Objective Questions & Answers for APSC Agriculture Examination | GkSeries

16 The tuber crop which is rich in protein is
1 Colocasia
2 yam
3 qpotato
4 sweet potato

Answer: Colocasia
17 Pungency of radish is due to
1 solanin
2 capsaicin
3 isothiocyanate
4 calcium acetate

Answer: isothiocyanate
18 Nozzle is a part of
1 rotaiy duster
2 cynogas pump
3 hand compressor sprayer
4 ULV applicator

Answer: hand compressor sprayer
19 Which of the following is a genetic parthenocarpic fruit?
1 Guava
2 Apple
3 Sapote
4 Grape

Answer: Apple
20 C4 plants normally give more biological yield than C3 plants because of
1 less respiration
2 more photosynthesis
3 more photophosphorylation
4 less photophosphorylation

Answer:less respiration
21 Neem products are found effective in reducing
1 fruit borer attack of cucumber
2 stem borer attack of rice
3 fruit borer attack of brinjal
4 fruit borer attack of okra

Answer: fruit borer attack of okra
22 Wilting syndrome, known as ‘kresek', occurs in
1 bacterial blight of rice
2 bacterial wilt of cotton
3 brown spot of rice
4 rice blast

Answer: bacterial blight of rice
23 Citrus tristeza virus is transmitted by
1 beetles
2 thrips
3 aphids
4 nematodes

Answer: aphids
24 Genetic transfer between bacterial cells mediated by bacteriophage is
1 transformation
2 conjugation
3 transduction
4 temperate phage

Answer: transduction
25 Blossom end rot of tomato is due to deficiency of
1 Zn
2 B
3 Mo
4 Ca

Answer: Ca
26 ‘Ug 99' is a race specific to
1 Puccinia striiformis
2 Puccinia recondita
3 Puccinia graminis tritici
4 Puccinia sorghi

Answer:Puccinia graminis tritici
27 The Destructive Insect and Pest Act was implemented in India during
1 1910
2 1914
3 1916
4 1918

Answer: 1914
28 Thyllody' is a common disease of
1 sesame
2 groundnut
3 soybean
4 niger

Answer: sesame
29 The basic principle of extension education is
1 learning by doing
2 learning by seeding
3 learning by reading
4 learning by hearing

Answer: learning by doing
30 The T and V system of agricultural extension was first introduced in the year
1 1954
2 1964
3 1974
4 1984

Answer:1974