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Paragraph 01: Agronomy MCQ

1. The scientific name of rice is 

(a). Oryza sativa 
(b). Oryza glaberima 
(c). Both A & B 
(d). None of these 

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2. Rice belonging to which family? 

(a). Gramineae 
(b). Poaceae 
(c). Grass family 
(d). All of these 

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3. Origin place of rice is 

(a). SEA (south east asia) 
(b). USA 
(c). Indo- Burma 
(d). A & C both 

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4. Sowing time of Aus rice is 

(a). June-july 
(b). Mar-april 
(c). April-may 
(d). May-june 

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5. Aus rice is also known as 

(a). Aman rice 
(b). Boro rice 
(c). Autumn rice 
(d). None of these 

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  1. Sowing time of Aman rice is 

(a). June – July 
(b). Mar – April 
(c). May – june 
(d). Dec – jan 

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  1. Sowing time of Boro rice is 

(a). Nov – Dec 
(b). Dec – Jan 
(c). Oct  – Nov
(d). July – August 

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  1. Aman rice is also called as 

(a). Kharif rice 
(b). Winter rice 
(c). Both A & B 
(d). None of these 

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  1. Boro rice is called as 

(a). Summer rice
(b). Winter rice 
(c). Kharif rice 
(d). None of these 

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  1. In which rice lodging doesn’t occur 

(a). Indica rice 
(b). Japonica rice 
(c). Javanica rice 
(d). All of these

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Paragraph 02: Agronomy Questions

  1. In dwarf wheat, sowing depth is related to…

(a). length of radicle 
(b). length of coleoptile 
(c). humidity 
(d). temperature 

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  1. Which weedicide is used to kill broad leaf weeds in wheat- 

(a). 2,4-(d)S.S. (WPSS) 
(b). 2,4,5-T 
(c). 2,4-DB 
(d). None of these 

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  1. Production target of wheat for the year 2014-15 is- 

(a). 94 mt
(b). 92 mt
(c). 90 mt
(d). 96 mt 

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  1. Indicator plant for copper is- 

(a). Maize 
(b). Wheat 
(c). Sorghum 
(d). Potato

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  1. Directorate of Wheat Research(DWR) is located at- 

(a). Hyderabad 
(b). New Delhi 
(c). Karnal 
(d). Bikaner 

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  1. The first wheat variety having short plant height, lodging resistant and higher grain yield was 

(a). Norin-10 
(b). Lerma Rojo 64 A 
(c). Sonaro-64 
(d). None of these 

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17. Maximum area under wheat- 

(a) India
(b) China
(c) USA
(d) Russia 

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18. Which of the following crop has the highest cultivated area in the world?

(a) Rice
(b) Wheat
(c) Barley
(d) Bajra 

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  1. The most suitable variety for late sow condition is- 

(a). Kalyansona 
(b). Sonalika 
(c). Raj. 3077 
(d) WH-147 

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  1. Triticale is a cross between- 

(a). wheat and rye 
(b). oat and barley 
(c). wheat and barley 
(d). None of these 

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Paragraph 03: Agronomy Quiz

  1. Oat crop planted at a spacing of 20×10cm will have………plants/ha 

(a). 5,00,000 
(b). 1,00,000 
(c). 1,25,000 
(d). 2,50,000 

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  1. The recommended seed rate for oat is _ kg/ha 

(a)  50-60 
(b). 12-15 
(c). 15-18 
(d). 75-90 

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  1. Oat crop needs 

(a). Warm and humid climate 
(b). Hot and humid climate 
(c). Dry and hot conditions 
(d). Cold and dry climate 

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  1. Which one is the most critical period for irrigation in oat 

(a). Tillering 
(b). CRI 
(c). Jointing 
(d). Flowering 

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  1. The normal seed rate of oat is 

(a). 50 kg/ha 
(b). 60kg/ha 
(c). 100kg/ha 
(d). 125kg/ha 

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  1. Grey speck disease of oat is due to 

(a) Mn
(b) Zn
(c) Cu
(d) Mg 

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  1. Wild oat is 

(a). Avena fatua 
(b). Sorghum bicolar 
(c). Panicum miliacium
(d) Avena sativa 

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  1. The centre of origin of oats
     
    (a). Asia minor 
    (b). Eastern Africa 
    (c). India 
    (d). Ethiopia 

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29. Leaf of oat is 

(a) Sessile
(b) Petiolate
(c) Both
(d) None 

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  1. Avena sativa is

(a). Diploid 
(b). Tetraploid 
(c). Hexaploid 
(d). Heploide 

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Paragraph 04: Agro MCQ

  1. Maize is originated from 

(a) China
(b) India
(c) Mexico
(d) Japan 

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  1. Most critical stage of water in Maize crop is 

(a). Tasselling stage 
(b). Silking stage 
(c). Both a and b 
(d). Dough stage 

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  1. Suitable temperature for growing crop in maize 

(a). 22 ℃
(b). 40 ℃
(c). 32 ℃
(d). 36 ℃

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34. Common herbicide used in Maize
 
