FCI Agriculture Quiz 14

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Q1. Which is called as King of cereals?

  1. Wheat
  2. Rice
  3. Maize
  4. Sorghum
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Wheat is known as the King of cereals.

 

Q2. Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR) located at-

  1. Pune, Maharashtra
  2. Surat, Gujarat
  3. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  4. Nagpur, Maharashtra
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Central Institute for Cotton Research, with campuses in Nagpur in Maharashtra state

 

Q3. Jhum cultivation mostly found in

  1. Northern part of India
  2. Eastern part of India
  3. In the state Madhya Pradesh
  4. Middle part of India
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Jhum or Jhoom cultivation is a local name for slash and burn agriculture practiced by the tribal groups in the northeastern states of India like Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Nagaland.

 

Q4. Which of the following most common method of irrigation in India?

  1. Sub-surface Irrigation
  2. Surface Irrigation
  3. Sprinkler Irrigation
  4. Drip Irrigation
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Flood irrigation is widely used irrigation method in India.

 

Q5. The gas emits from rice filed

  1. Methane
  2. Nitrogen
  3. Carbon monoxide
  4. Fluorine
  5. None of these

Explanation:- The main culprit is methane, a potent greenhouse gas emitted from flooded rice fields

 

Q6. Black cotton soil found in

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Kerala
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Karnataka
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Black Cotton soils (expansive soils) are found extensively in Deccan and Maharashtra and Gujarat.

 

Q7. Black cotton soils are deficient in

  1. Maganese
  2. Zinc
  3. Nitrogen
  4. Sulphar
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Black cotton soils are deficient in nitrogen, phosphoric acid and organic matter but rich in calcium, potash and magnesium.

 

Q8. Red soils are dominant in

  1. Karnataka
  2. Kerala
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Madhya Pradesh
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Approximately 10.6% of the total geographical area of India is covered by red soil, including Tamil Nadu, parts of Karnataka, southeastern Maharashtra, eastern Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

 

Q9. Fine texture soils are more sensitive to

  1. Wind erosion
  2. Soil erosion
  3. Water erosion
  4. Both A and B
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Water erosion is the removal of soil by water and transportation of the eroded materials away from the point of removal.

 

Q10. Due to water logging the availability of which nutrient is increased in rice filed

  1. Zinc
  2. Nitrogen
  3. Manganese
  4. Calcium
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Due to water logging the availability of manganese nutrient increased in rice filed.

 

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