Animal husbandry most important questions for all competitive exams

Animal husbandry most important questions for all competitive exams Part – 1

  1. Cattle and buffalo belongs to family

(a) Bovidae

(b) Suidae

(c) Equidae

(d) Cammelidae

  1. Genus of goat is

(a) Ovis

(c) Bos

(b) Capra

(d) Bubalus

  1. Total livestock population in India (2012) is

(a) 512 m

(c) 380 m

(b) 490 m

(d) 420 m

  1. Blue revolution is related to

(a) Crops

(b) Oilseeds

(c) Fisheries

(d) Energy source

  1. India’s rank in livestock population

(a) I

(c) III

(b) II

(d) IV

  1. Buffalo population in India (in 2007) is

(a) 105 m

(b) 95 m

(c) 142 m

(d) 115 m

  1. Surathi buffalo breed is a native of

(a) Orissa

(c) U.P.

(b) W.B.

(d) Gujarat

  1. Toda is a breed of

(a) Sheep

(c) Cattle

(b) Goat

(d) Buffalo

  1. Maximum fat (%) in milk of

(a) Murrah

(b) Mehsana

(c) Bhadawari

(d) Zafrabadi

  1. Highest milk yielder is

(a) Murrah

(b) Mehsana

(d) Bhadawari

(c) Zafrabadi

(b) Bacteria

  1. FMD is caused by

(a) Virus

(c) Fungus

(d) None of these

  1. Spleenic fever is another name for

(a) FMD

(b) Anthrax

(c) Cow pox

(d) Mastitis

  1. Dual purpose breed of cow is

(a) Tharparkar

(b) Sahiwal

(c) Sindhi

(d) Gir

  1. Cattle plague another name for

(a) Anthrax

(b) Rinderpest

(c) FMD

(d) Cowpox

  1. Yellow colour of cow milk is due to presence of

(a) Carotene

(b) Anthocyanin

(c) Vitamin B

(d) None

  1. Cow milk’s protein is called

(a) Zein

(b) Lactalbumin

(c) Casein

(d) Albumin

  1. Milk sugar is

(a) Lactose

(b) Maltose

(c) Glucose

(d) Sucrose

  1. Which element is deficient in milk?

(a) Mg

(b) Ca

(c) Fe

(d) P

  1. Rathi is a common breed in

(a) Bihar

(b) Punjab

(c) Rajasthan

(d) U.P.

  1. Milk share consumed for whole milk purpose is

(a) 1/2

(b) 3/4

(c) 2/3

(d) 1/3

  1. First clone Dolly was made in

(a) Sheep

(b) Goat

(c) Cow

(d) Buffalo

  1. Dolly created by

(b) BP Pal

(a) Wilmont

(c) William Godd

(d) Swaminathan

  1. Cattle disease transferred to man is

(a) FMD

(b) Anthrax

(d) Foot rot

(c) Rinderpest

  1. Maximum producer of wool

(a) Rajasthan

(b) Haryana

(c) U.P.

