(AAO) Assistant Agriculture Officer Question Paper 2015

(AAO) Assistant Agriculture Officer Question Paper 2015

(AAO) Agriculture Assistant Officer Question Paper 2015

 

Title :- AAO ( Rajasthan ) Question Paper 2015

Eligibility :- B.sc Agriculture 

No. of Question(Agriculture) :- 120


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1.

Standard size of Agrometology Observatory is –
A) 120′ x 100′
B) 140′ x 100′
C) 160′ x 120′
D) 180′ x 120

D) 180′ x 120

2.

Harmful solar radiation absorbed by ozone layer in the earth’s atmoshere is :
A) Voilet rays
B) Ultra voilet rays
C) Red rays
D) Infrared rays

B) Ultra voilet rays

3.

Which chemical is used as defoliant to improve boll opening in cotton?
A) Thiadiazuron 100g/ha
B) NAA 30g/ ha
C) Colchicine 10g/ ha
D) TGA 50g/ ha

A) Thiadiazuron 100g/ha

4.

“Madhuri” is an improved cultivar of which type of maize crop?
A) Quality Protein corn
B) Baby corn
C) Pop corn
D) Sweet corn

D) Sweet corn

5.

Crop logging is a method of :
A) Soil fertility evaluation
B) Plan for assessing requirement of nutrients for yield maximization.
C) Assessing crop damage
D) Testing suitability of fertilizer

B) Plan for assessing requirement of nutrients for yield maximization.

6.

Major constituent of sunhemp fibe, which makes it the most suitable indigenous raw material for currency paper, is:
A) Cellulose
B) Pentosan
C) Lignin
D) Urinic anhydrite

A) Cellulose

7.

The deviation from the mean daily temperature to the minimum threshold temparature of a crop is termed as:
A) Diurnal variation
B) Heat Unit
C) Temperature gradient
D) Lapse rate

B) Heat Unit

8.

The total water resources available through annual precipitation in India is estimated to be:
A) 5320 Billion cubic meter (BCM)
B) 4000 BCM
C) 1800 BCM
D) 1700 BCM

B) 4000 BCM

9.

Individual crop has its minimum, optimum and maximum temperature for growth and development is called as:
A) Temperature gradient
B) Required temperatures
C) Cardinal temperatures
D) Diurnal variation in temperatures

C) Cardinal temperatures

10.

Simultaneous use of two sources of water namely surface and underground water, to irrigate a piece of land is called as-

A) Consumptive use of water
B) Seasonal consumptive use of water
C) Conjunctive use of water
D) Total crop water requirement

C) Conjunctive use of water

11.

Amongst cereals, the grains of which crop possess the highest fat content?
A) Pearl millet
B) Sorghum
C) Wheat
D) Barley

A) Pearl millet

12.

Name multi-cut cultivar of forage sorghum

A) Pusa chari 6
B) Rajasthan chari 2
C) SSG 59-3
D) HC 308

C) SSG 59-3

13.

Mustard oil cake is unpalatable due to presence of

A) Sinirgin
B) Carotenoides
C) Selenium
D) Magnesium

A) Sinirgin

14.

Indian Institute of spices Research is situated at –
A) Ajmer
B) Anand
C) Calicut
D) New Delhi

) Calicut

15.

Which variety of sesame possesses quardri carpelletum capsule?
A) RT 46
B) RT 125
C) RT 346
D) RT 351

D) RT 351

16.

Chromosome number (2n) in american cotton (G. hirsutum) is

A) 16
B) 26
C) 32
D) 52

D) 52

17.

Sharbati sonora was produced by treating sonora – 64 with

A) Alpha rays
B) Beta rays
C) Gamma rays
D) X – rays

C) Gamma rays

18.

The ratio of amount of water stored in the rool zone of plants to the amount of irrigation water delivered to the field is known as
A) Water use efficiency
B) Water Application efficiency
C) Water storage efficiency
D) Water Distribution efficiency

B) Water Application efficiency

19.

