Pomology (Fruit Science) Multiple Choice Questions and Answers: Agriculture Entrance Exams

Pomology MCQ’sPomology or Fruit Science is one of the major subject in Horticulture along with Olericulture (Vegetable Science) and Floriculture. Pomology Multiple Choice Questions have very important place in Vegetable Science Entrance Exams as well as Other Agriculture Competition Exams e. g., Pre Agriculture Test (PAT), Agriculture Eligibility Test, CET For M. Sc. Ag., and Ph. D.

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Question- #1. Which is known as ‘Poor Man’s Cusp’?

(a). Brinjal.
(b). Tomato.
(c). Bottle gourd.
(d). Pumpkin.

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Question- #2. Red colour of chilli is due to?

(a). Capsanthin.
(b). Capsorbin.
(c). Both ‘a’ and ‘b’.
(d). Only Capsanthin.

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Question- #3. EMS-8 is the mutant variety of?

(a). French bean.
(b). Okra.
(c). Cowpea
(d). Pea.

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Question- #4. CPRI is situated in which state?

(a). Haryana.
(b). Uttrakhand.
(c). Himachal Pradesh.
(d). Punjab.

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Question- #5. According to photoperiodism which is a long day plant?

(a). Turnip.
(b). Sweet potato.
(c). French bean.
(d). Brinjal.

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Question- #6. Which is the causing agent of citrus dieback?

(a). Colletotrichum gloeosporiodides.
(b). Botyryodiplodia theobromae.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Xanthomas campestris pv citri.

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Question- #7. Indicator plant of Tristeza in citrus is?

(a). Acid lime.
(b). Kinnow.
(c). Tahiti lime.
(d). Satsuma.

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Question- #8. Kagzi gonda is a variety of?

(a). Phalsa.
(b). Java plum.
(c). Fig.
(d). Bael.

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Question- #9. Heavy pruning is needed for?

(a). Ber.
(b). Mango.
(c). Peach.
(d). Papaya.

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Question- #10. Which is a fruit thinning agent?

(a). 2,4- D.
(b). Ethylene.
(c). ABA.
(d). Ethephone.

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Question- #11. What is purpose of dehorning?

(a). To increase fruiting.
(b). To induce flowering.
(c). To induce branching.
(d). To induce spurs.

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Question- #12. Hot water scarification is needed from?

(a). Peach.
(b). Walnut.
(c). Ber.
(d). Guava.

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Question- #13. Seeds are developed from?

(a). Ovary.
(b). Ovule.
(c). Nucleus.
(d). All of the above.

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Question- #14. Bottom heat technique is done in?

(a). Olive.
(b). Pear.
(c). Aonla.
(d). Lemon.

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Question- #15. Scientific name of bread fruit is?

(a). Artocarpus altilis.
(b). Artocarpus lakoocha.
(c). Artocarpus heterophyllus.
(d). Artocarpus hirsuta.

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Question- #16. What happens when climacteric fruit ripens?

(a). Cellular respiration increases. (b)Cellular respiration decreases.
(c). Neither increases nor decreases.
(d). Non of the above.

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Question- #17. Which is not a non-climacteric fruit.

(a). Grapes.
(b). Citrus.
(c). Strawberries.
(d). Banana.

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Question- #18. Which is not a type of pruning?

(a). Pollarding.
(b). Vista.
(c). Formative.
(d). Topiary.

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Question- #19. Pollarding of tree produces….

(a). Single branch.
(b). Directional branches.
(c). Dense branches.
(d). Thin branches.

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Question- #20. Dog ridge is a root stock of….?

(a). Peach.
(b). Pear.
(c). Pineapple.
(d). Grapes.

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Question- #21. High-salt tolerant fruit plant is?

(a). Anola.
(b). Lemon.
(c). Strawberry.
(d). Grapefruit.

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Question- #22. Number of plants/ha in square system will be more in…?

(a). Guava.
(b). Custard apple.
(c). Peach.
(d). Avocado.

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Question- #23. Question which is a method of division in fruit plants?

(a). Rhizomes.
(b). Offsets.
(c). Crowns.
(d). All of the above.

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Question- #24. Mound layering is applied in….?

(a). Guava.
(b). Apple.
(c). Pear.
(d). All of the above.

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Question- #25. Hypanthodium type inflorescence is found in?

(a). Guava.
(b). Ber.
(c). Fig.
(d). Coconut.

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Question- #26. Waard of Garden Merit is geven by…..?

(a). RHS, UK.
(b). IARI, India.
(c). UN, Netherlands.
(d). CU, London.

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Question- #27. Which is known as poorman’s fruit?

(a). Mango.
(b). Lychee.
(c). Coconut.
(d). Ber.

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Question- #28. Edible part of ber is..?

(a). Mesocarp.
(b). Endosperm.
(c). Thalamus.
(d). Pericarp.

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Question 29. Sweetest variety of mango is..?

(a). Amrapali.
(b). Sindhu.
(c). Chausa.
(d). Totapari.

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Question 30. Apple is propagated by..?

(a). Shield budding.
(b). Grafting.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Cutting.

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Question 31. A good quality mango variety should have TSS of..?

(a). 10%.
(b). 20%.
(c). 30%.
(d). 40%.

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Question 32. Seedless variety of mango is..?

(a). Ratna.
(b). Alphonso.
(c). Sindhu.
(d). Amrapali.

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Question 33. Which is suitable option as intercropping in a young orchard?

(a). Short duration fruit crop.
(b). Field crop.
(c). Short duration legume.
(d). Fodder crops.

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Question 34. Objective(s) of growing intercrops in an orchard is/are..?

(a). Increasing soil fertility.
(b). To check soil erosion.
(c). To get additional farm income.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 35. Consider about peach and nectarines…..

  1. Family is same.
  2. Fruits of peach have hairs on surface.
  3. Fruits nectarines have have hairs on surface.
  4. Family is different.

Choose right answer

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

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Question 36. The 2n of almond is..?

(a). 15.
(b). 14.
(c). 16.
(d). 12.

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Question 37. P. friedrichthalinum rootstock of guava is..?

(a). Resistant to dieback.
(b). Resistant to wilt.
(c). Resistant to fruit rot.
(d). Resistant to nematode.

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Question 38. Garcinia indica is scientific name of..?

(a). Kokum.
(b). Durian.
(c). Kiwi.
(d). Persimmon.

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Question 39. Kokum is native to..?

(a). Eastern Ghat.
(b). Western Ghat.
(c). Himalaya.
(d). Central plateau.

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Question 40. Which is SAU based a AICRP on fruits?

(a). Department of Fruit Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.
(b). Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bengaluru
(c). Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture (CAU), Imphal.
(d). Agharkar Research Institute, (MACS), Pune.

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Question 41. The current officer in charge of IIHR is..?

(a). Dr. M. Nagesh.
(b). Dr. R. K. Deshai.
(c). Dr. M. R. Dinesh.
(d). Dr. Y. S. Bhattacharya.

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Question 42. William and Jargonelle are the varieties of..?

(a). Peach.
(b). Pear.
(c). Almond.
(d). Cashew.

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Question 43. ….. meter is the commercial planting distance adopted in peach cultivation?

(a). 3 × 3.
(b). 4 × 4.
(c). 5 × 5.
(d). 6 × 6.

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Question 44. Which is a form of nut?

(a). Nibbed and flaked.
(b). Ground and halved.
(c). Whole and desiccated.
(d). All of the above.

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