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1. Low volume and ultra low volume sprayers are developed mostly to apply
(a) Concentrated pesticides
(b) Fertigation
(c) Organic nutrients
(d) All of these

2. ______ deficiency is normally found in crops grown in acid soils, calcerous soils and coarse textured soils low in organic matter.
(a) Potassium
(b) Phosphorus
(c) Carbon
(d) Magnesium

3. Soil fertility status can be assessed from nutrient deficiency symptoms, soil analysis, soil test and
(a) Leaf measurement
(b) Nutrient uptake calculations
(c) Plant analysis
(d) None of these

4. The two most common type of potassic fertilizers used in India are
(a) Muriate of potash and Urea
(b) Urea and amonium nitrate
(c) Potassium sulphate and Urea
(d) Muriate of potash and potassium sulphate

5. Which of the following is not a component of Integrated Nutrient Management of plants?
(a) Chemical fertilizers
(b) Bio fertilizers
(c) Green manures
(d) None of these

6. Plants absorb nitrogen from the soil solution as
(a) Nitrate and ammonium
(b) Orthophosphate and ammonium
(c) Nitrite and amino acids
(d) Ammonium and sulphate

7. Humus have been synthesized by microorganisms in the soil from products of the breakdown or alteration of
(a) Faeces of earthworms
(b) The original plant tissues
(c) The soil nutrient content
(d) The atmospheric nutrients fixed to the soil

8. Which of the following fertilizers is not suitable for use in fertigation due to their solubility?
(a) Potassium sulphate
(b) Urea
(c) Phosphoric acid
(d) None of these

9. Acidic soils can be amended by application of
(a) Sulfur
(b) Vinegar
(c) Lime
(d) Organic fertilizers

10. Which of the following is true for release of allelopathic compounds by weeds affecting the growth of crops?
(a) Released from weed plants into the soil as root exudates
(b) Release by decomposition products of their dead, worn out tissues
(c) Release volatile allelopathic compounds from their foliage
(d) All of these

11. Weeds like Chenopodium album, Philaris minor, Digera arvensis are classified under the______ weeds
(a) Annual
(b) Biennial
(c) Perennial
(d) Grasses

12. Dodder or Cuscutta spp., broomrape or Orobanche spp. and witchweed or Striga spp. falls under the ______ weeds
(a) Aquatic
(b) Parasitic
(c) Herbaceous
(d) Grassland

13. The factors leading to introduction of several weed species in India include
(a) Development of livestock industry
(b) Long distance travel by birds
(c) Import of food grains and agricultural seeds
(d) All of these

14. For control of noxious weeds like Lantana, Saccharum and Striga spp., the most effective method is
(a) Selective control
(b) Quarantine measures
(c) Weed eradication
(d) All of these

15. This herbicide do not injure non-green, woody stems of fruit trees and hence can be sprayed in tree rings
(a) Paraquat
(b) Alachlor
(c) Glyphosate
(d) Lenacil

16. 2,4-dichlorophenoxy acetic acid or 2,4-D is a selective postemergence herbicide used for control of ______ weeds
(a) Grass
(b) Broadleaf
(c) Perennial
(d) Annual

17. The common name for N’-3,4-dichlorophenyl –N,N’-dimethylurea which is primarily a soil active herbicide to control annual grasses, is
(a) Bromacil
(b) Fluometuron
(c) Diuron
(d) Isoproturon

18. Farm management is ______ oriented
(a) Crop
(b) People
(c) Livestock
(d) Income

19. Which of the following is not a characteristic for a good typical farm plan?
(a) Use latest agricultural methods and practices
(b) Utilize farmer’s knowledge, training and experience
(c) Efficient use of farm resources
(d) Accommodate high risk and avoid flexibility

20. Estimating the outcome or returns of a farm for a part of the business, that may also be used in aid to full budgeting, it is referred to as
(a) Partial budgeting
(b) Enterprise budgeting
(c) Complete budgeting
(d) None of these

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21. The cost of those non-recurring in nature including cost of tractor and other machinery, buildings, irrigation structures, etc are termed in the farm management concept, as
(a) Variable cost
(b) Fixed cost
(c) Machinery cost
(d) Building cost

22. The main focus for an efficient Farm management, besides other factors, will be
(a) Supervising and handling day-to-day routine of a farm
(b) Increasing crop yield
(c) Increasing the farm income through sound business organization
(d) Upgradation of farm technologies

23. Which of the following is a component of contract farming in horticulture crops?
(a) Regular/Steady supply of crops
(b) Pre-agreed prices of pre-determined quality product
(c) Pre-planned supply schedule
(d) All of these

