General Agriculture MCQ For Competitive Exam-104

agriculture mcq

Q. The importance of AM agriculture in Indian economy is indicated by its contribution to which of the following? (UP PCS)
(A) National income and employment
(B) Industrial development and international trade
(C) Supply of food grains
(D) All of the above

Q. The prices at which thew government purchases foodgrains for maintaining the public distribution system and for building up buffer stock are known as– (IAS)
(A) minimum support prices
(B) procurement prices
(C) issue prices
(D) ceiling prices

Q. Who decides the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for agricultural crops in India? (IAS) (agriculture mcq)
(A) Ministry of Agriculture
(C) Agriculture Cost and Price Commission (ACPC)
(D) Ministry of Commerce

Q. ‘Doha Round of WTO’ is related with, which of the following? (WBPCS)
(A) Agriculture
(B) Industry
(C) Services
(D) Investment

Q. National Agriculture Insurance Scheme replacing Comprehensive Crop Insurance Scheme (CCIS) was introduced in the year– (IAS)
(A) 1997
(B) 1998
(C) 1999
(D) 2000

Q. Which decade of Indian planning has the best for agricultural growth? (CDS)
(A) Sixties
(B) Seventies
(C) Eighties
(D) Fifties

Q. Indian Green Revolution is the most successful in which of the following? (CDS)
(A) Wheat and potato
(B) Jowar and oil seeds
(C) Wheat and rice
(D) Tea and coffee  (agriculture mcq)

Q. The Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act was legislated in– (WBPCS)
(A) 1974
(B) 1976
(C) 1977
(D) 1978

Q. In India, which of the following has the highest share in the disbursement of credit to agriculture and allied activities? (IAS)
(A) Commercial Banks
(B) Cooperative Banks
(C) Regional Rural Banks
(D) Micro-finance Institutions

Q. Which one of the following companies has started a rural marketing network called ‘e-chaupals’? (WBPCS)
(B) Dabur
(C) Proctor and Gamble
(D) Hindustan Lever

Q. Which of the following committees recommended tax on Agriculture holdings? (IAS)
(A) Bhootlingam Committee
(B) Wanchoo Committee
(C) Raj Committee
(D) None of these 

Q. Agricultural income tax is assigned to the State Government by– (IAS)
(A) Finance Commission
(B) National Development Council
(C) Inter-state Council
(D) Constitution of India  (agriculture mcq)

Q Which one of the following crops production has been exceeding target since 2004-05 in India, but its growers have been committing suicide in large numbers in many parts of the country every year? (CDS)
(A) Pulse
(B) Cotton
(C) Oilseeds
(D) Wheat

Q. State Land Reforms is under which part of the Constitution? (CDS)
(A) 7th Schedule
(B) 8th Schedule
(C) 9th Schedule
(D) 10th Schedule

Q. In which of the following years was the Food Corporation of India– (FCI) set up? (WB PSC)
(A) 1955
(B) 1960
(C) 1965
(D) 1970

Q. ‘Eco Mark’ is given to the Indian products that are– (IAS)
(A) pure and unadulterated
(B) rich in proteins
(C) environment friendly
(D) economically viable

Q. Which among the following is not a ‘geographical indicator’? (MP PSC)
(A) Kani Shawl
(B) Naga Mircha
(C) Mysore Silk
(D) Darjeeling Basmati

Q. Among the following states, which one has the most suitable climatic conditions for the cultivation of a large variety of orchids with minimum cost of production and can develop an export oriented industry in this field?
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Arunachal Pradesh
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Uttar Pradesh (agriculture mcq)

Q. Who gave the call for ‘Evergreen Revolution’ in India?
(A) M.S. Swaminathan
(B) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(C) Dr. Manmohan Singh
(D) M.S. Ahluwalia

Q. Indian Green Revolution started from– (MP PSC)
(A) Pantnagar
(B) Bengaluru
(C) Kanpur
(D) Delhi

Q. The element that is required for synthesis of sugar in sugarcane is
1) Nitrogen
2) Phosphorus
3) Potassium
4) Magnesium
5) Boron

Q. In medium term storage, material can be stored up to –
1) 100 years
2) 3 to 5 years
3) 10 to 15 years
4) None of these

Q. Which is the saturated fatty acid of the following –
1) Stearic acid
2) Arachidonic acid
3) Oleic acid
4) Linoleic acid

Q. Iron is an important component of –
1) Siroheme
2) Ferredoxin
3) Cytochromes
4) All of these

Q. The chemical, which is used for controlling the mites, is known as –
1) Fungicides
2) Mematicides
3) Acaricides
4) Insecticides (agriculture mcq)

Q. WP abbreviates as –
1) Wettable Paste
2) Wettable Powder
3) Water Paste
4) None of these

Q. Which of the following elements is not essential element of plants but proves to be beneficial for some plants?
1) Boron
2) Sodium
3) Iodine
4) Copper

Q. The pyrite is mostly found in–
1) Bihar
2) Rajasthan
3) Andhra Pradesh
4) Maharashtra

Q. BLUE colour tag is issued for-
1) Foundation seed
2) Certified seed
3) Nucleus seed
4) Foundation seed

Q. Water use efficiency is the highest is case of–
1) Border irrigation
2) Drip irrigation
3) Sprinkler irrigation
4) Flood irrigation

Q. Atmosphere is essential for-
1) Winds
2) Cloud formation
3) Weather phenomena
4) All of these (agriculture mcq)

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