Practice Test

Q1) Maximum contribution to the total milk production of our country comes from: Show Answer

Q2) Aquaculture includes: Show Answer

Q3) Which of the following species is specially domesticated and reared for high economic importance? Show Answer

Q4) Cryopreservation is: Show Answer

Q5) Cryopreservation is useful for: Show Answer

Q6) Exotic breeds: Show Answer

Q7) Exotic breeds are: Show Answer

Q8) Infertility of local breeds of cattle can be overcome by use of: Show Answer

Q9) Surrogate mother is: Show Answer

Q10) Artificial insemination is better than natural insemination in cattle because: Show Answer

Q11) Gestation period for buffalo is: Show Answer

Q12) Ship of desert is: Show Answer

Q13) The largest land animal is: Show Answer

Q14) Earliest animal to be domesticated was: Show Answer

Q15) Hatching net is called: Show Answer

Q16) Percentage of proteins in the fish meal is: Show Answer

Q17) Composite fish farming is called: Show Answer

Q18) Piscisculture has bright future in India due to: Show Answer

Q19) The method maximum used in cattle breeding is: Show Answer

Q20) Ranikhet or New Castle Disease of poultry is caused by: Show Answer

Q21) Ambergris is the secretion from the intestine of used in the manufacture of perfumes and other cosmetics: Show Answer

Q22) Central Silk Research and Training Institute (CSRTI) is located at: Show Answer

Q23) Most commercial silkworm strain is: Show Answer

Q24) Larval form of silk moth is called: Show Answer

Q25) Poultry includes: Show Answer

Q26) The percentage of proteins in the egg white is: Show Answer

Q27) Main protein type found in egg white is: Show Answer

Q28) Central Food Technological Research Institute is located at: Show Answer

Q29) Percentage of proteins is found maximally in: Show Answer

Q30) Which of the following has been recently used for increasing productivity of super milk cows: Show Answer

Q31) The name of the sheep which was cloned for the first time is Show Answer

Q32) Inland fisheries is referred to: Show Answer

Q33) Lac is: Show Answer

Q34) It is now possible to breed plants and animals with desired characters through: Show Answer

Q35) The large distribution of clean quality milk all the world over can be said to be due to the great work of: Show Answer

Q36) In lac insect, lac is produced from: Show Answer

Q37) Which among the following is the real product of honey bee? Show Answer

Q38) Main product of poultry is: Show Answer

Q39) The scientific name of lac insect is: Show Answer

Q40) Common wild rock honey bee is: Show Answer

Q41) Gambusia is a: Show Answer

Q42) Silk glands are modified: Show Answer

Q43) Largest silk producing state of India is: Show Answer

Q44) Pearl producing Indian species is: Show Answer

Q45) Which of the following is the sequence of cultivation of fish? Show Answer

Q46) MOET is method of: Show Answer

Q47) When cross is made between two species of the same genus, then the cross is known as: Show Answer

Q48) Mating between two individuals differeing in genotype to produce genetic variation is called: Show Answer

Q49) Which one of the following is a viral disease of chickens? Show Answer

Q50) Rearing of honey bees is known as: Show Answer

Q51) Exotic species of honey bee is: Show Answer

Q52) Honey is used in medicine in: Show Answer

Q53) Honey is nectar of the flowers which is concentrated in: Show Answer

Q54) Honey bees are insects which thrive on: Show Answer

Q55) Honey can be used to cure: Show Answer

Q56) The sugar present in honey is: Show Answer

Q57) Along with honey we get bee wax from apiculture. It is produced by: Show Answer

Q58) Queen honey bee is specified for: Show Answer

Q59) Which of the following animlas can be formed without fertilization? Show Answer

Q60) Discovery of silk was made first of all in: Show Answer

Q61) The constituents of honey are: Show Answer

Q62) Which of the following diseases is/are poultry disease?
A. aspergillosis
B. ranikhet disease
C. gill rot
D. black rot Show Answer

Q63) A breed of cow is mated with closely related breed for five generations. It was found that production of milk has reduced subsequently and the animals are not keeping good health. Which of the following methods of animal breeding can overcome this problem? Show Answer

Q64) Which of the following points should be kept into consideration for successful bee keeping?
A. selection of suitable location for keeping the beehives
B. light management according to the habits of honey bees
C. knowledge of the behavior of honey bees
D. handling and collection of honey and beewax was. Show Answer

Q65) Which of the following methods of breeding increases the change of homozygosity? Show Answer

