Agriculture Extension most important questions for all competitive exams

Agriculture Extension most important questions for all competitive exams

  1. The Chairman of Planning Commission is

(a) President

(b) Prime Minister

(c) Finance Minister

(d) Speaker of Lok Sabha

  1. Operational Research Projects (ORP) were initiates in

(a) 1960-61

(b) 1966-67

(c) 1970-71

(d) 1975-76

  1. State Agricultural Universities in India were set up on the pattern of Land Grant College of

(a) U. K.

(b) France

(d) U.S.A

(c) Italy

  1. The term community development appears to have originated from in England in 1946.

(a) London

(b) Manchester

(c) Cambridge

(d) Belfast

  1. There are blocks in India. development

(a) 5000

(c) 7000

(b) 6000

(d) 8000

  1. Among the community, voluntary agencies are characterized by :

(a) Less intensity

(b) Greater continuity

(c) Greater commitment

(d) Less accountability

  1. According to CACP, sugarcane prices announced is :

(a) MSP

(b) Procurement prices

(c) Statuary

(d) Flat prices

  1. The objectives of education by: decided

(a) Social sciences

(b) Physical sciences

(c) Normative sciences

(d) Biological sciences

  1. B. R. Mehta team stimulated an consideration of active through democratic bodies in India.

(a) Decentralization

(b) Stabilization

(c) Centralization

(d) Mobilization

  1. The key village scheme was initiated in August 1952 comprising first systematic attempt to improve the

(a) quality and productivity of buffaloes and cattle in India

(b) quality and productivity of sheep and goat in India

(c) quality of pigs

(d) All of the above

  1. Most people retain % of what they read.

(a) 5-10

(b) 10-15

(c) 20-25

(d) 30-35

  1. Most people kept in mind % of what they seen.

(a) 10-15

(b) 20-25

(d) 50-55

(c) 30-35

  1. Up to % of what is taught is kept in mind by majority of people, if they participate actively, and if all the senses (read, hear and seen) are involved.

(a) 50

(c) 80

(b) 65

(d) 90

  1. Symposium is a short series of lectures; speakers usually by

(a) 1-2

(b) 2-5

(d) 7-10

(c) 5-7

  1. Phillips 66 format or hurdle system is related with

(a) Panel

(b) Form

(c) Buzz sessions

(d) Work shop

  1. Small group interaction designed to encourage the free introduction of ideas on an unrestricted basis without any limitations to feasibility is known as

(b) Seminar

(a) Conference

(c) Buzz session

(d) Brain storming

  1. seminar method and the focus is on any particular subject or problem essentially follow the

(a) Work shop

(b) Syndicate Studies

(c) Institute

(d) None

  1. News paper articles are included in which method of extension

(a) Individual

(b) Group

(d) None of these

(c) Mass

  1. “Stay at home” type of people can be contacted by which method of extension

(a) Individual

(b) Group

(c) Mass

(d) None of these

  1. Less intensive and less effective method of extension is

(a) Individual

(b) Group

(c) Mass

(d) Both (a) & (b)

  1. Puppet shows are included in

(a) Audio aids

(b) Visual aids

(c) Audio-visual aids

(d) None of these

  1. Flash cards, pull charts, slides and film strips are the type of aids

(a) Audio

(b) Visual

(c) Audio-visual

(d) Cannot be classified

  1. is essentially a recognizable imitation or replica of the original, whether workable or not

