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FCI Agriculture Quiz 27

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Q1. National Rice Research Institute located at

  1. New Delhi
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Cuttack
  4. Ranchi
  5. None of these

Explanation:- ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha.


Q2. The National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research is located at

  1. Mumbai
  2. New Delhi
  3. Kolkata
  4. Lucknow
  5. None of these

Explanation:- National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NCAP) is a research company based out of Library Avenue, New Delhi, Delhi, India.


Q3. What are the reasons for the slow growth of processed food in India?

  1. Transport and Communication are poor
  2. There are no reliable cold chains, which are necessary for temperature foods like fruit and vegetables etc.
  3. Majority of the farmer has low-income levels.
  4. Both A and B
  5. All of the above

Explanation:- Majority of the farmer has low-income levels and cannot afford processed foods. The high cost of packaging pushes up the cost of the processed items and thereby makes them out of reach of the common man.


Q4. What is the first stage of the supply chain process?

  1. Sourcing stage
  2. Planning stage
  3. Organizing stage
  4. All of the above
  5. None of these

Explanation:- The initial stage of the supply chain process is the planning stage. We need to develop a plan or strategy in order to address how the products and services will satisfy the demands and necessities of the customers.


Q5. What is the scope of land reforms?

  1. Cooperative farming
  2. Abolition of intermediaries
  3. Consolidation of landholding
  4. Only A and C
  5. All of the above

Explanation:- The scope of land reforms, therefore, include: (i) abolition of intermediaries, (ii) tenancy reforms, i.e., regulation of rent, security of tenure for tenants and conferment of ownership on them; (iii) ceiling on land holdings and distribution of surplus land to landless agricultural labourers and small farmers.


Q6. PACS, an institute of NABARD works at the gram panchayat level and village level. What is the full form of PACS?

  1. Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies
  2. Primary Agriculture Cooperative Storage
  3. Primary Agriculture Company Societies
  4. Primary Agriculture Cooperative System
  5. None of these

Explanation:- A Primary Agricultural Credit Society (PACS) is a basic unit and smallest cooperative credit institution in India. It works on the grassroots level (gram panchayat and village level).


Q7. World Water Day is celebrated on

  1. March 8
  2. March 20
  3. March 22
  4. March 25
  5. None of these

Explanation:-  World Water Day, held on 22 March every year since 1993, focuses on the importance of freshwater.


Q8. Water use efficiency means

  1. Represent the amount of dry matter that can be produced from a given quantity of water
  2. It is also described as the weight of dry matter derived from a hectare centimeter of water
  3. Water use efficiency is total water take by a standing crop.
  4. Only A and B
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Water use efficiency (WUE) is defined as the amount of carbon assimilated as biomass or grain produced per unit of water used by the crop.


Q9. “Father of soil erosion” is

  1. Jethro Tull
  2. H. Bennett
  3. S. Swaminathan
  4. E. Borlaug
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Hugh Hammond Bennett (April 15, 1881 – July 7, 1960) was a pioneer in the field of soil conservation in the United States of America


Q10. The botanical name of Paddy

  1. Triticum aestivum
  2. Oryza sativa
  3. Zea mays
  4. Triticum dicocum
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Oryza sativa, commonly known as Asian rice

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