Q66) Multiple ovulation embryo transfer technology (MOET) induces which of the following in cow? Show Answer

Q67) Mule is produced by a cross between Show Answer

Q68) One of the following is an improved variety of chicken Show Answer

Q69) MOET is a programme that is used to increase Show Answer

Q70) Which is the oldest breeding method? Show Answer

Q71) Honeybee species reared most widely in India is Show Answer

Q72) Which of the following is a domesticated insect? Show Answer

Q73) Which pairing is correct? Show Answer

Q74) The wax gland in honeybee is found in Show Answer

Q75) Which is/are common fresh water fishes? Show Answer

Q76) Which is/are common marine fishes? Show Answer

Q77) Which one is also included in animal husbandry?
A. Poultry farming
B. Fish farming
C. Organic farming
D. Molecular farming Show Answer

Q78) Exotic breeds are -
A. used for cross breeding
B. hardy
C. to be provided specific environment
D. resistant to local pests and pathogens Show Answer

Q79) Which statement is correct?
A. The maintenance of hives of honeybees for the production is called apiculture.
B. A group of animals related by descent and similar in most characters are called a breed.
C. The agricultural practice of breeding and raising livestock is called animal husbandry.
D. The ability of plant cells to regenerate into complete plant is called somaclonal variation. Show Answer

Q80) Given below are four statements (A to D) each with one or two blanks. Select the option which correctly fills up the blanks in the statements.
Statements :
A. Use of chemicals or radiation in inducing _____ to develop improved varieties of plants is called _____.
B. _____ deals with the Culturing and rearing of freshwater organisms and the production of fishes is called ____.
C. An organism or its karyotype having more than two genomes is called _____.
D. _____ is a larvivorous fish which eat larva of mosquito. Show Answer

Q81) The animal husbandry deals with the care, breeding and management of Show Answer

Q82) India and China have more than 70% of world live stock population and produce following percentage of world farm produce Show Answer

Q83) The rearing of domesticated fowl is called Show Answer

Q84) The following process of breeding increases homozygosity Show Answer

Q85) MOET stands for Show Answer

Q86) Hisardale is a new breed of sheep developed in Punjab by crossing Show Answer

Q87) In live stock breeding experiments, the following stage is transferred to surrogate mothers Show Answer

Q88) 'Lean meat' is considered to be of high quality since it has Show Answer

Q89) The most common species for bee-keeping in India is Show Answer

Q90) Which of the food fish is not marine Show Answer

Q91) The fishery does not include the rearing, catching and processing of Show Answer

Q92) The 'Mule' is the result of Show Answer

Q93) The development and flourishment of fishery industry has lead to Show Answer

Q94) Read the following four statements (A-D).
A. Colostrum is recommended for the new born because it is rich in antigens.
B. Chikengunya is caused by a Gram negative bacterium.
C. Tissue culture has proved useful in obtaining virus-free plants.
D. Beer is manufactured by distillation of fermented grape juice.
How many of the above statements are wrong? Show Answer

Q95) Which one of the following species of bees is used for the commercial production of honey? Show Answer

Q96) Which one of the following is a breed of cattle? Show Answer

Q97) Black rot of crucifers is caused by a Show Answer

Q98) Pusa Komal variety of cow pea is resistant to disease Show Answer

Q99) The 'Hisardale' is a breed of sheep developed by crossing between Show Answer

Q100) Out breeding is an important strategy of animal husbandry because it Show Answer

Q101) Inter-specific hybridization is the mating of Show Answer

Q102) The cultivation of aquatic animals or plants for food is called Show Answer

Q103) Differentiation of organs and tissues in a developing organism is associated with Show Answer

Q104) Triticale is obtained by crossing wheat with: Show Answer

Q105) Mule is produced by Show Answer

Q106) Rearing and breeding of fish in ponds, tanks and artificial reservoirs is called: Show Answer

Q107) Bee wax is a product of ________ importance Show Answer

Q108) In 1963 during green revolution the increase in crop production of wheat was due to the introduction of Show Answer

Q109) Which of the following is the main aim of evaluation of germplasm in plant breeding program? Show Answer

Q110) Spawning in fishes can be induced by: Show Answer

Q111) Saccharum barberi was/is grown in Show Answer

Q112) Need for breeding plants, to improve food quality are
I. lack of adequate food having adequate nutritional requirements in the world
II. majority people are unable to buy enough fruits, vegetables, legumes, fish and meat and thus suffer from deficiencies or hidden hunger
III. essential micronutrients are absent from diet Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q113) Mating between two individuals differing in genotypto produce genetic variation is called Show Answer

