Agriculture MCQ with Explaination Important For Competitive Exams Part-2

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Agriculture MCQ

Q) What is the Field Capacity of Indigenous Plough?(Agriculture MCQ)

[1] 0.4 ha per day of 8 hours
[2] 0.6 ha per day of 8 hours
[3] 0.8 ha per day of 8 hours
[4] 0.2 ha per day of 8 hours
[5] None of the above

[Answer]: [1] 0.4 ha per day of 8 hours

[Explanation]
INDIGENOUS PLOUGH It is an animal drawn plough. It penetrates into the soil and breaks it open. It forms V
shaped furrows with 15-20 cm top width and 12-15 cm depth. It can be used for ploughing in dry land, garden
land and wetlands. The size of the plough is represented by the width of the body and the field capacity is
around 0.4 ha per day of 8 hours.

Q) The mechanism which picks up seeds from the seed box and delivers them in to the seed tube is known as?(Agriculture MCQ)

[1] Seed Enhancer Mechanism
[2] Seed Metering Mechanism
[3] Seed Placing Mechanism
[4] Seed Augmenting Mechanism
[5] None of the above

[Answer]: [2] Seed Metering Mechanism

[Explanation]
Seed Metering Mechanism
The mechanism which picks up seeds from the seed box and delivers them in to the seed tube is called seed
metering mechanism. Seed metering mechanism may be of several types: (a) Fluted feed type (b) Internal
double run type (c) Cup feed type (d) Cell feed type (e) Brush feed type (f) Auger feed type (g) Picker wheel
type and (h) Star wheel type.

Q) What is the Time Scale for Meso Climate?(Agriculture MCQ)

[1] 1-10 hr
[2] 1-10 min
[3] 1-10 seconds
[4] 1-10 days
[5] None of the above

[Answer]: [1] 1-10 hr

[Explanation]
The Time Scale for Meso Climate is given below:
Meso climate – Horizontal Range 1-100km, Vertical Range 1-10 km and Time Range 1-10 hr

Q) The process of Deposition of Soil Materials (removed from the eluvial horizon) in the lower layer (or horizon of gains having the property of stabilizing translocated clay materials) is termed as?(Agriculture MCQ)

[1] Illuviation
[2] Eluviation
[3] Podsolisation
[4] Mineralisation
[5] None of the above

[Answer]: [1] Illuviation

[Explanation]
The process of Deposition of Soil Materials (removed from the eluvial horizon) in the lower layer (or horizon
of gains having the property of stabilizing translocated clay materials) is termed as Illuviation. The horizons
formed by this process are termed as illuvial horizons (B-horizons, especially Bt).

Q) Where is the Headquarter of World Wide Fund for Nature located?(Agriculture MCQ)

[1] Geneva
[2] Cancun
[3] Nairobi
[4] Gland
[5] Vienna

[Answer]: [4] Gland

[Explanation]
The Headquarter of World Wide Fund for Nature is situated in Gland, Switzerland.

Q) Kalipatti is a popular variety of?(Agriculture MCQ)

[1] Guava
[2] Pomegranate
[3] Sapota
[4] Grape
[5] None of these

[Answer]: [3] Sapota

[Explanation]
Kalipatti is a variety of sapota. Grown in Maharashtra, Gujarat & North Karnataka. Popular table purpose
variety, leaves broad, thick and green in colour, fruits oblong/round, borne in single, fruit quality high with soft
sweet pulp, main picking season winter. Fully grown tree yields 350-400 fruits/tree

Q) Which of the following country is called ‘Oxygen Tank of the World’?(Agriculture MCQ)

[1] Bhutan
[2] Brazil
[3] India
[4] Nepal
[5] None of these

[Answer]: [1] Bhutan

[Explanation]
With 81 per cent of its 38,394 sq km area covered with forest, the country is aptly named the “oxygen tank”
and “carbon sink” of the world.

Q) Period of ripening of seed of Cadrus deodara (Deodar) is?(Agriculture MCQ)

[1] May – July
[2] February – April
[3] September – November
[4] All are correct
[5] None of these

[Answer]: [3] September – November

[Explanation]
Common name – Deodar, Deodar cedar; Family – Pinaceae.The wood is of an excellent quality, and used for
construction purposes etc. Seeds ripen in September-November of the second year.

 Q) The Process of Removing Male Bud in Banana is technically called as?(Agriculture MCQ)

[1] Tipping
[2] Disbudding
[3] Threshing
[4] Denavelling
[5] All of the above

[Answer]: [4] Denavelling

[Explanation]
Removal of male buds (Denavelling). Removal of male buds helps fruit development and increases bunch
weight. Male buds are removed from the last 1-2 small hands with a clean cut keeping a single finger in the
last hand.

Q) What is the size of Basin (sqm) in Check Basin Method of Irrigation?(Agriculture MCQ)

[1] 05- 20 sqm
[2] 15- 30 sqm
[3] 20- 35 sqm
[4] 25- 40 sqm
[5] None of the above

[Answer]: [2] 15- 30 sqm

[Explanation]
Some Important points related to check basin:
• The size of the basin varies from 10m2 to 25 m2 depending upon soil type topography, stream size and crop.
• Check basins are useful when leaching is required to remove salts from the soil profile.
• Not suitable for crops which are sensitive to wet soil conditions around the stem.
• Labour requirement is higher

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