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1. Judicious removal of plant part to obtain better and qualitative yield is called
(a) Cutting
(b) Budding
(c) Pruning
(d) Layering

2. The process in which a circular ring of bark measuring about 3 cm in length is removed and it hastens bearing by allowing greater accumulation of photosynthesis material in upward portion of the plant is known as
(a) Notching
(b) Nicking
(c) Pinching and Topping
(d) Girdling

3. Dwarf Cavendish banana grown in
(a) Dry Climate
(b) Wet Climate
(c) Semi Arid Climate
(d) Submerged area

4. The Crop………………… is grown round the year at Nilgris & Palney hill of Tamil Nadu
(a) Tomato
(b) Potato
(c) Mango
(d) Apple

5. The states comes under Humid Western Himalayan Region are as
(a) Jammu and Kashmir, Himanchal Pradesh, Kumaon and Garhwal in Uttaranchal
(b) Punjab, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh Plains, Uttaranchal and Bihar
(c) Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Manipur, Assam
(d) All of these

6. It comes under organic source
(a) Goa and Sheep
(b) Poultry
(c) Water hyacinth compost
(d) All of these

7. Organing forming composed of
(a) Enrichment of soil with organic matter
(b) Cropping System
(c) Weed management
(d) All of these

8. VAM + PSBs + Azotobacter + Azospirillum found very effective in
(a) Citrus
(b) Cabbage
(c) Banana
(d) Brinjal

9. Kagzi lime usually propagated by
(a) Seeds
(b) Bulbs
(c) Suckers
(d) Cuttings

10. Dried Flower units concentrated in
(a) Bangalore in Karnataka
(b) Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu
(c) Lucknow in Utter Pradesh
(d) Hydrabad in Andhra Pradesh

11. ………….. is an outstanding varity of large, uniform pink fruits with deep pink flesh
(a) Hafshi
(b) Harijha
(c) Allahabad Surkha
(d) Allahabad Safeda

12. The coffee tree can be grown on soils of almost all physical types, ideal soil for its cultivation are
(a) Forest soil rich in organic matter
(b) Red and lateritic
(c) Well drained, deep and friable loams
(d) None of these

13. The spacing adopted for Arabica coffee is
(a) 1×1 m
(b) 2×2 m
(c) 3×3 m
(d) 4×4 m

14. The process of removal of green fruits after harvesting is known as
(a) Dipping
(b) Nipping
(c) Desuckering
(d) Stripping

15. Oval leaves with not serrated tips of tea is called
(a) Janam
(b) Gol pat
(c) Pseudo leaf
(d) None of these

16. Bench terracing is a technique to protect the soil erosion in ……………………….. gardens
(a) Apple
(b) Banana
(c) Citrus
(d) Tea

17. Type of Inflorescence in Tobacco is called
(a) Ear
(b) Spikelets
(c) Panicle
(d) Receme

18. Percentage of Nicotine content in leaves of Nicotiana rustica is ranges between
(a) 2.0-5.5
(b) 3.5-8.0
(c) 8-13
(d) 3.0-4.5

19. Application of ……………………. decreases the quality in tobacco
(a) Chloride
(b) Calcium
(c) Boron
(d) Chlorine

20. Pre planting application of EPTC @6kg/ha is recommended in tobacco for control of
(a) Orobanche
(b) Cascuta
(c) Striga
(d) All of these

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21. Topping results in diversion of energy and nutrients to
(a) Flowers
(b) Stem
(c) Leaves
(d) Fruits

22. Mulberry silkworm is
(a) Bombyx mori
(b) Antheraea mylitta
(c) Antheraea assamensis
(d) Attacus atlas

23. How does the bee carry the pollen back to its colony?
(a) In its body
(b) On its front legs
(c) On its middle legs
(d) On its rear legs

24. What does pollen consist of mainly?
(a) Carbohydrates
(b) Protein
(c) Fat
(d) None of the these

25. How long does a worker bee live in the summer
(a) about 2 weeks
(b) about 2 months
(c) about 4 months
(d) about 6 months

