Agronomy Questions for IAS Prelims - Set 71. Which of the following is NOT a main feature of National Agriculture Policy 2000
a. Promotion of private sector participation
b. National livestock breeding strategy
c. Dismantling restriction on movement of agriculture produce
d. Distribution of surplus land View Answer / Hide Answer
2. "National Agricultural Insurance Scheme"was launched by GOI in 1999-2000 in coordination with
ANSWER: d. Distribution of surplus land
a. General Insurance Corporation of India
b. Life Insurance Corporation of India
c. United India Insurance
d. IRDAView Answer / Hide Answer
3. Which of the following is NOT a water-use efficient method of irrigation
ANSWER: a. General Insurance Corporation of India
a. Flood irrigation
b. Sprinkler irrigation
c. Center-Pivot irrigation
d. Drip irrigationView Answer / Hide Answer
4. Terrace farming is done
ANSWER: a. Flood irrigation
a. On the slope of hills
b. On the top of roofs
c. On mountain top
d. In dry regionsView Answer / Hide Answer
5. Which Indian state is the largest black pepper producer?
ANSWER: a. On the slope of hills
b. Tamil Nadu
d. AssamView Answer / Hide Answer6. Which of the following organization is associated with marketing initiative e-chaupal
b. Proctor & Gamble
c. Hindustan Lever
d. DaburView Answer / Hide Answer7. Jhoom cultivation is a name for shifting (slash and burn) agriculture practiced in
a. North-Eastern India
b. North India
c. South-Western India
d. Central IndiaView Answer / Hide Answer
8. Consider the following statements. Which of the following statement(s) is\are correct?
ANSWER: a. North-Eastern India
I. Price Stabilization Fund Scheme was launched in 2003 against the backdrop of decline in unit value realization of some commodities.
II. It covers tea, coffee, rubber and tobacco.
c. Both I & II
d. NoneView Answer / Hide Answer9. Given below are the names of four energy crops. Which one of them can be cultivated for ethanol?
d. SunflowerView Answer / Hide Answer10. Which of the following is grown in Zaid season?
b. Water melon
d. WheatView Answer / Hide Answer