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Question – #1. Group of rainy season annuals?

(a). Zinnia, cleome, salvia.

(b). Cosmos, portulaca, gomherena.

(c). Cleome, portulaca, chrysanthemum.

(d). Both b and c.

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Question – #2. Land holding of small and marginal farmers?

(a). Below 5 acre.

(b). Below 5 acre.

(c). Above 5 acre.

(d). 3-5 acre.

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Question – #3. Meetings of Krishi Sthayi Samiti are held at?

(a). Sector level.

(b). Block level.

(c). Village level.

(b). All of the above.

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Question – #4. Which goat is known as the queen of milk?

(a). Black Bengal.

(b). Sirohi.

(c). Sanen.

(d). Beetal.

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Question – #5. Fighting breed of hen is?

(a). Aseel.

(b). Desi fighting hen.

(c). Brahma.

(d). All of the above.

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Question – #6. Albendazole is used in?

(a). Ectoparasites.

(b). Endoparasites.

(c). Ecto-indoparasites.

(d). Non of the above.

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Question – #7. Gestation period in goat is?

(a). 120 – 125 days.

(b). 150 days.

(c). 200 days.

(d). 135 days.

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Question – #8. Best method in dairy farming is?

(a). Tail to tail.

(b). Mouth to mouth.

(c). Both.

(d). Non of the above.

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9. True Cinnamon is?

(a). C. verum.

(b). C. cassia.

(c). C. burmanni.

(d). C. osmophloem.

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Question – #10. Nursery can be described as?

(a). Area where seedling/rootstocks are prepared.

(b). Where agriculture raw materials are produced.

(c). Both.

(d). Non of the above.

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Question – #11. Malus sieversii is the wild species of?

(a). Peach.
(b). Plum.
(c). Apple.
(d). Wood apple.

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Question – #12. A susceptible variety is?

(a). Which shows some range of damage done by pests.

(b). Which shows average or more than average damage.

(c). Which shows a little or no resistance.

(d). All of the above.

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Question – 13. Scientific name of Indian oak is?

(a). Acutangula indica.

(b). Barringtonia acutangula.

(c). Cinchona indiana.

(d). Acalrium sp.

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Question – #14. Select the group of medicinal plants in India?

(a). Blue spruce, junipers, quinine.

(b). Aconite, aspen, iron wood, bahera.

(c). Vetiver, senna, rauvolfia.

(d). All.

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Question – #15. Majority of cultivated rice varieties have high degree of resistance against?

(a). False smut.

(b). Brown spot.

(c). Leaf scald.

(d). Sheath rot.

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Question – #16. Which horticulture scheme is not made in accordance with Three-Tier-Panchayati Raj?

(a). Distribution of seeds and planting materials.
(b). Establishment of plant nursery.
(c). Schemes of RKVY.
(d). Non of the above.

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Question – #17. The principles of SRI method are…?

(a). Rice field soil is kept moist, and anaerobic condition is minimized.

(b). Rice field soil is kept saturated, and anaerobic condition is maximized.

(c). Both b and d.

(d). 21 days old seedlings are transplanted with just 3 leaves.

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Question – #18. Widely grown field crop in the world is?

(a). Rice.

(b). Wheat.

(c). Maize.

(d). Sorghum.

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Question – #19. The sequence of three separate harvesting operations in combine harvester are…?

(a). Reaping-threshing-winnowing.

(b). It is completed into a single process.

(c). Threshing and winnowing is completed together.

(d). Reaping and threshing is completed together.

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Question – #20. The section Cyanococus does not include?

(a). Blueberries.

(b). Huckleberries.

(c). Bilberries.

(d). Strawberries.

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Question – #21. Stingless bees are a group of the tribe….?

(a). Meliponini
(b). Apini.
(c). Andrenini.
(d). Protandrenini.

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Question – #22. National Horticulture Mission (NHM) was launched under which five plan?

