Agronomy Questions for IAS Prelims - Set 8
Agronomy Questions for IAS Prelims - Set 81. The Mehsana breed of buffalo known as persistent milker and regular breeder.belongs to which state:
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. HaryanaView Answer / Hide Answer2. Which of the following agreement/ treaty of WTO is related to agriculture
d. GATSView Answer / Hide Answer3. Coffee is obtained from which part of the plant?
d. SeedView Answer / Hide Answer4. The WTO Agreement on Agriculture contains provisions in 3 broad areas of agriculture and trade policy. Which of the following is not covered under it?
a. market access
b. domestic support and
c. Foreign Direct Investments
d. export subsidies View Answer / Hide Answer
5. Which agency works to save tribals from exploitation by private traders and offer them remunerative prices for minor forest produce
ANSWER: c. Foreign Direct Investments
b. Food corporation of India (FCI)
d. NABARDView Answer / Hide Answer6. What is the contribution of Horticulture to the GDP of Agriculture
d. 55.5%View Answer / Hide Answer7. Which of the following pairs of crop and leading producer is not correctly matched?
a. Jowar ------ Maharastra
b. Sugarcane ---- Uttar Pradesh
c. Jute --------- Bihar
d. Groundnut ----- GujratView Answer / Hide Answer
8. Consider the following statements
ANSWER: c. Jute --------- Bihar
West Bengal is the leading producer of Jute.
I. Kisan Call Centers have been functioning in India since 2004
II. They are engaged in answering farmer's queries in 21 local dialects.Which of the following statement(s) is\are correct?
c. Both I & II
d. NoneView Answer / Hide Answer9. The standard consumption ratio for the NPK fertilizer is assumed to be
d. 4:2:1View Answer / Hide Answer10. Which is the main crop of Rainfed Agro-Ecologies in India?
d. CottonView Answer / Hide Answer