Agricultural Quiz for NABARD Grade-‘A’

Agricultural Quiz for NABARD Grade-‘A’

Agricultural Quiz for NABARD Grade-‘A’

1. The normal eye color in Drosophila is red. But mutants occur having white eye and also different shades ranging between white and red which are all recessive to red, while white colour is recessive to all others. This phenomenon is due to:
1) pseudodominance
2) pseudoallelism
3) co-dominance
4) polygenesis
5) None of these
2. A constitutionally recognized body is—
1) Planning Commission
2) Finance Commission
3) Forward Commission
4) Farmers Commission
5) None of these
3. Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana was launched by GOI in August 2007 with the objective(s) of—
(1) To incentivise the states to increase public investment in agriculture and allied sectors
(2) To ensure that local needs/ crops/priorities are better reflected
(3) To achieve the goal of reducing the yield gaps in important crops
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these
4. Match List-I (Crop plants) with List-II (Ploidy levels of the plants) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists :
      List I.                                      List II
A. Bread wheat                        1. Diploid
 B. Pea                                         2. Triploid
C. Sea-island cotton              3. Allo-hexaploid
D). Banana                               4. Allo-tetraploid
Codes :
    A    B   C   D
1)  2   1   4   3
2) 3   1   4   2
3) 2   4   3   1
4) 3   4   1   2
5) None of these
5. Which of the following pairs of definitions and terms are correctly matched ?
1) The immediate effect of Pollen on the character of endosperm – Xenia
2) A cytoplasmic borne unit of heredity – Plasmogene
3) A haploid chromosome in an otherwise normal diploid individual – Monosome
4) Both (1) and (3)
5) None of these
6. The condition in which a single gene influences more than one trait is known as
1) epistasis
2) pleiotropy
3) polarity mutation
4) phenocopy
5) None of these
7. Which of the following type(s) of male sterility is/are used in commercial seed production of double cross hybrid maize ?
1) Cytoplasmic alone
2) Genetic alone
3) Cytoplasmic and genetic
4) Cytoplasmic and genetic with restorers
5) None of these
8. The components of synthetic population would have already been tested for
1) specific combining ability
2) genetic advance
3) general combining ability
4) Both general and specific combining ability
5) None of these
9. Which of the following statements is/are correct ?
1) Wheat is self-pollinated
2) F1 seeds alone are used for cultivation in both hybrid and composite varieties.
3) Hybrid vigour is expected to be more pronounced in bajra than in Bengal gram.
4) All of the above
5) None of these
10. Consider the following statements :
Triticale
1) is a cross between species of two different genera Scale cereale (2n = 14) and Thticum vulgare (2n = 42).
2) is amphidiploid with 56 chromosomes.
3) has high degree of fertility.
4) (1) and (2) are correct
5) None of these
11. Match List-I (Crop) with List-II (Variety) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
    List-I                                                  List-II
A. Cauliflower                          1. White Vienna                
B. Cabbage                               2. Golden acre
C. Knolkhol                              3. Japanese white     
D. Radish                                  4. Dania    
 Codes :
        A    B   C   D
1)    4   2   3   1
2)   4   2   1   3
3)   2   4   3   1
4)   2   4   1   3
5) None of these
12. Wheat is of
1) Mediterranean origin
2) Indian origin
3) Mexican origin
4) Chinese origin
5) None of these



Answers:

  1. 2
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. 2
  5. 4
  6. 2
  7. 4
  8. 3
  9. 4
  10. 4
  11. 2
  12. 1
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