General Agriculture MCQ For Competitive Exam – 96

Agriculture MCQ

1. Triticum aestivum is a

(A) Hexaploid

 (B) Diploid

(C) Tetraploid

(D) Euploid 

2. Gregor John Mendel worked on the crop

(A) Sweet Pea

(B) Field pea

(C) Beans

(D) Garden pea

3. t-test is applicable when the numbers of treatments are


(B) 6

(C) 8

(D) 12

4. The first Director General of ICAR

(A) Dr. B. P. Paul 

(B) Dr. R. S. Paroda

(C) Dr. M.S. Swaminathan

(D) Dr. B. Vishwanath

5. Red and purple colour of maize (Zea Mays) is due to deficiency of

(A) Ca

(B) N


(D) P

6. Geographical area of India is

(A) 328 Mha 

(B) 148 Mha

(C) 428 Mha

(D) 392 Mha

7. Most common method of irrigation in India is

(A) Border irrigation

(B) Check basin irrigation

(C) Sprinkler irrigation

(D) Drip irrigation 

8. Global warming is attributed to increase in concentration of green house gases like

(A) CO2

(B) CFCs


(D) All of these

9. The cropping intensity of India during 2019-20 is about

(A) 125%

(B) 142%


(D) 155%

10. The net gain of ATP during glycolysis is

(A) 1

(B) 4

(C) 2 

(D) 8 

11. The error degree of freedom for a RBD design with 10 treatments and 4 replications is

(A) 20

(B) 27

(C) 40

(D) 36

12.The character of system which prohibits inter-caste marriages is known as


(B) Exogamous

(C) Endogamous

(D) Polygamous

13. One gram of glucose produces how much fat or oil

(A) 0.25 g

(B) 0.35 g

(C) 0.45 g

 (D) 0.32 g

14. Total number of State Agriculture University in India in the year 2004 was

(A) 25

(B) 44

(C) 34

 (D) 30

15. Growth of plant towards light is called?


(B) Photorespiration

(C) Photocromatism

(D) Photoperiodism

16. The CO2 content of soil air is

(A) 3%

(B) 0.3 %


(D) 0.003%

17. The C: N ratio of humus is

(A) 20: 1

(B) 100: 1 

(C) 10: 1 

(D) 400:1

18. Densest part of atmosphere strata is

(A) Troposphere

 (B) Thermosphere 

(C) Stratosphere

(D) Mesosphere

19. The plants which open their stomata during night for taking CO4 are known as

(A) C3



(D) All of above

20. Plants absorb phosphorus in the form of

(A) H2PO4 

(B) PO4


(D) P 

21. Principle of Experimental design is given by

(A) R A Fisher 

(B) Wilcox  

(C)Cox and Cochran

(D) WG Cochran

22. An acid derived from green leaves of chickpea prescribed for intestinal disorders is

(A) Citric acid

(B) Sulphuric acid

(C) Oxalic acid 

(D) Prussic acid 

23. Which one of the plant is the C4 plant?

(A) Maize 

(B) Potato

(C) Pea

(D) Papaya

24. Atmosphere extends above mean sea level to a height of about

(A) 160 km

(B) 1600 km

(C) 1600 meter

(D) 1600 miles

25. Criteria for the essentiality of nutrients for plants was given by

(A) Arnon and Stout

 (B) Wilcox

(C) Liebig

(D) None 

26. The Oleoresin compounds occurs in

(A) Cotton

(B) Maize

(C) Chilli 

(D) Ginger

27. The law of tolerance was introduced by

(A) Milvert

(B) Shelford

(C) Hilaire

(D) Ear- net Haeckel

28. End product of glycolysis is


(B) Pyruvate


(D) Glucose

29. Plants capable of growing in rocks crevices are called

(A) Calciphytes

(B) Chosmophytes

(C) Lithophytes 

(D) Helophytes

30. Plant cells are connected with the help of

(A) Plsmodesmata 

(B) Cellwall

(C) Plasma membrane

(D) Plasmoderma

31. Indicator plant of copper is?

A. Maize

B. Sorghum

C. Wheat

D. Potato

32. Wool potential of exotic breeds?

A. 3.5 – 5 kg

B. 2.5 – 3 kg

C. 4.5 – 6.5 kg

D. 5 – 7.6 kg

33. Which of the following is not a method of group communication?

A. Demonstration

B. Symposium

C. Flannel graph

D. Circular letter

34. Transpiration occurs through?

A. Stomata

B. Cuticle

C. Lenticels

D. All the above

35. One of the following causes rootings in cuttings?


B. 2,4-D

C. GA3


36. Symptoms of virus diseases are ?

A. Chlorosis

B. Yellows

C. Necrosis

D. All the above

37. The largest goat skin producing country is?

A. U.S.A.

B. Denmark

C. Switzerland

D. India

38. Application of gypsum is required more for?

A. Berseem

B. Paddy

C. Lucerne

D. Groundnut

39. The meat of calf is called as?

A. Pork

B. Veal

C. Chevon

D. Mutton

40. Which one of the following is non-selective herbicide?

A. Alachlor

B. Butachlor

C. Paraquat

D. Atrazine

41. Phytochrome is found in a?

A. Fungi

B. Algae

C. Gymnosperms

D. Angiosperms

42. Which of the following is not a part of chlorophyll?

A. Nitrogen

B. Iron

C. Carbon

D. Hydrogen

43. Marble is an example of?

A. Plutonic rock

B. Igneous rock

C. Metamorphic rock

D. Sedimentary rock

44. The normal content of protein in cow milk is?

A. 3.50%

B. 4.50%

C. 6.50%

D. 2.50%

45. Name the pathogen responsible for the famine in 1845?

A. Alternaria alternata

B. Phytophthora infestans

C. Rhizoctonia solani

D. Peronospora infestans

46. Berseem seeds are treated with?

A. R. trifoli

B. R. Japanicum

C. R. meliloti

D. R. lupine

47. Wool potential for Indian breeds of sheep?

A. 3-3.5 kg

B. 1-2 kg

C. 2-2.8 kg

D. 0.5 -1.5 kg

48. Which of the following factors affects the dormancy of seed?

A. Seed coat impermeable to water

B. Mechanical resistance of seed coats

C. Seed coat impermeable to oxygen

D. All of the above factors

49. Which of the following plants can not fix atmospheric nitrogen directly?

A. Castor

B. Gram

C. Bean

D. Pea

50. Crop which can be propagated by vegetative parts?

A. Pineapple

B. Coconut

C. Papaya

D. Phalsa

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