Agronomy Multiple Choice Objective Questions and Answers: Agriculture Entrance Exam Questions

Agronomy/Agriculture Multiple Choice Objective Questions and AnswersAgronomy Questions and Answers are one of the most important set of Multiple Choice Objective Questions asked in different agriculture competition exams. These questions are always included in various competitive exams e.g., Pre Agriculture Test, B. Sc., agriculture, M. Sc., agriculture, Ph. D., Agriculture Eligibility Test etc.

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Question 01. Who is credited to spread SRI method around the world?

(a). Norman Uphoff.
(b). Father Henri de Laulanie.
(c). Yuan Longping.
(d). Non of the above.

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Question 02. Which not a secondary tillage equipment?

(a). cultivators.
(b). harrows.
(c). planks.
(d). Basin lister.

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Question 03. Scientific name of kodo millet is?

(a). Paspalum scrobiculatum.
(b). Pennisetum glaucum.
(c). Eleusine coracana.
(d). Panicum miliaceum.

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Question 04. Golden rice consists which beta-carotene biosynthesis gene?

(a). psy.
(b). crtl.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Only crtl.

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Question 05. Which is known as horse gram?

(a). Chickpea.

(b). Kulthi bean.
(c). Red gram.
(d). Black gram.

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Question 06. Leibig’s law is associated with?

(a). Plant diseases.
(b). Only plant growth.
(c). Plant growth and nutrition.
(d). Only plant nutrition.

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Question 07. Leibig’s law of minimum is first time developed by?

(a). Justus Von Liebig.
(b). Carl Sprengel.
(c). Cooper.
(d). John Marc.

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Question 08. Total number of plant nutrition required by the plants is?

(a). 17.
(b). 18.
(c). 16.
(d). 19.

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Question 09. Typical height of Norin 10 is?

(a). 3 feet.
(b). 1.5 feet.
(c). 2 feet.
(d). 2.5 feet.

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Question 10. Father of agronomy is?

(a). Pietro de’Crescenzi.
(b). Jethro Tull.
(c). Vasily Vasil’evich Dokuchaev.
(d). norman borlaug.

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Question 11 CRI is located at?

(a). Bidyadharpur.
(b). Mandapura.
(c). Sandhapur.
(d). Bahugram.

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Question 12. Hoe is used for?

(a). Remove weeds.
(b). Clean soil.
(c). Harvesting root crops.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 13. Process of grain drying in bin starts from?

(a). Bottom of the bin.
(b). Middle of the bin.
(c). Top of the bin.
(d). At any point.

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Question 14. Which is a widely used fertilizer?

(a). Urea.
(b). DAP.
(c). Calcium Nitrate.
(d). Nitro-limestone.

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Question 15. The scientific name of Flint corn includes?

(a). Everta.
(b). Creatina.
(c). Indurata.
(d). Amylacea.

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Question 16. The manual ‘Ruralia Commoda’ was written by?

(a). Norman Borlaug.
(b). Pietro de’ crescenzi.
(c). MS Swmainathan.
(d). Jethro Tull.

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Question 17. Pietro de’ Crescenzi was a?

(a). an Italian.
(b). Portuguese.
(c). German.
(d). Swedish.

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Question 18. What is the width of row in strip-tillage?

(a). 4-5 inches.
(b). 5-6 inches.
(c). 6-7 inches.
(d). 8-10 inches.

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Question 19. Which species contributes 90% of total cotton production in the world?

(a). Gossypium arboreum.
(b). Gossypium hirsutum.
(c). Gossypium barbadense.
(d). Gossypium herbaceum

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Question 20. Year round tillage is type of……?

(a). Primary tillage.
(b). Secondary tillage.
(d). Zero tillage.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 21. Crop circle is the result of…….?

(a). Drip irrigation.
(b). Ring irrigation.
(c). Sprinkler irrigation.
(d). Flood irrigation.

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Question 22. Stale seed bed is a technique of?

(a). Rice nursery bed.
(b). Preparation false seed bed.
(c). Raised bed in rainy season.
(d). Non of the above.

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Question 23. Which is ideal condition for rice cultivation?

(a). High rainfall.
(b). High rainfall and warm weather.
(c). High rainfall, warm, shiny weather and a long dry spell.
(d). High rainfall, warm and shiny weather coupled with consistent dry spell.

