TOP 20 Indian Soil & Agriculture Questions for SSC CPO PDF

Indian Soil & Agriculture Questions for SSC CPO
Indian Soil & Agriculture Questions for SSC CPO

TOP 20 Indian Soil & Agriculture Questions for SSC CPO PDF

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Question 1: What is ‘Jhum’?

a) A type of cultivation

b) A tribe

c) A folk dance

d) Name of a river valley

Question 2: Who among the following is often referred to as father of India’s “Green Revolution”?

a) Dr. Verghese Kurien

b) Dr. Amrita Patel

c) M. S. Swaminathan

d) Gurudev Khush

Question 3: An employment situation where the marginal productivity of agricultural labour is zero is known as :

a) Seasonal unemployment

b) Cyclical unemployment

c) Disguised unemployment

d) Disguised employment

Question 4: Dwarf wheat (mexican) is introduced in India by

a) Dr. N. E. Borlang

b) Dr. M.S. Swaminathan

c) Dr. Subramanian

d) Dr. B. P. Pal

Question 5: Soilless agriculture refers to:

a) Inter-cropping

b) Sericulture

c) Hydroponics

d) Hygroponics

Question 6: Which one of the following is not coal variety/

a) Peat

b) Lignite

c) Dolomite

d) Bituminous

Question 7: World’s largest producer of coffee/

a) Argentina

b) Peru

c) India

d) Brazil

Question 8: Of the following rapeseed belongs to;

a) Mustard

b) Coffee

c) Papper

d) Linseed


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Question 9: Examine the following statements :
(a) The Indian Government approves corpus of % 5,000 crore for setting up of ‘Micro Irrigation Fund (MIF) with NABARD under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY).
(b) The ’Micro Irrigation Fund’ would substitute ‘Per Drop More Crop’ (PDMC) component of PMKSY.
Choose the correct answer: ;

a) Both (a) and (b) are correct.

b) Both (a) and (b) are incorrect.

c) Only (a) is correct.

d) Only (b) is correct.

Question 10: The states which occupy first and second places in sugarcane production in India:

a) Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra

b) Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra

c) Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh

d) Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh

Question 11: Which one of the following combinations are appropriate ?
(a) Barley, rice, oats, jowar
(b) Flax seeds, almonds, cashewnuts, walnuts
(c) Flax seeds, oats, corn, ragi
(d) Oats, corn, ragi, jowar

a) (a) and (b)

b) (b), (c) and (d)

c) (a), (b) and (d)

d) (c) and (d)

Question 12: Operation Flood’ launched in 1970, was related to:-

a) Energy production

b) Dam construction

c) Wheat production

d) Dairy development

Question 13: The Minimum Support Price (MSP) protects farmers against which of the following?

a) Loss of crops due to unexpected diseases or pest infections

b) High rate of interest by local currency lenders

c) Extreme drought, flood or other hazardous casualties

d) Extreme drop in price during bumper production

Question 14: Minimum Support Price is announced by ______.

a) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

b) Ministry of Agriculture

c) Chamber of Commerce

d) Ministry of Finance

Question 15: Black Soil is NOT found in which State of India?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Punjab

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Maharashtra

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Question 16: Which of the following is a harvest festival of India?

a) Darpka Teshi

b) Lohri

c) Teej

d) Bonalu

Question 17: Who maintains Buffer Stock of Food Grains in India?



c) Ministry of Agriculture

d) FCI

Question 18: _______ soil is also known as Omnibus group.

a) Desert

b) Red

c) Black

d) Laterite

Question 19: Laterite soil is rich in Iron and ___________.

a) Nitrogen

b) Potassium

c) Lime

d) Aluminium

Question 20: Which micronutrient is supplied by soil to plant?

a) Phosphorus

b) calicium

c) Zinc

d) Nitrogen

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Answers & Solutions:

1) Answer (A)

2) Answer (C)

3) Answer (D)

4) Answer (A)

5) Answer (C)

6) Answer (C)

7) Answer (D)

8) Answer (A)

Rapeseed is a bright-yellow flowering member of the family Brassicaceae, cultivated mainly for its oil-rich seed, which naturally contains appreciable amounts of toxic erucic acid.

9) Answer (A)

10) Answer (B)

11) Answer (C)

12) Answer (D)

13) Answer (D)

14) Answer (A)

15) Answer (B)

16) Answer (B)

17) Answer (D)

18) Answer (B)

19) Answer (D)

20) Answer (C)

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