Q114) The cotton fibre from the cotton plant is obtained from: Show Answer

Q115) The cheapest high energy crop of India is: Show Answer

Q116) Emasculation of flowers is carried out through removal of: Show Answer

Q117) In protoplast fusion, the enzymes required are Show Answer

Q118) According to NCERT text, which of the following are selection and testing of superior recombination in plant breeding? Show Answer

Q119) Which of the following shows correct chronological order of the events occurring during callus culture? Show Answer

Q120) Which of the following organisms is useful for us? Show Answer

Q121) The part of the grain in cereals, where much of the protein lies is the: Show Answer

Q122) In crop improvement programme haploids are important because they: Show Answer

Q123) The honey bees exhibit a type of dance to communicate the location of food. This is known as: Show Answer

Q124) The plant cell without the cell wall is called Show Answer

Q125) The capacity of a cell explant to grow into a whole plant is called Show Answer

Q126) Close inbreeding usually results in reduction of fertility and productivity. This is called Show Answer

Q127) Read the given statement about outcrossing
I. It is the breeding between of animals with in the same breed but do not have common ancestors on either side of their pedigree up to 4-6 generation.
II. It is done to increase milk production and growth rate in animals.
Which of the statement given above is incorrect? Show Answer

Q128) …… is a phenomenon by which genetic variations is achieved through changes in the base sequences with in genes, which creates a new character or trait absent in parental generation Show Answer

Q129) Methods of breeding for acquiring disease resistance are
I. conventional breeding techniques
II. mutation breeding
III. radiation breeding Chose the correct option Show Answer

Q130) Word livestock refers to Show Answer

Q131) The animal most useful on difficult terrains is: Show Answer

Q132) Which of the following statement are the main objective of animals breeding?
I. improved growth rate
II. increased production of milk, meat, egg, wool, etc.
III. superior quality of milk, meat eggs wool, etc.
IV. improved resistance to various disease
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q133) A beast of burden which needs little care is: Show Answer

Q134) The parameters carried out for managing dairy farm are
I. selection of both the male and female animals having high yielding potential and resistance to diseases
II. regular visits by a veterinary doctor
III. each animal should be fed on a balance ratio
IV. pay attention to good animal management and general supervision Which of the above statement are correct? Show Answer

Q135) Ambergis is the secretion from the intestine of …… used in the manufacture of perfumes and other cosmetics: Show Answer

Q136) Hisardale is a new breed of …A… developed in Punjab by crossing …B… and …C… .Here A and C refers to Show Answer

Q137) Economic importance of fish includes
I. fish as food
II. source of income
III. aesthetic value
Which of the above are correct? Show Answer

Q138) Lysine and tryptophan are Show Answer

Q139) Which of the following disease resistance enhancement introduced by mutation in moong bean?
I. Yellow mosaic virus
II. Powdery mildew
III. Black rust
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q140) The conventional method of breeding for resistance includes
I. screening the germplasm for resistant sources
II. hybridization of selected parents
III. selection and evaluation of the hybrids
IV. testing and release of new varieties
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q141) The primary aim of animal breeding is to breed such animals which are able to produce Show Answer

Q142) What is the outcome of increased resistance power in crops?
I. Enhance production
II. Reduces the dependence on fungicides and bacteriocides
III. Reduces the dependence on technical agricultural tools
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q143) The insect that is not found in the wild state is: Show Answer

Q144) Aim of plant breeding is to grow Show Answer

Q145) Which of the following is not an oil seed? Show Answer

Q146) Improved varieties of wheat suitable for Indian environment have been developed by Show Answer

Q147) _________ is used in the manufacture of many items including cosmetics, shaving creams and polishes of various kinds. The most appropriate word for filling the blank is Show Answer

Q148) _______ is an industry that includes catching processing or selling of aquatic animals Show Answer

Q149) The embryo which develops from somatic cell is called Show Answer

Q150) Science of altering the genetic pattern of plants in order to increase their value and utility for human welfare is called Show Answer

Q151) Maximum cocoon and raw silk production is in: Show Answer

Q152) Which one of the following products of apiculture is used in cosmetics and polishes? Show Answer

Q153) Semi-dwarf varieties of rice were developed from Show Answer

Q154) Which of following species is specially domesticated and reared for high economic importance? Show Answer

Q155) Regulations governing movement of diseased plant material are called: Show Answer

