General Agriculture MCQ for Competitive exam

General Agriculture MCQ

General Agriculture MCQ

1.The microbes play an important role in the catalytic complicated chemical reactions of

(a)Wine productions    

(b) Fermentation         

(c) Dairy product          

(d) All of the above

2.Which among the following contain only one type of nucleic acid?

(a) Bacteria      

(b) Virus          

(c) Dead virus  

(d) All

3.The plant virus was first isolated in crystalline form

(a) TMV

(b) Baceriophages       

(c) Cyanophages          

(d) HIV

4.The molecular scissors use3d to cut DNA into specific genes of interest are called

(a) Exonucleases          

(b) Restriction endonucleases  

(c) Ligases        

(d) Polymerases

5.The quickest way to produce homozygous breeding lines from heterozygous parents is through:

(a) Half-seed technique 

(b) doubled haploids   

(c) Introgression          

(d) Aneuploidy

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6.Which of the following organelle lack membrane?

(a) Mitochondria          

(b) Ribosomes   

(c) Microtubules          

(d) Peroxisomes

7. Virions are         

(a) DNA viruses

(b) RNA viruses

(c) Naked DNA viruses

(d) Naked RNA viruses

8. DNA is present in

(a) Nucleus      

(b) Mitochondria         

(c) Chloroplast

(d) All of the above

9. DNA replication occur in which stage of cell division?

(a) G1 phase    

(b) G2 phase    

(c) S phase       

(d) M phase

10. Bt cotton is resistant to bollworm, it is due to

(a) Bt is repellent to bollworm

(b) Bt is contact poison for bollworm

(c) Bt is stomach poison; it changes the permeability of stomach due to generation of pores in alkaline environment of stomach

(d) Bt is causing death due to asphagsiation of insect

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11. Bacterial genes lack

(a) Exons         

(b) Introns       

(c) Prometers  

(d) Operator

12. The terminal codons are





13. Which sequence in case of eukaryotes is important for mRNA tailing?

(a) GAGAGA    

(b) GAATTC     

(c) UACGAC     


14. Transfer of genes (gene flow) in between different species is known as

(a) Vertical gene flow   

(b) Horizontal gene flow

(c) Lateral gene flow   

(d) Side gene flow

15. Most commonly used organism in SCP is

(a) Bacillus       

(b) E. coli         

(c) Spirulina     

(d) Pseudomonas

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16. The bond between sugar and nitrogenous base in case of DNA is known as

(a) Gycosidic bond       

(b) Phosphodiester bond         

(c) H-bond       

(d) Peptide bond

17. Which of the following amino acid participate in urea cycle?

(a) Argininie     

(b) Lysine        

(c) Tryptophan

(d) Histidine

18. The techniques to clone the first gene were developed in

(a) 1972           

(b) 1987           

(c) 1976           

(d) 1977

20. Biosensers are used as

(a) Purified enzymes    

(b) Antibodies   

(c) Whole microbial cells          

(d) Any of the above

20. Which enzyme plays important role in reverse transcription?

(a) DNA polymerase    

(b) RNA polymerase    

(c) Reverse transcriptase         

(d) Ribonuclease

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21. Fresh water prawns yield eggs at

(a) 100 nos./g  

(b) 500 nos./g

(c) 1000 nos./g

(d) 5000 nos./g

22. The inland fish production is almost how much % of total fish production in India

(a) Over 50%    

(b) 30%

(c) 20%

(d) 40%

23. Minamata Bay diseases in Japan happened due to

(a) Methyl Mercury     

(b) Cadmium poisoning 

(c) Hydrochloric acid    

(d) Methyl isocyanides

24. Indian hill trout is

(a) Schizothorax

(b) Rohu         

(c) Marieus bola           

(d) Catla

25. For spawing of 1 Kg of carp, how much water is required in hatchery

(a) 1 m3           

(b) 10 m3         

(c) 50 m3         

(d) 80 m3

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26. Larvae of fresh water mussle (L. marginalis) is

(a) Tocophor    

(b) Pedivelligen

(c) Glochidium

(d) Spat

27. Widely distributed and cultured fish species in world is

(a) Silver carp   

(b) Grass carp  

(c) Common carp         

(d) L. rohita

28. Central Institute of Fresh water Aquaculture is located at

(a) W.B

(b) Bihar          

(c) M.P.

(d) Bihar

29. The main causative agent of Epizootic Ulcerative Syndorme (EVS) is

(a) Aphanomyces invadens      

(b) A. hydrophilla         

(c) Pseudomonas maxima        

(d) Myxobolus cyprinid

30. Species contributimg largest to fish catch in India

(a) Indian mackerel      

(b) Sardin        

(c) Bombay duck          

(d) Tuna

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31. Indian river prawn is associated with

(a) M. rosenbergii        

(b) M. lameraii  

(c) M. malcomsonii      

(d) M.idea

32. The national fish of India is

(a) Rastrelliger kanagurta         

(b) Labeo rohita

(c) Catla Catla  

(d) Clarias batrachus

33. The fertilized eggs of Catla take about _ to _ hrs for hatching at 30°C

(a) 10 to 12      

(b) 12 to 14      

(c) 14 to 18       

(d) 18 to 24

34. Match the following:

LH – RH – A Minnow

Lates calcarifer Salmon

Pangasius pangasius C. Toxicant

Azolla Insect

Calcium carbide Fertilizer

Smolt Predator

Esomus dandricus Nitrogen fixation

Potamogeton Reproduction

Anisops Grass carp

Answer of matching

(a) 1 H, 2 F, 3 J, 4 G, 5 C, 6 B, 7 A, 8 I, 9 D, 10 E

(b) 1 A, 2 J, 3 F, 4 E, 5 C, 6 I, 7 H, 8 D, 9 B, 10 G

(c) 1 F, 2 J, 3 H, 4 G, 5 C, 6 B, 7 A, 8 I, 9 D, 10 E

(d) 1 H, 2 F, 3 H, 4 C, 5 B, 6 G, 7 I, 8 A, 9 E, 10 D

(e) 1 J, 2 B, 3 A, 4 C, 5 D, 6 E, 7 F, 8 G, 9 H, 10 I

35. Match the following:

Product Protein

Milk (i) keratin

Egg (ii) Myosin

Meat (iii) Casein

Wool (iv) Albumen

(a) A-iv, B-ii, C-iii, D-i    

(b) A-i, B-iii, C-iv, D-ii    

(c) A-iii, B-iv, C-ii, D-i     

(d) A-ii, B-iv, C-iii, D-i

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36. Highest milk producing country in the world is

(a) USA

(b) CIS

(c) Switzerland

(d) India

37. Match the following:

Revolutions      Related to

White (i) Fishery

Blue (ii) Agriculture

Yellow (iii) Milk

Green (iv) oil seeds

(a) A-iii, B-iv, C-ii, D-i    

(b) A-ii, B-iii, C-i, d-iv    

(c) A-iv, B-ii, C-i, D-iii      

(d) A-iii, B-ii, C-iv, D-ii

38. Mycology is a study of

(a) Bacteria      

(b) Virus          

(c) Fungi          

(d) Parasites

39. Antibiotics are products of

(a) Bacteria and fungi   

(b) Fungi and parasites  

(c) Parasites and bacteria         

(d) Fungi and viruses

40. Bird flu is caused by

(a) Avian adenovirus    

(b) Avian influenza virus

(c) Avian poxvirus        

(d) Avian leucosis virus

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