General Agriculture MCQ For Competitive Exam-105

Q. Who is the first scientist attempted to classify the climate?


b. Decandole

c. Troll

d. Hargreaves

Q. PMA and atrazine at low concentration act as a _____ type of antitranspirants.

a. Reflectant

b. Film forming

c. Stomatal closing

d. Growth retardant

Q. Which of the following one is more dangerous situation in dryland condition?

a. Early withdrawal of rainfall

b. Long dry spell

c. Late onset of rainfall

d. None of these

Q. Areas receiving average annual rain fall > 1150 mm are categories as ______ .

a. Dry farming

b. Dry land farming

c. Dry land agriculture

d. Rainfed farming

Q. In flat topography land _____ type of ponds are highly suitable.

a. Excavated

b. Excavated cum embankment

c. Embankment

d. None of these

Q. Few showers of rain during December and January are beneficial to the rabi
crop because they;-

a. Cause fall in temperature

b. Make the plant strong

c. Protect the crops from frost

d. Ensure moisture for seed germination

Q. Which of the following crops is more tolerant against draught?

a. Cowpea

b. Green gram

c. Blackgram

d. Pigeon pea

Q. Photothermal unit is related to

a. Average monthly temperature

b. Day degrees

c. Refelcted solar radiation

d. Daily sunshine hours

Q. Long range weather forecast will help in planning of ;-

a. Irrigation

b. Land preparation

c. Cropping pattern

d. Pesticide application

Q. Pyranometer is used to measure;-

a. Light duration

b. Solar radiation

c. Evaporation rate

d. Wind speed

Q. In a waterlogged soil the concentration of _______ is high.

a. Ethane

b. Methane

c. Carbon dioxide

d. Carbon monoxide

Q. Ammonia present in the soil can be lost in significant quantities from _____ .

a. Acid soils

b. Alkaline soils

c. Both of these

d. None of these

Q. Barley, rape and cotton are ______ salt tolerant.

a. High

b. Low

c. Medium

d. None of these

Q.64 The choice of chemical amendments may be influenced by the _____ required for reaction in soil.

a. Cost

b. Quantity

c. Quality

d. Time

Q. Gypsum, an amendment applied to alkali soils belongs to _____ type.

a. Acid former

b. Low solubility

c. Soluble Ca-salt

d. None of these

Q. Total area under salt affected soil in India is approximately;-

a. 7.0 M ha

b. 1.0 M ha

c. 14.0 M ha

d. 65 M ha

Q. Drip irrigation is moist suitable for ;-

a. Acid soil

b. Alkaline soil

c. Saline soil

d. All the above

Q. Ridge sowing is recommended on salt affected soil, which is the safest site for
seed sowing?

a. Crown of the ridge

b. Mid way on slope of ridge

c. Bottom of ridge

d. All of these

Q. According to USDA classification, the soil is categories as moderately alkaline
when ESP value is ______ .

a. 25 – 30

b. 30 – 50

c. 15 – 25

d. > 50

Q. Poor soil physical properties of sodic soil associated with;-

a. High concentration of Ex. K+

b. High concentration of Ex. Na+

c. High concentration of Ex.Ca++

d. High pH

Q The flour corn is also known as ________ .

a. Zea mays amylacea

b. Zea mays indurate

c. Zea mays everta

d. Zea mays tunicata

Q. Hybrid rice for commercial production was first evolved in;-

a. India

b. China

c. Japan

d. USA

Q. The optimum temperature range for sowing of wheat crop is;-

a. 10 to 15 0C

b. 15 to 20 0C

c. 20 to 25 0C

d. 25 to 30 0C

Q.74 The optimum plant population of sorghum can be obtained by using seed rate;-