Q156) The larger distribution of clean quality milk all the world over can be said to be due to the great work of: Show Answer

Q157) Which of the following is not a true pulse crop? Show Answer

Q158) In tissue culture, roots can be induced by Show Answer

Q159) Blue revolution
I. It is the rapid expansion intensive commercial aquaculture
II. Increase global food production and reduce widespread hunger
Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Show Answer

Q160) Keeping beehives in crop field during flowering period increases Show Answer

Q161) New varieties of plants can be produced by: Show Answer

Q162) Hidden hunger can be defined as Show Answer

Q163) International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is situated at Show Answer

Q164) Pomato is a somatic hybrid of Show Answer

Q165) Real product of apiculture is Show Answer

Q166) Protoplasts of two different species are fused in Show Answer

Q167) The largest groundnut producing country is: Show Answer

Q168) A breeder evolving disease resistant variety will start with: Show Answer

Q169) Which one of the following is the source of silk? Show Answer

Q170) Animal husbandry deals with
I. breeding of livestock buffaloes, cows, sheep, camels, etc., that are useful to humans
II. rearing, catching, selling, etc., of fish, molluscs and crustaceans
III. breeding of fowls for human use
Which of the statement give above are correct? Show Answer

Q171) Rate of mutations is induced by means of certain agents called Show Answer

Q172) Which statement is correct about centre of origin of plant? Show Answer

Q173) Consider the following statements
I. Breeding of animal is very important for animal husbandry
II. Both the male and female animals selected for breeding should be of superior quality
III. The word ‘husbandry’ means the management of domestic affair
IV. In our country, poultry mainly means chickens, domesticated for egg
V. Cows and buffaloes generally give more milk than goats and sheep
VI. The yellow colour of buffalo milk is due to carotene
Which of the statement given above are true and which are false?
I II III IV V VI Show Answer

Q174) In livestock breeding experiments which of the following stage is transferred to surrogate mothers Show Answer

Q175) The part of the plant taken for tissue culture is called Show Answer

Q176) Which one is a rich source of vitamin-A?
II. Lemon
III. Beans
IV. Spinach
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q177) A group of animals which are related by descent and share many similarities are referred to as Show Answer

Q178) A good germplasm collection is essential for Show Answer

Q179) In order to obtained disease free plants through tissue culture methods the best techniques is Show Answer

Q180) Which one of the following combination would a sugarcane farmer look for in the sugarcane crop? Show Answer

Q181) In plant breeding programmes, the entire collection of (plants/seeds) having all the diverse alleles for all genes in a given crop is called: Show Answer

Q182) Mutation breeding is carried out by
I. inducing mutations in plants by various means
II. screening the plant for resistance
III. selecting the desirable plant for multiplication and breeding
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q183) Saccharum barberi was grown in …A… India had …B… sugar content and yield. Saccharum officinarum did grow in …C… India, had thicker stem and …D… sugar content. Here A to D refers to Show Answer

Q184) Solid stem in wheat exhibits non-preference by Show Answer

Q185) In 1960 to 2000 wheat production increased from …A… tonnes to …B… tonnes while rice production was from …C… tonnes to …D… tonnes
Here A to D refers to Show Answer

Q186) Emasculation is related to Show Answer

Q187) Which of the following is considered as the root of any breeding program Show Answer

Q188) Triticale has been developed through intergeneric hybridization between: Show Answer

Q189) In tissue culture method, the embryoids formed from pollen grain is called Show Answer

Q190) Microbes like Spirulina can be grown on material like
I. waste water from potato processing plants
II. straw
III. animal manure and sewage
IV. molasses
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q191) Technique of silk production from the cocoons of silkworms was first known to: Show Answer

Q192) The controlled breeding and rearing of fish is called Show Answer

Q193) Wonder wheat is new wheat variety developed by Show Answer

Q194) Somatic hybridization is a technique of Show Answer

Q195) Some plants developed by meristem culture are Show Answer

Q196) Culturing of isolated plant organ is called Show Answer

Q197) A man-made allopolyploid cereal crop is Show Answer

Q198) Honey is
I. is a natural valuable tonic for human body
II. contains various substances of high medicinal value, including important enzymes, vitamins and disaccharide sugars mainly glucose and fructose
III. a number of ayurvedic medicines are taken with honey
Which of the statement given above are correct? Show Answer

Q199) Cereals and millets are mainly deficient in which type of amino acids Show Answer

