Agriculture MCQs Class 10

Agriculture MCQs Class 10

1. What type of farming is practiced to produce food for sale off the farm?

a) Commercial

b) subsistence

c) seed

d) vegetative


2. Which agricultural season in India begins in June/July and ends in October/November?

a) Kharif

b) Rabi

c) None of these


3. Cotton is grown in ____.

a) Bihar

b) Karnataka

c) Maharashtra


4. Which of the following methods of farming enables farmers to grow different crops on the same land, from time to time?

a) Crop rotation

b) Drip irrigation

c) Crop cultivation

d) Ploughing


5. Which of the following is a Rabi crop?

a) Rice

b) Maize

c) Wheat

d) Cotton


6. The method of cultivation which mainly confined to areas which depend on rains?

a) Puddle method

b) Rain method

c) Wet method

d) Dry Method


7. These crops are mostly leguminous and rich in proteins.

a) Cereals

b) Millets

c) Pulses

d) Wheat


8. In sugarcane the successive crop obtained from the roots of the leftover crop is called______.

a) Retting

b) Ratoons

c) Ginning

d) Withering


9. A long growing period of at least 200 frost free days is necessary for this plant to mature.

a) Groundnut

b) Cotton

c) Jute

d) Rice


10. Name the method of propagation of tea in nurseries from cuttings of high yielding varieties.

a) Mother planting

b) Clonal planting

c) Baby planting


11. Name the first step in processing Tea.

a) Rolling

b) Blending

c) Withering

d) Fermentation


12. The term used for describing the increase in India’s farm production and productivity.

a) Green revolution

b) Optimum farming

c) Fertility


13. Which of the following is a Zaid crop?

a) Rice

b) Maize

c) Fruits & vegetables

d) Cotton


14. Which of the following is a plantation crop?

a) Sugarcane

b) Oilseeds

c) Tea

d) Rice

15. A process of removing the unwanted husk from the grains.

a) Threshing

b) Milling

c) Winnowing

d) Broadcasting


16. It is a collective term for all kinds of grass like plant.

a) cereals

b) oil seeds

c) pulses

d) fibre crops.


17. This method is the scattering of seeds by the farmerin the field.

a) Dibbling

b) Drilling

c) Broadcasting

d) Transplantation


18. Drought – resistant crops are otherwise known as__________

a) Crop rotation

b) Mixed crop

c)Dry crops

d) cash crops


19. This is the method of dropping seeds slowly in the holes in the furrows made by the plough.

a) Dibbling

b) Drilling

c) transplantation

d) Broadcasting

20. A single crop generally growing in a large farms are called

a) subsistence farming

b) Commercial farming

c) Extensive farming

d) Intensive farming


21. The crop which is used to manufacture textiles

a) Fibre crops

b) cash crops

c) food crops

d) Dry crops


22. These are coarse grains, highly nutritious food.

a) Millets

b) beverages

c) pulses

d) mixed crops


23. The edible seeds of peas, beans, lentils and similar plants having pods.

a) Pulses

b) cereals

c) Plantation crops

d) Oil seeds


24. This is the staple food of millions of people in India.

a) Wheat

b) oil seeds

c) pulse

d) Rice


25. This is the largest producer of rice.

a) China and India

b) Russia and Thailand

c) America and Australia

d) Srilanka and Canada


26. The amount of rainfall require is

a) 150 cm to 300 cm

b) 50 cm to 100 cm

c) 100 cm to 150 cm

d) 25 cm to 50 cm


27. Rice is cultivated in this soil.

a) Black soil

b) Alluvial soil

c) Laterite soil

d) Red soil


28. Pulses are cultivated as_______ crop in south india.

a) Kharif

b) Rabi

c) zaid

d) Dry


29. Pulses are cultivated as _______ crop in the north india.

a) Kharif

b) Rabi

c) Zaid

d) Dry

30. India is the largest producer as well as the consumer of this crop.

a) millets

b) Wheat

c) Rice

d) Pulse

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