Wednesday, January 25, 2012

M.SC Agriculture Mcqs

(i) Wheat inflorescence is called as:
(a) Spike
(b) Panicle
(c) Spadix
(d) Cymose
(e) None of these

(ii) Soil structure can be improved with the addition of:
(a) Chemical fertilizer
(b) Gypsum
(c) Lime
(d) Organic matter
(e) None of these

(iii) Humidity is measured by means of:
(a) Luxmeter
(b) Anemometer
(c) Psychrometer
(d) Thermometer
(e) None of these

(iv) When soil surface is protected/covered with residue of a crop, the practice is called?
(a) Sheet erosion
(b) Nitrogen fixation
(c) Tillage
(d) Mulching
(e) None of these

(v) Which of the following is not a fruit?
(a) Tomato
(b) Potato
(c) Pumpkin
(d) Melon
(e) None of these

(vi) Which one of the following is a good source of protein?
(a) Wheat
(b) Maize
(c) Pulses
(d) Meat
(e) None of these

(vii) The vector of cotton leaf curl virus in Pakistan is considered as:
(a) Jassid
(b) Aphid
(c) Pink boll worm
(d) White fly
(e) None of these

(viii) In genetics the appearance of an attribute of living organism is termed as:
(a) Dominant
(b) Phenotype
(c) Recessive
(d) Genotype
(e) None of these

(ix) Rhizobium belongs to:
(a) Nitrogen fixing bacteria
(b) Amonifying bacteria
(c) Nitrifying bactyeria
(d) Denitrifying bacteria
(e) None of these

(x) In DNA, adenine always pairs with:
(a) Guanine
(b) Thymine
(c) Uracil
(d) Cytosine
(e) None of these

(xi) Insects have:
(a) 4 legs and 2 wings
(b) 8 legs and 4 wing
(c) 6 legs and 4 wings
(d) 4 legs and 4 wings
(e) None of these

(xii) Tikka disease is major pathogenic threat in:
(a) Wheat
(b) Apple
(c) Sorghum
(d) Groundnut
(e) None of these

(xiii) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has its headquarters in:
(a) Washington
(b) Geneva
(c) Rome
(d) Paris
(e) None of these

(xiv) Soil salinity can be rectified with:
(a) Urea
(b) Ammonium Sulphate
(c) Sodium Chloride
(d) Gypsum
(e) None of these

(xv) Safflower is an:
(a) Oil producing plant
(b) Ornamental plant
(c) Leguminous plant
(d) Fibre producing plant
(e) None of these

(xvi) Banana fruit is classified in the category of:
(a) Berry
(b) Pomes
(c) Stone fruit
(d) Drupe
(e) None of these

(xvii) Ploidy level of maize plant is:
(a) Monoploid
(b) Diploid
(c) Haploid
(d) Tetraploid
(e) None of these

(xviii) Gypsum is rich source of:
(a) Calcium + Zinc
(b) Calcium + Potassium
(c) Calcium + Sulphur
(d) Calcium + Nitrogen
(e) None of these

(xix) Gossypium hirsutum is the botanical name of:
(a) Rice
(b) Maize
(c) Sugarcane
(d) Cotton
(e) None of these

(xx) Olericulture is the study dealing with:
(a) Honey bee
(b) Rearing of silk worms
(c) Vegetable production
(d) Growing ornamental flowers
(e) None of the above

(i) White revolution refers to the revolution in:
(a) Rice production
(b) Milk production
(c) Cotton production
(d) None of these
(e) All of these

(ii) Organic farming is important because of:
(a) Toxic free plants
(b) GMO free
(c) Eco friendly
(d) Healthy for humans
(e) All of these

(iii) Which of the following is not a good source of dietary fiber?
(a) Pasta
(b) Brown rice
(c) Egg
(d) Bread
(e) All of these

(iv) The branch of agriculture that deals with rearing of silkworm is called:
(a) Olericulture
(b) Sericulture
(c) Apiculture
(d) Viticulture
(e) None of these

(v) Oryza Sativa is the botanical name of:
(a) Rice
(b) Wheat
(c) Barley
(d) Sorghum
(e) None of these

(vi) Xanthomonas citri is the disease causal organism of citrus.
(a) Bark splitting
(b) Foot rot
(c) Canker
(d) Citrus decline
(e) None of these

(vii) Cholistani, Kali, Damani, Kachi and Bibrik are some of the breeds of:
(a) Goats
(b) Camel
(c) Buffalo
(d) Sheep
(e) None of these

(viii) Inflation of mammary glands of milch animals is called:
(a) Johne’s disease
(b) Tuberculosis
(c) Mastitis
(d) Leptospirosis
(e) None of these

(ix) Patoto is an example of:
(a) Root crop
(b) Legumes
(c) Fiber crop
(d) Sugar crop
(e) None of these

(x) Tobacco is an example of:
(a) Kharif crop
(b) Rabi crop
(c) Zaid rabi crop
(d) Zaid Kharif crop
(e) None of these

(xi) Peanuts are:
(a) Roots
(b) Grains
(c) Legumes
(d) Nuts
(e) None of these

(xii) Which of the following insects is friendly for an organic farmer?
(a) Stem borer
(b) Root borer
(c) Boll worm
(d) Mango mealy bug
(e) None of these (Please confirm it)

(xiii) Money maker, Roma, Red top are some of the varieties of:
(a) Chilies
(b) Potato
(c) Tomato
(d) Onion
(e) None of these

(xiv) Swollen underground stem; an organ of food storage and propagation is called:
(a) Rhizome
(b) Tuber
(c) Scion
(d) Septa
(e) None of these

(xv) Plants having soft, non woody growth are called:
(a) Herkogamous
(b) Hermaphrodite
(c) Herbaceous
(d) Homozygous
(e) None of these

(xvi) Removal of exchangeable sodium from the soil is called:
(a) Denitrification
(b) Desalinization
(c) Desodication
(d) Decortication
(e) None of these

(xvii) Enzymes are biocatalysts and their nature is:
(a) Fat
(b) Carbohydrate
(c) Fiber
(d) Protein
(e) None of these

(xviii) Khapra beetle is the pest of:
(a) Rice
(b) Sorghum
(c) Barley
(d) All of these
(e) None of these

(xix) L-113, PR-100 and BL-4 are the varieties of:
(a) Rice
(b) Wheat
(c) Cotton
(d) Sunflower
(e) None of these

(xx) Which one of the following is non essential amino acid?
(a) Lysine
(b) Leucine
(c) Isoleucine
(d) Glutamine
(e) None of the above

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