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Agricultural Officer(Agricultur/Kerala Land Use Board/DCB(Kannur)) - 2016

 

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1. Most important disease of solanaceous crops in Kerala:
Fusarium wilt
Mosaic
Fruitrot
Bacterial wilt
2. Preethi is a popular variety of:
Pumpkin
Bitter gourd
Snake gourd
Ash gourd
3. Yellow fleshed seedless watermelon developed from Kerala Agricultural University:
Sugar Baby
Arka Manik
Shonima
Swarna
4. Dioecious cucurbit crop:
Coccinia
Bitter gourd
Pumpkin
Ash gourd
5. Richest source of vitamin A
Cabbage
Bhindi
Capsicum
Drumstick leaves
6. Days taken for the germination of chilli seed:
2
3
12
8
7. Common prapagule for giadiolus:
Corm
Sucker
Rhizome
Bulb
8. Most ideal jasmine species suitable for cultivation in Kerala:
Jasminum grandiflorum
J.Auriculatum
J.Sambac
J.multiflorum
9. Monopodial orchid commonly grown in Kerala:
Vanda
Dendrobium
Cattleya
Oncidium
10. Thornless rose rootstock developed from IIHR,Bangalore:
Sukumari
Sharada
Nishkant
Mrinalini
11. Common propagation technique adopted for mango:
Air layering
Tongue grafting
Stone grafting
Cutting
12. Best planting material for banana:
Peeper sucker
Sword Sucker
Water Sucker
Male bud
13. Fruit crop with maximum share of production:
Apple
Banana
Mango
Citrus
14. Rootstock inducing dwarfness in citrus:
Cleopatra mandarin
Rough Lemon
Swingle citrumelo
Trifoliate orange
15. Popular white coloured seedless grape:
Thompson seedless
Gulabi
Sharad Seedless
Bangalore Blue
16. Popular tender coconut variety:
West coast tall
Chavakkad Orange Dwarf
Chandrakalpa
Pratap
17. In triangular system of planting with a spacing of 7.6 m,number of coconut palms accommodated in one hectare:
280
220
198
170
18. Leading coffee exporting country in the world:
Vietnam
Brazil
India
China
19. King of spice:
Cardamom
Saffron
Black pepper
All spice
20. Leading turmeric producing state in India:
Andhra Pradesh
Keralam
Tamil Nadu
Karnataka
21. National Seed Corporation(NSC)was established during the year:
1966
1973
1963
2004
22. Breeder seeds are produced from:
Nucleus seeds
Certified seeds
Foundation seeds
Registered seeds
23. Genetic purity of a seed means:
Absence of inert matter
Absence of weed seed
Absence of other variety seeds
Absence of defective seeds
24. Maximum amount of weed seed permitted in rice seed for getting certified:
0 seeds/kg
20 seeds/kg
5 seeds/kg
15 seeds/kg
25. Isolation distance for seed production in sorghum:
3m
1000 m
200 m
1500 m
26. Unique feature of PPVFR Act(2001)not provided in UPOV Act(1991):
Registration of extant variety
Commercial use of all material of the protected variety
Provision for farmers privilege
Protection of varieties of nationally recognized plant species
27. Under UPOV 1991 Act,the criteria that a plant variety need not satisfy for protection:
Novelty
Distinctiveness
Uniformity
Suitability
28. The first product in India to bag Geographical Indication:
Malabar pepper
Allepy turmeric
Darjeeling tea
Palakadan Matta
29. In India Bio Diversity Act was enacted during the year:
2000
1998
2015
2002
30. Trade related Intellectual Property Right(TRIPs)agreement forms a part of which round of GATT
Paris
Uruguay
Geneva
Kolkatta
31. Type of selection done from a germplasm collection for the individuals with extreme phenotype of a trait:
Disruptive selection
Directional selection
Environmental selection
Stabilizing selection
32. When velocity of fast neutron mutagen is reduced by hard water then it is termed as:
Thermal neutron
Elastic neutron
Hard neutron
Excited neutron
33. ’D’genome of Triticum asestivum is derived from which species:
Triticium monococcum
Aegilops tauschii
Aegilops speltoides
Triticum turgidum
34. Yellow coloured seedless watermelon released from Kerala Agricultural University:
Swetha
Shonima
Neelima
Swarna
35. If male sterility of a line in hybrid seed production is maintained by altering the temperature it is known as:
One line breeding
Two line breeding
Three line breeding
Mutation breeding
36. Hybrid rice:
Matta Thriveni
Jaya
Uma
CORH 1
37. Average husked nut size required while selecting mother palm in coconut:
350g
420g
570g
720g
38. World’s first GMS based hybrid in pigeon pea:
GT101
ICPH8
CSH10
PHB11
39. Sesamum variety released for summer rice fallow in sandy tract:
Thilak
Soma
Surya
Kayamkulam 1
40. Multiple hybrid of tapioca:
Sree Visakham
Sree Sahya
Sree Rekha
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41. A BPH tolerant variety of rice:
Jyothi
Aruna
Uma
Kanchana
42. The pest that affects export quality of mango fruits:
Stem and fruit borer
Hoppers
Fruit fly
Nut weevil
43. Scientific name of coconut eriophyid mite:
Tetranychus urticae
Aceria guereronis
Paradasynus rostratus
Oligotetranychus sp
44. Katte disease of cardamom is caused by:
Protozoa
Bacteria
Virus
Fungus
45. A bio control agent used for the management of quick wilt of pepper:
Pseudonymous florescence
Trichoderma viride
VAM
PGPR
46. Which of the following is a systemic fungicide?
Zineb
Mancozeb
Carbendazim
Ediphenphos
47. The trade name of copper oxychloride is:
Contaf
Dithane
Fytolan
Fytolan
48. Which of the new generation insecticide belongs to neonicotinoid group?
Flubendiamide
Hexaconazole
Spinosad
Acetamiprid
49. The causal organism of panama wilt in banana:
Eusarium pallidoroseum
Fusarium oxysporum
Fusarium equisetti
All the three
50. Drying of leaves back from the tip,curling and undulated yellowish necrosis in rice is the symptom of:
Sheath blight
Bacterial leaf blight
Leaf scald
Stack burn
51. Vector of Yellow vein mosaic disease in bhindi:
White flies
Aphids
Mites
Thrips
52. The fungal bio agent used for the management of coconut rhinoceros beetle:
Beauveria bassiana
Metarhizium anisopliae
Lecanicillium lecanii
Oryctes rhinoceros
53. Yellow sticky trap is used for the management of:
Moths and butterflies
Small beetles and bugs
Crickets and grass hoppers
Aphids and white flies
54. Common predators of aphid colonies:
Coccinellid beetles
Parrots
Squirrels
Mirid bugs
55. The pest that can be controlled using Bt brinjal:
Brinjal lace wing
Brinjal mealy bug
Brinjal fruit and shoot borer
Brinjal scales
56. Scienctific name of little bee is:
Apic cerana
Apis mellifera
Apis florae
Tetragonula iridipennis
57. A viral disease that affects sericulture is:
Grasserie
Pebrine
Muscardine
Influenza
58. The insect vector of dengue fever is:
Aedes aegypti
Anopheles sp
Culex sp
All the three
59. Carbofuran 3G is now temporarily substituted by:
Carbosulfan 6
Phorate 10 G
Fipronil 0.3G
Malathion
60. The recent ban of red labeled insecticides was imposed in Kerala in:
2015
2012
2013
2011
61. MO-21,the non-lodging photoinsensitive semi-tall variety suitable for Kuttanad is known as:
Prathyasha
Samyuktha
Manupriya
Chingam
62. Nitrogen content of oil seeds is calculated by dividing the protein content by the factor: A.2.86 B.6.25 C.4.38 D.5.85*
2.86
6.25
4.38
5.85
63. The protein content of soyabean is---------%.
20-24
40-43
30-35
10-15
64. The anti-nutritional factor present in the oil of rapeseed and mustard is:
Hydrocyanic acid
Calcium oxalate
Erucic acid
Ricinine
65. The total land area required under sole cropping to give the same yields obtained in the intercropping mixture is called:
Land equivalent ratio
Competition ratio
Relative crowding co-efficient
Income equivalent ratio
66. The bacteria used for incorporating genes in the production of golden rice is:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Aspergillus fumigates