a. 9 to 10 kg/ha

b. 12 to 15 kg/ha

c. 15 to 18 kg/ha

d. 18 to 20 kg/ha

Q. Which one of followings is incorrect pair?

a. Wheat : Picking

b. Jute : Retting

c. Groundnut : Pegging

d. Maize : Tasselling

Q. All the grain legumes have a high rate of respiration because of;-

a. Carbon mechanism

b. More vegetative growth

c. Indeterminate

d. Pod position

Q.  Interculture operation in groundnut crop should be avoided at;-

a. Flowering stage

b. Seedling stage

c. Pegging stage

d. Branching

Q. Castor belongs to the family;-

a. Euphorbiaceae

b. Leguminosae

c. Cruciferae

d. Compositae

Q. Adsali sugarcane crop planted during the months;-

a. February – May

b. December – January

c. January – April

d. July – August

80 Chipson is a variety of;-

a. Tapioca

b. Potato

c. Elephant foot

d. Sweet potato

Q. To study two factors with different level of precision _____ design is used.

a. Completely randomized design

b. Latin square design

c. Split plot design

d. Factorial RBD

Q.82 When experimental material is limited and homogenous______ design is used.

a. Latin square design

b. Split plot design

c. Strip plot design

d. Completely randomized design

Q. The ANOVA table of ________ design consist three error variance.

a. Latin square design

b. Strip plot design

c. Factorial RBD

d. Completely randomized design

Q. The optimum number of treatments studied in latin square design is _______ .

a. 2 – 4

b. 15 – 20

c. 5 – 12

d. > 20

Q.When the calculated F is greater than table F value at 5% only, the differences in
treatments is consider _________.

a. Significant

b. Highly significant

c. Non significant

d. Both a and b

Q. With increasing number of error degree of freedom, table F value follow
________ trend.

a. Initially decreased then increased

b. Gradually decreased

c. Initially increased then decreased

d. Gradually increased

Q. In a split plot design the main plot treatments are studied with _____ precision
compared to sub plot treatments.

a. Less

b. Equal

c. More

d. None of these

Q. The treatments arrange in descending order shows C B A D E , bar
diagram, which of the following is correct?

a. A B & C are equally good

b. D is significantly better than E

c. All are significantly differed

d. Both a and b

Q. Which of the following is not considered as basic principle of field experimental

a. Treatments

b. Replications

c. Randomization

d. Local control

Q. In a split plot design, 5 levels of main plot and 4 levels of sub plot treatments
studied with 3 replications. What will be the d.f. for error b source?

a. 8

b. 12

c 30 

d. 59

Q. According to USDA classification, the land belongs to class VI & VII are
suitable for;-

a. Multiple cropping system

b. Timber cum fiber farming

c. Horti – pastural system

d. Recreation and wildlife

Q. According to National Remote Sensing Agency, culturable waste lands in India
occupy an area of approx. _________.

a. 75 M ha

b. 140 M ha

c. 39 M ha

d. 100 M ha

Q. Which of the following Alternate Land Use Systems not suitable on cultivable
waste and marginal lands;-

a. Tree farming

b. Pasture management

c. Timber and fiber system

d. Multiple cropping system

Q. What does ‘jhuming’refers to;-

a. Traditional method of cultivation in hilly area

b. A type of farm machine

c. A type of fertilizer

d.A type of improved seed

Q. A cropping system where the land is hands over the succeeding crop before the
harvest of standing crop is termed as;-

a. Ratoon cropping

b. Relay cropping

c. Sequence cropping

d. Intercropping

Q. Agriculture growth is very soon likely to hampered by scarcity of;-

a. Man made resources

b. International cooperation

c Natural resource

d. Local coordination

Q. The nature farming was developed in the country;-

a. India

b. Australia

c. USA

d. Japan

Q. The heavy metals from the industrial effluents are removed by;-

a. Trichoderma

b. Aspergillus

c. Aureobasidium

d. All the above

Q. Which of the following species can be suggested on saline soil?

a. Sesbania aculeata

b. Sesbania rostrata

c. Haloxylon salicornium

d. Sesbania acuminata

Q. The most dominant aquatic weed Eichhornia crassipes is controlled by;-

a. Neochetina bruchi

b. Zygogramma bicolorata

c. Telenomia scrupulosa

d. None of these

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