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Question 24. Which Agro-ecological zone has more land area?

(a). Western Plains.
(b). Deccan Plateau and Eastern Ghat.
(c). Deccan Plateau ll.
(d). Northern Plains.

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Question 25. In dry farming rainfall is….?

(a). More than 500 mm but less than 750 mm.
(b). More than 750 mm but less than 1150 mm.
(c). Less than 750 mm.
(d). Less than 500 mm.

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Question 26. Causing factor of grey speck of oat is?

(a). Biological.
(b). Non biological.
(c). It is a physiological disorder.
(d). Non of the above

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Question 27. Pahala blight of sugarcane is due to the lack of….?

(a). Fe.
(b). Mn.
(c). Sulfur.
(d). Cu.

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Question 28. Isoproturon is related to the group?

(a). Carbamates.
(b). Uracils.
(c). Ureas.
(d). Nitriles.

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Question 29. Triticale is a cross between?

(a). Wheat × Barley.
(b). Wheat × Sorghum.
(c). Wheat × Oat.
(d). Wheat × Rye.

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Question 30. Which is true for Norin 10?

(a). It is a gene used in wheat cultivar.
(b). It is a dwarf variety of wheat.
(c). It is a semi dwarf variety of wheat.
(d). It is a tall variety of wheat.

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Question 31. The rice variety which contains ‘Dee – geo – woo -gen’ is?

(a). IR- 36
(b). 1010.
(c). IR- 8.
(d). Basmati.

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Question 32. CIMMYT is related to?

(a). Maize.
(b). Maize and Wheat.
(c). Only maize.
(d). Only wheat.

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Question 33. Culture for groundnut cultivation is?

(a). Mycorrhiza.
(b). Rhizobia.
(c). Azotobactor.
(d). Azospirillum.

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Question 34. Rice variety jaya is a cross between?

(a). TN- 1 × Type 141.
(b). TKM- 6 × PRH- 10.
(c). CORH- 1 × TKM – 6.
(d). TN- 1 × IR- 8.

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Question 35. Khaira in rice is a disease of……?

(a). Maturity stage.
(b). Nursery stage.
(c). Pre tillering stage.
(d). Stage after transplanting.

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Question 36. Ratooning of sugarcane requires?

(a). Less nitrogen than pure crop.
(b). No nitrogen is required.
(c). More nitrogen than pure crop.
(d). ‘N’ can be replaced with non-nitrogenous fertilizers.

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Question 37. The concept of crop logging came from?

(a). Medagaskar.
(b). Andes.
(c). Tasmania.
(d). Hawaii.

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Question 38. Select right sequence for the important operations in tobacco….

(a). Topping, priming, de-suckering, curing.
(b). Priming, topping, de-suckering, curing.
(c). Topping, de-suckering, priming, curing.
(d). De-suckering, topping, priming, curing.

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Question 39. Response farming is based on…?

(a). Analysis of chemical data.
(b). Analysis of weather data.
(c). Analysis of numerical data.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 40. In SSP quantity of sulphur is (in percentage)….?

(a). 12 %.
(b). 11 %.
(c). 10 %.
(d). 25%.

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Question 41. Aliphatic group of herbicide is?

(a). Paraquat.
(b). Propanil.
(c). Dalapon.
(d). MCPA.

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Question 42. Vector of foorkey disease in cardamum is….?

(a). Aphid.
(b). White fly.
(c). E. coli
(d). Non of the above.

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Question 43. Organism used in genetic engineering is?

(a). Fungi.
(b). Bacteria.
(c). Insects.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 44. Central rice research station is located at?

(a). Bhuvaneshvar.
(b). Cuttuk.
(c). Dehradun.
(d). Bangaluru.

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Question 45. Depth of water required by a crop is..?

(a). Water level.
(b). Delta.
(c). Water height.
(d). Water quantity.

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Question 46. Jhum cultivation is found in..?

(a). Western part of India.
(b). Eastern part of India.
(c). Northern part of India.
(d). Southern part of India.

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Question 47. Main demerit of shifting cultivation is..?

(a). Forest loss.
(b). Soil loss.
(c). Soil structure loss.
(d). Climate change.