Azospirillum brasillensis
Erwinia uredovora
67. The Indian Institute of Pulses Research is located at:
Lucknow
Hyderabad
Bangalore
Kanpur
68. The gross area under rice in Kerala is --------------lakh ha.
2.24
1.56
1.98
3.54
69. The domesticated species of sugarcane is:
Saccharum barberi
Saccharum officinarum
Saccharum sinense
Saccharum spontaneum
70. Hybrid Napier is a hybrid of:
Bajra x Napier
Sorghum x Napier
Napier x Congo signal
Guinea grass x Napier
71. The Central Reasearch Institute for Dryland Agriculture is located at:
Bangalore
Rayalaseema
Hyderabad
Dharwad
72. The process of movement of free water from the surface into the soil is called:
Infiltration
Percolation
Seepage
Interflow
73. The surface irrigation method used for irrigating most of the rice in the world is:
Flood irrigation
Check basin method
Border irrigation
Ring basin method
74. ----------is a selective herbicide used for controlling grasses,especially Echinochloa in rice.
2,4-D
Glyphosate
Bispyribac sodium
Cyhalofop butyl
75. The Calcium Carbonate Equivalency(CCE)of-----------is 100.
Dolomite
Calcite
Hydrated lime
Quicklime
76. Cattle which feed on-------------deficient fodder crops may develop grass tetany.
Magnesium
Pottasium
Sulphur
Calcium
77. The organism used for composting coir pith is:
Pseudomonas
Trichoderma
Beauveria
Pleurotus
78. Chlorimuron ethyl+Metsulfuron methyl is a herbicide used in areas where -----------weed is a problem.
Fimbristylis
Sacciolepis
Marselia
Ludwigia
79. Decrease in water potential caused by the adsortption of water to soil surfaces is called:
Pressure potential
Matric potential
Osmotic potential
Gravitational potential
80. The first reported occurrence of herbicide resistance in India was that of the weed-------------in wheat to Isoproturon.
Avena fatua
Chenopodium album
Phalaris minor
Melilotus alba
81. Who was the power to dissolve the Lok Sabha?
Prime Minister
Chief Justice of India
Vice President
President
82. The writer who won the Kendra Sahitya Academy award 2014?
P.Narayankurup
K.R.Meera
Subhash Chandran
Sachidanandan
83. Who is the author of the Book ‘Voice from Chernobill’?
Swetlana Alazeevich
Vole Soyinka
Selma Lagerlof
Linus Pauling
84. The Jnana Pita Award was given for the first time in:
1961
1956
1970
1965
85. Who was the editor of the Journal ‘Mitavadi’?
C.V.Kunju Raman
T.K.Madhavan
C.Krishnan
Ramakrishna Pillai
86. The British Governor who issued orders permitting Channar women to weal Jacket and Pinafore:
Colonel Mouroe
Lord Haris
Lord William Bentick
Lord Macaulary
87. Who was the founder of ‘AtmaVidya Sangam’?
Ayyankali
Brahmananda Sivayogi
Dr.Palpu
Vagbhatananda
88. The Temple Entry Proclamation in Kochi was issued in the year:
1951
1948
1938
1940
89. The present number of Block Panchayaths in Kerala:
152
150
164
161
90. Which is the 11nd Railway line in Kerala?
Kollam-Schencottai
Boypore-Tirur
Tirur-Kuttippuram
Shornnur-Kozhikkode
91. The science deals with the study about snakes is knowns as:
Filicology
Otology
Ophelology
Apilology
92. Which is the largest taluk in Kerala?
Ponnani
Palakkad
Ottappalam
Eranad
93. Which among the following metals is known as ‘Quick Silver’?
Mercury
Cromium
Argon
Silicon
94. Which day is celebrated as International non-violence day by the UNO?
January 30
October 2
December 10
November 14
95. The head quarters of National Intelligence Agency in Kerala:
Kochi
Thiruvanathapuram
Kozhikkode
Trissure
96. The first Indian state to get Nirmal Gram Award:
Punjab
Jammu Kashmir
Sikkim
Haryana
97. Which state has the largest coast line in India?
Kerala
Gujarat
Andhra Pradesh
Tamilnadu
98. National emergency can be declared by the president only
On ground of external aggressions
On the basis of recommendation of the cabinet
On ground of war
On ground of internal disturbance
99. The idea of constitution of India was first of all given by:
Dr.B.R.Ambedkar
M.N.Roy
Dr.RadhaKrihnan
V.K.Krishna Menon
100. Who was the first elected vice president of India?
Dr.Zakkir Hussain
Dr.Rajendra Prasad
V.V.Giri
Gyani Sail Sing