General Agriculture MCQ FOR Competitive exam

General Agriculture MCQ

1. Critical stages of irrigation in cowpea…………..
(a) Flowering & pod formation✔
(b) Flowering
(c) Seedling
(d) None of these

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2. Which is not a fodder variety of cowpea?
(a) Sirsa-10
(b) Azad-1✔
(c) Russian Gaint
(d) K-585

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3. Application of Phosphorus and Sulphur increase
(a) Better nodulation
(b) Better growth
(c) Better yield
(d) All✔

4. IW: CPE ratio…
(a) 0.8 – 1
(b) 0.5
(c) 0.6 ✔
(d) None

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5. Area & production of Horse gram in India is highest in
(a) Karnataka ✔
(b) Odisha
(c) Maharashtra
(d) M.P

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6. Herbicides are less use in Horse gram cultivation…
(a) Crop is renumerative
(b) Crop is less renumerative✔
(c) Sturdy crop
(d) None of these

7. Seed of Horse gram contains…..inhibitor
(a) Trypsin
(b) Polyphenols
(c) Haemagglutinins
(d) All the above✔

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8. Soybean is called a wonder crop because it is:
(a) An excellent protein source
(b) An excellent oilseed crop
(c) High yield potential
(d) Both a and b✔

9. Family of soybean :
(a) Leguminosae ✔
(b) Apilionceaceae
(c) Compositae
(d) Linaceae

10. The crop which is good for diabetic patient:
(a) Green gram
(b) Groundnut
(c) soybean ✔
(d) cowpea

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11. Soybean is originated in:
(a) India
(b) china✔
(c) USA
(d) Japan

12. Which crop is called poor man meat?
(a) Green gram
(b) Black gram
(c) Pegion pea
(d) soybean✔

13. Soybean seeds contain:
(a) 20%oil and 20%protein
(b) 40%oil and 40% protein
(c) 40% oil and 20%protein
(d) 20%oil and 40%protein✔

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14. The optimum time for kharif soybean planting is:
(a) First fortnight of June
(b) First fortnight of July✔
(c) Second fortnight of June
(d) Second fortnight of July

15. The optimum temperature for the germination of soybean is:
(a) 11 OC
(b) 20 OC
(c) 15 OC
(d) 22 OC✔

16. The optimum seed rate of soybean for normal planting is
(a) 50-60 kg/ha
(b) 60-70kg/ha✔
(c) 70-80kg/ha
(d) 80-90kg/ha

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17. The grain legume which is also grown as an oilseed crop is
(a) Chickpea
(b) Urd bean
(c) Soybean ✔
(d) Lentil

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18. When was soybean first introduced in the USA
(a) 1808
(b) 1904
(c) 1804 ✔
(d) 1908

19. When was soybean first introduced in India:
(a) 1880 ✔
(b) 1890
(c) 1980
(d) 1990

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20. For spring soybean, seed should be…………….than that of kharif planting
(a) More ✔
(b) Less
(c) Similar
(d) Double

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21. The usually recommended plant to plant distance for soybean is:
(a) 2-3cm
(b) 4-5cm✔
(c) 5-7cm
(d) 8-10cm

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22. The soybean can be incorporated with:
(a) Wheat
(b) Chickpea
(c) Maize ✔
(d) Tobacco

23. The pH range for suitable for soybean cultivation is:
(a) 5.0-6.0
(b) 7.0-8.5
(c) 5.5-6.5
(d) 6.0-7.5✔

24. ………………is considered to be a progenitor of soybean:
(a) Glycine max
(b) Glycine sinensis
(c) Glycine ussuriensis
(d) Glycine usiiattisimum✔

25. Ankur is a variety of (NABARD Mains 2016) [Challenger] :
(a) Soybean ✔
(b) Groundnut
(c) Blackgram
(d) Sesamum

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26. Most critical stage for N requirement of soybean is
(a) Bud initiation
(b) Pre-flowering
(c) Between a and b ✔
(d) Pod maturity

27. Which of the fertilizer is best suited for soybean
(a) Single super phosphate
(b) Potassium sulphate
(c) Ammonium sulphate
(d) All✔

28. Optimum depth of sowing soybean seed is
(a) 3-5cm ✔
(b) 5-8cm
(c) Less than 3cm
(d) More than 10 cm

29. Ideal population of high soybean yield is
(a) 2 lakhs/ha
(b) 3 lakhs/ha
(c) 4 lakhs/ha
(d) 5 lakhs/ha✔

30. Most critical stage for irrigation of soyabean crop is:
(a) Pod development
(b) Seed filling
(c) Pod maturation
(d) Between a and b✔

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31. Herbicide generally practiced as pre plant application in soybean is
(a) Trifularin
(b) Nitralin
(c) Vernolate
(d) All of these✔

32. Weedicide use as pre-emergence for controlling weeds in soybean is
(a) Chloramben
(b) Linuron
(c) Fluorodifen
(d) All of these✔

33. Post emergence herbicides generally used in soybean crop is
(a) 2,4 – D
(b) Chloroxuron
(c) Dinoseb
(d) All of these✔

34. Soybean variety suitable for kharif season is (NSC- 14)
(a) Bragg
(b) Lee
(c) Durga and gaurav
(d) All of these✔

35. Soybean variety suitable for spring is
(a) Merit
(b) Clark 63
(c) Ankur
(d) All of these✔

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36. Which of the crop gives the highest protein equal to egg,milk and meat
(a) Black garm
(b) Lentil
(c) Soybean ✔
(d) Pegion pea

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37. World’s leading acreage and production of soybean lies in:
(a) USA ✔
(b) India
(c) China
(d) Pakistan

38. Which of the Indian state is called soya state (MPSC mains – 17) 
(a) Uttar pradseh
(b) Madhya Pradesh ✔
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Gujarat

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39. Soybean contains which of the following polyunsaturated fatty acid
(a) Linolic acid
(b) Oleic acid
(c) Both a and b ✔
(d) None of these

40. Best suited irrigation system of soybean
(a) Check basin
(b) Border strip
(c) Both a and b✔
(d) None of these

41. Soybean is …………………to both acidic and alkaline condition
(a) Sensitive✔
(b) Slightly Tolerant
(c) Tolerant
(d) None of these

42.Yellow mosaic resistant variety of soybean is
(a) Bragg
(b) Ankur
(c) Shilajit ✔
(d) All of these

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43. Black seeded soybean varieties are
(a) Rich in protein but low in oil content✔
(b) Rich in oil but low in protein content
(c) Both high protein and oil content
(d) Both low protein and oil content

44. Soybean yellow mosaic is transmitted by
(a) Plant hopper
(b) White fly✔
(c) Aphids
(d) None of these

45. Yellow seeded soybean varieties are
(a) Rich in protein but low in oil content
(b) Rich in oil but low in protein content
(c) Both high protein and oil content✔
(d) Both low protein and oil content

46. All India Coordinated Research Project on soybean was stated during
(a) 1967 ✔
(b) 1964
(c) 1984
(d) 1990

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