(a). Atrazine 
(b). Simazine 
(c). Isoproturon 
(d). 2,4- D 

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35. First hybrid maize

(a). Deccan-103 
(b). Prabhat 
(c). COH -3 
(d). Ganga – 1 

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36. Double cross techniques of production of Maize introduced by 

(a). N.E. Borlang 
(b). D. F. Jones 
(c). Mendal 
(d). GH Shull 

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  1. On Maize plant first appearance is of 

(a) Silk
(b) Leaves
(c) Tassel
(d) Nodes

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  1. Maize is normally a 

(a). Monoecious 
(b). Diocious 
(c). Hexaploid 
(d). Tetraploid 

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  1. Maximum root zone depth for Maize 

(a). 200-300 mm 
(b). 400-600 mm 
(c). 500-600 mm 
(d). 350- 450 mm 

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  1. Protein content of Maize 

(a). 10%
(b). 8%
(c). 12%
(d). 11% 

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Paragraph 05: Agronomy Quiz

  1. The centre of origin of sorghum is 

(a). India and Africa 
(b). America 
(c). South America 
(d). None 

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  1. Best suited soil for sorghum cultivation is 

(a). Clay loam 
(b). Loam 
(c). Clay 
(d). All of these 

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  1. The seed rate of sorghum is 

(a). 8-10kg/ha 
(b). 10-12 kg/ha 
(c). 15-18 kg/ha 
(d). 20-25 kg/ha 

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  1. Optimum temperature for growth of sorghum ranges 

(a). 21-37 °C.
(b). 26-30 °C.
(c). 20-25 °C.
(d). None of these.

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  1. Hybrid sorghum more suitable under mixed cropping is 

(a) CSH1
(b) CSH 2
(c) CSH 6
(d) CSH 7 

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  1. Which of the short duration sorghum variety suitable for rainfed condition

(a) CSH1
(b) CSH3
(c) Both a&b
(d) None 

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  1. Which of the following management practices is more problem in sorghum 

(a). Fertilizer management 
(b). Weed management 
(c). Water management 
(d). Bushening 

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  1. Sorghum is considered as camel crop because of 

(a). Deep root system 
(b). Resistance to drought 
(c). Shallow root system 
(d). Nutrient exhaustiveness

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  1. For kharif season seed rate of sorghum 

(a). 8-10kg/ha 
(b). 10-12kg/ha 
(c). 15-20kg/ha 
(d). 20-25 kg/ha 

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50. Most suitable time for sowing sorghum in North India is 

(a). June 1st week 
(b). June last week 
(c). July1st week 
(d). July last week 

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Paragraph 06: Agronomy Important Topics

  1. The male sterile line in bajra was discovered by 

(a). GW Burton 
(b). NE Borlaug 
(c). FW Gardener 
(d). None of these 

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  1. The male sterile line was discovered in the year 

(a) 1950
(b) 1975
(c) 1985
(d) 1995 

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  1. The first hybrid HB-1 was released in the year

(a) 1965
(b) 1975
(c) 1985
(d) 1995 

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  1. HB-1 bajra was developed by crossing 

(a). Tift 23 A × J-104 
(b). 5141 A × J-104 
(c). 5054 A × J-104 
(d). Tift 23 A × Bil 38

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  1. The optimum pH for cultivation of barley is 

(a) 4-6
(b) 5-6.5
(c) 6-7
(d) 7-9 

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  1. Test weight of bajra is
     
    (a). 15-20gm 
    (b). 8-12 gm 
    (c). 20-25 gm 
    (d). 12-15 gm 

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  1. The recommended dose of NPK for hybrid bajra is 

(a). 60-40-40 
(b). 100-60-40 
(c). 30-20-30 
(d). 40-30-40 

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  1. The recommended dose of NPK for rainfed bajra is 

(a). 60-40-40 
(b). 100-60-40 
(c). 30-20-30 
(d). 40-30-40 

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  1. The optimum plant population per hectare of bajra is 

(a). 50,000 plants 
(b). 1,00,000 plants 
(c). 1,50,000 plants 
(d). 2,00,000 plants 

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  1. Maximum yield of bajra is obtained at a plant geometry of 

(a). 45 × 15 cm 
(b). 60 × 15 cm 
(c). 45 × 25 cm 
(d). 60 × 20 cm 

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MCQ

  1. The centre of origin of barley is
     
    (a). Asia and Ethiopia 
    (b). America 
    (c). S. Africa 
    (d). None 

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62. In India the highest productivity of barley is in 

(a). Punjab 
(b). UP 
(c). West Bengal 
(d). None 

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  1. Area under barley cultivation in India is approximately 

(a). 3.9 mha 
(b). 1.84 mha 
(c). 5.0 mha 
(d). 2.9 mha 

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  1. Optimum temperature towards maturity of barley ranges from

(a). 21-37 °C 
(b). 28-30 °C 
(c). 20-25 °C 
(d). None 

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  1. Which of the following management practises is more problematic in barley cultivation 

(a). Fertilizer management 
(b). Weed management 
(c). Water management 
(d). Beushening 

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  1. The optimum temperature for sowing of barley is 

(a). 10-12°C 
(b). 15-20°C 
(c). 12-15°C 
(d)  25-30°C 

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  1. Most suitable temperature for growth of barley is

