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FCI Agriculture Quiz 18

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Q1. The maximum density of water is at

  1. 4°C
  2. -0°C
  3. -4°C
  4. 0°C
  5. None of these

Explanation:-  An especially notable irregular maximum density is that of water, which reaches a density peak at 4 °C (39 °F).


Q2. Protein content in Rice

  1. 11-12%
  2. 10-11%
  3. 6-7%
  4. 3-4%
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Protein content in Rice 6-7%


Q3. Boro rice (spring) sowing time in India

  1. January – February
  2. March – April
  3. November – December
  4. June – July
  5. None of these

Explanation:- The sowing time of boro rice is November to December and harvesting time is February to March.


Q4. The objective of Puddling in rice crop

  1. To reduce percolation losses of water
  2. To reduce weed infestation
  3. To increase nutrients availability
  4. All of the above
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Most of the world’s rice is grown on puddled soils. Puddling is wet cultivation of land that mixes soil and water to produce an impervious layer.


Q5. What is the full form of CRI stage in wheat crop

  1. Critical Root Isolation
  2. Crown Root Infestation
  3. Crown Root Initiation
  4. Critical Root Improvement
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Presently wheat crop is in the Crown Root Initiation (CRIstage in the Northern States of India.


Q6. Which state has highest production and cultivation area of wheat?

  1. Punjab
  2. Haryana
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Madhya Pradesh
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Major wheat-producing states in India are Uttar PradeshPunjabHaryanaMadhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan.


Q7. The red soils are red in color due to the presence of

  1. Sulfur
  2. Ferric oxide
  3. Nitrate
  4. Zinc
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Its red colour is mainly due to ferric oxides occurring as thin coatings on the soil particles while the iron oxide occurs as haematite or as hydrous ferric oxide.


Q8. Pulse crop does not fix Nitrogen from atmosphere

  1. Rajma
  2. Chick pea
  3. Pigeon pea
  4. Gram
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Rajma is a leguminous plant but it does not have nodule because it is Symbiosis with some nitrogen fixation bacteria.


Q9. High Yielding Variety programme was launched in

  1. 1965
  2. 1966
  3. 1955
  4. 1954
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Embarked upon in 1965-66 as an integral part of the so-called Green Revolution, the High Yielding Varieties Programme (HYVP) was an attempt to metamorphose the backward Indian agriculture, especially with respect to certain crops.


Q10. Such plants require more than 14 hours daylight for flower initiation that is called

  1. Short Day Plants
  2. Long Day Plants
  3. Day Natural Plants
  4. C4 Plants
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Long day plants

These plants require a longer daylight period (usually 14-16 hours) in a 24 hours cycle for subsequent flowering.

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