General Agriculture MCQ For Competitive Exam-112

1. PUSA -16 is a variety of _____

a) Redgram

b) Green gram

c) Black gram

d) Bangal gram

e) Lentil

2. Biological value of _____ is highest.

a) Wheat

b) Maize

c) Rice

d) Sorghum

e) Nagali

3. Post harvest losses in fruits and vegetable is estimated about _____

a) 15-20

b) 25-30

c) 35-40

d) 45-50

e) 5-10

4. In Havstulate type of mouth parts which of the pesticide group will be much effective.

a) Contact poison

b) Stomach poison

c) Systemic poison

d) Fumigate

e) Aerosols

5. Drop plate size of high volume spray should be minimum _____ for effective weed management.

a) 100 u

b) 200 u

c) 300 u

d) 400 u

e) 500 u

6. Appling sticky substance to stern help to avoid which pest _____

a) Thrips

b) Aphids

c) Beetle

d) Mealy bug

e) Rat

7. Who will be beneficiate by declining MSP

a) State government

b) Central government


d) Farmers

e) Middle man

8. Cost effective method of weed management

a) Blanket application

b) Band application

c) Spot application

d) Soil incorporation

9. Which of the following weedicide is deactivated by U.V rays?

a) Fulchloralin trifloralin

b) Sodium arsenate compound

c) Dalopan and Glyphosat

d) Dsoproturan and 2-4-D

e) Attrazine and Simazine

10. Which of the horticulture crops occurs leaf and flower combinely?

a) Coconut

b) Walnut

c) Arecanut

d) Almond

e) Cashew nut

11. Wider gap between demand and domestic surplus

a) Pulses

b) Cereals

c) Oil seed

d) Fiber

e) Spices and condiments

12. Which subsides directly affect on export of Agricultural commodity?

a) Blue box

b) Amber box

c) Green box

d) Blue and Amber box

e) Amber and green box

13. Who prevents the senescence

a) Gibberlliens

b) Cytokinins

c) Auxin

d) Abscisis acid

e) Ethylene

14. MH-40 is

a) Growth promoter

b) Growth retardant

c) Growth inhibitor

d) Growth retardant and growth inhibiter

e) Growth parameter and growth retardant

15. Endogenous GR is

a) IAA

b) IBA

c) NAA

d) MH-40

e) IPO

16. Concept of organic farming is given by _____

a) Dr. M.S. Swaminathan

b) Dr. Chema

c) Ducooka

d) Milardate

e) Dr. N.G. Ranarao

17. Premium for cotton crop insurance is _____

a) 1%

b) 1.5%

c) 2.5%

d) 2%

e) 5%

18. How many crops included in crop sap

a) Five

b) Two

c) Three

d) Four

e) One

19. Soil containing less than 15% exchangeable cation is

a) Alkaline soil

b) Saline soil

c) Saline alkaline soil

d) Acidic soil

e) Alluvial soil

20. Rhzobium japonicum is more useful in

a) Arachis hypogeal

b) Vigna spp

c) Cajanus cejan

d) Glycine max

e) Phesolus mungo

21. Length of guntour chain is 66′ and divided into

a) 66 links

b) 100 links

c) 33 links

d) 150 links

22. The movement of any particle from a region of higher concentration towards a region of/ower concentration

a) Ascent of sap

b) Osmosis

c) Diffusion

d) Active absorption

e) Passive absorption

23. Stomata are distributed equally on both surface of leaf is known as

a) Wafer lily type

b) Potamogetion type

c) Oal type

d) Apple or mulberry

e) Potato type

24. Match the pairs (Award given by ICAR)

1. Jagjivan and N.G. Ranga award

2. Chaudhari Chavan Singh award

3. Jawaharlal Nehru award

4. Punjabrao Deshmukh award (Awardee)

A. Female scientist in agriculture

B. Farmers for diversified farming

C. Best research in post graduation

D. Journalism in agricultural research and development

a) 1-A, 2-B, 3-C, 4-D

b) 1-C, 2-A, 3-B, 4-D

c) 1-B, 2-D, 3-C, 4-A

d) 1-D, 2-C, 3-A, 4-B

e) None

25. Recommended Dose of fertilizers i.e N : P : K for cereals in the ratio of

a) 4 : 2 : 1

b) 1 : 2 : 1

c) 2 : 1 : 1

d) 2 : 1 : 0

e) None

26. Institutional village linkage programme (IVLP) was started in

a) 1974

b) 1995

c) 1921

d) 2007

e) 1977

27. Circle of communication is completed by

a) Receiver

b) Channel

c) Communicator

d) Feed back/reply

e) Message

28. Mohair is produced bygoat breed.

a) Sannem

b) Merino

c) Angora

d) Jamunapari

e) None

29. Rohghes contains

a) >18% crudefibre, <60% TDN

b) <18% crudefibre, >60% TDN

c) >18% crudefibre, >60% TDN

d) <18% crudefibre, <60% TDN e) None

30. Sawai chal is associated with _____ breed. of cattle.

a) Dangi

b) Khiliar

c) Ongole

d) Sahiwal

e) Kankraj

31. Family of sesamum (Til) is

a) Tilliacceae

b) Liliaceae

c) Pedaliaceae

d) Composite

e) Linaceae

32. Viability and vigour of seed is tested by

a) Tetrazolium salt

b) Ethelene

c) 1% aqueous solution of tuliaceae

d) All

e) None

33. Trade name of pendam thalin herbicide is

a) Stomp

b) Sencor

c) Round up