(a). 5th.
(b). 10th.
(c). 7th.
(d). 12th.

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Question – # 23. Which Indian state has no horticulture university?

(a). Himachal Pradesh.
(b). Andhra Pradesh.
(c). Karnataka.
(d). J & K.

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Question – #24. Scientific name of the Blue Pumpkin-beetle is?

(a). Raphidopalpa foveicollis.
(b). Aulacophora atripennis.
(c). Aulacophora cincta.
(d). Aulacophora intermida.

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Question – #25. See and Spray is a modern age robotic technology developed for?

(a). Disease control.
(b). Insect control.
(c). Weed control.
(d). Site specific micro irrigation technology.

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Question – #26. Specially used moisture providing system in Fogponics?

(a). Evaporative humidifier.
(b). Impeller humidifier.
(c). Ultrasonic humidifier.
(d). Natural humidifier.

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Question – #27. Which is right for sarkanda?

(a). Saccharum spontaneum. Sorghum is also a host plant.

(b). Saccharum munja. Sugarcane is also a host plant.

(c). Saccharum typhoides. Napier grass is also a host plant.

(d). Non of the above.

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Question – #28. Scientific name of wild mango is?

(a). M. sylvatica.
(b). M. indica.
(c). M. rurbenica.
(d). M. foetida.

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Question – #29. The form of solar fuels are?

(a). Hydrogen .
(b). Products of carbon dioxide reduction.
(c). Photon.
(d). a and b.

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Question – #30. In UHT, milk is exposed at what temperature?

(a). 135 ℃.
(b). 100 ℃.
(c). 150 ℃.
(d). 139 ℃.

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Question – #31. Which is true for HTST?

(a). Temperatures of 71.5 °C to 74 °C, for about 15 to 30 seconds Followed by rapid cooling from 4 °C (39.2 °F) to 5.5 °C (42 °F).

(b). Temperatures of 71.5 °C to 74 °C, for about 15 to 30 seconds followed by cooling at room temperature.

(c). Temperatures of 71.5 °C to 74 °C, for about 15 to 30 seconds Followed by rapid cooling from 0 ℃ to 4 °C.

(d). Non of the above.

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Question – #32. Highest percentage of nitrogen is found in?

(a). Urea.

(b). Aqueous ammonia.

(c). Ammonium sulphate.

(d). DAP.

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Question – #33. Standard size of vermi bed is?

(a). 12×4×2.

(b). 14×6×4.

(c). 10×5×2.

(d). 15×5×3

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Question – #34. ICRISAT is located at?

(a). Bangaluru.

(b). Delhi.

(c). Hyderabad


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Question – #35. What are the cause of soil erosion triggered by human activities?

(a). Intensive agriculture, deforestation.

(b). Urban sprawl.

(c). Both a and b.

(d). All of the above.

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Question – #36. Olericulture is a science of study of?

(a). Fruit.
(b). Flower.
(c). Vegetables.
(d). Ornamental horticulture.

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Question – #37. Which is more important in drip irrigation?

(a). Valves.
(b). Pipes.
(c). Emitters.
(d). All of the above.

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Question – #38. Which is the most efficient system in crop irrigation?

(a). Drip.
(b). Sprinkler.
(c). Solar pump.
(d). Irrigation through canal.

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Question – #39. Which crop absorb arsenic more readily than other food crops.

(a). Rice.
(b). Pulses.
(c). Sugarcane.
(d). Cotton.

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Question – #40. Bacteria responsible for Toxicity produced in one day old cooked rice is?

(a). Bacillus subtilis.
(b). Bacillus cereus.
(c). Bacillus thuringiensis.
(d). Bacillus clausii.

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Question – #41. Which is not a gynodioecious variety of papaya?

(a). Solo.
(b). Puss dwarf.
(c). CHD.
(d). Wilder.

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Question – #42. ‘Sweating’ works on the principle of?

(a). Equalization of moisture.
(b). Dehydration.
(c). Moisture exchange.
(d). All of the above.