Q200) Which one of the following is a disease of poultry? Show Answer

Q201) Through which method more numbers of female plants can be produced in papaya? Show Answer

Q202) Callus can form shoot or root by changing ratio of: Show Answer

Q203) In tissue culture, single germinating pollen grain will form a ……… plant Show Answer

Q204) In case of plant breeding cross hybridization is a time consuming and tedious process because Show Answer

Q205) The germplasm collections are usually maintained at a …A… temperature in the form of …B… . Here A and B refers to Show Answer

Q206) GDP stands for Show Answer

Q207) The Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi has released several fortified vegetable crops that are rich in vitamins and minerals. These are
I. Vitamin-A enriched carrot, spinach, pumpkin
II. Vitamin-C enriched bitter gourd, bathua, mustard tomato
III. Iron and calcium enriched spinach and bathua
IV. Protein enriched broad beans, French bean, garden pea Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q208) Norin-10 gene of dwarfness in wheat was originated in Show Answer

Q209) Which one is not included in animal husbandry?
I. Poultry farming
II. Fish farming
III. Organic farming
IV. Molecular farming Show Answer

Q210) The method of growing or producing thousands of plants through tissue culture is called Show Answer

Q211) Spirulina is a Show Answer

Q212) The nutrient medium for tissue culture should have
I. sucrose
II. inorganic salts
III. growth regulators
IV. vitamins
V. amino acids
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q213) Choose breeding
I. refer to the cross of superior male of one breed with superior female of another breed
II. it helps of accumulate the desirable genes of the two breeds into a progeny
III. the progeny may be used for commercial production
Which of the statements given above are correct? Show Answer

Q214) Strategic steps for inbreeding are
I. identify superior male and superior female of the same breed
II. these are than mated in pair
III. evaluate the progeny obtained from the mating to identify superior males and females
IV. In cattle superior female is the cow or buffalo that produce more milk per lactation and superior male is the bull that gives rise to superior progenies
V. Superior progenies obtained are further mated
Arrange the above given steps in correct sequence and select the correct answer Show Answer

Q215) Single cell protein is an alternative protein source for animal and human nutrition formed from certain beneficial microorganisms like Show Answer

Q216) The scientific process by which crop plants are enriched with certain desirable nutrients is called Show Answer

Q217) Hairy leaves of many plants are associated with providing resistance from Show Answer

Q218) Best method to increase crop yield is (e.g. wheat) Show Answer

Q219) A superior female, in the case of cattle is the …A… that produces more milk per lactation. On the other hand, a superior …B… is that …C… which gives rise to …D… as compared to those of other males. Here A and D refers to Show Answer

Q220) Natural silk contains: Show Answer

Q221) In maize, presence of high aspartic acid, low nitrogen and sugar content protect them from Show Answer

Q222) Which one of the following is not a fungal disease? Show Answer

Q223) Sonalika and Kalyan Sona are the varieties of Show Answer

Q224) The most commonly maintained species of bee by bee keepers is Show Answer

Q225) High-yielding and disease-resistant wheat varieties are
I. Sonalkia
II. Kalyan Sona
III. Jaya
IV. Ratna
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q226) In cotton, smooth leaf and absence of nector repel Show Answer

Q227) In crop improvement programmes, virus-free clones can be obtained through Show Answer

Q228) The callus is not formed in Show Answer

Q229) Which is the real product of Honey bee: Show Answer

Q230) The technique of regeneration of whole plant from any part of a plant by growing it on a suitable culture under aseptic/sterile conditions in vitro is called Show Answer

Q231) Inbreeding is carried out in animal husbandry because it Show Answer

Q232) Identify the edible marine fish Show Answer

Q233) The animals that we would expect in a dairy are Show Answer

Q234) In MOET procedure to induce follicular maturation and super-ovulation which of the following hormones are administered to the cow Show Answer

Q235) The various methods of crop improvement are
I. selection
II. Hybridization
III. polyploidy
IV. mutation breeding
V. genetic engineering Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q236) Apiculture means Show Answer

Q237) Ishingless is obtained from: Show Answer

Q238) The advantages of single cell proteins are
I. easy to grow
II. nutrient rich
III. high yield
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q239) Meristem culture is practiced in horticulture to get Show Answer

Q240) Examples of high-yielding and disease resistant wheat varieties are Show Answer

Q241) The length of silk fibre which surrounds a cocoon is about: Show Answer

Q242) The objective of biofortification is to improve
I. protein content and quality
II. oil content and quality
III. vitamin content
IV. micronutrients and mineral content Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q243) In callus culture, roots can be induced by the supply of Show Answer

