GK Questions with answers on Indian Geography: Agriculture Set I

GK Questions with answers on Indian Geography: Agriculture Set I, in this set you will find repository of 10 Multiple Choice Questions that is made as per latest examination pattern of UPSC (IAS,IPS, IES,IFS, CDS, NDA), State-PSC, SSC, Railways and other competitive examinations.
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GK Questions with answers on Indian Geography: Agriculture Set I
GK Questions with answers on Indian Geography: Agriculture Set I

Agriculture is a practice of cultivating the land or raising stock. It is the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities.

1. Who is known as father of green revolution in India?

A. MS Swaminathan

B. Vikram Sarabhai

C. Somnath Desai

D. S. Radhakrishnan

Ans: A

2. In which year Indian Council of Agricultural Research institution was established in India?

A. 1919

B. 1929

C. 1939

D. 1949

Ans: B

3. What was Tinkathia system during British rule in India?

A. To cultivate Indigo on 3/20th of land

B. To cultivate Tea on 3/20th of land

C. To cultivate Indigo on half of land

D. None of the above

Ans: A

4. The scientific study of soil is known as?

A. Soilology

B. Pedology

C. Soil Science

D. Soil culture

Ans: B

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5. Which is the largest cotton growing State in India?

A. Gujarat

B. Bihar

C. Tamilnadu

D. Karnataka

Ans: A

6. Which of the following is a not cash crop in India?

A. Sugarcane

B. Cashew

C. Tobacco

D. Wheat

Ans: D

7. The Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Food Grains was introduced in the year?

A. 1954

B. 1964

C. 1974

D. 1984

Ans: B

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8. Under which plan did the Government introduce an agricultural strategy which gave rise to Green Revolution?

A. First five year plan

B. Second five year plan

C. Third five year plan

D. Fourth five year plan

Ans: C

9. National Horticulture Mission (NHM) promoted by Government of India was launched under which five-year plan?  

A. 9th five-year plan

B. 10th five-year plan

C. 5th five-year plan

D. 6th five-year plan

Ans: B

10. The National Bamboo Mission was launched in 2006-07 is a completely?

A. Centrally sponsored scheme

B. State sponsored scheme

C. Center and state funded scheme

D. None of the above

Ans: A

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