SHDO Model Questions With Answers

SHDO Model Questions With Answers

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PostSenior Horticulture Development Officer Model Questions With Answers
TypeMCQ (Multiple Choice Objective Questions
Number of questions25

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Question 01. Which horticultural crop had the highest productivity during the 2020-21 season?

(a). Fruit crops.
(b). Flower crops(loose and cut).
(c). Vegetable crops.
(d). Spices crops.

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Question 02. Which district leads in spices crop production?

(a). Bilaspur.
(b). Mungeli.
(c). Gaurella-Pendra-Marwahi.
(d). Mahasamund.

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Question 03. In which fruit crop is somatic embryogenesis adopted?

(a). Citrus.
(b). Mango.
(c). Guava.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 04. Which is a potential wilt resistant rootstock of brinjal for commercial grafting?

(a). Solanum torvum.
(b). Solanum viarum.
(c). Solanum violaceum.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 05. What is the daily requirement of carotene for an adult?

(a). 1500 I.U.
(b). 2000 I.U.
(c). 2500 I.U.
(d). 3000 I.U.

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Senior Horticulture Development Officer Model Questions With Answers

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Question 06. Which of the following fruit is the richest source of Vitamin C?

(a). Aonla.
(b). Orange.
(c). Lemon.
(d). Barbados cherry.

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Question 07. Which group of papaya contains papain?

(a). Cultivated papaya (Carica papaya).
(b). Mountain papaya (Vasconcellea cundinamarcensis).
(c). Both a and b.
(d). None of the above.

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Question 08. Which is true about the latest variety of mango, Arka Suprabhat?

  1. It is double cross variety.
  2. Pulp recovery is more than 70%.
  3. TSS is more than 22°B.
  4. Shelf life at room temperature is 15-20 days.
  5. Yield after 4 years of planting is 50-60 kg per plant.

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

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Question 09. Which cacti plant is known to produce fruits of horticultural importance?

(a). Pitaya.
(b). Prickly pear.
(c). Saguaro.
(d). Jumping cholla.

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Question 10. Which is the best medium of propagation of snake plant by leaves?

(a). Water.
(b). Soil.
(c). Cocopeat.
(d). Vermicompost.

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Question 11. Which is the best rootstock for getting disease free tomato?

(a). Solanum nigrum.
(b). Solanum xanthocarpum.
(c). Solanum indicum.
(d). Solanum melangena.

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Question 12. Which species of orchid is the state flower of Chhattisgarh?

(a). Cymbidium iridioides.
(b). Vanilla planifolia.
(c). Rhynchostylis gigantea.
(d). None of the above.

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Question 13. Which part of chow-chow is edible?

(a). Root/tuber.
(b). Stem.
(c). Fruit.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 14. What should be the spacing for ivy gourd?

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

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Question 15. Which is not true about the National Horticulture Mission?

  1. It is promoted by Government of India.
  2. It was launched under the 10th five year plan.
  3. Central government contributes 85% share.
  4. State government contributes 25% share.

(a). 1 is not true.
(b). 2 is not true.
(c). 1 and 3 are not true.
(d). 4 is not true.

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Question 16. Which is truly matched?

(a). Indian Institute of Horticultural Research(IIHR), Coimbatore
(b). Indian Institute of Vegetable Research(IIVR), Allahabad.
(c). Indian Institute of Spices Research(IISR), Calicut, Kochi.
(d). Central Institute of sub-tropical Horticulture(CISH), Lucknow.

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Question 17. What is the advantage of a clonal orchard?

(a). No disease.
(b). Uniform growth.
(c). No management is necessary.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 18. Which types of horticultural crops are suitable for a nutrition gardens?

(a). Perennial vegetables like curry leaf and drumstick.
(b). Quick growing fruits like papaya, banana and lime.
(c). Short duration companion crops such as radish, beetroot, carrot, etc.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 19. Which one of the following doesn’t belong to Lilly family?

(a). Lotus or Kamal.
(b). Water lilly.
(c). Brahma Kamal.
(d). None of the above.

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Question 20. What is Citrus granulation?

(a). Cracking of fruit skin.
(b). Discoloration of the fruit.
(c). Drying up of the juicy vesicles in fruit.
(d). None of the above.

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Question 21. The Institute for Social and Economic Change conducted a study. According to this study, to what extent did the average household income grew?

(a). 60%.
(b). 70%.
(c). 78%.
(d). 80%.

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Question 22. Which is not post in the department of horticulture?

(a). ADH.
(b). RHEO.
(c). ADO.
(d). HDO.

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Question 23. What is palm-cola?

(a). A solid mixture.
(b). Fermented sap.
(c). A soft drink with 15% sugar.
(d). None of the above.

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Question 24. What is the national average productivity of papaya?

(a). 75-100 tonnes per hectare.
(b). 50-75 tonnes per hectare.
(c). 100-150 tonnes per hectare.
(d). 25-50 tonnes per hectare.

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Question 25. Which one of the following field is not associated with Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award?

(a). Crop & Horticultural Sciences.
(b). Animal & Fisheries Sciences.
(c). Agricultural Engineering and Social Sciences.
(d). Crop ecology and environmental sciences.

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