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Question 48. Objective of sustainable agriculture is..?

(a). Ecological balance.
(b). High production.
(c). Organic cultivation.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 49. Cropping intensity in monocropping is..?

(a). 150%.
(b). 200%.
(c). <100%.
(d). 100%.

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Question 50. Utera kheti is mainly adopted in..?

(a). M. P.
(b). Gujarat.
(c). Bihar.
(d). U. P.

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Question 51. …. is a usual alternate crop in Jute growing areas?

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

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Question 52. Consider about rainfed low land rice cultivation….

  1. Grown mostly in eastern India.
  2. Photosensitive rice varieties are ideal.
  3. Crop duration is around 80 – 100 days.
  4. Average productivity is 5 t/ha.
  5. Grown in around 13 million ha.

Which is true?

(a). 1, 2 and 5 are true.
(b). 1, 3 and 4 are true.
(c). 2, 4 and 5 are true.
(d). All are true.

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Question 53. Consider about rainfed upland rice cultivation..

  1. Crop duration is 140 – 145 days.
  2. Grown in around 6 million ha.
  3. Average productivity is lower than the lowland rice cultivation.
  4. Depends on rainfall pattern and soil topography.

Which is true?

(a). 1 and 3 are true.
(b). 2 and 4 are true.
(c). 4 and 3 are true.
(d). 1 and 4 are true.

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Question 54. Rice variety not released in 2014 by ICAR, NRRI, Cuttuk is..?

(a). CR Dhan 203.
(b). CR Dhan 206.
(c). CR Dhan 307.
(d). CR Dhan 309.

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Question 55. Directorate of Crop Management is located at/in…?

(a). ICAR.
(b). TNAU.
(c). IGKV.
(d). GAU.

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Question 56. The Active Tillering stage in barley is..?

(a). 15 – 20 DAS.
(b). 20 – 25 DAS.
(c). 30 – 35 DAS.
(d). 40 – 50 DAS.

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Question 57. 1:2:1 is the recommended fertilizer dose for..?

(a). Pulse crops.
(b). Oilseed crops.
(c). Fibre crops.
(d). Cereal crops.

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Question 58. Ideal pH for rice cultivation is..?

(a). 5 – 6.
(b). 4 – 6.
(c). 5.5 – 6.5.
(d). None of the above.

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Question 59. Shelling percentage of wheat is..?

(a). 40%.
(b). 50%.
(c). 45%.
(d). 60%.

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Question 60. Water requirement of is highest in..?

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

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Question 61. Which is truly matched..?

(period and events)

(a). 4000 B. C.  – Cultivation of barley.
(b). 3500 B. C. – Cultivation of Maize.
(c). 2200 B. C. – Cultivation of Rice.
(d). 1000 B. C. Cultivation of wheat.

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Question 62. The first cultivated crop is..?

(a). Wheat.
(b). Barley
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Maize.

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Question 63. The protein gluten is found in..?

(a). Barley.
(b). Wheat.
(c). Rye and oat.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 64. Fertilizer in low land rice should be applied in..?

(a). Reduced zone.
(b). Extended zone.
(c). Periodic zone.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 65. Which is the harvesting stage of oat?

(a). Milk.
(b). Dough.
(c). Boot.
(d). Can be harvested in any stage.

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(B). Crop Production

Question 01. Jaya variety of rice is the result of..?

(a). Intervarietal cross.
(b). Intravarietal cross.
(c). Mutation.
(d). Super selection.

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Question 02. Dehulling is a mechanical process in which..?

(a). Hulls or rice are removed.
(b). Hulls of muze are removed.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Hulls of beans are removed.

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Question 03. Type(s) of dehulling used for soybean..?

(a). Hot.
(b). Warm.
(c). Cold.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 04. What is the major similarity among the following varieties of wheat?

I. Nilgiri Khapli.
II. Pusa Kiran.
III. Pusa Malvi.
IV. HS 562.

(a). Recommended area.
(b). Time of sowing.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Year of release.

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Question 05. What is the recommended seed rate of mustard?

(a). 2 – 3 kg/ha.
(b). 4 – 6 kg/ha.
(c). 7 – 9 kg/ha.
(d). None of the above.

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