FCI Agriculture Quiz 26

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Q1. Conservation of rainwater by collecting run-off precipitation for supplemental irrigation is called

  1. Watershed management
  2. Water harvesting
  3. Water collection
  4. Water conservation
  5. None of these

Explanation:- The term ‘water harvesting‘ generally refers to the collection of rainstorm-generated runoff from a particular area (a catchment) in order to provide water for human, animal, or crop use.

 

Q2. Minimum Support Price (MSP) of wheat for 2021-22 (Rs/Quintal).

  1. 1850
  2. 1868
  3. 1950
  4. 1975
  5. None of these

Explanation:-

MSP for RMS 2021-22 (Rs/quintal) 1975

 

Q3. The plants growing in saltwater are known as

  1. Halophytes
  2. Hydroponics
  3. Haloponics
  4. Hydromatics
  5. None of these

Explanation:- A halophyte is a salt-tolerant plant that grows in soil or waters of high salinity, coming into contact with saline water through its roots or by salt sprays, such as in saline semi-deserts, mangrove swamps, marshes and sloughs, and seashores.

 

Q4. Most prominent soil group in India

  1. Black Soil
  2. Red Soil
  3. Alluvial Soil
  4. Laterite Soil
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Alluvial Soils. Alluvial soils are by far the largest and the most important soil group of India.

 

Q5. State having highest area under summer maize is

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Bihar
  4. Tamil Nadu
  5. None of these

Explanation:- State having the highest area under summer maize is Bihar.

 

Q6.Which is/are correct about cereal crops?

  1. A cereal is defined as grass grown for its edible seed.
  2. Cereals are also known as grain crops
  3. The major cereal crops are wheat, rice barley, oat, rye, triticale, sorghum, and millet.
  4. All of the above
  5. Only B and C

Explanation:- A cereal is any grass cultivated (grown) for the edible components of its grain composed of the endosperm, germ, and bran.

 

Q7. The objective of watershed management

  1. To protect, conserve and improve the land of a watershed for more efficient and sustained production.
  2. To check soil erosion and to reduce the effect of sediment yield on the watershed.
  3. To rehabilitate the deteriorating lands
  4. Only A and B
  5. All of the above

Explanation:-  Watershed management is the study of the relevant characteristics of a watershed aimed at the sustainable distribution of its resources and the process of creating and implementing plans, programs and projects to sustain and enhance watershed functions that affect the plant, animal, and human communities within the watershed boundary.

 

Q8. Which type of soil is most suitable for rice cultivation?

  1. Clay loamy soil
  2. Clay soil
  3. Both A and B
  4. Sand soil
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Rice grows on a variety of soils like silts, loams, and gravels.

 

Q9. When is National Farmer’s Day observed in India?

  1. 30th September
  2. 23rd December
  3. 10th December
  4. 13th April
  5. None of these

Explanation:- National Farmers‘ Day, or Kisan Diwas, is celebrated across the country on December 23 to honour India’s farmers and mark the birth anniversary of the nation’s fifth prime minister, Choudhary Charan Singh.

 

Q10. Which type of soil has the highest water retaining capacity?

  1. Sandy soil
  2. Clay soil
  3. Silt soil
  4. Red soil
  5. None of these

Explanation:- The water holding capacity is highest in sandy soil clay soil loamy soil or mixture of sand and Loom, so it is highest in clay soil.

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