d) Marhete

e) Basalin

34. When rainfall is less than 75% of normal rainfall, it is called

a) Slightly drought

b) Moderate drought

c) Severe drought

d) Meterological drought

e) None

35. Test weight (gm) of Bajara is

a) 21

b) 25

c) 9 to 10

d) 2

e) 5 to 7

36. Correct sequence in seed treatment is

a) Rhizobium, Insecticide, Fungicide

b) Fungicide, Rhizobium, Insecticide

c) Fungicide, Insecticide, Rhizobium

d) Insecticide, Rhizobium, Fungicide

e) Insecticide, Fungicide, Rhizobium

37. Which award is received by Dr. Verghese Kurien

a) World Food Prize

b) Padm Bhushan & Padm Vibhushan

c) Magasese Award

d) Padm Shree

e) All

38. Which of the following combination is used in pasteurization

a) 145º F for 15 sec.

b) 145º F for 30 min.

c) 161° F for 30 min.

d) 161º F for 15 min.

e) None

39. Minimum support price (MSP) under long term grain policy was inacted in the year

a) 2002

b) 1976

c) 1948

c) 1975

d) 1982

40. Main object of SRI (System of Rice Intensification) system is

a) Intensity the land use

b) Increase water use efficiency

c) Increase production and decrease the cost

d) All

e) None

41. Thrient content of vermicompost is ______ % N : P : K

a) 0.5 : 0.2 : 0.5

b) 3 : 1 : 1.5

c) 1.4 : 1.0 : 1.4

d) 0.6 : 1.34 : 0.4

e) 0.5 : 0.15 : 0.5

42. Thinning operation is carried out _____ days after sowing (DAS)

a) 15 to 20

b) 8 to 10

c) 30 to 35

d) 21

e) None

43. Tobacco mosaic virus, contains _____ as a genetic material.

a) DNA

b) RNA

c) Both DNA and RNA

d) Plastids

e) Chloroplast

44. Match the pairs :

List I (Herbicide) with List II (Chemical group)

a) Paraquat 1) Phenoxy alkanoic acid

b) Dalapon 2) Aliphatic acid

c) 2, 4-D 3) Bipyridiilim compounds

d) Alachlor 4) Acetanilided

a) A-3, B-2, C-4, D-1

b) A-3, B-2, C-1, D-4

c) A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4

d) A-1, B-3, C-2, D-4

e) None

45. Find out the sequence in terms of the increasing order and soil loss from the field due to following erosion types

1) Gully erosion

2) Splash erosion

3) Rill erosion

4) Sheet erosion

a) 2, 4, 3, 1

b) 4, 2, 3, 1

c) 2, 3, 4, 1

d) 1, 2, 4, 3

e) 1, 2, 3, 4

46. Main object of stale bed is

a) Moisture conservation

b) Breaking hard pan

c) Maintain optimum plant population

d) Removal of initial flush of weeds before sowing

e) To cover the sowned seeds and eradication of weeds

47. Which of the following element imparts lodging resistance in plant

a) Mg

b) P

c) K

d) Ca

e) N

48. In seed treatment rhizobium culture is applied to seed at gm/kg of seed

a) 3

b) 2

c) 5

d) 10

e) 25

49. Agricultural cost and price commission is situated at

a) Mumbai

b) Pune

c) Delhi

d) Kolkata

e) None

50. What is the cropping intensity of Green gram + Pipeonpea – Sugarcane cropping system

a) 150%

b) 200%

c) 250%

d) 300%

e) None

51. Which is the grand period of rainfall in India?

a) South-East monsoon

b) South-West monsoon

c) North-East monsoon

d) All of these

52. Department of food processing industries come under

a) Ministry of Agriculture, GOI

b) Ministry of Environment and forest, GOI

c) Ministry of Home Affairs, GOI

d) Ministry of Rural Development, GOI

e) Ministry of Public Affairs, GOI

53. Change is colour of fruit occurs, life to

a) Proteins

b) Enzymes

c) Acids

d) Nutrients

e) Microbes

54. Directorate of weed science is situated at

a) Jodhapur

b) Hyderabad

c) New Delhi

d) Jabalpur

e) Nagpur

55. Match the pairs Act Passing year

A. Air pollution act 1 1. 1981

B. Water pollution act 2. 1974

C. Environmental 3. 1986 Conversation act

D. Forest conservation act 4. 1980

a) A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4

b) A-1, B-4, C-3, D-2

c) A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1

d) A-3, B-2, C-1, D-4

e) None

56. The variety developed and released by bulk population method in India is

a) Co – 671

b) ICGS – 11

c) Swati

d) Narendra Rai

e) Vijay

 57. Certified seed is progeny of

a) Truthful seed

b) Foundation seed

c) Nucleus seed

d) Breeder seed

e) Certified seed itself

58. Which of the following dryer is used for fruits and vegetables

a) LSU dryer

b) Sack dryer

c) Tray dryer

d) Batch dryer

e) Flat – bed dryer

59. The family having father as the head of the family is called as

a) Patriarchal family

b) Patrilocal family

c) Patrilinal family

d) Polygamous family

e) None

60. Which of the following flower is considered as symbol of purity

a) Carnation

b) Rose

c) Amryllis

d) Lily

e) Pensy

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