Olericulture: Vegetable Science Multiple Choice Questions and Answers: Agriculture Competitive Exams

Olericulture is 1. Scientific study. 2. Cultivation practice, crop management and production. 3. and marketing of vegetable plants and crops. Vegetable Science Multiple Choice Questions are very important sets of objective Questions. Apart from NET (National Eligibility Test), these questions are asked in agriculture related various competitive exams e. g. JRF, ICAR, CET and Pre Agriculture Test etc.

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Question- #1. Which vegetable has long storage life?

(a). Spinach.
(b). Tomato.
(c). Onion.
(d). Brinjal.

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Question-#2. Chromosome number of Luffa acutangula is?

(a). 26.
(b). 24.
(c). 22.
(d). 28.

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Question-#3. Which is Mediterranean Pea?

(a). P. abyssinicum.
(b). P. humile.
(c). P. fulvum.
(d). P. elatius.

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Question- #4. GMM in cucurbits is caused by?

(a). Bacteria.
(b). Virus.
(c). Fungus.
(d). Nematode.

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Question- #5. Mucilaginous substance in cluster bean is known as?

(a). Galactomannan.
(b). D- galactopyranose.
(c). D- mannopyranose.
(d). All of the above.

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Question- #6. Edible part of cucumber is?

(a). Placentae.
(b). Endocarp.
(c). Mesocarp.
(d). Pericarp

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Question- #7. Branched tendrill is present in?

(a). Long melon.
(b). Musk melon.
(c). Sponge gourd.
(d). Bitter gourd.

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Question- #8. Chasmogamy is present in?

(a). Lettuce.
(b). Pea.
(c). Tomato.
(d). All of the above.

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Question- #9. Mallic acid is found in?

(a). Legumes.
(b). Leafy vegetables.
(c). Celery.
(d). Potato.

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Question- #10. BER is a physical disorder of?

(a). Potato.
(b). Tomato.
(c). Brinjal.
(d). All of the above.

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Question- #11. Pusa Ruby is cross between?

(a). Improved Meeruti × Red Cloud.
(b). Sioux × Improved Meeruti.
(c). Improved Meeruti × Sioux.
(d). Sioux × Pusa Uphar.

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Question- #12. Golden flake is a physiological disorder of?

(a). Brinjal.
(b). Potato.
(c). Okra.
(d). Tomato.

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Question- #13. Serious disease in seed production in brinjal?

(a). Phomopsis vexans.
(b). Bacterial wilt.
(c). Little leaf of brinjal.
(d). Both b and c.

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Question- #14. Chromosome number of cabbage is?

(a). 20.
(b). 18.
(c). 14.
(d). 24.

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Question- #15. Scientific name of Marama Bean?

(a). Voandzeia subterranea.
(b). Mucuma deeringiana.
(c). Tylosema esculenta.
(d). Parkia clappertonia

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Question- #16. Plant growth hormones are classified (in numbers)?

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

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Question- #17. Plant growth inhibitors are classified (in numbers)?

(a). 2.
(b). 4.
(c). 6.
(d). 3.

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Question- #18. Edible portion of muskmelon is?

(a). 60.
(b). 50.
(c). 47.
(d). 70.

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Question- #19. Apiin is found in…..?

(a). Cole crops.
(b). Broad bean.
(c). Celery.
(d). Non of the above.

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Question- #20. Tomato genome size is?

(a). 800MB.
(b). 700MB.
(c). 600MB.
(d). 900MB.

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Question- #21. Which is not a rounded variety of brinjal?

(a). Pant Rituraj.
(b). Punjab bahar.
(c). Co- 1.
(d). Arka Navneet.

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Question- #22. Chromosome number of okra is?

(a). 150.
(b). 130.
(c). 90.
(d). 60.

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Question- #23. Scientific name of Indian Bean is?

(a). Vigna sinensis.
(b). Visia feba.
(c). Phaseolus vulgaris.
(d). Dolichos lablab.

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Question- #24. Wart disease in potato in India emerged from…..?

(a). Mumbai.
(b). Junagarh.
(c). Darjeeling.
(d). Chandigarh.

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Question- #25. How many types of gourds are present….?

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

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Question- #26. 2n number of musk-melon is?

(a). 22.
(b). 26.
(c). 24.
(d). 28.

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Question- #27. Punjab chhuhara is a..?

(a). Indeterminate variety of tomato.
(b). Semi determinate variety of tomato.
(c). Determinate variety of tomato.
(d). Non of the above.

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Question 28. Which is susceptible to frost..?

(a). Tomato.
(b). Okra.
(c). Cucurbit.
(d). Brinjal.

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Question 29. Richest source of B-2 is..?

(a). Radish leaves.
(b). Radish Seed.
(c). Radish Root (edible portion).
(d). All of the above.

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Question 30. Potato was introduced in India..?

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

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Question 31. …. is important for potato?

(a). P.
(b). N.
(c). K.
(d). B.

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Question 32. Which is considered best for vegetable cultivation?

(a). Clay.
(b). Sandy.
(c). Clay.
(d). Sandy loam.

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Question 33. Irrigation just after planting potato tuners results in..?

(a). Tuber rotting.
(b). Early sprouting.
(c). Late sprouting.
(d). Non of the above.

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Question 34. Which is suitable for greenhouse cultivation?

(a). Tomato.
(b). Chili.
(c). Cucumber.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 35. The agri-horticulture society of India was founded in..?

(a). 1920.
(b). 1720.
(c). 1820.
(d). 1620.

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Question 36. Bitterness in cucumber is due to..?

(a). Metaxenia.
(b). Alkaloids.
(c). Glucisides.
(d). Non of the above.

Question 37. Protandry is found in..?

(a). Carrot.
(b). Sugar beat.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Tomato.

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Question 38. Which is tree onion..?

(a). Allium variagatus.
(b). Allium alba.
(c). Allium napus.
(d). Alliumproliferum.

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Question 39. In pusa ruby (tomato) flowering to fruit set takes….?

(a). 40 days.
(b). 25 days.
(c). 35 days.
(d). 30 days.

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Question 40. Consider about cauliflower…

  1. Its origin is northern Mediterranean.
  2. Head is composed of inflorescence meristem.
  3. Inflorescence is known as cyme.
  4. Veronica is an orange cauliflower.
  5. Its origin is china.

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

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Question 41. Blanching is an important process of..?

(a). Cabbage.
(b). Cauliflower.
(c). Knolkhol.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 42. The black heart of potato is cause by..?

(a). Co2 deficiency.
(b). O2 deficiency.
(c). Mn deficiency.
(d). Mo deficiency.

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Question 43. Vegetable forcing is..?

(a). On season vegetable production.
(b). Early season vegetable production.
(c). Late season vegetable production.
(d). Off season vegetable production.

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Question 44. The young shoots of asparagus are known as..?

(a). Stem.
(b). Leaves.
(c). Spears.
(d). Leafy head.

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Question 45. Which pair of vegetable crops belongs the same family..?

(a). Leek and onion.
(b). Taro and cassava.
(c). Turnip and artichoke.
(d). None of the above.

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Question 46. Which is not originated from India?

(a). Ivy gourd.
(b). Cucumber.
(c). Water melon.
(d). Snake gourd.

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Question 47. Scientific name of leaf mustard is..?

(a). Brassica juncea var. acephala.
(b). Brassica juncea var. cunefolia.
(c). Brassica juncea var. italica.
(d). None of the above.

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Question 48. Citric acid is present in..?

(a). Potato.
(b). Tomato.
(c). Beet root.
(d). All of the above.

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It is ‘C’, Onion.