General Agriculture MCQ For Competitive Exam Part – 93

Agriculture MCQ

# Bulk population breeding is suitable for:

A. Fruit crops

B. Vegetable crops

C. Small grain crops

D. Flower crops

# Cooperative society is basic institution for:

A. Political growth of the villagers

B. Social growth of the villagers

C. Cultural growth of the villagers

D. Socio-economic growth of the villagers

# Endosulfan belongs to:

A. Chlorinated hydrocarbons

B. Organophosphates

C. Carbamates

D. Thiocyanates

# Erisilk worms are commercially reared on:

A. Mulberry leaves

B. Castor leaves

C. Tobacco leaves

D. None of the above

# Lalit is an improved variety of?

A. Guava

B. Papaya

C. Mango

D. Banana

# Cut worm is a pest of:

A. Gram

B. Potato

C. Wheat

D. Maize

# Chloroplasts are absent in:

A. Fungi

B. Blue-green algae

C. Photosynthetic bacteria

D. All of the above

# An agent that causes gene mutations is known as:

A. Mutant

B. Mutation

C. Mutagen

D. Mutator

# Which of the following is the best example of combined sources of fat and SNF?

A. Sweetened condensed milk

B. Lactose powder

C. Whey powder

D. Skim milk powder

# Which one of the following fruit is monocot in nature?

A. Mango

B. Pineapple

C. Litchi

D. Papaya

# Corchorus capsularis belongs to family:

A. Tiliaceae

B. Malvaceae

C. Euphorbiaceae

D. Compositae

# An acidic buffer solution can be prepared by mixing solution of:

A. Ammonium acetate and acetic acid

B. Ammonium chloride and ammonium hydroxide

C. Sulphuric acid and sodium sulphate

D. Sodium chloride and sodium hydroxide

# Which one of the following is evergreen temperate plant?

A. Apricot

B. Chilgoza

C. Plum

D. Almond

# The most popular method for mango planting is ?

A. Rectangular

B. Diagonal

C. Contour

D. Square

# Cultivation of the apical meristems, particularly of shoot apical meristem, is known as:

A. Embryo culture

B. Meristem culture

C. Pollen culture

D. Tissue culture

# Citrus gummosis is spread through:

A. Air

B. Insects

C. Irrigation water

D. Man

# Ammonium sulphate contain approximately:

A. 10% nitrogen

B. 20% nitrogen

C. 28% nitrogen

D. 36% nitrogen

# Alternaria blight disease can be effectively controlled by:


B. Aldrin

C. Treating seeds with hot water

D. All of the above

# NPK are regarded in plant nutrition as?

A. Trace element

B. Macro nutrient

C. Non essential

D. Micro nutrient

# Which one of the following fruits is a rich source of iron?

A. Mango

B. Date-palm

C. Apple

D. Karonda

# Club root of crucifers is caused by:

A. Colletotrichum

B. Puccinia

C. Plasmodiophora

D. Sclerospora

# Which one an example of dioecious crop?

A. Papaya

B. Coconut

C. Tea

D. Mango

# Conidia are the sources of inoculum in ergot of bajra:

A. Primary

B. Secondary

C. Tertiary

D. All of the above

# An area in which seeding are raised to be transplanted elsewhere is called:

A. Brashing

B. Shifting cultivation

C. Crop rotation

D. Nursery

# Conservation of rainwater by collecting run-off precipitation for supplemental irrigation is called:

A. Moisture conservation

B. Water harvesting

C. Water collection

D. Watershed management

# Cucurbits in early stage are mainly damaged by:

A. Aphids

B. Jassids

C. Borers

D. Red pumpkin beetle

# Sweet orange belongs to the family of ?

A. Bombacaceae

B. Rosaceae

C. Rutaceae

D. Vitaceae

# Crop, which can be propagated by vegetative parts:

A. Pineapple

B. Coconut

C. Papaya

D. Phalsa

# Seedless in banana is due to ?

A. Vegetative parthenocarpy

B. None of the above

C. Stimulative parthenocarpy

D. Stenospermocarpy

# The sensitive stage to moisture stress in sorghum is ?

A. Grain filling

B. Flowering

C. Both Flowering and Grain filling

D. None of the above

# Contagious abortion in cow is caused by:

A. Clostridium

B. Streptococcus

C. Brucella

D. Entodinium

# Yellow coloured fruits and vegetables are rich source of:

A. Vit. ‘E’

B. Vit. ‘C’

C. Vit. ‘A’

D. Vit. ‘B’

# The average chemical composition of NPK of night soil is:

A. 3.7 – 4.0 – 2.0

