Competitive Exams: Agriculture MCQs (Practice-Test 50 of 56)

  1. What is the amount of Bavistin 50 W required to be added to 1000 litres of water to make a spray mixtur of 0.05% a. i. Concentration?

    1. 0.5kg

    2. 1.0kg

    3. 1.5kg

    4. 2.0kg

  2. The object of TrYSEM (Training of rural Youth for Self-ployment) is to provide technical skills to the rural youth from families below the poverty line. The target group comprises rural youth between the ages of

    1. 20 and 25

    2. 18 and 35

    3. 14 and 35

    4. 14 and 30

  3. Consider the following statements: In interpersonal channels of communication

    1. Message flow tends to be one-y.

    2. Quantum of feedback available is very high.

    3. Communication is face to face.

    4. Speed of reaching a large audience is relatively slow.

    Of these statements:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    2. 1 and 4 are correct

    3. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 2 and 3 are correct

  4. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Entropy

    2. redundancy

    3. Communication

    4. Channel credibility

    1. Amount of information that can be added or omitted in a noiseless channel

    2. Perceived trustworthiness and expertise accorded to a source by its audience at any given time

    3. A measur of the degree of randomness or choices or one's degree of freedom of choice to select a message

    4. An extension executive's understanding of the intricacy of communication effectiveness

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  5. Which one of the following is the special scheme launched by the ICAr for transfer of technology to the fanners?

    1. All India Co-dinate research Projects

    2. Operational research Project

    3. Lab to Land Programme

    4. National Demonstration Programme

    • Assertion (A): Price elasticity of supply of agricultural commodities varies inversely with time. Right.
    • Reason (R): Supply curve slopes positively to the
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but r is not the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but r is false

    4. A is false but r is true.

    • Assertion (A): India exports cotton yarn on a large scal.
    • Reason (R): The nominal protection coefficient of cotton in India is greater than unity.
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but r is not the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but r is false

    4. A is false but r is true.

    • Assertion (A): Green manuring in soil results in better utilization of phosphorous by subsequent crops.
    • Reason (R): Decomposition of green manur releases carbon dioxide which dissolves in water to for carbonic acid which in tur helps dissolution of phosphorus.
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but r is not the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but r is false

    4. A is false but r is true.

    • Assertion (A): Humic substances in soil environment ar synthesized by modified polyphenol theory.
    • Reason (R): According to this theory, quinines of lignin origin along with those synthesized by micro-ganisms ar the major building blocks for the formation of humic substances.
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but r is not the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but r is false

    4. A is false but r is true.

    • Assertion (A): CCC leads to stunting of plant growth.
    • Reason (R): CCC inhibits endogenous synthesis of gibberellins.
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but r is not the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but r is false

    4. A is false but r is true

    • Assertion (A): Linkage may be a boon to a plant breeder if desirable genes are linked.
    • Reason (R): Linkage increases the frequency of parental types and reduces the frequency of recombinant types when compared to the expected with independent segregation.
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but r is not the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but r is false

    4. A is false but r is true.

    • Assertion (A): Some rice varieties are photo-nsitive and some ar photoinsensitive. Hybridization between these two categories of varieties is ver difficult.
    • Reason (R): Synchronization of flowering of these types normally does not occur.
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but r is not the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but r is false

    4. A is false but r is true.

    • Assertion (A): The botanical name of noble cane is Saccharin officinarum.
    • Reason (R): Ther is no difference between Saccharum officinarum & Tid S. Spontaneous.
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but r is not the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but r is false

    4. A is false but r is true.

    • Assertion (A): Frequent picking of tender young fruits increases the yield of Okra.
    • Reason (R): Frequent picking promotes successive fruit development.
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but r is not the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but r is false

    4. A is false but r is true.

    • Assertion (A): Calcium carbide is used to hasten the ripening of mango.
    • Reason (R): Calcium carbide releases acetylene which promotes fruit ripening.
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but r is not the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but r is false

    4. A is false but r is true.

    • Assertion (A): Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) has a ver wide host range.
    • Reason (R): TMV has an efficient aphid vector.
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but r is not the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but r is false

    4. A is false but r is true.

    • Assertion (A): Aircraft spraying may be done from heights than dusting.
    • Reason (R): Spray doplets fall faster than dust particles.
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are true but r is not the correct explanation of A.

