniaceous

    3. Compositae

    4. Cruciferae

  13. Match List I with list II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Crop) List-II (Variety)
    1. rice

    2. Pigeon pea

    3. Tobacco

    4. Cotton

    1. ICPH 8

    2. Lunishree

    3. sijata

    4. white gold

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
  14. In which one of the following types of farming, the property rights of the member farmer over land does not exist?

    1. Cooperative joint farming

    2. Contract farming

    3. Cooperative collective farming

    4. Cooperative better farming

  15. In which one of the following farm products, the marginal

    1. Joint products

    2. Supplementar products

    3. Complementar products

    4. Competitive products

  16. The actual quantity of produce that is available with farmer for sale after meeting the requirements for seed, consumption and payments is termed as:

    1. Marketable surplus

    2. Marketed surplus

    3. Private stocks

    4. Harding

  17. Which one of the following is not a basic assumption of linear programming?

    1. Additively

    2. Multiplicity

    3. Divisibility

    4. Finiteness

  18. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Propagation) List-II (related)
    1. Cuttings

    2. Budding

    3. Layering

    4. Grafting

    1. Inarching

    2. Bud and bark

    3. Leaf and root

    4. ringing

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
  19. Which one of the following pair is not correctly matched?

      • Papaya
      • Chinni champa
      • Date palm
      • Gold finger
      • Walnut
      • Chakrata selections
      • Strawberry
      • Tioga
  20. Consider the following statements regarding grafting:

    1. Bar of the scion stick should be completely removed befor grafting

    2. Stock and scion should be joined in such a way as to establish a good cambial contact between the stock and scion.

    3. Proper matching of the scion stick and stock is essential for the permanent success of the graft union.

    4. regular supply of water at the joint of stock and scion is essential.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 4

    3. 2 and 3 only

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  21. ‘Mangala’ is an improved variety of:

    1. Arecanut

    2. Coconut

    3. Cashew nut

    4. Walnut

  22. Which one of the following ranges of soil pH is good for potato growth and development?

    1. 4.8 to 5.4

    2. 5.5 to 7.5

    3. 7.0 to 8.0

    4. 7.5 to 8.5

  23. Consider the following

    1. Apple

    2. Grape

    3. Pomegranate

    4. Sapota

    Which of the above plants bears/bear fruits throughout the year?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 4 only

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 2 and 4

  24. In grapes, fore-uning is done to:

    1. remove dead wood/shoots

    2. Encourage vegetative growth

    3. Encourage reproductive growth

    4. Dwarfed the plant

  25. Grapes ar produced only once in North India while twice in South India because:

    1. They shed leaves in winter in northern India while they remain green in souther India

    2. They do early bearing in norther India while the bearing is late in southern India

    3. They bear lightly in norther India while they bear heavily in southern India

    4. They ar less prone to disease in norther India while they ar more prone to disease in souther India

  26. Which one of the following is a vector for transmitting leaf cur viruses in vegetable crops?

    1. Aphids

    2. Trips

    3. Honey bees

    4. White fly

  27. What is the optimum temperatur required for snowball group cauliflower for curd initiation and development?

    1. 4° C-° C

    2. 10° C − 6° C

    3. 18° C − 1° C

    4. 22° C − 5° C

  28. Which-ne of the following crops is used as both tuber and leafy vegetable?

    1. Yam

    2. Elephant's foot yam

    3. Lettuce

    4. Colocasia

  29. Which one of the following cropping systems is effective for the control of cabbage club rot?

    1. Long rotation with non-uciferous crops

    2. Intercropping with Brussels sprout

    3. Intercropping with mustard

    4. Intercropping with turnip

  30. The variety Arka Chandan of Pumpikin is a rich source of Cartene and the carotene contained in a 100 g of flesh of this is about:

    1. 7500 IU

    2. 6900 IU

    3. 4700 IU

    4. 3300 IU