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Question – #43. Biogas is a?

(a). LFG.
(b). Digested gas.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Non of the above.

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Question – #44. Which is true for Biogas?

(a). Methane, 10-15%.
(b). Oxygen, .21%.
(c). Hydrogen sulfide, 0.1-0.5%.
(d). Co2, 75%

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Question – #45. What is the percentage of water vapor in atmosphere?

(a). 1%.
(b). 0.21%.
(c). 0.4%
(d). Non of the above.

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Question – #46. Which is non-adenine type cytokinin?

(a). Zeatin.
(b). 6-benzylaminopurine.
(c). Kinetin.
(d). Thidiazuron.

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Question – #47. Cranz anatomycycle is the main characteristic of?

(a). Grass family.
(b). Fungi.
(c). Fruit plants.
(d). Succulents.

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Question – #48. Mutant variety of mango is?

(a). MTU 34.
(b). Rosica.
(c). Amrapali.
(d). Mallika.

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Question – #49. Which Oomycete is used as the bio-control agent?

(a). Pythium oligandrum.
(b). Pythium bigurcatum.
(c). Pythium insidiosum.
(d). Pythium acrogynum.

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Question – #50. Edaphology is related with?

(a). Study of plant and soil.
(b). Study of soil and nutrient.
(c). Soil and water relationship.
(d). Soil and soil micro-organism.

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Question- #51. What is full form of NAEAB?

(a). National Agricultural Education Accreditation Board?
(b). National Agricultural Education Accreditating Board.
(c). National Agriculture Educational Accredited Board.
(d). Non of the above.

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Question- #52. Total number of ICAR institute is?

(a). 62.
(b). 64.
(c). 60.
(d). 68.

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Question- #53. Which is a new deemed university?

(a). NARM, Hyderabad.
(b). NIASM, Melegaon.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). IVRI, Bareilly.

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Question- #54. Which is octaploid?

(a). Dahlia.
(b). Kiwifruit.
(c). Cotton.
(d). Ginger.

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Question- #55. Which is dodecaploid?

(a). Oca.
(b). Pelargonium (Some hybrid).
(c). Leek (Some hybrid).
(d). Sugarcane (Some hybrid).

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Question- #56. Runoff includes…….?

(a). Interception.
(b). Surface storage.
(c). Surface detention.
(d). All of the above.

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Question- #57. Which is not an inter-specific hybrid variety of maize?

(a). TCHB-213.
(b). HB-224.
(c). DHB-105.
(d). MECH-4.

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Question-#58. Kaolinite is a….?

(a). 1:1 type mineral.
(b). 2:1 type mineral.
(c). 2:2 type mineral.
(d). 2:3 type mineral.

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Question- #59. Alfisol belongs to….?

(a). Black soil group.
(b). Red soil group.
(c). Laterite soil group.
(d). Alluvial soil group.

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See Answer- #60. Symposium includes……?

(a). 2-5 speakers.
(b). 5-8 speakers.
(c). 7 speakers.
(d). 6 speakers.

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Question- #61. First cultivated plant apart from wheat is?

(a). Maize.
(b). Rice.
(c). Potato.
(d). Barley.

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Question- #62. Gurgaon projrct was started by?

(a). F. L. Brayne.
(b). Spencer hatch.
(c). R. Tagore.
(d). H. M. Lefroy.

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Question- #63. NAFED India was founded on the birthday of…?

(a). Jawahar Lal Nehru.
(b). Indira Gandhi.
(c). Mahatma Gandhi.
(d). Sardar Ballabha bhai Patel.

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Question- #64. Numbers of regional office of NAFED….

(a). 1.
(b). 3.
(c). 4.
(d). 2.

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Question- #65. KCC was prepared by…..

(a). NABARD.
(b). NAFED.
(c). RBI.
(d). Ministry of Agriculture.

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Question- #66. Cropping pattern includes?

