Competitive Exams: Agriculture MCQs (Practice-Test 48 of 56)

    • Assertion (A): Diffusion is the sub-t of communication s it involves specialized message (innovation) to be communicated.
    • Reason (R): Communication of innovation is followed by adoption.
    1. Both A and R are 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.

    • Assertion (A): Seed dormancy in rice is an important element in maintaining the viability of seed.
    • Reason (R): Seed dormancy in rice prevents seed germination in the panicle while the crop is still in the field.
    1. Both A and R are 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.

  1. Which one of the following pair is correctly matched?

      • Common cost
      • Ost associated with variable resources
      • Average cost
      • A study of returns and costs
      • Marginal cost
      • Additional cost to produce an additional unit of output
      • Prime cost
      • Cost related to fixed resources
  2. Which one of the following pair is not correctly matched?

      • Elasticity of
      • Age II of classical production function production greater than unity
      • Negative marginal
      • Stage III of classical production product function
      • Negative elasticity
      • Stage III of classical production of production function
      • Average product
      • Tage II of classical production decreases but is greater function than marginal product
  3. Consider the following statements Cash flow statement provides information on the

    1. Timing and amount of projected cash flow of the farm, business

    2. Sources and uses of funds of the farm business

    3. Impact of cash flow on the profitability and financial progress of the farm business

    Of these statements

    1. 1 alone is correct

    2. 1 and 2 are correct

    3. 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

  4. Consider the following factors:

    1. Soil characteristics

    2. Mean annual rainfall

    3. Potential evapotranspiration

    4. Number of drought days in a year

    The Planning Commission in India has divided the countr into different agro climatic regions based on factors

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  5. Which one of the following relationships will provide least cost combination of input use?

    1. N/A

    2. N/A

    3. N/A

    4. N/A

  6. Which one of the following principles is employed in production when resources ar scarce?

    1. Added cost is equal to added returns

    2. Equi-rginal principle

    3. Comparative advantage

    4. None of the above

  7. Break-en point is determined by

    1. MC = Mr

    2. MC = AVC

    3. MC = AC = Ar

    4. Tr = TC

  8. Suppose that cost A, on a far is rs. 26, 450 and the rent of the leased-land is rs. 2, 250 Cost A. On this far will be

    1. rs. 24, 000

    2. rs. 24, 200

    3. rs. 28, 000

    4. rs. 28, 700

  9. Consider the following statements: Diversification of far production helps farmer through stabilizing

    1. Agricultural prices

    2. Far incomes

    3. Agricultural production

    Of these statements

    1. 1 and 2 are correct

    2. 1 and 3 are correct

    3. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 2 and 3 are correct

  10. A normative far plan is one which the farmer

    1. Has already put into operation on his farm

    2. Should adopt during the current Five Year Plan period

    3. Had actually adopted in the earlier Five Year Plan periods

    4. Should adopt

  11. In mixed farming the contribution of livestock to gross far income is

    1. At least 10%

    2. At least 30%

    3. At least 40%

    4. Mor than 50%

  12. During the period 1990 to 1995, the contribution of agricultur sector to the gross domestic product of India had been in the range of

    1. 20 to 30 percent

    2. 30 to 40 percent

    3. 40 to 50 percent

    4. 50 to 60 percent

  13. Given that 0.25 0.60 Y = 30X1 X2 Wher Y = output, X1 = input factor 1, and X2 = input factor 2. The natur of retur to scale will be

    1. Constant

    2. Increasing

    3. Decreasing

    4. Fluctuating

  14. The given diagram shows isoquants for different combinations of two input factors X1 and X2. Consider the following statements in this regard: Higher production can be achieved by

    1. Moving from isoquant1 to isoquant3

    2. Moving from isoquant3, to isoquant1

    3. Increasing the budget outlay.

    Of these statements

    1. 2 alone is correct

    2. 1 alone is correct

    3. 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 1 and 3 are correct

  15. In the given diagram which one of the following segments represents feasible zone in a linear programming problem?

    1. rPQ

    2. QMN

    3. xNr

    4. OArQM

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

    List-I (Crop) List-II (Event)
    1. Sunflower

    2. round nut

    3. Coconut

    4. Soyben

    1. Gypsum application

    2. Potash application

    3. Poor seed setting

    4. Phosphate application

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
  17. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Crop) List-II (Ter used in relation to the crop)
    1. Corn

    2. Cotton

    3. Peanut

    4. Jute

    1. retting

    2. Tassel ling

    3. Ginning

    4. Pegging

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
  18. Match List I (Host legume) with List II (rhizobium sps.) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Fenugreek

    2. Clovers

    3. Peas

    4. Beans

    1. r Meliloti

    2. r Phaseoli

    3. r Trifolii

    4. r Legiminosarum

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
  19. Crop rotation is defined as a

    1. System of growing different kinds of corps on the same land

    2. System of growing different crops ion succession on the same land

    3. Method of growing different crops

    4. System of growing the same crop on different fields

  20. Cropping patter is defined as

    1. The proportion of area under different crops

    2. Growing different crops in a recurrent succession

    3. The proportion of area under different crops at a particular point of time

    4. A method of growing different crops

  21. Mauritus, Moazmbique and Coromandel: Ar the varieties of

    1. Chillies

    2. Mango

    3. Pineapple

    4. Ground nut

  22. Match List I (Crop) with List II (Varity) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Pigena

    2. rice

    3. Maize

    4. Barley

    1. Pusa 2-

    2. Karan 521

    3. Bahar

    4. Prabhat

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
  23. When irrigation water is available for two irrigation only the wheat crops should receive these at

    1. Cr and tillering stages

    2. Cr and boot stages

    3. Cr and flowering stages

    4. Cr and milk stages

  24. Dehaulming in potato is done to obtain

    1. Higher yield

    2. Quality seed tuber

    3. Higher starch content

    4. Higher protein content

  25. Consider the data presented in the following table:

    • Grain yield (in kg/ha) of sorghum Nitrogen Levels Plant Density
    • S1 S2 S3
    • N1 4613 5452 5351
    • N2 4816 5568 5423
    • N3 5076 5905 5857
    • N4 5466 6291 6219
    • CD (0.05)
    • N levels: 403
    • Plant Density: 435

    Based on the given data, the nitrogen level (s) that recorded significantly higher grain yield than N1 would be

    1. N4 alone

    2. N4 and N3

    3. N2, N3 and N4

    4. N3 alone

  26. Match List I (Herbicides) with List II (Chemical group) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Dalapon

    2. 2, 4, 5 − T

    3. Simazine

    4. Paraquat

    1. Quaternar ammonium compound

    2. Symmetrical triazenes

    3. Phenoxy compounds

    4. Aliphatic acids

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  27. A farmer is to select a herbicide for controlling Cyperus spp. And dicot weeds on his sugarcane crop. The crop is followed after its ratoon, by dhiancha in the kharif and lentils in the rabi. In this case, the herbicide of choice would be

    1. Atrazine

    2. Dalapon

    3. Diuron

    4. 2, 4 − D

  28. Which one of the following systems needs irrigation throughout the year?

    1. Diar land cropping system

    2. Intercropping system

    3. Mixed cropping system

    4. Multiple cropping system