(d) Punjab

  1. Total wool production in India is

(a) 25 m kg

(b) 72 m kg

(c) 95 m kg

(d) 48 m kg

  1. Total egg production in India is

(a) 66 billion

(b) 60 billion

(c) 80

(d) 100 billion

  1. Temperature for LTLT pasteurization

(a) 61 – 63 °C

(b) 42 – 49°C

(c) 62 65°C

(d) 51 65°C

  1. Female lamb is

(a) Heifer

(b) Ewe

(c) Ram

(d) Grimmer

  1. Maximum sheep population in

(a) USA

(b) Australia

(c) UK

(d) India

  1. Merino developed in

(a) France

(c) Denmark

(b) USA

(d) Holland

  1. Dorset horn is native of

(a) USA

(b) England

(c) – France

(d) Denmark

  1. Stiff lamb disease caused by deficiency of

(a) Vitamin E

(b) Vitamin D

(d) Vitamin B12

(c) Vitamin B2

  1. Morocco leather produced from skin of

(a) Camel

(b) Horse

(d) Goat

(c) Sheep

  1. Goat population in India

(a) 142 m

(c) 150 m

(b) 115 m

(d) 110 m

  1. Angora is a native of

(a) Europe

(c) Holland

(b) Turkey

(d) India

  1. Toggenberg is native of

(a) Europe

(c) Africa

(b) Switzerland

(d) USA

  1. Pashmina wool obtained from

(a) Yak

(b) Cattle

(c) Sheep

(d) Goat

  1. Dual purpose breed of goat

(a) Barbari

(b) Jamnapari

(c) Marwari

(d) Beetul

  1. Salted meat of pig is known as

(a) Bacon

(b) Beef

(c) Pork

(d) Chicken

  1. Rickets is due to deficiency of

(a) Vitamin C

(b) Vitamin D

(c) Vitamin A

(d) Vitamin B12

  1. Ranikhet is a disease.

(a) Viral

(b) Nematode

(c) Bacterial

(d) Fungal

  1. Curled toe paralysis caused due to

(a) Vitamin A

(c) Vitamin B2

(b) Vitamin C

(d) Vitamin B12

  1. Maximum fish production in

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(a) West Bengal

(c) Kerala

(d) Tamil Nadu

  1. Egg shell made up of

(a) Ca(OH)2

(b) Ca,(PO4)2

(d) Cao

(c) CaCO3

  1. Quality of egg can be judged by

(a) Candling

(c) Temperature test

(b) Annealing

(d) pH

  1. Yellow colour of egg is due to

(a) Carotene

(b) Anthocyanin

(c) Vitamin B

(d) Xanthophyll

  1. Meat production in India

(a) 6 mt

(c) 10 mt

(b) 8 mt

(d) 12 mt

  1. Body temperature of cow is

(a) 98.2 °F

(c) 101°F

(b) 45.6 °F

(d) 34°F

  1. Gestation period of cow is days.

(a) 283 285

(b) 290 292

(c) 142 – 145

(d) 152

  1. Body temperature of hen is

(a) 34 °F

(c) 107 °F

(b) 51°F

(d) 120 °F

  1. Meat of sheep is known as

(a) Mutton

(c) Pork

(b) Chicken

(d) Beef

  1. ‘White revolution’ is related to

(a) Cotton

(c) Rice

(b) Milk

(d) Sheep

  1. ‘Operation flood’ is related to

(a) Opium

(b) Cotton

(d) Milk

(c) Rice

  1. Per capita milk availability per year 2011-12 is day in

(a) 132 g

(c) 290 g

(b) 121 g

(d) 231 g

  1. Total milk production in (2011-12) India is

(a) 127.9 MT

(c) 80 MT

(b) 97.1 MT

(d) 60 MT

  1. Most successful example of cooperative in milk is

(a) Anand

(c) Proagro

(b) Syngenta

(d) Raksha

  1. Maximum population of poultry in

(a) Rajasthan

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) U.P

(b) M. P.