Suitable example of reflectant type of anti- transpirant is –
A) Kaolin
B) Phenyl mercuric acetate
C) Hexadeconol
D) Maleic hydrazide

A) Kaolin

20.

Flow rate of irrigation water one cumec-day equals to quantity of water

A) 6.34 hectare meter
B) 8.64 hectare meter
C) 10.12 hectare meter
D) 14.36 hectare meter

B) 8.64 hectare meter

21.

Physiological drought is on account of-

A) Annual average rainfall is less than ET
B) Average rainfall is less than normal rainfall
C) Low humidity and high wind velocity
D) Higher osmotic pressure of soil solution

D) Higher osmotic pressure of soil solution

22.

Genetically modified organisms includes incorporation of herbicide resistant trait is available in the crop

A) Cotton
B) Brinjal
C) Soybean
D) Tobacco

C) Soybean

23.

A process by which a virus tranfers genetic material from one bacterium to another is called as-

A) Tranformation
B) Transduction
C) Inversion
D) Conjugation

B) Transduction

24.

A cross between F1 or a segregating generation and one of its parents is termed as
A) Mixed cross
B) Back cross
C) Monohybrid cross
D) Dihybrid cross

B) Back cross

25.

Which type of commercially cultivated hybrid will give maximum degree of heterosis and uniform
plants?
A) Single cross hybrid
B) Double cross hybrid
C) Three cross hybrid
D) Top cross hybrid

A) Single cross hybrid

26.

The method of breeding that gives the maximum opportunity for the breeder to use his/ her skill and
judgment for the selection of plants is?
A) Bulk method
B) Introduction and selection
C) Pedigree method
D) Mass selection

C) Pedigree method

27.

A genome that is diploid but contains an extra chromosome, homologous with one of the existing pairs, so that one kind of chromosome is present in triplicate-
A) Trisomic
B) Trioecious
C) Triploidy
D) Triplex

A) Trisomic

28.

Which of the following fertilizer/s is/ are not produced in India
A) DAP
B) Urea
C) Muriate of potash
D) All of these

C) Muriate of potash

29.

The upper limit of soil moisture availability for plant growth?
A) Matric Suction
B) Field Capacity
C) Hygroscopic coefficient
D) PWP

B) Field Capacity

30.

Flame photometer is used in the detection of which of the following nutrients(s)?
A) N and P
B) N and K
C) K
D) P

C) K

31.

In universal soil loss equation, A=RKLSCP, K denotes
A) Soil conservation practice
B) Soil roughness
C) Soil erodibility
D) None of these

C) Soil erodibility

32.

Reconnaissance soil survey carried out to produce maps for planning in all the states of the country at the scale of-
A) 1:8000
B) 1.12000
C) 1:20000
D) 1:250000

D) 1:250000

33.

Quartz mineral is composed of-
A) Aluminium silicate
B) Silicon dioxide
C) Ferro – magnesium silicate
D) Hydrated aluminium silicate

B) Silicon dioxide

 

34.

The headquarter of National centre of organic farming is located at-
A) New Delhi
B) Hyderabad
C) Bhopal
D) Ghaziabad

D) Ghaziabad

35.

The concept of biodynamic manure was given by
A) Albert Howard
B) Walter Northbourne
C) C.L.Acharya
D) Rudolf Steiner

D) Rudolf Steiner

36.

Which of the following crop is used as indicator crop for the deficiency of nitrogen, phosphorus and zinc?
A) Potato
B) Cauliflower
C) Rice
D) Maize

D) Maize

37.

Which of the following Fertilizer is not compatible for using in fertigation with the potassium sulfate?
A) Urea
B) Ammonium nitrate
C) Calcium nitrate
D) Potassium nitrate

C) Calcium nitrate

38.

The role of parent material in soil formation is
A) Initially passive and later on active
B) Initially active and later on passive
C) Active
D) Passive

D) Passive

39.

