Agriculture Mock Test Papers

1. Maximum percentage of slope level for agronomic measures of soil conservation practices is
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 5
(d) 10

2. Bench terracing is necessary in soils having
(a) 16- 33% slope
(b) 50 % slope
(c) 5% slope
(d) 1 % slope

3. Which of the following is a stage of wind erosion?
(a) Saltation
(b) Surface creep
(c) Suspension
(d) All of these

4. Number of essential elements required for plant growth is
(a) 12
(b) 16
(c) 20
(d) 10

5. Most available form of P for plant is
(a) H2PO4-
(b) HPO4
(c) PO4
(d) None of these.

6. Oldest commercially available fertilizer is
(a) Urea
(b) Super phosphate
(c) MOP
(d) Anhydrous ammonia

7. Water available between field capacity and permanent wilting point is called as
(a) Gravitational water
(b) Capillary water
(c) Available water
(d) None of these

8. Which surface method is widely followed in fruit orchards?
(a) Basin
(b) Check basin
(c) Ridges and furrows
(d) Border strip irrigation

9. Most commonly practiced drip irrigation method is
(a) Surface drip irrigation
(b) Sub- surface drip irrigation
(c) Spray irrigation
(d) Pulse irrigation

10. Area under dryland agriculture in India is
(a) 70 %
(b) 60 %
(c) 50 %
(d) 40 %

11. Percentage of effective rainfall under rainfed condition is
(a) < 20 %
(b) 20- 50%
(c) 50- 80 %
(d) None of these

12. Watershed is also called as
(a) Catchment area
(b) Drainage basin
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

13. Size of farm pond per hectare of area is______ m2
(a) 200
(b) 250-300
(c) 500
(d) None of these

14. Goal of Extension Education is:
(a) To promote income of farmers
(b) To promote production of the crops
(c) To promote new crops
(d) To promote scientific outlook

15. 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

16. Success in rural development project depends upon:
(a) Regular training of workers
(b) Regular contact of workers
(c) Amount of subsidy
(d) Participation of beneficiaries

17. Lab to Land programme was started by:
(b) Govt. of U.P
(c) Smt. Indira Gandhi
(d) ICAR

18. The full form of A.T.M.A is:
(a) Agriculture Technology Management Association
(b) Agriculture Technology Management Agency
(c) Agriculture Technology Mission Agency
(d) None of these

19. National Commission on farmers was set up in India in
(a) March, 1999
(b) March,2002
(c) February, 2004
(d) June, 2004

20. National Institute of Agriculture Marketing (NIAM) is located at
(a) New Delhi
(b) Jaipur
(c) Hisar
(d) Meerut

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21. Project planning and budgeting are used to know
(a) Commercial aspect
(b) Financial aspects
(c) Economic aspects
(d) Technical aspects of project

22. The ultimate aim of farm management is to
(a) Increase gross income
(b) Reduce total cost
(c) Optimize factor utilization
(d) None of the above

23. What is “support price” for agriculture commodity?
(a) Subsidy paid by the government over the price already available in the market
(b) The floor price below which it can not be sold
(c) The minimum price at which the government is prepared to buy it
(d) Money paid to agriculturists for case of drought damaging their crops

24. The causes of inflation is
(a) Increase in money supply
(b) Fall in production
(c) Increase in money supply and fall in production
(d) Decrease in money supply and fall in production

25. IBRD is synonymous to
(a) World Bank
(b) Asian Development Bank
(c) International Monetary Fund
(d) WTO

26. Betelvine is a:
(a) Hermaphrodite
(b) Dioecious plant
(c) Andromonoecious
(d) Monoecious plant.

27. Modified Atmospheric Packaging (MAP) of fruits and vegetables prevents the build up of the following?
(a) CO2 and O2
(b) CO2 AND C4H4
(c) Sugars
(d) Proteins

28. Sulphites and SO2 are added to preserve fruits and vegetables products to check:
(a) Reduce acidity
(b) Michrobial activity
(c) Ethylene production
(d) Methane production

29. Fruits and vegetables are generally rich in dietary fibre which protects from:
(a) Fat deficiency
(b) Protein deficiency
(c) Colon cancer
(d) Carbohydrate deficiency

30. Which vegetable crop is known as vegetable of Twentieth century?
(a) Winged bean
(b) Cluster bean
(c) Chekkurmanis
(d) Amaranthus

31. Marmalade is prepared from the fruits of
(a) Citrus
(b) Apple
(c) Mango
(d) Guava

32. Ideal character of tree species for alley cropping is
(a) Fix nitrogen
(b) Tolerant under abnormal conditions
(c) Deep rooted
(d) All of these

33. Silvipasture is advantageous because,
(a) Provides green fodder through tree loppings
(b) Improves soil fertility
(c) Controls run-off and erosion
(d) All of these

34. In North eastern hill region, the important horticultural crop for agri-horti system is
(a) Mandarin orange
(b) Lemon
(c) Guava
(d) Apple

35. Damping off and leaf blights are very effectively checked by
(a) Bordeaux mixture
(b) Burgundy mixture
(c) Thiram
(d) Copper oxychloride

36. Use of resistant varieties in the IPM of insect is an example of
(a) Legal control
(b) Cultural control
(c) Chemical control
(d) Biological control

37. IPM relies heavily on
(a) Economic threshold level
(b) Total loss of crops
(c) Resistant pest
(d) Susceptible pest

38. Which of the following is secondary pest of storage?
(a) Long headed flour beetle
(b) Flat grain beetle
(c) Saw toothed grain beetle
(d) All of these

39. In storage, grains can be mixed with
(a) Chlorpyriphos
(b) Dichlorvos
(c) Malathion WP
(d) Deltamethrin

40. Feed the soil not the plant is the watch word of
(a) Eco-farming
(b) Conservation agriculture
(c) Natural farming
(d) Precision agriculture

41. The most important microflora in decomposition of organic matter and plant nutrients availability in soil is
(a) Bacteria
(b) Fungi
(c) Actinomycetes
(d) algae

42. Which is a symbiotic nitrogen fixer in soil?
(a) Cyanobacteria
(b) Azospirillum
(c) Nitrobacter
(d) Rhizobia

43. VAM improves mainly the uptake of
(a) Mo
(b) P
(c) K
(d) N

44. The use of synthetic chemicals is prohibited in
(a) Organic farming
(b) Integrated farming
(c) Intensive farming
(d) Conservation farming.

45. A neem product used as an insect repellent is:
(a) Rotenone
(b) Parathion
(c) Endrin
(d) Azadirachtin

46. On an average, the nitrogen content of well decomposed FYM in India is of the order of:
(a) 0.3 per cent
(b) 0.5 per cent
(c) 0.7 per cent
(d) 0.9 per cent

47. In conservation agriculture the percentage of crop residues that should remain in the soil at harvest of a crop is:
(a) 10 per cent
(b) 20 per cent
(c) 30 per cent
(d) 40 percent

48. Which of the following manure is considered as bio-fertilizer?
(a) Farm yard manure
(b) Compost
(c) Green manure
(d) Blue green algae

49. Agriculture mainly as ‘ Grow for eat’ is classified as
(a) Specialized farming
(b) Subsistence farming
(c) Diversified farming
(d) State farming

50. Azotobacter can be used for
(a) Rice
(b) Cotton
(c) Sugarcane
(d) All of these