Welcome to your Agronomy Mock Test 1

Time:- 2 hours

Maximum Marks:- 480

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1. 
The country having maximum area under conservation agriculture in the world is
2. 
NIBSM is located at
3. 
Which of the following is considered as the best measure of central tendency?
4. 
Rejecting null hypothesis when it is true is the type of error
5. 
Randomized Block Design (RBD) is most widely used in the field of?
6. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I
To have a valid estimate of experimental error, the principle of replication & randomization is used.

 Statement II
 To reduce experimental error, the principle of replication & local control is used.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.

Deselect Answer

7. 
Given below are two statements

Statement-I)
The electromagnetic wave traveling from the source to the object is having the same wavelength.

Statement-II)
The electromagnetic wave traveling from the source to the object does not have the same wavelength.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.

Deselect Answer

8. 
National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting was established in
9. 
Which of the following test is used in Analysis of Variance
10. 
Which potential is not calculated for soil water?
11. 
The consumption of water containing high levels of nitrate-N can lead to

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12. 
Given below are two statements

Statement-I)
 The data obtained by the process of remote sensing needs great knowledge to understand.

Statement-II)
The data obtained by the process of remote sensing do not need a great knowledge to understand it.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.

Deselect Answer

13. 
Which of the following doesn’t indicate a stage in remote sensing?
14. 
Most commonly used relative measure of dispersion is
15. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                List II
Wheat variety   Initial Related center
A. WH                   I. DWR, Karnal
B. DBW                II. HAU, Hisar
C. HD                   III. GBPUAT
D. UP                    IV. IARI, New Delhi

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16. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                List II
A. Black tea        I. Semi-oxidized polyphenols
B. Oolong tea     II. Oxidized polyphenols
C. White tea       III. Without withering
D. Green tea       IV. Un-oxidized polyphenols

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17. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                List II
A. Soybean herbicide  I. Karmex
B. Rice herbicide         II. Sencor
C. Cotton herbicide    III. Leader
D. Wheat herbicide     IV. Machete

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18. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                List II
Crop                             Origin
A. Barley                 I. South America
B. Groundnut        II. Abyssinia
C. Maize                 III. Ethiopia
D. Niger                  IV. North America

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19. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                List II
A. Amitrole              I. Imidazolinones
B. Imazethapyr       II. Organophosphorous
C. Glyphostae          III. Chloracetamides
D. Alachlor               IV. Diazoles

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20. 
Match list I with list II

List I                        List II
Design                Error d.f.
A. CRD                 I. (r-1)(t-1)
B. RBD                 II. N-t
C. LSD                  III. (r-1)(A-1)(B-1)
D. SrPD                IV. (r-1)(t-2)

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21. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                List II
State             Highest production
A. Tea             I. Karnataka
B. Coffee       II. Assam
C. Sorghum  III. Rajasthan
D. Mustard    IV. Maharashtra

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22. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                List II
Herbicide           Chemical group
A. Metolachlor          I. Triazines
B. Bipyridilium         II. Acetamides
C. Terbutryn             III. Dinoseb
D. Di-nitrophenils   IV. Diquat

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23. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                List II
Mineral                   CEC value (c mol/kg)
A. Kaolinite               I. 80-150
B. Montmorillonite II. 15-40
C. Vermiculite          III. 3-15
D. Illite                      IV. 80-100

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24. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                         List II
a. Suction irrigation   I. Indigenous irrigation device
b.Symcha blass           II. Low density polyethylene pipe
c. Bamboo irrigation  III.Plastic sheeting
d. UV radiation            IV. Drip irrigation
e. Polyethylene resins  V. Soil moisture Tension

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25. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                         List II
a. Na-clay to Ca-clay I. Uptake by plant
b. Western Gujrat     II. Salinity control
c. Calcium depletion III. Saline groundwater
d. Leaching method   IV. Sodium replacement
e. Drainage                   V. Surface ponding

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26. 
Match list I with list I

List I                                List II
Oil cakes                            N%
A. Safflower (decorticated) I. 5.2
B. Groundnut                        II. 2.5
C. Neem                                 III. 7.9
D. Mahua                              IV. 7.3

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27. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                    List II
A. Lithophiles      I. Elements associated with living organisms
B. Chalcophiles   II. An element that readily forms metallic bonds
C. Siderophiles   III. An element that forms covalent bonds with sulphide
D. Biophiles        IV. Elements that ionize readily

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28. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                List II
Composting Method   Related person
A. Indore method            I. Hutchinson & Richard
B. Bangalore method     II. TS manikham
C. ADCO method           III. A Howard
D. Coimbatore method IV. CN Acharya

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29. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                List II
Nutrient                  Scientist
A. Cl                     I. AL Sommer & CP Lipman
B. Fe                    II. PH Brown et.al
C. Zn                   III. TC broyer
D. Ni                   IV. E. Gris

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30. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                List II
Fertilizer                 Equivalent acidity
A. Ammonium chloride   I. 77
B. Ammonium sulphate  II. 127
C. Urea                                III. 107
D. DAP                                IV. 82

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31. 
The Headquarter of International Union of Soil Sciences is at
32. 
Given below are two statements

Statement-I)
Shading significantly reduced the net photosynthetic rate, stomatal conductance but increased chlorophyll content

Statement II)
Maintenance of respiration is necessary for normal growth whereas growth respiration is a wasteful process.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.