(a) Model

(b) Specimens

(c) Mock-up

(d) Objects

  1. A working model is known as

(a) Objects

(b) Model

(c) Mock-up

(d) Poster

  1. Real objects taken out of their natural settings is called as

(a) Objects

(b) Specimens

(c) Model

(d) Mock-up

  1. Sound can be recorded in ways

(a) 1

(b) 2

(d) 4

(c) 3

  1. The disc recording is process.

(a) Mechanical

(b) Magnetic

(c) Optical

(d) None of these

  1. Tape and wire recording are made by process.

(a) Magnetic

(b) Mechanical

(c) Optical

(d) None of these

  1. The movie film recording is made by

(a) Magnetic

(b) Mechanical

(c) Optical

(d) None of these

  1. Which one of the following is not a example of still pictures?

(a) Drawing

(b) Painting

(c) Etching

(d) None of these

  1. Visual teaching aid flannel graph is also known as

(a) Chalk board

(b) Bulletin board

(c) Khadder graph

(d) None of these

  1. Flash cards are a series of illustrated cards when flashed or presented before a group in proper sequence tell a

(a) Part of story

(b) Complete story

(c) Incomplete story

(d) None of these

  1. A B C of posters means

(a) Attractive, Brief and Complete

(b) Attractive, Brief and Clear

(c) Attractive, Brief and Creative

(d) None of these

  1. consist of a series of individual charts which are bound together and hung on a supporting stand.

(a) Bar Charts

(c) Flip charts

(b) Job charts

(d) Tree charts

  1. What is the process by which two or more people exchange ideas, facts, feelings of impressions.

(a) Adoption

(b) Teaching

(c) Learning

(d) Communication

  1. “The communication process in Rural development” is written by

(a) Leagans

(b) Berliner

(d) Ray

(c) A.A. Reddy

  1. Leagans model of communication

(a) Communication – Message – Channel Treatment response Audience Audience process is

(b) Sender – Encoding Decoding – Receiver Channel Encoder

(c) Communication source – Message Channel – Communication receiver

(d) None of these

  1. is a statement of situation, objectives, problems and solutions

(a) A plan of work

(b) Extension programme

(c) A calendar of work

(d) A project

  1. is a plan of work arranged chronologically.

(a) A project

(b) A calendar of work

(c) A plan of work

(d) Programme planning.

  1. A sound extension programme building based on

(a) Analysis of the facts in the situation

(b) Select problems based on needs

(c) Determine objective and solutions

(d) All of these

  1. Decoder are expressions of the ends towards which our efforts are directed.

(a) Goal

(b) Objectives

(c) Communication

(d) None of these

  1. is defined as the distance in any given direction one expects to go during a given period of time.

(a) Goal

(c) Needs

(b) Objectives

(d) Message

  1. The ultimate objective of extension work the full development of

(a) Individual

(c) Mass

(b) Group

(d) Village

  1. The gap between the situation and objective is the area of

(a) Goal

(b) Needs

(c) Interest

(d) None

  1. Panchayat Raj came after

(a) Pre-determined programme

(b) Self determined programme

(c) Fact determined programme

(d) None of these

  1. First step for making a programme planning includes

(a) Evaluation

(b) Analysis of the situation and determining problems

(c) Deciding on objectives

(d) Teaching

  1. The main objective of evaluation in extension is

(a) To facilitate effective decision making directly goes to conclusion

(b) To facilitate effective decision making without jumping to conclusion

(c) To see weak points in programme

(d) None of these

  1. In good administration the offices of a are arranged in a pyramid of authority and responsibility

(a) Autocracy

(c) Bureaucracy

(d) Democracy

(b) Monarchy

  1. Farm demonstration work began in in USA by Dr. Seaman.

(a) 1903

(c) 1955

(b) 1908

(d) 1960

  1. Extension work in Japan was first started by

(a) Government organisation

(b) Farmer’s organisation

(c) Labour’s organisation

(d) Business’s organisation

  1. Which of the following is not correct?

(a) Department of revenue, agriculture 1871 and commerce

(b) The famine commission – 1880

(c) The irrigation commission – 1901

(d) None of these

  1. The Royal commission’s report came in

(a) 1920

(b) 1924

(c) 1928

(d) 1931

  1. “Grow more food campaign” was started in

(a) 1944

(b) 1947

(c) 1952

(d) 1953

  1. Intensive Agricultural Development Programme (IADP) popularly also known as package programme started originally in 7 districts in

