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1. Castor varieties ideal for North-East
(a) NBR, Kalpi-6
(b) DCH-177, NBG
(c) NBR, NBG
(d) GCH, Kalpi-6

2. Muga Silkworm is monopoly only to.
(a) Mizoram
(b) Assam
(c) Nagaland
(d) Manipur

3. During Pruning _________ paste may be applied to cut portions to prevent infections.
(a) Blitox
(b) Rogor
(c) Dimathane M 45
(d) Lime

4. Manihot utilisima is the scientific name of.
(a) Tapioca
(b) Tasar
(c) Muga
(d) Mulberry

5. For middle pruning, Mulberry Plant should be cut at the height of
(a) 20 cm
(b) 30 cm
(c) 90 cm
(d) 180 cm

6. Synchronization of the right quality of leaf with the right stage of worms is the main objective of
(a) Incubation
(b) Black Boxing
(c) Disinfection
(d) Pruning

7. Continuous Practices of Bottom pruning mulberry affects
(a) Root growth
(b) Internodal distance
(c) Photosynthesis
(d) None of the above

8. Vermicompost is prepared by
(a) Compost
(b) Azotobacter
(c) Earthworms
(d) Nitrogen

9. Example for a phosphate Solubilizing microbial biofertilizer
(a) Seriphose
(b) Seriboost
(c) Sampoorna
(d) Ankush

10. Name any one straight fertilizer that may be applied to mulberry
(a) Potash
(b) Single Superphosphate
(c) Urea
(d) Ammonium Phosphates

11. If fertilizer recommendation is 300:120:120; calculate the amount of Urea required for 1 Ha mulberry garden
(a) 1500 Kg
(b) 500 Kg
(c) 652 Kg
(d) 360 Kg

12. Manure recommended for nematodes infected mulberry garden is
(a) Neem Oil cake
(b) Poultry manure
(c) Cowdung
(d) Castor Cake

13. Application of 3 – 4 Kg of biophos and azotobacter per acre of mulberry garden reduces the need for Phosphorus and Nitrogen fertilizer by
(a) 10 – 20 %
(b) 20 – 30 %
(c) 30 – 40 %
(d) 40 – 50 %

14. Technique used to reduce moisture loss is
(a) Drainage
(b) Percolation
(c) Composting
(d) Mulching

15. Indiscriminate use of chemical, imbalanced fertilizer usage and poor drainage induces
(a) Porous activity of soil
(b) Problematic Soil
(c) Micronutrient availability of soil
(d) Water holding capacity of soil

16. Application of fertilizer in split does minimizes
(a) Nutrient depletion
(b) Soil fertilizer
(c) Root Development
(d) Density of Viral particles

17. Organic manure improve
(a) Soil pH
(b) Secondary infection
(c) Water holding capacity
(d) Improper root development

18. Mulberry belongs to the family
(a) Malvaceae
(b) Apcoynaceae
(c) Rubiaceae
(d) Moraceae

19. Mulberry seed viability is acceptable for
(a) 2-3 months
(b) 4-6 months
(c) 6-7 months
(d) 3-4 months

20. Insertion of a part/branch of a plant into a rooted plant is called
(a) Air layering
(b) Trench layering
(c) Cutting preparation
(d) Grafting

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21. Pollination in mulberry is
(a) Hydrophily
(b) Anamophily
(c) Zoophily
(d) Entomophily

22. Whole shoot harvest is practiced for feeding
(a) 1V & V stage larvae
(b) Newly hatched larvae
(c) 111 stage larvae
(d) Young age larvae

23. In what stage the larvae are fed with entire leaf
(a) First Stage
(b) Second Stage
(c) Third Stage
(d) Fourth and Fifth Stages

24. The movement of water from a region of higher concentration to a lower concentration through a selectively permeable membrane is called
(a) Diffusion
(b) Osmosis
(c) Transpiration
(d) None of these

25. Morin is present in
(a) Mulberry
(b) Terminalia
(c) Castor
(d) Papaya

26. Drought means
(a) Scarcity of water
(b) Excess of water
(c) Irrigation to plant
(d) Soil erosion

27. Ricus communis is the scientific name of
(a) Tapioca
(b) Castor
(c) Papaya
(d) Oak

28. The process of transferring ideas, skills or attitude from one person to another in satisfied manner is
(a) TOT
(b) Communication
(c) Technology adoption
(d) All of these

29. Share of cocoon producer in silk fabric
(a) 40-50%
(b) 60-70%
(c) 50-60%
(d) 50%

30. The benefit: cost ratio for cocoon production is
(a) 1.54:1
(b) 1.6:1
(c) 1.7:1
(d) 1.58:1

31. An acre of mulberry garden provided gainful employment for
(a) 3 people
(b) 4 people
(c) 6 people
(d) 5 people

32. Mulberry can be propagated both by
(a) Pruning and trimming
(b) Cutting and saplings
(c) Moulting and Mounting
(d) Polarding and top cliping

33. Rooted sapling are more preferred over
(a) Seed
(b) Leaf
(c) Cutting
(d) Budding

34. Suitable age of mulberry cutting for nursery preparation is
(a) 8-12 months
(b) 12-14 months
(c) 14-16 months
(d) 4-6 months

35. Selected Plot for nursery should be free from
(a) Water logging
(b) Loamy soil
(c) Black soil
(d) Sandy soil

36. Selected Mulberry cutting should have
(a) 1-2 active buds
(b) 3-4 active buds
(c) 5-6 active buds
(d) None of the above

37. Before Planting, Cutting should be treated for 15mins with
(a) 0.4% Bavistin
(b) 0.1% Bavistin
(c) 2% Bavistin
(d) 0.5% Bavistin

38. To avoid termite infestation, nursery bed should be treated with Rogor with the concentration of
(a) 0.1%
(b) 1.0%
(c) 1.5%
(d) 20%

39. Transport the cutting during cooler hours of the day to avoid
(a) Mixing
(b) Desiccation
(c) Infection
(d) Respiration

40. Portion of the shoot used for cutting is
(a) Apex
(b) Bottom
(c) Middle
(d) Root

41. No. of cuttings accommodated at nursery bed of 300cm x 120cm size with 15cm x10cm spacing is
(a) 340
(b) 240
(c) 140
(d) 440

42. The most popular method for propagating muga food Plant is through
(a) Cutting
(b) Seedling
(c) Layering
(d) Sapling

43. Prior to sowing and to sort out unfertile one som seeds are dipped in
(a) Formalin
(b) Bleaching solution
(c) Water
(d) Chloroform

44. Recommended spacing of som seed in nursery bed is
(a) 10″
(b) 8″
(c) 6″
(d) 12″

45. Suitable site for nursery is characterised by
(a) Well drained plot
(b) Alkaline soil
(c) Sloppy Plot
(d) Water lodged

46. Successful germination of Oak seeds depends on
(a) Removal of tip of the shell and position of the seed sown
(b) Light and dark
(c) Shape and size of the seed
(d) Color and stiffness of the seed

47. Concentration of BHC used in som nursery is
(a) 20%
(b) 15%
(c) 10%
(d) 5%

48. Transplantation of Som is carried out when the seeding obtains the height of
(a) 40cm
(b) 30cm
(c) 10cm
(d) 60cm

49. Generally castor plant is propagated through direct sowing of seeds in the month of
(a) March – April
(b) January – February
(c) November – December
(d) July – August

50. Collection of Kesseru seeds is in the month of
(a) April – May
(b) November – December
(c) February – March
(d) June – July