Deselect Answer

33. 
Given below are two statements

Statement-I)
K plays a major role in catalytic activities of more than 60 enzymes

Statement-II)
K is a part of the chemical structure of plants

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.

Deselect Answer

34. 
Negative absorption is maximum in
35. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I)
High-yielding hull-less varieties need higher doses of Nitrogen as compared to Hulled varieties.

Statement II)
The tall varieties of barley usually lodge at the low level of Nitrogen and their response to Nitrogen is low.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.

Deselect Answer

36. 
Clay soils are chemically active because they have
37. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I)
Atmospheric pressure does not have a direct influence on crop growth.
Statement II)
The velocity of wind generally greater during the day than at night.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.

Deselect Answer

38. 
Given below are two statements

Statement-I)
In the rice field, Iron toxicity causes increased polyphenol oxidase results in increased root oxidation power.
Statement II)
To prevent iron toxicity, carry out dry tillage after rice harvest to enhance Fe reduction.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.

Deselect Answer

39. 
Maximum K fixation occurs in soils having a high content of
40. 
Amount of soil erosion (A) is expressed by USLE as A = RKLSCP where

A. R = the rainfall erodibility
B. K = The soil erosivity
C. LS The influence of length & steepness of slope on soil erosion
D. C = Cropping factorDeselect Answer

41. 
Which of the following is N2 fixing bacteria associated with roots of C4 plants
42. 
DRIS approach was given by
43. 
Match list I with list II

List I                                         List II
A. Law of minimum      I. Fried & Dean
B. Critical limit              II. Cate & Nelson
C.  Fertilizer gradient   III. Ramamoorthy
D.  A- Value                    IV. Liebig
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44. 
Commercially, Urea is produced by a chemical reaction with anhydrous liquid ammonia and gaseous CO2 in a reactor maintained at a

A) Temperature of 180-200°C
B) 1:2 ratio of CO2: NH3
C) Pressure of 200-350 kg per cm square
D) Temperature of 400-450°C

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45. 
The book chemical equilibria in soils is authored by
46. 
Which Brazilian state is a major producer of sugar in the world
47. 
Maize is mostly a cross-pollinated crop because its inflorescence is protandrous in nature which means
48. 
Test between two population variance is done by
49. 
How many main classes of soil water are there
50. 
Energy status of water in plant cell is determined by
51. 
Which of the following is the property of SRNF?
52. 
Zero competition is found in
53. 
Holding is a method of managing weed in maize by
54. 
The moisture content at which the wilting is completed and the plant die is called
55. 
Which of the following Indian state won the FAO's Future policy Gold Award-2018?
56. 
Sprinkler irrigation is not suitable for
57. 
Energy flow in an ecosystem is always
58. 
In conservation tillage, what is the minimum % of the crop residue that should remain on the surface of the field?
59. 
Arrange the following major events in dryland agriculture research in chronological order of their establishment

A. IISWC
B. DDP
C. CAZRI
D. AICRP on Agrometeorology
E. Dry-farming station, Pune

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60. 
Solubor is a water soluble form of Boron which contains ________ % Boron.
61. 
In submerged condition organic matter acts as
62. 
What is the pH of degraded alkali soil?
63. 
Overgrowth due to the increase in size of cells is known as
64. 
IUPAC name of N-serve is
65. 
Given below are two statements

Statement-I)
The adjustment of an organism to a new habitat where it can complete its life cycle is known as ecesis.

Statement-II)
The heritable adaption to prevalent environmental stresses is known as Ecotype.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.

Deselect Answer

66. 
Weed Technology Journal is published by-
67. 
Parthenium Awareness Week is observed in
68. 
What is the amount of Stomp extra 39% required for 1 acre soybean field as PPI if the rate of application of Pendimethalin is 1.5 liter/ha?
69. 
A person got his soil sample analyzed and received a test report mentioning soil pH 8.4, ESP 17, EC is 6.2 dS/m and soluble salts 0.3%
70. 
The fertilizer phosphorous use efficiency under optimum condition is
71. 
A rice crop grown in a 35 hectare area was irrigated with 10 cumecs of water for 8 hours. Water stored in the root zone was 25 cm. What is the field application efficiency?
72. 
The important event in the early history of agriculture started in 3500 BC

A. Domestication of cattle
B. Invention of the wheel
C. Maize cultivation
D. Potato cultivation
E. Rice cultivation

Choose the correct answer from the options given belowDeselect Answer

73. 
What amount of Urea, DAP and MOP is required for application in the rice crop at the rate of 120, 60, 40 kg N, P2O5 and K2O per ha?
74. 
Water analysis of a borewell reports as under