A soil survey undertaken to prepare resource inventory of large areas is called as
A) Reconnaissance soil survey
B) Detailed soil survey
C) Semi- detailed survey
D) Detailed reconnaissance survey

A) Reconnaissance soil survey

40.

The optimum row to row and plant to plant spacing for early cabbage is
A) 60 cm x 45 cm
B) 60 cm x 60 cm
C) 45 cm x 45 cm
D) 45 cm x 30 cm

C) 45 cm x 45 cm

41.

The seed rate for hybrid capsicum varieties is-

A) 200 – 250 g/ha.
B) 750 – 800 g/ha.
C) 1000 – 1500 g/ha.
D) 2000 – 2500 g/ha

A) 200 – 250 g/ha.

42.

Indian goose berry belongs to family-

A) Rutaceae
B) Leguminoceae
C) Euphorbiaceae
D) Anacardiaceae

C) Euphorbiaceae

43.

Spongy tissue disorder hamper the export of mango variety

A) Bombay Green
B) Kesar
C) Alphanso
D) Dashehari

C) Alphanso

44.

Which one of the following fruit is not a monocotyledonens?
A) Pineapple
B) Papaya
C) Datepalm
D) Banana

B) Papaya

45.

Which of the following hormone is used for degreening in citrus?
A) Auxins
B) Cytokinins
C) GA 3
D) Ethephon

D) Ethephon

46.

Botanically, banana fruit is a –
A) Berry
B) Nut
C) Pome
D) Drupe

A) Berry

47.

Early Nantes is an important variety of-

A) Carrot
B) Cauliflower
C) Cabbage
D) Pea

A) Carrot

48.

“RATNA’ variety of mango is a cross of-

A) Neelum x Dashehri
B) Dashehri x Neelum
C) Alphanso x Sindhu
D) Neelum X Alphonso

D) Neelum X Alphonso

49.

“Puffiness is a physiological disorder of which crop?
A) Tomato
B) Chilli
C) Cauliflower
D) Cabbage

A) Tomato

50.

Diara land cultivation of vegetable is related to –
A) Solanaceous
B) Cucurbitaceae
C) Cole crops
D) Leafy vegetables

B) Cucurbitaceae

51.

“Pusa Mahak’ is a variety of which flower crop

A) Marigold
B) Tuberose
C) Rose
D) Jasmine

C) Rose

52.

Formal channel of marketing is-

A) Direct sale to consumer
B) Sale in village itself to travelling merchants
C) Sale in nearby market
D) All of these

C) Sale in nearby market

53.

Which one of the following is not an objective of farm planning.
A) Efficient use of farm resources
B) Help to raise and stablize farm income
C) Give consideration for efficient marketing facilities
D) Analyzing plan for the use of natural resources of the command of the decision maker.

D) Analyzing plan for the use of natural resources of the command of the decision maker.

54.

Who is the father of ‘ Modern Theory of Management ‘ ?
A) Henri Fayol
B) Terry
C) Franklin
D) None of these

A) Henri Fayol

55.

Grouping of two or more than two consumers for a product or service so that their needs are better
served, can be defined as

A) Group Segment
B) Policy Segment
C) Market Segment
D) None of these

C) Market Segment

56.

The market in which there are few buyers, is termed as

A) Monopsony market
B) Oligopoly market
C) Monopolistic market
D) Oligopsony market

D) Oligopsony market

57.

Who is the present Ex- Officio chairman of NITI Aayog?
A) Amitab Kant
B) Narendra Modi
C) Rajiv Kumar
D) Dinesh Arora

B) Narendra Modi

58.

In serving total agricuitural credit contribution from different banks in decreasing order is-

A) Rural banks, Co-operative banks, Commercial banks, Private sector banks.
B) Commercial banks, Rural banks, Co-operative banks, Private sector banks.
C) Commercial banks, Co-operative banks, Rural banks, Private sector banks.
D) Co-operative banks, Rural banks, Commercial banks, Private sector banks.