  1. Marek’s disease found in

(b) Poultry

(d) Goat

(a) Cattle

(c) Sheep

  1. Alpine is a breed of

(a) Goat

(b) Poultry

(c) Sheep

(d) Cattle

60.Tallest breed of sheep

(a) Deccani

(b) Bikaneri

(d) Nilgiri

(c) Nellore

  1. Merino wool’s share in world

(a) 90%

(b) 25 %

(c) 50%

(d) 80%

  1. Pasteurization kills

(a) Bacteria along spores

(b) Bacteria spores alive

(c) Bacteria + fungi kill

(d) Bacteria + virus

  1. Casein form of total milk proteins

(a) 60 – 65%

(c) 42 – 45%

(b) 70 – 71%

(d) 80 – 83%

  1. Tharparkar is native of

(a) Haryana

(b) Rajasthan

(d) Gujarat

(c) Pakistan

  1. World’s India % buffalo are found in

(b) 20

(a) 30

(c) 40

(d) 50

  1. National Dairy Research Institute is located at

(a) Karnal

(c) Varanasi

(b) New Delhi

(d) Jhansi

  1. Indian Veterinary Research Institute is located at

(a) Delhi

(c) Izatnagar

(b) Karnal

(d) Jhansi

  1. NRC for Horses is located at

(a) Hisar

(b) Ludhiana

(d) New Delhi

(c) Karnal

  1. Ruminants stomach divided into parts

(a) 1

(c) 3

(b) 2

(d) 4

  1. Which part of ruminants stomach resembles true stomach ?

(a) Omasum

(c) Rumen

(b) Abomasum

(d) Reticulum

  1. Largest part of ruminant stomach

(a) Omasum

(c) Rumen

(b) Abomasum

(d) Reticulum

  1. Which of the following is non ruminant ?

(a) Horse

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(b) Sheep

(d) None

  1. Jersy is native of

(a) Denmark

(b) England

(c) Holland

(d) USA

  1. Wallowing is the characteristics of

(a) Cow

(c) Sheep

(b) Buffalo

(d) Horse

  1. Buffalo share in total milk production in India

(a) 55%

(c) 60%

(b) 42%

(d) 65%

  1. Separating calf from its mother is called

(a) Wallowing

(b) Weaning

(c) Castration

(d) None

  1. Ovarian cycle in cow and buffalo is

(a) 30 days

(b) 27 days

(c) 21 days

(d) 28 days

  1. Gestation period in buffalo is

(a) 280 days

(b) 310 days

(c) 270 days

(d) 420 days

  1. The stage when animal comes in heat

(a) Proestrus

(b) Estrus

(c) Metestrus

(d) Diestrus

  1. High organic matter content in the soil reduces the availability of which one of the following to the plants?

(a) Copper

(b) Iron

(c) Boron

(d) Molybdenum

  1. Which one of the following crops is used in crop rotation for the management of plant parasitic nematodes ?

(a) Castor

(b) Wheat

(c) Marigold

(d) Sweet pea

  1. The study of the relationship of agriculture crops and environment is called

(a) Agro-ecology

(b) Agro-climatology

(c) Agro – meteorology

(d) Auto-ecology

  1. Normally C: N: S ratio of soil is :

(a) 100 20:1

(b) 100: 10:1

(c) 200 10 1

(d) 100: 10:2

  1. Sorghum crop is considered as camel crop because of :

(a) Deep root system

(b) Resistant to drought

(c) Shallow root system

(d) Nutrient exhaustiveness

  1. For which nutrient element, plants depend strongly on chelation to improve availability and transport from soil to plant root surfaces ?

(a) Ca

(b) Mg

(c) Fe

(d) B

  1. Consider the following elements:
  2. Ca
  3. Zn
  4. P
  5. Mg
  6. The acidic soils are deficient in which of the above nutrient elements ?

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 1, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2 and 4 only

  1. The roots of which crop plant release allelopathic chemicals into the soil that inhibit the germination of succeeding crop?

(a) Sorghum

(c) Maize

(b) Sunflower

(d) Red gram

  1. Which one of the following does not reflect India’s position in the world’s agriculture in recent years?

(a) First in milk production

(b) Second in sugarcane production

(c) Third in use of tractors

(d) Fourth in area under irrigation

  1. To which family does the newly developed plant variety canola belong?

(a) Papilionaceae

(b) Caesalpinaceae

(c) Compositae

(d) Cruciferae

  1. Which one of the following groups of nutrients is absorbed by plants only in anionic form?

(a) Nitrogen, Phosphorus

(b) Phosphorus, Sulphur and Boron

(c) Copper, Zinc and Iron

(d) Molybdenum, Potassium

  1. Among the following four common constituents of organic manures, the slowest rate of decomposition is seen with which of the following?

(a) Cellulose

(b) Sugar

(c) Lignin

(d) Hemicellulose

  1. When ammonia reacts with water, what is the result?

(a) Increased nitrate content and decreased pH

(b) Decreased nitrate content and increased pH

(c) Increased ammonium content and decreased pH

(d) Increased ammonium content and increased pH

  1. For application of phosphorus at the rate of 50 kg P2O5 ha-1 to cotton crop, the quantity in kg of single super phosphate (P2O5 = 16%) required for 1½ acres is

(a) 80

(c) 188

(b) 108 (d) 216

  1. Which of the clay minerals are found most in agriculture soils ?

(a) Cyclosilicates

(c) Sorosilicates

(b) Phyllosilicates

(d) Nesosilicates

  1. Longest phase of oestrus cycle

(a) Proestrus

(b) Estrus

(c) Metestrus

(d) Diestrus

  1. Expulsion of foetus in cow is known as

(a) Calving

(b) Farrowing

(c) Kidding

(d) Pupping

  1. Parturition in ewe known as

(a) Calving

(b) Lambing

(c) Farrowing

(d) Pupping

  1. Expulsion of placenta should be within

(a) 2-3 hr

(b) 48 hr

(c) 6-8 hr

(d) 10 12 hr

  1. Undescended condition of the testes into the scrotal sac is known as

(a) Cryptorchidism

(c) Scrotal hernia

(b) Free martin

(d) Importantia coeundi

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