Competitive Exams: Agriculture MCQs (Practice_Test 44 of 56)

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  1. Which of the following would determine the quantity of spray needed per hectare while using the manually operated knapsack sprayers?
    1. Swath of spray
    2. Walking speed of the person doing the praying
    3. Calibration of the sprayer
    4. Type of nozzle

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1,2 and 4
    2. 1,2 and 3
    3. 1,3 and 4
    4. 2,3 and 4
  2. Which of the following safeguards are necessar for a proper operation and maintenance of plant protection equipment?
    1. Lubrication should be followed faithfully using the specified lubricant.
    2. A multigrade motor oil should not be mixed with petrol as a fuel for a 2-stroke engine.
    3. The oil and fuel should be poured separately into the tank.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 2 and 3
    2. 1 and 2
    3. 1 and 3
    4. 1,2 and 3
  3. Which one of the following remedies is to be suggested in case of failur of a manually operated sprayer to retain pressure?
    1. Tightening of loose nuts and clamps and replacement of gaskets
    2. Tightening of the lid of the tank, replacement of the gasket, if necessary
    3. Opening the nozzle and cleaning its various parts especially the orifice
    4. Straightening the plunger rod if found bent
  4. While adopting a new innovation in agriculture, farmer go through the following four stages in the metal process:
    1. Awareness
    2. Interest
    3. Action
    4. Satisfaction

    The correct sequence of these four stages is

    1. 1,2, 3,3
    2. 2,1, 3,4
    3. 1,2, 3,4
    4. 2,1, 4,3
  5. The fruits of research and development findings could each the poorest of the poor through
    1. research personnel themselves
    2. NGO՚s
    3. A strong and devoted extension agency
    4. Agricultural universities and colleges
  6. In a communication process, information flows through he following four elements:
    1. Message
    2. Communicator
    3. Channel
    4. Audience

    The correct sequence of flow of information is

    1. 2,3, 1,4
    2. 3,2.1,4
    3. 1,3, 2,4
    4. 1,2, 3.4
  7. For providing inputs like quality seeds fertilizer and pesticides, he agency that is present at the Village Panchayat Samiti level is
    1. NABArD
    2. Nationalized banks
    3. Co-erative society
    4. Insurance companies
    • Assertion (A) : Survey and surveillance is the backbone of integrated pest control.
    • Reason (R) : Integrated pest control can be achieved by integrating chemical, biological, cultural, regulator and mechanical methods of pest control.
    1. Both A and rare true and R is the correct explanation of A.
    2. Both A and rare 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.

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