(a) 1959

(b) 1960-61

(c) 1964

(d) 1970

  1. Intensive Agriculture Area Programme came into operation in

(a) March, 1964

(b) March, 1969

(c) October, 1969

(d) None

  1. Which Five year plan aimed at attaining self sufficiency in food?

(a) 3rd

(c) 5th

(b) 4th

(d) 6th

  1. For social justice government started new programme

(a) Small farmers development Agency (SFDA)

(b) Marginal Farmers and Agriculture Laborers Scheme (MFAL)

(c) Drought Prone Area Programme

(d) All of these

  1. is a dominant social institution permeating social and economic relations.

(a) Society

(c) Caste

(b) Creed

(d) Customs

  1. Rural community differ from urban community in relation to

(a) Population density

(b) Culture

(c) Environment

(d) All of these

  1. believes that if workers alone the work will be done. you leave

(a) Autocratic leader

(b) Democratic leader

(c) Laissez faire leader

(d) None of these

  1. is one who has received specialized training in the field in which he work as full time and paid for his work.

(a) Operational leader

(b) Nominal leader

(c) Professional leader

(d) Prominent talent leader

  1. Best method for selection of leader is

(a) Sociometry

(b) Election

(c) Discussion method

(d) Key informants

  1. are those things which person ought or ought not to do in society

(a) Taboo

(b) Mores

(c) Folkways

(d) Ritual

  1. At the adoption stage, information sources is

(a) Village level change agent and to some extent mass media.

(b) Extension agency and other farmers

(c) Informal personal sources including family members

(d) Self-experience gained at the trial stage.