Carbonate   : 1.2  me/l
Bicarbonate: 4.0 me/l
Calcium       : 2.6 me/l
Magnesium : 1.5 me/l

Calculate the RSC in the borewell waterDeselect Answer

75. 
The error degree of freedom of an experiment conducted with 5 treatments and 5replications under RCBD, LSD and CRD will be?
76. 
In which year did the ICAR-NBSS & LUP categorize India into different Agro-Ecological Regions for the first time?
77. 
Which of the following is not a 1:1 type clay mineral
78. 
Calculate the plant population of Maize in 1 ha area, if planted in paired row spacing of 30/90 cm and the number of maize plants in 3 meter row length is 15.
79. 
What will be the effect of irrigation on the thermal conductivity of soil?
80. 
Calculate the water delivered to the farm if the water conveyance efficiency is 75 % and diverted from the source is 197 mm
81. 
Calculate the plant population of Maize in 3 acre area, if it is sown at a spacing of 45 cm × 30 cm
82. 
Which of the following is known as white vitriol?
83. 
What is the quantum of available water for a soil with field capacity 40%, wilting point 20% and actual moisture percentage 32%?
84. 
What will be the wet weight of soil if, oven dry weight of soil is 60 g and it can hold 20% moisture on weight basis
85. 
Sustainability Yield Index (SYI) ranges from
86. 
In an experiment, maize yielded 80 q/ha and 60 q/ha, & green gram yielded 30 q/ha and 15 q/ha under sole and intercropping system, respectively. Calculate the LER value?
87. 
A location receives an average rainfall of 1150 mm. if the PET is 1500 mm, the Moisture Availability Index according to Thornthwaite and Mather is
88. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I)
Under the puddled condition of rice fields, the availability of N, S, and Zn decreases whereas, the availability of  Fe and Mn increases.
Statement II)
Under the puddled condition of rice fields, the availability of native P increases due to the release of occluded P.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.Deselect Answer

89. 
NERICA rice was developed by
90. 
Which of the following is the variety of Basmati rice
91. 
Propanil selectivity to rice is due to
92. 
IRRI (Indian Rice Research Institute) is located in
93. 
TPS (True Potato Seed) is given by
94. 
The optimum temperature for Retting of Jute is _________ °F
95. 
Which of the following is the most important commercial phloem fiber crop in India?
96. 
First Capsularis olitarius variety of jute is
97. 
Doak's method of hybrid seed production is used in
98. 
For maintaining genetic purity of a variety, the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium is applied in
99. 
The correct sequence of cotton seed processing is

A. Delinting
B. Cleaning
C. Ginning
D. Grading

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.Deselect Answer

100. 
In Sunflower cultivation for the effective pollination, the recommended number of beehives per ha should be
101. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I)
Copper is the important constituent of plastocyanin.
Statement II)
Boron is the only micronutrient that is not associated with any enzyme activation.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.Deselect Answer

102. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I)
Among micronutrients, iron is required in large amounts, while Molybdenum least.
Statement II)
Order of affinity to organic matter is Cu>Ni>Co>Zn>Fe>Mn.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.Deselect Answer

103. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I)
Water movement is more uniform in moist soil than dry soil.
Statement II)
Water moves from high tension area to low tension area.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.Deselect Answer

104. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I)
In the biological weed control methods, the host specificity is determined by conducting the test on starvation.
Statement II)
The simplest way of adoption to the drought of a plant is evasion.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.Deselect Answer

105. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I)
The correlation coefficient remains unaffected by the change in both origin and scale.
Statement II)
The regression coefficient remains unaffected by the change of origin.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.Deselect Answer

106. 
In which of the following method of drainage the laterals are provided only in one side of mains
107. 
The number of hectares that one cumec of water can irrigate during base period is known as
108. 
The FIRB method of irrigation is developed from
109. 
MB plough in India was first time made during
110. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I)
Active collection in the seed genebank is considered for a medium period of 2-10 years. They are regularly used for research and distribution to bonafide users.
Statement II)
Base collections in the seed genebank are conserved for a long duration, 15 years or more for safety and prosperty.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.Deselect Answer

111. 
Which of the following crops are considered to have originated in South America centre?
112. 
Polycyclic diseases are usually caused by pathogens adapted
113. 
In which of the following diseases, the symptom is spatially separated from the pathogen niche?
114. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I)
Witches broom symptoms are caused by phytoplasmas.
Statement II)
Nutrient deficiency also causes witches broom in crop plants.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.Deselect Answer

115. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I)
Xanthomonas causes disease on fibre plant parts.
Statement II)
Xanthomonas can cause vascular wilt in rice.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.Deselect Answer

116. 
End product of glycolysis is
117. 
Which of the following is not a non-sense codon?
118. 
Given below are two statements

Statement I)
Inbreeding depression is the loss of vigour and fertility due to homozygosity of deleterious recessive alleles.
Statement II)
Inbreeding depression is the loss of vigour and fertility due to heterozygosity of recessive alleles.

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the given options.Deselect Answer

119. 
Which plant is used as an indicator of Fe deficiency
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