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1. Which of the following is a branch of agriculture dealing with the silk farming,
that is rearing of silkworms for the production of silk:
a) Apiculture
b) Sericulture
c) Arboriculture
d) Olericulture

2. The tillage leaves less than 15% crop residue cover or less than 500 pounds per
acre (560 kg/ha) of small grain residue. This type of tillage is often referred to as
conventional tillage:
a) Reduced Tillage
b) Intensive Tillage
c) Conservation Tillage
d) All of the above

3. The conversion of ammonia to nitrate is performed primarily by soil-living
bacteria and other nitrifying bacteria:
a) Nitrogen Assimilation
b) Ammonification
c) Nitrification
d) Denitrification

4. Which of the following nutrient Promotes formation of chlorophyll, Acts as an
oxygen carrier and Reactions involving cell division and growth:
a) Maganese
b) Zinc
c) Copper
d) Iron

5……are defined as preparations containing living cells or latent cells of efficient
strains of microorganisms that help crop plants’ uptake of nutrients by their
interactions in the rhizosphere when applied through seed or soil.
a) Inorganic Fertilizer
b) Organic Fertilizer
c) Phosphorus Fertilizers
d) Biofertilizers

6. Which of the following is not a Kharif Crop:
a) Cotton
b) Rice
c) Gram
d) Bajara

7. Growing two or more crops simultaneously with no distinct row arrangement:
a) Mixed Intercropping
b) Row Intercropping
c) Strip Intercropping
d) Relay Intercropping

8. A farming systems that are “capable of maintaining their productivity and
usefulness to society indefinitely and must be resource-conserving, socially
supportive, commercially competitive, and environmentally sound:
a) Sustainable Agriculture
b) Integrated Farming System
c) Relay Cropping
d) All of the above

9. ……is natural or artificially applied layer of plant residues or other material on
the surface of the soil with the object of moisture conservation, temperature
control, prevention of surface compaction or crust formation, reduction of run off
and erosion, improvement in soil structure and weed control:
a) Strip Cropping
b) Mulching
c) Contour Cultivation
d) All of the above

10. DEHORNING should be done when calves are around ……old:
a) 7 to 14 days
b) 10 to 15 days
c) 14 to 28 days
d) 30 to 45 days

11. Which of the following has the highest lactating Yield:
a) Red Sindhi (1605 kgs)
b) Tharparkar (1700 kgs)
c) Sahiwal (2200 kgs)
d) Jersey (4000 kgs)

12. Poultry Feed obtained by grinding and mixing of the raw materials. It is most
commonly used feed, easy to prepare and economical:
a) Crumbles
b) Pellet feed
c) Mash feed
d) None of these

13. For late sown Wheat, seed rate of ……… recommended:
a) 100-125 kg/ha
b) 125-150 kg/ha
c) 150-175 kg/ha
d) 175-200 kg/ha

14.It is the loss of chlorophyll leading to yellowing in leaves. It is caused by the
deficiency of elements like K, Mg, N, S, Fe, Mn, Zn and Mo.
a) Chlorosis
b) Necrosis
c) Inhibition of cell division
d) All of the above

15. Strongly alkaline soil have pH value of:
a) 4.6-5.5
b) 5.6-6.5
c) 7.0
d) Greater than 8.5

16. Disease affecting citrus plant that is caused by the bacterial Infection causes
lesions on the leaves, stems, and fruit of citrus trees. While not harmful to
humans, it significantly affects the vitality of citrus trees, causing leaves and fruit
to drop prematurely.
a) Canker
b) Gummosis
c) Greening
d) Tristeza or quick decline

17. This type of seed shall be the progeny of foundation seed that is so handled as
to maintain its genetic identity and purity according to standard specified for the
particular crop being certified. A purple colour certificate is issued for this
category of seed:
a) Foundation seed
b) Registered seed
c) Certified seed
d) Truthful labelled seed

18. Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes is located at:
a) Bikaner, Rajasthan
b) Hisar, Haryana
c) Mumbai, Maharashtra
d) Karnal, Haryana

19. Which state has the highest production of coconut:
a) Kerala
b) Tamilnadu
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Karnataka

20. Which state is the largest producer of Wool:
a) Rajasthan
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Karnataka

21. As per APEDA exports highlights 2018-19, Highest export by value from India:
a) Non-Basmati Rice
b) Basmati Rice
c) Maize
d) Pulse

22. As per 4th Advance Estimates, the estimated production of Foodgrains during
2018-19 is as under:
a) 274.95 million tonnes
b) 284.95 million tonnes
c) 289.95 million tonnes
d) 294.95 million tonnes

23. As per the estimates of National Income released by National Statistics Office
(CSO), Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, the agriculture and
allied sectors contributed approximately …..of India’s GVA at current prices during
a) 12.0%
b) 14.0%
c) 16.0%
d) 18.0%

24.Which is used as antibiotics in crops production
a) Aureofungin
b) Kasugamycin
c) Validamycin
d) All of the above

25. Krishi karman awards is given in which category in India.
A. High yield per Hectare.
B. Doubling income of farmers.
C. Raisings countries foods grains production.
D. Effective water management

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