Agriculture & Rural Awareness MCQ for IBPS PO/Clerk/ESIC 2018: 01 November

Agriculture & Rural Awareness MCQ

Agriculture & Rural Awareness MCQ for IBPS PO/Clerk/ESIC 2018: 01 November

1. Which of the following statement/statements is/are true regarding the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana?
1. The scheme will come into effect from the upcoming rabi season
2. The new scheme will be implemented wholly by the Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd with no participation of the private sector.
3. It considers individual farmer as unit of insurance rather than whole village.
  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Only 3
  4. Both 1 and 2
  5. None of the above
2.  Organic farming is a form of agriculture that involves
  1. Excessive use of synthetic chemicals in agriculture.
  2. Excessive use of pesticides in agriculture.
  3. Excessive use of fertilizers in agriculture.
  4. No use of synthetic chemicals, pesticides and fertilizers in agriculture.
  5. None of these
3. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA)  was launched in the year ______.
  1. 2001
  2. 2003
  3. 2005
  4. 2007
  5. None of these
4. The principal cereal crop of India is _____.
  1. wheat
  2. rice
  3. barley
  4. sorghum
  5. None of these
5. Green Revolution in India has so far been the most succesful in the case of _________.
  1.  Rice & wheat
  2. Tea & coffee
  3. Wheat & potato
  4. Mustard & Oil seeds
  5. All the above
6. India ranks first in the production of the following crops in the world? 
  1. Rice
  2. Wheat
  3. Soybean
  4. Pigeon-pea
  5. None of these
7.  The Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute (IGFRI), a national Institute under the administrative control of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, is mandated to conduct basic, strategic, applied and adaptive research, development and training in forage production and its utilization. It is located in:
  1. Jallandhar
  2. Jodhpur
  3. Jhansi
  4. Jorhat
  5. None of these
8.  The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), commonly known as Pusa Institute, is India’s premier national Institute for agricultural research, education and extension. It was established in :
  1. 1907
  2. 1909
  3. 1904
  4. 1905
  5. 1910
9. Who recommends the MSP and issue prices?
  1. Ministry of agriculture
  2. Planning commission
  3. Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices
  4. NABARD
  5. None of these
10. Which of the following is the implementing agency for National Agricultural Insurance Scheme?
  1.  Food Corporation of India
  2. Agricultural Insurance Company of India Limited
  3. NABARD
  4. Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices
  5. Ministry of agriculture

Answers:

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