Q244) Semi-dwarf varieties of rice were developed from
I. IR-8
II. Taichung Native-1
III. Jaya
IV. Sonalika
Choose the correct options Show Answer

Q245) India’s wheat yield revolution in 1960s was possible primarily due to Show Answer

Q246) The three major carps.−Cattla, Labeo, and Cirhinus grown in the same pond are due to: Show Answer

Q247) Single cell proteins refers to Show Answer

Q248) Which of the following is not an important characteristic of the green revolution?
I. Mechanised agriculture
II. Hybrid seeds
III. Slash and burn
Which of the above are correct? Show Answer

Q249) A hybrid where the cytoplasm of two parent cell are fused by retaining only one parental nucleus is called Show Answer

Q250) The deficiency of essential micronutrients specially iron, iodine, zinc and vitamin-A in food
I. increases risk for disease
II. reduces mental ability
III. reduces life span Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q251) For producing protoplasts from pant cells, which of the following are required? Show Answer

Q252) The plants produced from tissue culture are genetically identical to the original plant from which they are grown so they are called Show Answer

Q253) Which of the statement about breeding is wrong? Show Answer

Q254) The entire collection having all the diverse alleles for all genes in a given crop is called Show Answer

Q255) The chances of catching bird flu from a properly cooked (above 100℃) chicken and eggs are Show Answer

Q256) Undifferentiated mass of plant cells grown on nutrient medium, is called Show Answer

Q257) The totipotency of a cell refers to the Show Answer

Q258) Consider the following statements
I. Solid stem in wheat exhibits non-preference by stem sawfly
II. In cotton, smooth leaf and absence of nectar repel bollworms
III. In maize, high aspartic acid, low nitrogen and sugar content protect them from stem borers Which of the statements given above are correct? Show Answer

Q259) Arhenotoky is a type of: Show Answer

Q260) Mule is produced from a cross between …A… and …B… Here A and B refers to Show Answer

Q261) Triticum aestivum, the common breed of wheat is Show Answer

Q262) In …… male and female animals of two different related species are mated Show Answer

Q263) Mode of nutrition of explant before organogenesis is Show Answer

Q264) One of the alternate sources of protein for animal and human nutrition is Show Answer

Q265) The fibre crop occupying the largest area in India is as under: Show Answer

Q266) On the basis of unity, Nagapuri buffaloes are categorised as: Show Answer

Q267) In mutation breeding, mutation are induced by using radiation like Show Answer

Q268) The genetic ability of a plant to prevent pathogen from causing disease is called Show Answer

Q269) Phytotron is Show Answer

Q270) Nosemia sp. a protozoan produces diseases in: Show Answer

Q271) Silk glands of silkworm are modified: Show Answer

Q272) Consider the following statements
I. The honey bees are pollinators of many crop species such as sunflower, Brassica, apple and pear
II. Keeping beehives in crop fields during flowering period increases both crop yield and honey yield
III. A successful bee keeping requires management of beehives during different seasons. Which of the statements given above are correct? Show Answer

Q273) Consider the following statements
I. Semen is preserved for artificial insemination by heating
II. Most common bee species reared in India is Apis indica
III. Example of interspecific hybridization is mule Which of the statements given above is/are not correct? Show Answer

Q274) Genetic diversity of agricultural crops crops is threatened by: Show Answer

Q275) In …… high milk giving breeds of females and high quality meat giving bulls have been breed successfully to obtain a better breed in short time Show Answer

Q276) Most common honey bee species in India Show Answer

Q277) The new sugar cane varieties had the qualities like
I. high yield
II. thick stem
III. high sugar content
IV. ability to grow in North India
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q278) Single cell proteins provide food rich in
I. protein
II. minerals
III. fats
IV. carbohydrates and vitamins
Choose the correct option
Show Answer

Q279) Breeding crops for improved nutritional quality is referred to as Show Answer

Q280) Crop plants grows in monoculture are: Show Answer

Q281) Embryo culture is employed in: Show Answer

Q282) Fisheries includes rearing, catching, sellings, of Show Answer

Q283) The wax gland in honey bee is found in Show Answer

Q284) Inbreeding is Show Answer

Q285) When the breeders wants to incorporate desired characters into the crop plants, they should
I. increase yield and improve
II. increased tolerance to salinity
III. resistance to pathogen viruses, fungi and bacteria
IV. increased tolerance to insect pests
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q286) The process of fusion of protoplast of somatic cells obtained from different varieties or species of plant on a suitable nutrient medium in vitro to develop a somatic hybrid is called Show Answer