C) Commercial banks, Co-operative banks, Rural banks, Private sector banks.

59.

Under distress sale, what is the relationship between marketed and marketable surpluses for a farmer?
A) Marketed surplus=0
B) Marketed surplus = Marketable surplus
C) Marketed surplus > Marketable surplus
D) Marketed surplus < Marketable surplus

C) Marketed surplus > Marketable surplus

60.

The point of inflexion in classical production function lies at a point where
A) Marginal Physical Product (MPP) is maximum
B) Average Physical Product (APP) is maximum
C) MPP = APP
D) MPP = 0

A) Marginal Physical Product (MPP) is maximum

61.

Which one of the following is the objective of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP)?
A) To stabilize agricultural prices
B) To ensure meaningful real income levels to the farmers
C) To protect the interest of the consumers by providing essential agricultural commodities at reasonable rate through PDS
D) All of these

B) To ensure meaningful real income levels to the farmers

62.

Pradhan Mantri fasal Bima Yogana (PMFBY) was launched in-

A) 2015
B) 2016
C) 2017
D) 2018

B) 2016

63.

The National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) was launched by ICAR, New Delhi
through the support of-

A) World Bank
B) Govt of India
C) World Bank and Government of India
D) Government of India and State Govt.

C) World Bank and Government of India

64.

The first Krishi Vigyan Kendra, on pilot basis, was established in India at Pondicherry in the year
A) 1966
B) 1970
C) 1974
D) 1978

C) 1974

65.

In which year, programme on training of rural youth (BPL farmers) for self employment aimed at
providing technical and entrepreneurial skill has been commenced?
A) 1979
B) 1990
C) 2013
D) 2017

A) 1979

66.

Paramparagat Kirshi Vikas Yogana was started in India in the year ?

A) 2013 
B) 2015
C) 2017
D) 2018

B) 2015

67.

A continuous and cooperative activity, involving the local farmers and extension staff in which objective of the work are set forth and action planned is known as-
A) Programming
B) Planning
C) Programme planning
D) Programme planning process

D) Programme planning process

68.

Need based and skill oriented vocational training to field staff and to practising farmers is being undertaken in the system of-
A) Krishi Vigyan Kendra
B) National Demonstration
C) Lab to Land Programme
D) Jawahar Rozgar Yojana

A) Krishi Vigyan Kendra

69.

Agricultural clinic is helpful to farmer for –
A) Testing soil sample
B) Testing irrigation water quality
C) Testing seed viability
D) Providing specialized guidence in writing

B) Testing irrigation water quality

70.

Visual aid for tranfrer of technology includes:-
A) Audio teleconference
B) e – mail
C) Cultural programme
D) All of these

B) e – mail

71.

Extension Education is related where ?
A) Audience is more or less homogeneous
B) Teaching is mainly vertical and curriculum centred
C) Teaching is mainly horizental and need based
D) Pre- planned and pre- decided

C) Teaching is mainly horizental and need based

72.

Method demonstration does not include

A) Seed treatment with rhizobium culture
B) Use of improved variety seed
C) Taking soil sample for its testing
D) Budding in fruit plants

B) Use of improved variety seed

73.

The three characteristics of extension are –
A) Teaching- Informal- Felxible
B) Teaching – Formal- Voluntary
C) Teaching- Curriculum based- Compulsory
D) Teaching- Cooperation- Formal

A) Teaching- Informal- Felxible

74.

Match the List-Ⅰ  With List-ⅠⅠ and Select the appropriate given below the list-

List -Ⅰ                                                                      List-Ⅱ

(A) Sender                                      1. Visuals

(B) Message                                  2. Encoding

(C) Channel                                  3. Intropretation

(D) Receiver                                 4. Hard data

A) A B C D 2 4 1 3
B) A B C D 1 3 2 4
C) A B C D 3 2 4 1
D) A B C D 4 1 3 2

A) A B C D 2 4 1 3

75.

