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  1. Pennisetum violaceum is a source for _____in Bajra
    1. Downy mildew resistance
    2. Ergot disease resistance
    3. Male sterility
    4. Stem borer resistance

  2. Which of the following method is not relevant to hybrid rice seed production?
    1. Three-line system
    2. Two-line system
    3. Using chemical emasculators
    4. Using Gynomonoecious lines

  3. Seedlings with weak (or) unbalanced development of essential structures are referred as
    1. Decayed seedlings
    2. Deformed seedlings
    3. Damaged seedlings
    4. Diseased seedlings

  4. Minimum germination limits prescribed for labelled seed of cotton is___(%)
    1. 80
    2. 65
    3. 75
    4. 60

  5. Number of plants required for sample for maximum permissible off-types of 0.10% in GOT is
    1. 4000 plants
    2. 400 plants
    3. 2000 plants
    4. 800 plants

  6. ISTA office in located at
    1. France
    2. Switzerland
    3. India
    4. America

  7. Cross pollination range of gossypium hirsutum is_____percent.
    1. 1 to 2%
    2. 5 to 10%
    3. 10 to 20%
    4. 10to50%

  8. The entomopathogenic fungi effective against citrus rust mite is
    1. Hirsutella thompsoni
    2. Metarhizium anisopliae
    3. Beauveria bassiana
    4. Verticillium lecanii

  9. Which of the following sprayers works on the same principle as the rocker sprayer?
    1. Knapsack sprayer
    2. Wheel - barrow sprayer
    3. Power - take-off sprayer
    4. Pedal pump sprayer

  10. Aflatoxin is an example of
    1. Pathotoxin
    2. Vivotoxin
    3. Phytotoxin
    4. Mycotoxin

  11. In tea, which one of the following insecticides does not cause resurgence of pink mite
    1. Cypermethrin
    2. Permethrin
    3. Deltamethrin
    4. Fenvalerate

  12. Which one of the following crop is sensitive to carbaryl?
    1. Paddy
    2. Cotton
    3. Soybean
    4. Groundnut

  13. Farmers Service societies were first established in the year
    1. 1951
    2. 1961
    3. 1971
    4. 1981

  14. The committee which recommended the merger of RRB with sponsoring bank.
    1. Hadgil committee
    2. Khusro committee
    3. Narasimham committee
    4. Bhandari committee

  15. The Apex Refinance Institution for agriculture and rural development is
    1. RBI
    2. World Bank
    3. NABARD
    4. AFC

  16. The decline in the value of asset due to usage, accidental damage and time obsolescence is called
    1. Depreciation
    2. Opportunity cost
    3. Time value of money
    4. Law diminishing return

  17. Miniumum support prices for different agricultural crops are announced before
    1. Sowing season
    2. Harvesting season
    3. Monsoon season
    4. Summer season

  18. Under______system the farmers are forced to sell part of their produce to the Government at the announced prices
    1. Monopoly procurement
    2. Pre-emptive purchase
    3. Buffer stock
    4. Levy

  19. ___________means developing entrepreneurship in agricultural sector
    1. Agri- preneurship
    2. Entrepreneurship
    3. Horti-preneurship
    4. Flori-preneurship

  20. The Indian Cooperative Societies Act 1912, _________defined cooperative as a society to promote economic interests of the members by Co-operative principles of which majority of the members are agriculturists
    1. Section 3
    2. Section 4
    3. Section 5
    4. Section 6

  21. DMI stands for
    1. Director of Market and Inspection
    2. Directorate of Marketing and Inspection
    3. Department of Marketing in India
    4. Director of Marketing Intelligence

  22. The rural development work at S4antiniketan by Rabindranath Tagore could not be extended to more villages because
    1. Corruption in the organisation
    2. Rabindranath Tagore left India
    3. The Institute could not get much help from Government for research work
    4. No support from local people

  23. This rural reconstruction project initiated by Dr. Spencer Hatch with the aim of "Self- help with intimate expert counsel" was able to produce more honey through modern bee - hives
    1. Marthandom Project
    2. Etawah Project
    3. Sarvodaya Project
    4. Nilokheri Project

  24. The Gurgaon project in Punjab was initiated by
    1. Mr. F.L. Brayne
    2. Sir Daniel Hamilton
    3. Dr. Spencer Hatch
    4. None of the above