  1. Adopter category which respect and regarded by many others in the social system as a role model are

(a) Innovators

(b) Early adopters

(c) Late majority

(d) Laggards

  1. The leader of the Bhoodan movement was

(a) Achary Vinoba Bhave

(b) Spencer Hatch

(c) F. L. Bryne

(d) T. Prakasam

  1. Young Farmers Association was formed in India under the guidance of Dr. P. S. Deshmukh in

(a) April, 1956

(c) April, 1976

(b) April, 1966

(d) April, 1980

  1. National commission on farmers was set up in India in

(a) March, 1999

(b) March, 2002

(c) February, 2004

(d) June, 2004

  1. Who was the first chairman of National Commission on Farmers ?

(a) M.S. Swaminathan

(b) Sompal

(c) Bal Ram Jakhar

(d) V. L. Chopra

  1. National Agricultural Science Museum was inaugurated on 3rd Nov, 2004 by

(a) Dr. Man Mohan Singh

(b) Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

(c) A. B. Vajpayee

(d) Sonia Gandhi

  1. National Agricultural Science Museum is located at

(a) New Delhi

(c) Kolkatta

(b) Bangalore

(d) Chennai

  1. National food for work programme was launched on

(a) November 14, 2000

(b) November 14, 2004

(c) October 2, 2000

(d) October 2, 2004

  1. National food for work programme implemented as a

(a) 100% centrally sponsored scheme

(b) 80: 20 center state sponsored scheme

(c) 50:50 center state sponsored scheme

(d) None of these

  1. Swaranjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) was launched in

(a) April, 1999

(b) October, 1999

(c) January, 2000

(d) January, 2002

  1. Which one of the following correct ?

(a) Sampoorna Grameen pairs not Rozgar Yojana 2001

(b) Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana (PMGY) 2000-01

(c) Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP) 1995

(d) Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) 1999

  1. The government sponsored Firka development scheme was launched under the guidance of

(b) Jayachandran

(a) T. Prakasam

(c) Spencer Hatch
(d) Murlidharan

  1. In India of the total population lives in villages

(a) One third

(b) Half

(c) Two third

(d) Three fourths

  1. National Agriculture Technology Project was started in :

(a) 1995-96

(b) 1998-99

(c) 2000-01

(d) 2002-2003

  1. NATP was funded from

(a) USA

(c) GOI

(b) World Bank

(d) ICAR

  1. National Institute of Agriculture Marketing (NIAM) is located at

(a) New Delhi

(b) Jaipur

(c) Hisar

(d) Meerut

  1. Average rainfall of the country is

(b) 1190 mm

(a) 590 mm

(c) 1290 mm

(d) 1490 mm

  1. Which of these herbicides is used to control weeds in zero tillage ?

(a) Pendimethalin

(b) Fluchloralin

(c) Paraquat

(d) Alachlor

  1. Repetitive growing of same sole crop on the same field is known as

(a) Mono Cropping

(b) Sequential Cropping

(c) Relay Cropping

(d) Multiple Cropping

  1. The biuret percent limit of urea for foliar application is

(a) 0.25

(c) 1.25

(b) 0.75

(d) 1.75

  1. What is optimum plant population for Bt (Bacillus thuringensis) cotton ?

(a) 10,000

(c) 37,000

(b) 27,000

(d) 42,000

  1. Dropsy disease in human beings is caused by which weed ?

(a) Pluchea lanceolata

(b) Argemone mexicana

(c) Digera arvensis

(d) Convolvulus arvensis

  1. Finger leaf disease in cotton is caused due to residual effect of which chemical ?

(a) Chlorophyriphos

(b) Mancozeb

(c) 2,4-D

(d) N. A. A.

  1. Long term persistent herbicide is

(a) Pendimethalin

(b) 2, 4-D

(c) Paraquat

(d) Glyphosate

  1. Pop pod in groundnut is mainly due to deficiency of which essential plant nutrient ?

(a) Nitrogen

(b) Sulphur

(d) Calcium

(c) Zinc

  1. The ‘Leaf colour chart’ (LCC) is used for judging the amount of nitrogen application to the standing crop of which one of the following?

(a) Wheat

(c) Maize

(b) Rice

(d) Sorghum

  1. Which one among the following is the predominant species of cotton grown in India ?

(a) Gossypium herbaceum

(b) Gossypium hirsutum

(c) Gossypium arboreum

(d) Gossypium barbadense

  1. Which one of the following substances is used as sugarcane ripener ?

(a) Cycocel

(c) Ethephon

(b) Ethylene

(d) NAA

  1. Which one of the following micronutrients is a constituent of the enzyme carbonic anhydrase ?

(a) Zinc

(c) Iron

(b) Copper

(d) Chlorite

  1. The micronutrient which is constituent of vitamin B12 is

(a) Copper

(b) Cobalt

(c) Zinc

(d) Boron

  1. Mixed cropping is the growing of

(a) Two or more crops simultaneously intermingled without any row pattern

(b) A crop intermingled with Sericulture

(c) A crop along with apiculture

(d) Two or more crops simultaneously intermingled with a definite row pattern

  1. Due to a wide C: N ratio, application of bulky organic manures like paddy straw will lead to

(a) Greater supply of available N due to quick deposition

(b) Gaseous loss of N by increased microbial activity in the soil

(c) Immobilisation of soil N

(d) More loss of N by leaching as it is not organically bound

  1. The black colour of vertisols is due to the presence of ……… in these soils of.

(a) Fe and Mg

(b) Cu and organic matter

(c) Mn, titanium and organic matter complex

(d) Organic matter and calcium

  1. Which one of the following nutrients promotes root growth, keeps the soil reaction neutral and improves the soil structure ?

(a) Sulphur

(b) Potassium

(c) Calcium
(d) Magnesium

  1. Fresh organic residue as addition to a standing crop leads to

(a) Denitrification loss of soil nitrogen

(b) Volatilization loss of nitrogen

(c) Decomposition of ammonia in soil

(d) Immobilization of available nitrogen in soil

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