Practice Quiz :- 5


1. “Everything else can wait, but not agriculture”. The statement is attributed to
(a) Jagjivan Ram
(b) J.L.Nehru
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) Sardar Patel
2. Where is the Indian Sugarcane Research Institute situated?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Varanasi
(c) Kanpur
(d) Lucknow
3. Where is the Central Food Technological Research Institute(CFTRI) situated ?
(a) Bangaluru
(b) Karnal
(c) Mysore
(d) Lucknow
4. Dr. M.S. Swaminathan has distinguished himself in which of the following fields?
(a) Nuclear Physics
(b) Agriculture
(c) Astrophysics
(d) Medicine
5. The head office of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) located in
(a) Lucknow
(b) Hyderabad
(c) New Delhi
(d) Mumbai
6. Which is not a source of Agriculture finance in India?
(a) Co-operative societies
(b) Commercial Banks
(c) Regional Rural Banks
(d) None of these
7. Agriculture sector directly employs one of the following percentages of labour force in India
(a) 20%
(b) 30%
(c) 40%
(d) 65%
8. Which one of the following methods of soil conservation is most effective in ariel areas?
(a) Mulching
(b) Shelter belt
(c) Gully plugging
(d) Terracing
9. Indian agriculture is typically characterised as
(a) land surplus, labour scare economy
(b) land surplus, labour surplus economy
(c) land scare, labour surplus economy
(d) land scare, labour scare economy
10. NABARD was established in the
(a) Fourth Five Year Plan
(b) Fifth Five Year Plan
(c) Sixth Five Year Plan
(d) Eighth Five Year Plan