Agriculture Sample Question Papers

1. Seed lot certificate colour is
(a) Orange
(b) Green
(c) Purple
(d) Orange or Green

2. Seed sample certificate colour is-
(a) Blue
(b) Orange
(c) Purple
(d) White

3. Difference between seed and grain is
(a) Seed processing
(b) Genetic purity
(c) Seed quality
(d) Cost

4. A sound seed certification programme requires
(a) Direct participation of breeder
(b) Use of sophisticated equipment
(c) Classification of seed
(d) Support of law

5. The seed which farms generally used are called
(a) Breeder seed
(b) Foundation seed
(c) Certified seed
(d) Nucleus seed

6. Seed drying is very important to maintain its
(a) Viability and vigour
(b) Protein content
(c) Oil content
(d) Chemical composition

7. The two most important factors influencing the life span of seeds under storage are:
(a) Relative humidity and temperature
(b) Rainfall and RH
(c) Climate and temperature
(d) Seed size and moisture content.

8. Development of embryo without fertilization is
(a) Apomixis
(b) Amghimixis
(c) Parthenocarpy
(d) None of these

9. Male sterility is used to develop
(a) Inbreds
(b) Hybrids
(c) Synthetics
(d) None of these

10. Occurrence of more than one embryo in seed is known as
(a) Polysomy
(b) Polyembryony
(c) Apogamy
(d) None

11. Seedlessness in fruits is called as
(a) Parthenogenesis
(b) Parthenocarpy
(c) Apomixis
(d) None

12. A polyploidy having chromosome sets from different sources such as different species is known as
(a) Autopolyploid
(b) Aneuploid
(c) Tetraploid
(d) Allopolyploid

13. An example of heterozygous but homogeneous population is
(a) Pureline
(b) Open pollinated variety
(c) Hybrid variety
(d) Synthetic variety

14. A common crop which is grown of natural autopolyploid grown
(a) Mustard
(b) Wheat
(c) Potato
(d) Cotton

15. The most important factor which determines stability of seed is
(a) Light
(b) Temperature
(c) Moisture
(d) Nutrient

16. ‘Law of homologus series’ is given by
(a) Biffen
(b) Debary
(c) Darwin
(d) Vavilov

17. First man made cereal is
(a) Triticale
(b) Raphanobrasica
(c) Pomato
(d) None of these

18. Cells without cell wall are known as
(a) Protoplasts
(b) Proplastids
(c) Chloroplast
(d) Crybrids

19. Inability of a hybrid to produce viable offspring is known as
(a) Hybrid sterility
(b) Hybrid inviability
(c) Hybrid breakdown
(d) All of these

20. Highest uniformity is present in
(a) Double cross
(b) Multiple cross
(c) Single cross
(d) Three way cross

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21. Botanically, pineapple fruit is
(a) Sorosis
(b) Balusta
(c) Berry
(d) Pome

22. Which phyto hormone is used for development of synthetic seeds?
(a) Auxin
(b) GA
(c) ABA
(d) Ethylene

23. Most of the fruit tree varieties are heterozygous, therefore, for commercial plantation, their propagation is recommended by
(a) True seeds
(b) Asexual propagation
(c) Mutation
(d) All

24. “T” budding is also referred to as
(a) Shield budding
(b) Patch budding
(c) Annular budding
(d) Ring budding

25. Commercial propagation of papaya is done through …….
(a) Budding
(b) Layering
(c) Seeds
(d) Cutting

26. Growth regulator CCC is used in grapes for
(a) Increase vegetable growth
(b) Increase TSS
(c) Increase fruitfulness
(d) None

27. NPK are regarded in plant nutrition as
(a) Macro nutrients
(b) Micro nutrients
(c) Trace elements
(d) Basic elements

28. Dwarf Cavendish is a variety of
(a) Tomato
(b) Mango
(c) Banana
(d) Grape

29. Stooling method of propagation is generally used in cause of
(a) Grapes
(b) Walnut
(c) Guava
(d) Apple

30. Rains during ripening of grapes cause
(a) Low TSS
(b) Fruit drop
(c) Berry cracking
(d) Higher marketable yield.

31. There are no commercial by hybrids in
(a) Cucumbers
(b) Tomatoes
(c) Cabbage
(d) Pea

32. Amongst vegetable crops, leaving aside potatoes the maximum production in the world is that of.
(a) Cucumber
(b) Brinjal
(c) Onion
(d) Tomato

33. Which kind of variety in tomato needs staking?
(a) Dwarf
(b) Determinate
(c) Indeterminate
(d) None

34. For direct seeding of bitter gourd, following quantity of seeds is enough to plant one hectare
(a) 10 kg
(b) 5 kg
(c) 20 kg
(d) 40 kg

35. Stratification is essentially a
(a) Storing
(b) hilling treatment
(c) Aging
(d) Heating

36. Seeds of Mandarin orange should be sown as under:
(a) After vernalization
(b) After stratification
(c) After dormancy
(d) Immediately after extraction

37. Pride of India is a variety of:
(a) Radish
(b) Turnip
(c) Cabbage
(d) Cauliflower

38. “Whip tail” is a physiological disorder of:
(a) Potato
(b) Tomato
(c) Cabbage
(d) Cauliflower

39. Seed production of early cauliflower can be done:
(a) In Europe only
(b) In plains
(c) In hills only
(d) None

40. Quincunx system of planting is used in:
(a) Fruit trees
(b) Flowers
(c) Potato
(d) Vegetable crops

41. Gladiolus is propagated through:
(a) Suckers
(b) Budding
(c) Corms
(d) Cuttings

42. Root knot of vegetables is caused by:
(a) Bacteria
(b) Nematodes
(c) Fungus
(d) None

43. Vegetables are regarded as protected food because generally they are rich in:
(a) Fats
(b) Vitamins and minerals
(c) Proteins
(d) Sugars

44. Red rust is a disease of:
(a) Litchi
(b) Apple
(c) Mango
(d) Guava

45. Citrus die-back is mainly caused by:
(a) Virus
(b) Water stress
(c) Fungi and other factors
(d) Bacteria

46. Black tip of mango is caused by:
(a) Virus
(b) Water stress
(c) Bacteria
(d) None of these

47. Which one of the following is a copper fungicide?
(a) Dithane M-45
(b) Captan
(c) Streptocycline
(d) Blitox

48. Chrysanthemum is a:
(a) Day neutral
(b) Long day plant
(c) Short day plant
(d) None of these

49. Powdery mildew of pea is caused by:
(a) Virus
(b) Fungus
(c) Bacteria
(d) None

50. Ornamental value of Bouganvillea lies in:
(a) Green foliage
(b) Seeds
(c) Colourful bracts
(d) Fruits