24. The announcement of EXIM policy of 2004-2009 came up with export promotional measures; and among this, the policy that aims to promote export of fruits, vegetables, flowers and other valueadded products is the ….
(a) Towns of Export Excellence
(b) Target Plus
(c) Vishesh Krishi Gram Udyog Yojana
(d) Horti-Export Excellence

25. Motivation refers to goal-directed behaviour, what a person will choose to do when several alternatives are available to him. It also refers to….
(a) The strength for exercising the choice, and the persistence with which he will engage in such Behaviour
(b) His focus on clear cut goals
(c) The willingness to play leadership roles for project execution
(d) His ability to co-ordinate several tasks under various circumstances

26. Fruits and vegetables are known as protective food as they are rich in
(a) Vitamins and minerals
(b) Proteins and minerals
(c) Vitamins and fats
(d) Fats and minerals

27. The development of horticulture is often called as
(a) Green Revolution
(b) Golden Revolution
(c) Blue Revolution
(d) White Revolution

28. Which of the following fruit crop accounts for the highest production share in India
(a) Grapes
(b) Citrus
(c) Mango
(d) Banana

29. Which of the following spice crop accounts for the highest production share in India
(a) Chillies
(b) Ginger
(c) Garlic
(d) Turmeric

30. Which of the following commodities accounts for the highest share in exports from India
(a) Mango pulp
(b) Fresh Onions
(c) Fresh Grapes
(d) Dried and preserved vegetables

31. The highest producer of apple in the India is
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Jammu &Kashmir
(d) Uttarakhand

32. The highest importer of potato from India is
(a) Nepal
(b) Russia
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) Mauritius

33. The highest Vitamin C content is found in
(a) Aonla
(b) Guava
(c) Citrus
(d) Barbados cherry

34. Dry Karonda is the richest source of iron followed by
(a) Datepalm
(b) Walnut
(c) Cashewnut
(d) Oilpalm

35. The highest carbohydrate content is found in
(a) Cassava
(b) Sweet potato
(c) Garlic
(d) Yam

36. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi recognises how many agroclimatic zones for effective land-use planning
(a) 6
(b) 12
(c) 7
(d) 8

37. Which of the following is not a subtropical zone fruit crop
(a) Kiwi
(b) Litchi
(c) Passion fruit
(d) Rambutan

38. Tropical fruit plants are
(a) Generally deciduous and moderately sensitive to cold
(b) Generally evergreen and extremely sensitive to cold
(c) Deciduous and generally grown in regions falling between the Tropic of cancer and Tropic of Capricorn
(d) Generally evergreen and not sensitive to cold

39. Which of the following fruit crop thrives well in arid and semi arid climatic zones
(a) Mango
(b) Pomegranate
(c) Pomelo
(d) Banana

40. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched
(a) Mango : High rainfall
(b) Dragonfruit : low sunshine
(c) Dates : Less rainfall
(d) Anthurium : Reduced light intensity

41. The optimum temperature requirement of tomato is
(a) 18°C – 30°C
(b) 15°C – 18 °C
(c) 20°C – 24°C
(d) 25°C – 30°C

42. The optimum soil pH for cabbage is
(a) 5.5 – 6.5
(b) 4.5 – 5.5
(c) 7.0 -7.5
(d) 6.5- 6.8

43. Though there is variation with cultivar, age and climate, Anthurium generally requires _______ shade for healthy growth
(a) 75%
(b) 25%
(c) 50%
(d) 65%

44. Arecanut flourishes well at a temperature range of
(a) 25 – 30°C
(b) 15 – 25°C
(c) 14 – 36°C
(d) 30 – 40°C

45. The mean temperature requirement of banana for its optimum growth is
(a) 15- 18 °C
(b) 20 – 30°C
(c) 25 – 35°C
(d) 15 – 20°C

46. Mango is grown best in regions having an annual rainfall of
(a) 150 – 180 cm
(b) 80 – 100 cm
(c) 125 – 200 cm
(d) 25 – 250 cm

47. For normal growth and development of most fruit crops, soil depth should be
(a) 0.5 m
(b) 2.0 m
(c) 1 m
(d) 1.5 m

48. Which amongst the following horticultural crops has the least salt tolerance
(a) Pomegranate
(b) Guava
(c) Citrus
(d) Aonla

49. Citrus, banana, sapota and mango grow well on
(a) Arid soils
(b) Alluvial soils
(c) Laterite soils
(d) Black soils

50. Which one of the following crops grows well on lateritic soil
(a) Cashewnut
(b) Ber
(c) Mango
(d) Black pepper