The major difference between the innovation decision process and the diffusion process is that-

A) Innovation decision making takes place within the mind of an individual.
B) Innovation decision- making takes place with a group.
C) Innovation decision is adopted after rejection.
D) Innovation decision is a collection of learning experience.

A) Innovation decision making takes place within the mind of an individual.

76.

National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources is located at

A) New Delhi
B) Anand
C) Lucknow
D) Karnal

D) Karnal

77.

Care of new born calf should include:
A) Colostrum feeding within one hour of birth
B) Dehorning and disbudding within 24 hours of birth
C) Noves cord cutting very close to ligature
D) All of these

A) Colostrum feeding within one hour of birth

78.

Gaddi is a breed of –
A) Sheep
B) Swine
C) Goat
D) Buffalo

A) Sheep

79.

Frozen semen is being stored at-

A) -169° C
B) -171° C
C) -196° C
D) -206° C

C) -196° C

80.

The breed evolved by crossing of Murrh and Surti breed of buffalo is

A) Nili Ravi
B) Jafarabadi
C) Mahsana
D) Nagpuri

C) Mahsana

81.

Gumbora is a disease of which animal?
A) Chicken
B) Cow
C) Goat
D) Sheep

A) Chicken

82.

FMD (Food and mouth) disease of cattle is a
A) Fungal Disease
B) Viral Disease
C) Protozoan Disease
D) Bacterial Disease

B) Viral Disease

83.

Ranikhet is a ____________ disease?
A) Viral
B) Bacterial
C) Fingal
D) Nematodal

A) Viral

84.

Which of the following is not a draught purpose bread of a cow?
A) Nagauri
B) Malvi
C) Amrit Mahal
D) Rathi

D) Rathi

85.

Which of the following breed of buffalo has the highest fat percentage?
A) Murrah
B) Bhadawari
C) Surti
D) Jaffarabadi

B) Bhadawari

86.

Protein content in mustard cake is about

A) 20%
B) 35%
C) 8%
D) 55%

B) 35%

87.

______ is the best method of milking.
A) Fisting
B) Knuckling
C) Stripping
D) Knuckling and Stripping

A) Fisting

88.

The carburetar is main part of Engine

A) Diesel Engire
B) Steam Engine
C) Petrol Engine
D) Gas Engine

C) Petrol Engine

89.

Which weir is used to measure high discharge?
A) Rectangular weir
B) Trapezoidal weir
C) Triangular weir
D) None of these

A) Rectangular weir

90.

Water can be measured on volume basis if it is…
A) At rest
B) In motion
C) At rest and In motion
D) None of these

A) At rest

91.

Open impeller is made by?
A) Mild steel
B) Cast iron
C) Forged steel
D) Stainless steel

C) Forged steel

92.

Which type of nozzle is most commonly used for herbicide application?
A) Flood jet
B) Flat fan
C) Solid cone
D) Centrifugal type

B) Flat fan

93.

Which of the following machine is not good for zero- till planting of crop under surface residue
condition?
A) Turbo happy seeder
B) Rotary disc drill
C) Double disc drill
D) Tyne opener zero till drill

B) Rotary disc drill

94.

Drainage of 1 ha cm in 24 hours equals drainage of-

A) 1.157 lps
B) 0.117 lps
C) 2.7 lps
D) 2 lps

A) 1.157 lps

95.

The ratio between area of crop irrigated and quantity of water applied crop is termed as?
A) Duty
B) Delta
C) Base period
D) Irrigation quotient

B) Delta

96.

The wind velocity is measured by
A) Current meter
B) Hydrometer
C) Anemometer
D) None of these

C) Anemometer

97.

Which harrow is also called “bakhar”
A) Disc harow
B) Spike tooth harow
C) Spring tooth
D) Blade harow

D) Blade harow

98.

The value of variable which occurs most frequently is called as

A) Mean
B) Mode
C) Median
D) Weighted Mean

B) Mode

99.