26. Indian bee (Apis cerana indica) produces a average yield of ………………………….. per colony per year
(a) 8-10 kg
(b) 1-2 kg
(c) 10-12 kg
(d) 3-5 kg

27. What does the beekeeper feed the bees with?
(a) Milk
(b) Herbs
(c) Sugar
(d) Fruit

28. What is the name of the bees’ dance when nectar can be collected in fewer than 100metres?
(a) Round dance
(b) Wag-Tail dance
(c) Both (a) & (b)
(d) None of these

29. What is the maximum life of a queen?
(a) 6 months
(b) 1 year
(c) 3 years
(d) 5 years

30. What is the name given to a colony of bees?
(a) A Superorganism
(b) A Supergrass
(c) A Collective
(d) A Family

31. Where is the surplus honey stored in the bee colony?
(a) under the offspring or brood nest
(b) in the brood nest
(c) above the brood nest
(d) in front of the brood nest

32. Litchi honey manufactured from
(a) Gujarat
(b) Maharastra
(c) Jammu & Kashmir
(d) Bihar

33. Beekeeping has been included as a supplemental activity under National Horticulture Mission in year
(a) 2005
(b) 2007
(c) 2001
(d) 2010

34. Honey bee mites includes
(a) Varroa mite
(b) Topilaelaps mite
(c) Tracheal mite
(d) All of these

35. Sac-brood disease in bee is caused by
(a) Bacteria
(b) Fungi
(c) Viruses
(d) None of these

36. …. is to protect facial portion from bee stings during handling of bee colonies
(a) Hand gloves
(b) Bee veil
(c) Smoker
(d) Swarm catcher

37. In India, first soil conservation scheme known as dry farming scheme was started in
(a) Dehradun
(b) Manjiri near Pune
(c) Warangal in Andhra Pradesh
(d) Barapani in Shillong

38. Continuous sowing comes under
(a) Broadcast sowing
(b) Patch sowing
(c) Pit and treach sowing
(d) Strip and line sowing

39. The main-patterns of planting which may be adopted are
(a) Line planting
(b) Square planting
(c) Quincunex planting
(d) All of these

40. Clay content is higher in ……………………………. soil
(a) Black
(b) Red
(c) Desert
(d) All of these

41. “New Leaf” is a
(a) Drought tolerant transgenic of Maize
(b) Bt. transgenic of potato
(c) Bt.transgenic of tomato
(d) None of these

42. Soil pH is expressed in
(a) Exponential terms
(b) Linear terms
(c) Logarithmic terms
(d) Curvilinear terms

43. Which of the following is a slow release N fertilizer
(a) Urea ammonium phosphate (UAP)
(b) Ammonium phosphate sulphate
(c) Azolla
(d) Urea coated

44. Anton De Bary is related to
(a) Father of Mycology
(b) Father of Bryology
(c) Father of Plant Pathology
(d) Father of Indian of Phytopathology

45. Sprinkler consist of a single sprinkler lateral supported by a series of towers is known as ………..
(a) Side Roll System
(b) Solid Set or Permanent Sprinklers
(c) Portable (Traveling) Gun System
(d) Center Pivots

46. Puffy fruit in tomato is caused by
(a) Bacterial attack
(b) Viral attack
(c) Fungal attack
(d) Physiological disorder

47. ……………. is a heat treatment given to a fruit or vegetable either in boiling water or microwave above 100ºC
(a) Pasteurization
(b) Blanching
(c) Sterilization
(d) None of these

48. ……….. producing countries India position is 5th in area, 4th in production and 2nd in productivity
(a) Rubber
(b) Coffee
(c) Tea
(d) Tobacco

49. National Horticulture Board (NHB) established during
(a) 1987
(b) 1984
(c) 1980
(d) 1989

50. There are important methods to achieve High Density Planting (HDP)
(a) Use of dwarf scion varieties
(b) Adopting dwarfing rootstocks and inter-stocks
(c) Efficient training and pruning
(d) All of these