  25. The rural development programme launched with the objective of providing road connectivity to all rural habitations
    1. Rashtriya Sam Vikas Yojana
    2. Sampoorna Gramin Rozgar Yojana
    3. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
    4. Samagra Awaas Yojana

  26. As per the international Trade statistics of UNO the share of India in the value of total world exports of agricultural and allied products has decreased from 1.8% in 1970 to________% in 2000.
    1. 1
    2. 1.3
    3. 0.9
    4. 1.6

  27. The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared 2023 as the international year of
    1. Pulses
    2. Oil seeds
    3. Millets
    4. Cereals

  28. T.N. was conferred ----- times with Krishi Karman award in 7 years for commendable performance in increasing production and productivity of various agricultural crops
    1. 4times
    2. 5times
    3. 6 times
    4. 2 times

  29. Tamil Nadu with 6 percent of population in the country is endowed with only _______% of the water resources of India
    1. 3.5
    2. 3
    3. 4
    4. 2.75

  30. The National Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Indian Agriculture contributes to______%
    1. 25
    2. 35
    3. 52
    4. 53

  31. Central Rice Research Institute is located in which of the following states
    1. New Delhi
    2. Punjab
    3. Odisha
    4. Tamil Nadu

  32. Fertilizer schedule for pearlmillet hybrid
    1. 70:35:35
    2. 80:40:40
    3. 60:30:30
    4. 100:50:50

  33. The seed rate for long duration rice varieties is ________kg/ha.
    1. 30
    2. 40
    3. 60
    4. 75

  34. The dry seeding of rice followed by supplemental irrigation during peak vegetative and reproductive phases is called as
    1. Rain fed rice
    2. Wet seeded rice
    3. Semi-dry rice
    4. Upland rice

  35. The spacing requirement for short duration rice variety is __________medium and low fertility soils in Tamil Nadu
    1. 30 x 10 cm
    2. 20 x 10 cm
    3. 15 x 10 cm
    4. 20 x 20 cm

  36. Foliar application of the following improves the grain yield in blackgram during flowering stage
    1. 1% Urea
    2. Salisylic acid
    3. Pulse Wonder (TNAU)
    4. 1% KCL

  37. What is the cation exchange capacity of humus?
    1. 2 - 15 C mol (p+) kg-1
    2. 250 - 1500 C mol (p+) kg-1
    3. 25 - 150 C mol (p+) kg-1
    4. 0 - 2 C mol (p+) kg-1

  38. Best suitable soil structure for agriculture is
    1. Crumb
    2. Prism
    3. Columnar
    4. Platy

  39. Red soil is generally poor in
    1. Aluminium
    2. Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Humus
    3. Nitrogen and Potassium
    4. Iron

  40. Nitrogen content of Ammonium Sulphate is_____%
    1. 20.6
    2. 24
    3. 26
    4. 18

  41. The type of Activity of Bacillus Megaterium bioinoculant in soil is
    1. P04 solubilisation
    2. Zn solubilisation
    3. P04 mobilisation
    4. Zn mobilisation

  42. Which one of the following Azolla species tolerant to high temperature and salinity
    1. A. Nilotica
    2. A. Foliculoides
    3. A. Microphylla
    4. A. Mexicana

  43. The pH range for the biofertilizers production as specified by Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) sliould be
    1. 4.50 to 5.50
    2. 5.50 to 6.50
    3. 6.50 to 7.50
    4. 7 .50 to 8.50

  44. The Blue-Green Algae (BGA) inoculum minimum required per hectare is________kg.
    1. 5
    2. 25
    3. 15
    4. 10

  45. In which of the following crop staggering is not required for hybrid seed production?.
    1. Rice
    2. Maize
    3. Tomato
    4. Sorghum

  46. Which one of the following is incorrect
    1. Haploids carry two sets of identical chromosomes
    2. Doubled haploids are 100% heterozygous
    3. Haploids can be generated from pollen
    4. Haploids can be generated from ovules

  47. is an indication which identify a good-as originating from a particular region
    1. GATT
    2. GI
    3. IPR
    4. CBD

  48. The wild progenitor of pigeonpea is
    1. Cajanus Cinereus
    2. Cajanus cajanifolius
    3. Cajanus Albicans
    4. Cajanus Elongatus

  49. An example for monoecious nature is
    1. Rice
    2. Groundnut
    3. Castor
    4. Cotton

  50. The haploid chromosome complement of a species is represented by
    1. n
    2. x
    3. 2n
    4. 2x

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