Q287) Pisciculture is rearing and production of Show Answer

Q288) Which of the following is not a marine fish? Show Answer

Q289) The important parameters of poultry farm management are given below
I. selection of disease free, suitable breeds
II. proper and safe condition of farm
III. proper food and water
IV. temperature of poultry shed should be high for egg laying Which of the statement given above is true and which is false?
I II III IV Show Answer

Q290) SCP production is based on industrial effluents so it helps to minimize Show Answer

Q291) SCP reduces the pressure on agricultural production systems for the supply of the required Show Answer

Q292) Scientists are trying to get hybridization between tomato and potato. The most accurate name of the recusant would be Show Answer

Q293) Micropropagation is Show Answer

Q294) The term ‘totipotency’ refers to the capacity of a Show Answer

Q295) Which of the following is resistance to leaf and strip rust Show Answer

Q296) Removal of anther of some flowers during plant breeding is Show Answer

Q297) Majority of people suffer from protein, vitamins and micronutrient deficiencies. Their food does not contain essential micronutrients specially
I. iron
II. iodine
III. zinc
IV. vitamin-A
Which of the above are correct? Show Answer

Q298) In plant biotechnology, PEG is used in Show Answer

Q299) Choose the scientific name of a microorganism which produces high quality of protein Show Answer

Q300) Disease resistant crop is obtained by Show Answer

Q301) More than 70% of livestock population is found in Show Answer

Q302) Bactrian camel is characterised by: Show Answer

Q303) Rearing of honey bees is practiced for obtaining Show Answer

Q304) Some common marine fishes are Show Answer

Q305) Breeding of crops with higher levels of vitamins and minerals or higher protein and healthier fats is called Show Answer

Q306) Cellular totipotency is demonstrated by Show Answer

Q307) Which of the following is a correct match between crop, variety and resistance to diseases?
Show Answer

Q308) Semi-dwarf rice varieties were introduced in India Show Answer

Q309) Cultivation of fishes in artificially prepared ponds Show Answer

Q310) Triticum aestivum is: Show Answer

Q311) The practices concerned with the improvement in animals husbandry include Show Answer

Q312) Animal breeding is producing improved breeds of …A… by improving their …B… through selective mating.
Here A and B refers to Show Answer

Q313) 250 g of Methylophilus methylotrophus bacterium has been used to produce Show Answer

Q314) Parthenogenesis is commonly found in: Show Answer

Q315) Green revolution depended mainly on plant breeding techniques for high yielding and disease resistant varieties of Show Answer

Q316) The domesticated birds used for food or for their eggs are called Show Answer

Q317) In poultry birds, nasal and eye discharge with foul smell, acute respiratory problem and inflammed and swollen eyes are the symptoms of Show Answer

Q318) The principle source of sugar is/are: Show Answer

Q319) …A… and …B… cover more than 70% of the world’s livestock population but contribute only 25% to the world farm production. Here A and B refers Show Answer

Q320) Which of the following terms is used to describe the component isolated from a plant, for in vitro culturing in the specific medium? Show Answer

Q321) A disease of poultry which reduces immunity and spreads through contaminated food is Show Answer

Q322) For production of haploids, we culture Show Answer

Q323) Selection is a method of: Show Answer

Q324) Examples of high-yielding and disease resistant wheat varieties were introduced in India in Show Answer

Q325) Choose the flowers of which plant are not pollinated by honey bee Show Answer

Q326) Somaclones are obtained by Show Answer

Q327) Microbes like Spirulina, Methylophilus methylotropus can be grown on industrial scale as sources of good Show Answer

Q328) Shakti, Rattan and Protina are three important lysine rich varieties of Show Answer

Q329) An explant is Show Answer

Q330) High content of lysine is present in Show Answer

Q331) The process of breeding by artificially inducing mutations using chemical or radiation is called Show Answer

Q332) What will you conclude, when a cow is crossed to a bull and female progeny is yielding more milk than its mother? Show Answer

Q333) Semi-dwarf wheat was developed at Show Answer

Q334) Pisciculture has bright future in India due to: Show Answer

Q335) Resistance to yellow mosaic virus in bhindi was transferred from a wild species and resulted in new variety of A.esculentus called Show Answer

Q336) ‘Himgiri’ developed by hybridisation and selection for disease resistance against rust pathogens is a variety of: Show Answer

