General Agriculture MCQ for Competitive exam-6

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General Agriculture MCQ

1. The scientific study of soil is

A. Pedology

B. Earth Study

C. Soil Science

D. Soil Chemistry

2. Which of the following is not a nitrogenous fertilizer?

A. Urea

B. Ammonium sulphate

C. Super phosphate

D. Ammonium nitrate

3. HD 2967 is the new high yielding variety of

A. Rice

B. Maize

C. Wheat

D. Mustered

4. Prabhat is an early short duration variety of

A. Rice

B. Maize

C. Wheat

D. Red gram

5. The Minimum Support Price for Foodgrains was introduced in the year

A. 1961

B. 1962

C. 1963

D. 1964

6. Soil factors are otherwise known as

A. Biotic factors

B. Edaphic factors

C. Climatic factors

D. Physiographic factors

7. Which of the following is a commercial crop?

A. Bajra

B. Jowar

C. Paddy

D. Cotton

8. Triticum aestivum, the common bread wheat is

A. Diploid

B. Haploid

C. Hexaploid

D. Tetraploid

9. Monoculture is a typical characteristics of

A. Shifting cultivation

B. Subsitence farming

C. Specialized horticulture

D. Commercial grain farming

10. Which crop requires water-logging for its cultivation?

A. Tea

B. Rice

C. Coffee

D. Mustard

11. Agronomy is a branch of Agriculture that deals with

A. Breeding of crop plants

B. Principles of field management

C. Principles and practice of crop production

D. Protection of crops from Diseases and Pests

12. Soils of Western Rajasthan have a high content of

A. Calcium

B. Nitrogen

C. Aluminium

D. Phosphorus

13. The Black rust of disease of wheat is caused by

A. Puccinia graminis

B. Puccinia recondita

C. Xanthomonas graminis

D. None of these

14. A crop grown in zaid season is

A. Jute

B. Maize

C. Soyabean

D. Water melon

15. The adoption of High Yielding Variety Programme in Indian Agriculture started in

A. 1955

B. 1965

C. 1975

D. 1985

16. Which of the following is a food crop?

A. Jute

B. Palm

C. Maize

D. Cotton

17. Which of the following is an oilseed ?

A. Clove

B. Garlic

C. Mustard

D. Cardamom

18. Which one of the following makes a case for intensive, modern farming?

A. Cropping pattern

B. Remunerative price

C. Higher output using organic method

D. None of these

19. Which of the following is not an agricultural product?

A. Jute

B. Rice

C. Cotton

D. Alum

20. Crop rotation helps to

A. eliminate parasites which have selective hosts

B. produce a greater choice of plant products

C. lessen use of pesticides

D. yield more crops

21. Potassium chloride contains K

A. 50%

B. 60%

C. 70%

D. 80%

22. Plant micronutrient is

A. Boron

B. Carbon

C. Sulphur

D. Magnesium 

23. Which two crops of the following are responsible for almost 75% of pulse production in India?

A. Pigeon pea and moong bean

B. Gram and moong bean

C. Moong bean and lentil

D. Gram and pigeon pea

24. Fire curing is followed in

A. Bidi tobacco

B. Hookah tobacco

C. Cheroot tobacco

D. Chewing type tobacco

25. Groundnut pegs when developed in the soil from

A. Fruits

B. Roots

C. Stems

D. Tubers

26. In Jute growing areas the usual alternate crop is

A. Rice

B. Wheat

C. Cotton

D. Sugarcane

27. Neelum is a variety of

A. Grape

B. Apple

C. Papaya

D. Mango

28. The Commission of Agricultural Costs and Prices fixes the

A. Retail price

B. Support price

C. Wholesale price

D. None of these

29. Vector of phyllody disease is

A. Mite

B. Jassid

C. Thrips

D. White fly

30. Gynodioecious varieties of papaya produce

A. Only male plants

B. Only female plants

C. Female and hermaphrodite

D. Male and hermaphrodite plants 

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