Soil and Agriculture mcq questions and answers for competitive exams

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1.
The Torque-a power to generate revolutions is expressed as (its unit is kg metre) -

a
Length of arm (m) x Force (kg)
b
Length of arm (cm) x Force (kg)
c
Length of arm (m) x Force (g)
d
Length of arm (rom) x Force (mg)

2.
Reapers are used for

a
Crop cutting
b
Seeds sowing
c
Fodder cutting
d
Threshing of harvested crop produce (lank)

3.
Which one of the following organisations is responsible for publishing topographical sheets?

a
Survey of India (S.O.I.)
b
Geological Survey of India (G.S.I.)
c
Indian Meteorological Department (I.M.D)
d
National Atlas & Thematic Mapping Organisation (N. A.T.M.O.)

4.
Central Soil Salinity Research Institute is located at -

a
Bihar
b
Karnal
c
Jodhpur
d
Dehradun

5.
Blue colour tag is issued for -

a
Certified seed
b
Nucleus seed
c
Foundation seed
d
None of these

6.
In maize plants -

a
Silk appear first
b
Tassels appear first
c
Both of these appear at same time
d
None of these

7.
Wrought iron contains carbon (per cent) -

a
0.05-1 %
b
1-2 %
c
2-3 %
d
3-4 %

8.
Which of the following elements is not essential element of plants but proves to be beneficial for some plants?

a
Boron
b
Iodine
c
Sodium
d
Copper

9.
Numbers of agro-climate and ecological zones classified by ICAR respectively are -

a
2,115
b
8,131
c
12,318
d
15,131

10.
The package technology which brought about green revolution comprised mainly of

a
Man power, mechanical cultivators and electricity
b
Electricity, irrigation and introduction of dry farming
c
Changes in crop pattern, industrialisation and chemical fertilizers
d
Irrigation, bio-chemical fertilizers and high yield varieties of seeds

11.
Kisan Mitra is an employee of -

a
State Govt.
b
Corporation
c
Central Govt.
d
None of these

12.
Which one of the following can be suitable for cropping as a wheat mixed crop?

a
Jowar
b
Cotton
c
Mustard
d
Cabbage

13.
Which herbicide resides for the longest period in the soil?

a
Linuron
b
Simazine
c
Propachlor
d
Chlorpropham

14.
Agronomy is a branch of Agriculture that deals with -

a
Breeding of crop plants
b
Principles of field management
c
Principles and practice of crop production
d
Protection of crops from Diseases and Pests

15.
Penicillin acts on

a
RNA
b
Cell wall
c
Cell membrane
d
None of these

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