(a). 32°C
(b). 25°C
(c). 37°C
(d). 12-15°C 

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  1. Barley crop at a spacing of 20 × 30cm will have a plant population of……. plants/ha 

(a). 5,00,000 
(b). 1,00,000 
(c). 1,25,000 
(d). 2,50,000 

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69.The recommended seed rate for barley is …… Kg/ ha 

(a). 8-10 
(b). 12-15 
(c). 15-18 
(d)  75-90 

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  1. The identified critical stage for irrigation in barley is 

(a). Tillering 
(b). Flag leaf stage 
(c). Both of these 
(d). Maturity 

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Objective Questions

  1. Which among the millets has rich source of Ca 

(a). Finger millet 
(b). Kodo millet 
(c). Foxtail millet 
(d). Branyard millet 

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  1. The coarsest millet is 

(a). Panicum milacium 
(b). Paspalum scrobiculatum 
(c). Setaria italica 
(d). Echinocloa frumentaceae 

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  1. Highest productivity among the millets is
     
    (a). Small millet 
    (b). Kodo millet 
    (c). Finger millet 
    (d). Little millet 

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74. AICRP on small millets 

(a). Banglore 
(b). Hydrabad 
(c). Nagpur 
(d). Mao 

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  1. Percent share of chickpea in total production of India

(a). 30-40%
(b). 15-16% 
(c). 40-50% 
(d). 10-12%. 

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  1. About___________% of global chickpea area falls in India 

(a) 60%
(b) 75%
(c) 90%
(d) 37%. 

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  1. Cicer word derived from 

(a) Latin
(b) Dutch
(c) France
(d) Greek. 

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  1. Protein content of chickpea is 

(a) 17-21%
(b) 23%
(c) 25-26%
(d) 31%. 

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  1. Largest producer of chickpea is 

(a). Madhya Pradesh 
(b). Maharashtra 
(c). Andhra Pradesh 
(d). Karnataka 

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  1. Origin of chickpea is 

(a). Mediterranean region of Europe & West Asia 
(b). South West Asia 
(c). Ethiopia 
(d). South Mexico & Central America

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Mock Test Agronomy

  1. Delayed sowing in chickpea leads to 

(a). Restriction of Vegetative growth 
(b). Decrease in BNF 
(c). Incidence of Gram pod borer 
(d). All of them. 

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  1. Nipping is done at 

(a) 20-25 DAS.
(b) 30-40 DAS.
(c) Exactly 3 weeks after sowing.
(d) After flowering. 

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  1. Acids obtained from chickpea is used for curing
     
    (a). Chicken pox 
    (b). Allergy 
    (c). Indigestion 
    (d). None of them. 

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84. Spacing for desi type of chickpea is 

(a) 30×10
(b) 25×20
(c) 45×10
(d) 30×20. 

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  1. Largest producer of chickpea is 

(a) Brazil
(b) India
(c) China
(d) Africa 

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  1. Amount of losses caused by weeds in chickpea is 

(a) 28.7%
(b) 30-40%
(c) 38%
(d) 49.5%

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  1. Seed weight of kabuli chickpea is 

(a) 17-26g
(b) 26g
(c) >26g
(d) None.

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  1. Besan is produced from 

(a). Mung bean 
(b). Gram 
(c). Lentil 
(d). Red gram. 

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  1. Which state has highest average yield/ha of Gram 

(a). Madhya Pradesh 
(b). Maharashtra 
(c). Andhra Pradesh 
(d). Uttar Pradesh. 

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  1. Root system of gram is 

(a). Fibrous root 
(b). Tap root 
(c). Both of them 
(d). None of them. 

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Agronomy Important MCQ

  1. Pollination type of gram is 

(a). Self pollinated 
(b). Open pollinated 
(c). Cross pollinated 
(d). None of them.

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  1. Deep sowing of gram is protection of 

(a)Wilt 
(b)Blight 
(c) Root rot 
(d) Collar rot. 

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  1. Best variety of chickpea for dryland is

(a). Chaffa
(b). C-235
(c). Vishal
(d). JJ-11.

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  1. Chaffa is a variety of 

(a). Pigeon pea 
(b). Pea 
(c). Gram 
(d). Lentil. 

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95.Optimum sowing time of gram is 

(a). 15 Oct. to 20 Oct 
(b). End of Nov 
(c). Sept.-Oct 
(d). August-Sept. 

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  1. Seed bed for gram should be 

(a). Rough 
(b). Fine 
(c). Well drained 
(d). Ridge bed 

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  1. Gram is a

(a). summer crop 
(b). Kharif crop 
(c). Rabi crop 
(d). None of them

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  1. Botanical name of Arhar is 

(a). Cajanas cajan var. flavus 
(b). C. cajan var. bicolor 
(c). Cajanas cajan 
(d). None of them 

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  1. Origin of Arhar is 

(a) Africa
(b) Brazil
(c) India
(d) Turkey 

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  1. Temperature for germination is

(a). 30-35℃
(b). 20-25℃
(c). 17-21℃
(d). Above 35℃

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