Q337) Which one of the following is a viral disease of the poultry? Show Answer

Q338) At the time of herd improvement by MOET generally …A… ovum is released from each …B… at the time of …C… . But by …D… injection …E… ova can be produced from the ovary. After artificial insemination …F… embryo are collected at a time. Then each embryo is transplanted into a …G… A to G in the above paragraph refers Show Answer

Q339) SCP is rich in high quality …A… and is poor in …B… . Here A and B refers to Show Answer

Q340) Which of the following is incorrect w. r. t SCP? Show Answer

Q341) Pennisetum and Sorghum are of African origin, while rice originated in: Show Answer

Q342) Examples of crustaceans are Show Answer

Q343) Classical plant breeding involves
I. crossing hybridization of purelines
II. artificial selection to produce plants with desirable characters of high yield
III. nutrition
IV. resistance to disease
Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q344) In mung bean, resistance to yellow mosaic virus and powdery mildew were introduced by Show Answer

Q345) Which of the following is correctly matched? Show Answer

Q346) Milk yield is primarily dependent on the Show Answer

Q347) The management of animals for milk and its products for human consumption is called Show Answer

Q348) To isolate protoplast, one needs Show Answer

Q349) The green alga rich in protein used as food supplements even by space travellers is Show Answer

Q350) Consider the following statements which of them are the advantages of tissue culture/micropropagation
I. a large number of plants can be grown in short time
II. disease free plants can be developed from diseased plants
III. seedless plants can be multiplied
IV. somatic hybrids can be raised by tissue culture, where sexual hybridization not possible
Choose the correct option
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Q351) Which of the following pair belongs to crustacean fishery? Show Answer

Q352) Consider the following statements
I. The progeny of cross-breeding may be used for commercial production
II. In case of artificial insemination, the semen can be used immediately or can be frozen for later use
III. Controlled breeding experiments are carried out using artificial insemination and multiple ovulation embryo transfer technology
Which of the statements given above are correct? Show Answer

Q353) Bird flu is caused by Show Answer

Q354) The host crop plants may be resistant to insects pests due to the
I. morphological characteristics
II. biochemical characteristics
III. physiological characteristics Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q355) When breeding is between the unrelated animals, including individuals of the same breed but having no common ancestors for 4-6 generations or between different breeds or different species, it is called Show Answer

Q356) Which of the following crop plants is not matching as correct pair with its variety
I. Chili – Pusa Sadabahar
II. Flat bean – Pusa stem-2
III. Rape seed – Pusa Gaurav
IV. Cauliflower – Pusa Shubhra
V. Cow pea – Pusa Komal
VI. Wheat – Pusa A-4 Choose the correct option Show Answer

Q357) Part of the plant, which is cultured to obtain virus free clones is Show Answer

Q358) Given below are a few statements regarding somatic hybridisation
I. Protoplasts of different cells of the same plant can be fused
II. Protoplasts from cells of different species can be fused
III. Treatment of cells with cellulose and pectinase is mandatory
IV. The hybrid protoplast contains characters of only one parental protoplast Choose the correct option
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Q359) Semi-dwarf wheat was developed by Show Answer

Q360) Single cell protein reduces Show Answer

Q361) The process which results in the identification of superior males and superior females of the same breed Show Answer

Q362) …A… and …B… were crossed to obtained sugarcane varieties having desirable qualities and ability to grant in the sugarcane areas of North India. The most appropriate option for A and B is Show Answer

Q363) Some common fresh water fishes are Show Answer

Q364) Molluscs are also called as Show Answer

Q365) To meet the demands of the society,in vitro production of a large number of plantlets in a short duration is practiced in floriculture and horticulture industry today. It is called Show Answer

Q366) Rearing of honey bees for obtaining honey and bee wax is called Show Answer

Q367) The word poultry is used for Show Answer

Q368) Who gave the idea that every plant cell is totipotent? Show Answer

Q369) Edible aquatic animals are Show Answer

Q370) In dairy management, the people deals with processes and systems that Show Answer

Q371) When breeding is between animals of the same breed for 4-6 generation, it is called Show Answer

Q372) The commercial jute fibers are: Show Answer

Q373) Which of the statements is correct?
I. The maintenance of hives for the production of honey bees for the is called apiculture
II. A group of animals related by descent and similar in most characters are called a breed
III. The agriculture practice of breeding and raising livestock is called animal husbandry
Choose the correct option Show Answer