Variance is –

A) The square root of variation of values
B) The coefficient of variation of values
C) The reciprocal of mean of standard deviation
D) The square of standard deviation

D) The square of standard deviation

100.

The relationship between Arithmetic mean (A), Harmonic mean (H) and Geometric mean (G), is-

A) G2 = AH

B) G=  √A+H

C) H2 = GA
D) A2 =  GH

A) G2 = AH

101.

The average of the absolute deviations taken from centrol value is called as
A) Mean deviation
B) Standard deviation
C) Coefficient of variation
D) Range

A) Mean deviation

102.

When value of one variable changes while other variable remains constant, it is known as
A) Negative correlation
B) Direct correction
C) Positive correction
D) Independent

D) Independent

103.

If Q1 = 5, Q2 = 10 and Q3 = 20, the quartile deviation will be
A) 15
B) 25
C) 7.5
D) 30

C) 7.5

104.

Which of the following would you regard as discrete variable
A) Height
B) Time
C) Wages paid to workers
D) Number of children in a family

D) Number of children in a family

105.

Which of the following is best to show the percentage of the production of different crops in Rajasthan
during 2016-2017
A) Histogram
B) Ogive curve
C) Stem and leaf chart
D) Pie chart

D) Pie chart

106.

The mean of 20 observations is 25. What will be the mean of new set of observation, if 3 is added to each observation.
A) 26
B) 28
C) 30
D) 32

B) 28

107.

The coefficient of correlation between X and Y is 0.6, their covariance is 4.8. The variance of X is 9. Then the standard deviation of Y is –
A) 4.8/3*0.6
B) 0.6/4.8*3
C) 4.8*0.6/3
D) 4.8/9*0.6

A) 4.8/3*0.6

108. In storage major pest of rice is
A) Cercyra Cepnolenica
B) Tribolium castaneum
C) Callosobruhus sp
D) Systole albipennis
A) Cercyra Cepnolenica
109.

Pectinophora gossypilla is a pest of-

A) Cumin
B) Brinjal
C) Cotton
D) Spinach

C) Cotton

110.

Heterorhabditis sp. Is used for control of
A) Rice stem bore
B) Pea leaf miner
C) White grub
D) Coriander aphid

C) White grub

111.

Diamond back moth is a pest of
A) Cotton
B) Cabbage
C) Rice
D) Soybean

B) Cabbage

112.

Melanagromyza obtusa is a pest of
A) Red gram
B) Tomato
C) Potato
D) Mustard

A) Red gram

113.

Trichogramma chilonis parasitoid used for the control of
A) Bollworm of cotton
B) White fly
C) Aphid
D) Thrips

A) Bollworm of cotton

114.

Basillus thuringiensis is used for the control of
A) Diamond backmoth
B) Fruit sucking moth
C) Thrips
D) Aphids

A) Diamond backmoth

115.

Yellow and Witches broom symptoms caused by
A) Viroid
B) Fungus
C) phytoplasma
D) Bacteria

C) phytoplasma

116.

Rice tungro disease is caused by
A) A mixture of spherical and flexous viruses.
B) A bacilliform virus alone.
C) A mixture of bacilliform and flexous virus.
D) A mixture of spherical and bacilliform virus

D) A mixture of spherical and bacilliform virus

117.

an example of autoecious rust is
A) Stem rust of wheat
B) Bajra rust
C) Apple rust
D) Linseed rust

D) Linseed rust

118.

Aflatoxins are produced by
A) Alternaria burnsii
B) Fusarium graminearum
C) Cladosporium spp.
D) Aspergillus flaxus

D) Aspergillus flaxus

119.

Sclerotia are formed in which fungus
A) Pythium
B) Claviceps
C) Physoderma
D) Rhizopus

B) Claviceps

120.

Which fungicide is used for control of downy mildew.
A) Karathane
B) Ridomil MZ
C) Thiram
D) Captan

B) Ridomil MZ

 

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