(a). Spatial technique.
(b). Temporal aspects.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Growing more than two crop in a particular field.

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Question- #67. Which is not a type of polyculture?

(a). Inter cropping.
(b). Cover cropping.
(c). Permaculture.
(d). Sequence cropping.

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Question- #68. Modern extension began in..?

(a). Ireland, Dublin.
(b). UK, Manchester.
(c). USA, Washington.
(d). Australia, Perth.

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Question- #69. Rose is commercially propagated by?

(a). Cutting.
(b). Seed.
(c). T budding.
(d). Divisions

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Question- #70. Generally, post harvest disease is caused by..?

(a). bacteria.
(b). Fungus.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Virus.

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Question 71. Progeny of breeder seed is?

(a). Foundation seed.
(b). Certified seed.
(c). Breeder seed itself.
(d). Non of the above.

Question 72. Quality Protein Maize was developed by ….. gene?

(a). Opaque- 3.
(b). Opaque- 1.
(c). Opaque- 2.
(d). Opaque- 4.

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Question 73. …. is world leader in wheat production?

(a). USA.
(b). China.
(c). Australia.
(d). Argentina.

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Question 74. …. is world leader in rice production?

(a). China.
(b). India.
(c). Indonesia.
(d). Philippines.

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Question 75. …. is world leader in pulse production?

(a). India.
(b). China.
(c). Pakistan.
(d). Russia.

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Question 76. LD₅₀ of urea for rat is?

(a). 10g/kg.
(b). 20g/kg.
(c). 15g/kg.
(d). 13g/kg.

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Question 77. Which is least hygroscopic?

(a). DAP.
(b). Urea.
(c). CAN.
(d). Ammonium nitrate.

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Question 78. The 7th year plan is known for..?

(a). Grow more food campaign.
(b). Agro-climatic regional planning.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Development of irrigation system as a main scheme.

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Question 79. Consider the following about rice cultivation…

  1. Low land area with high rainfall is ideal.
  2. Upland land area with medium rainfall is ideal.
  3. Bright sunny days during anthesis.
  4. Bright sunny days after anthesis.

Which is/are ideal for high rice production….
(a). Only 1, 3 and 4.
(b). Only 2 and 3.
(c). Only 1, 2 and 4.
(d). Only 3 and 4.

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Question 80. Bacteria is associated with..?

(a). Nutrient cycling in soil higher than. fungi.
(b). Nutrient cycling in soil higher than algae.
(c). Nutrient cycling in soil higher than actinomycetes.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 81. Farming system of India is..?

(a). Export oriented.
(b). Market oriented.
(c). Export oriented.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 82. Highly salt tolerant crop is.?

(a). Barley.
(b). Maize.
(c). Wheat.
(d). Rice.

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Question 83. The T & V Programme was started in…?

(a). 1984, Daniel Brion.
(b). 1974, Daniel Boner.
(c). 1990, F. L. Brayne.
(d). 1994, James Stuart.

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Question 84. Tz test is performed for..?

(a). Viability.
(b). Vigor.
(c). Both viability and vigor.
(d). Non of the above.

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Question 85. The reclamation disease is caused by the deficiency of..?

(a). Zn.
(b). Cu.
(c). S.
(d). Mn.

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Question 86. ICAR day is celebrated on..?

(a). 16th of July.
(b). 16th of June.
(c). 16th of August.
(d). 16th of December.

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Question 87. The total irrigated area under well and tube well in percentage is..?

(a). 53%.
(b). 63%.
(c). 62%.
(d). 52%.

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Question 88. As per 2018, the Indian agriculture shares …. percent of country’s GDP?

(a). 11 – 13%.
(b). 18 – 19%.
(c). 17 – 18%.
(d). 14 – 15%.

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Question 89. Which will be the safest method of deposing left over pesticides..?

(a). By burning.
(b). Deposing by pouring in water.
(c). Burying in soil.
(d). Pouring in garbage.

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