    3. A is true but r is false

    4. A is false but r is true.

  6. In the field of Indian agriculture, the following organizations play an important role:

    1. NABARD

    2. Agricultural place commission

    3. regional rural banks

    4. NAFED

    The correct chronological order in which these wer established is s

    1. 4, 2, 1, 3

    2. 2, 4, 1, 3

    3. 4, 2, 3, 1

    4. 2, 4, 3, 1

  7. Which of the following ar the declared objectives of land reforms in?

    1. Abolition of zamindar system of land tenure.

    2. Enactment of anti-iction law.

    3. Ensuring employment to landless agricultur laborer for a minim urn number of days throughout the year.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  8. All categories of India farmer are becoming increasingly conscious of the geographical development of crop husbandry. Which one of the following is the main Reason behind this?

    1. Higher lab our efficiency

    2. Increased irrigation efficiency

    3. Suitable ecological efficiency

    4. Acceleration in production efficiency

  9. When marginal rate of factor substitution X1 and X2 is PX1 and PX2 mor than the inverse price ratio use. Then for better returns one should

    1. Mor of X1

    2. Mor of X2

    3. Mor of both X1 and X2

    4. Less of both X1 an X2

  10. Under product product relationship, if a farmer is producing Y1 and Y2 products under non-timal condition, that is Y1 PY < Y PY than for the most profitable combination of Y1 and Y2 he should

    1. Increase the output of Y1

    2. Increase the output of Y2

    3. Increase the output of Y1 and Y2

    4. Decrease the output of Y1 and Y2

  11. Match List I (Theory) with List II (Author) and select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. Substitution effect of a price change

    2. Theor of rent

    3. Liquidity preference theory

    4. revealed preference theory

    1. Sluts ky

    2. Keynes

    3. Samuelson

    4. ricardo

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  12. Which of the following ar the characteristics of market structures?

    1. Large number of producer ar in the industry.

    2. Producer tend to make homogeneous products.

    3. Non-ice competition is absent.

    4. Producer can sell any quantity at the going price.

    5. Producer ar generally willing to produce even at unremunerative prices.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

    2. 2, 3 and 5

    3. 1, 4 and 5

    4. 1, 2, 3 and4

  13. Given that the demand (Qd) and supply (Qs) functions of a Cub-b model Qd = a + bP (t) Qs = k + 1 P (t) For prices to be stable, the necessary condition (s) will be

    1. l>b

    2. a>k and b>l

    3. a>k and l>b

    4. None of the above

  14. If the data obtained from a particular dose of input in the production of two partially competitive crops ar plotted as shown in the diagrams given below, then the diagram relating to the most profitable crop combination would be the one shown in

    1. I

    2. II

    3. III

    4. IV

  15. Which one of the following nitrogen factor would bring down wide C: N ratio material of 100: 1 to the desirable C: N ratio of 40: 1 for compost making?

    1. 1.0

    2. 1.5

    3. 2.0

    4. 2.5

  16. Production should be discontinued when the price is

    1. Less than the average cost of production

    2. Equal to the average cost of production

    3. Equal to the marginal cost of production

    4. Less than the average variable cost of production

  17. According to the cost-tput graph shown in the figur below, increasing returns to scale will be available in

    1. Q1 to Q2

    2. Q1 to Q3

    3. Q2 to Q4

    4. Q3 to Q4

  18. Consider the following statements: Vertical merger rather than horizontal merger or conglomerate would help an agri-siness fir to achieve

    1. Greater control over sources of supply.

    2. Greater shar for its market.

    3. reduction of competition in its market.

    4. Greater control over its purchasing firms.

    Of these statements

    1. 2 and 4 are correct

    2. 1 and 4 are correct

    3. 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 1 and 3 are correct