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FCI Agriculture Quiz 31

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Q1. Union Cabinet approved an increase in Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Kharif crops for 2021-22. What is the MSP of common paddy (Rs/quintal)?

  1. 1975
  2. 1940
  3. 1950
  4. 1900
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Briefing reporters on the Cabinet decision, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the MSP of paddy (common) has been increased from Rs 1,868 per quintal to Rs 1,940 per quintal for 2021-22 — a hike of Rs 72 per quintal.


Q2. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) set up an All India Soil Survey Committee in 1963. Which divided the Indian soil into…………….major groups?

  1. 10
  2. 8
  3. 11
  4. 5
  5. None of these

Explanation:- In India, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has classified soils into 8 categories. Alluvial Soil, Black Cotton Soil, Red Soil, Laterite Soil, Mountainous or Forest Soils, Arid or Desert Soil, Saline and Alkaline Soil, Peaty, and Marshy Soil are the categories of Indian Soil.


Q3. The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2022 the……………………

  1. International Year of Pulses
  2. International Year of Plant Health
  3. International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture
  4. International Year of Millets
  5. None of these

Explanation:- The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2022 the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (IYAFA 2022).


Q4. Full form of SFDA

  1. Southern Food Development Agency
  2. Small Farmer Development Agency
  3. Success Farmer Data Agency
  4. Super Farmer Development Agency
  5. None of these

Explanation:- The Small Farmers Development Agencies (SFDA) program, aimed at the target group of small and marginal farmers and agricultural laborers, has been in operation since 1971 covering 1818 blocks in the country.


Q5. Rabi season harvesting time

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

Explanation:- The rabi crops are sown around mid-November, preferably after the monsoon rains are over, and harvesting begins in April / May.


Q6. The detachment, transport, and deposition of soil particle on land surface termed as a loss of soil is called

  1. Soil degradation
  2. Soil heavy loss
  3. Soil erosion
  4. Soil depletion
  5. None of these

Explanation:-  Soil erosion is the detachment, transport & deposition of soil particles on the land surface termed as a loss of soil particle on land surface – termed as a loss of soil.


Q7. What is peasant farming?

  1. Growing sweet pea in the entire farm.
  2. It is the process of deciding in the present what to do in the future about the best combination of crops and livestock to be raised through the rational use of resources.
  3. Farmer follows the agricultural practice in their own way & management and organizer of their farm business. Entire farm family members make decisions.
  4. Surrender their land, livestock and implement to society.
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Peasant means an agricultural laborer who is specifically poor and occupies the lower rung of social hierarchy. A farmer on the other hand denotes a man who works on agricultural land and/or owns farmland.


Q8. On the basis of the operational holding, marginal farmers have

  1. <2 ha Land
  2. <1ha land
  3. >5ha land
  4. >10 land
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Farmers having less than two hectares (five acres) of land are called small farmers and those having less than one hectare (2.5 acres) are called marginal farmers.


Q9. Land Development Bank was established

  1. 1951
  2. 1929
  3. 1931
  4. 1969
  5. None of these

Explanation:- Even though the first LDB was started in Punjab, the real progress began when the land development bank was established in Chennai in 1929. Without it, land banksland mortgage banks, agriculture banks, agriculture development banks are now called land development banks in the modern world.


Q10. Gas emitted from rice filed

  1. Nitrogen
  2. Carbon
  3. Methane
  4. Ethyl Mercaptan
  5. None of these

Explanation:- CH4 and N2O gases are simultaneously emitted from rice fields to the atmosphere due to their favorable production, consumption, and transport systems.

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