B. 0.5 – 0.6 – 0.5

C. 2.0 – 2.6 – 0.5

D. 5.5 – 4.0 – 2.0

# Tarai soils are high in:

A. Iron

B. Sodium

C. Organic matter

D. Calcium

# Soil organic matter has many remarkable effects and one of them is given below, identify the same:

A. Encouraged granulation

B. Increased elasticity

C. Enhanced cohesion

D. Low cation exchange

# S.M.P. buffer is used in determination of:

A. Lime

B. Potassium

C. Nitrogen

D. Calcium

# The concept of soil as a natural body was first developed by:

A. C.F. Marbut

B. K.D. Gilinka

C. V.V.Dakuchaev

D. E.W.Hilligard

# The conditions responsible for the formation of salt affected soil is:

A. High rainfall

B. Low rainfall and high evaporation

C. Irrigation with good quality water

D. All of the above

# The average soil bulk density of cultivated loamy soil is approximately:

A. 0.5 – 1.0 gm cm-3

B. 1.5 – 1.65 cm-3

C. 1.1 – 1.4 gm cm-3

D. None of the above

# Temperature has got significant effects on:

A. Structure

B. Biological activity

C. Weathering of rocks and minerals

D. All of above

# Soil samples are collected to:

A. Plastic bags

B. Metal containers

C. Gunny bags

D. Wooden boxes

# Saline soils are reclaimed/managed by:

A. Addition of gypsum

B. Addition of lime

C. Leaching the soluble salts

D. Addition of pyrite

# Which one of the following oil cakes, in addition to its manurial value, acts also as a nitrification inhibitor?

A. Mustard

B. Groundnut

C. Neem

D. Til

# The acidic igneous rocks contain silica:

A. >65%

B. <65%

C. 60-65%

D. None of above

# The bacteria considered most important to bring about the conversion of NH4 to NH2:

A. Nitrosomonas

B. Nitrobacter

C. Both (a) & (b)

D. Azotobacter

# Which of the following statements is more correct as regards to “luxury consumption” of K found in minute?

A. Maize has mechanism to increase yields by taking excess K above the optimum requiremen

B. Maize takes excess K above the optimum requirement even though growth and yield are not promoted

C. Maize takes excess K above the optimum requirement the concentration which becomes toxic to plants

D. None of the above

# Saline-sodic soils have the value of:

A. EC more than 4 mmhos/cm, ESP more than 15, pH more than 8.5

B. EC less than 4 mmhos/cm, ESP more than 15, pH

C. EC less than 4mmhos/cm, ESP more than 15, pH more than 8.5

D. EC less than 4 mmhos/cm, ESP more than 15 pH more than 8.5

# Soil structural units having horizontal axis much longer than vertical axis. Such type of soil structure is known as:

A. Prismatic

B. Blocky

C. Platy

D. Columnar

# The acidity of H+ absorbed on solid phase is known as:

A. Reserve acidity

B. Active acidity

C. Both of the above

D. None of these

# The bacteria responsible for fixation of nitrogen in soyabean are:

A. Rhizobium leguminosarum

B. Rhizobium phaseoli

C. Rhyzobium glycicum

D. Rhizobium japonicum

# The conversion of amount into nitrate by microorganisms is known as:

A. Nitrogen fixation

B. Nitrification

C. Denitrification

D. Loss of nitrogen

# The crop suitable for cultivation in saline sodic soil would include:

A. Soyabean and rice

B. Soyabean and sugar beet

C. Sugarbeet and rice

D. Trice and maize

# The best estimate of the available P in phosphatic fertilizers is obtained from the:

A. Water soluble fraction

B. Citrate insoluble fraction

C. Citrate soluble fraction

D. Water soluble and citrate soluble fraction

# The acidity of H+ in aqueous phase of soils is called:

A. Reserve acidity

B. Active acidity

C. Permanent charge

D. None of these

# Soil survey’s are of different type:

A. Three type

B. Four types

C. Two type

D. None of the above 

# Sand stone and limit stone are the examples of:

A. Metamorphic rock

B. Igneous rock

C. Sedimentary rock

D. All of these

# Sedimentary rocks are formed by:

A. Solidification of lava

B. Increase in pressure

C. Increase in temperature

D. Cementation of broken parts

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