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Agriculture and Rural Awareness for NABARD(October 10, 2018)

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Dear Aspirants,
NABARD Development Assistant (DA) Phase-II exam is scheduled on Oct 21. In the Phase-II, few Qs will come from Agriculture & Rural Awareness. So, in an exclusive approach, we are providing you all with the Agriculture and Rural Awareness MCQs. Make most of it.

1. India’s first agricultural university is established in which state ?

  1. Jharkhand
  2. Haryana
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Uttar Pradesh
  5. None of these

2. The SBM aims at making India free from Open defection and at acheiving 100% scientific management of municipal solid waste in town/cities in the country. The target set for the mission which have to be acheived by ______.

  1. January 01, 2019
  2. October 02, 2019
  3. August 15, 2019
  4. January 26, 2019
  5. None of these

3. The adoption of High Yielding Variety Programme in Indian Agriculture started in –

  1. 1966
  2. 1965
  3. 1968
  4. 1967
  5. None of these

4. Agronomy is a branch of Agriculture that deals with –

  1. Breeding of crop plants
  2. Principles of field management
  3. Principles and practice of crop production
  4. Protection of crops from Diseases and Pests
  5. None of these

5.  Monoculture is a typical characteristics of –

  1. Shifting cultivation
  2. Subsitence farming
  3. Specialized horticulture
  4. Commercial grain farming
  5. None of these

6. For whom was the SGSY Scheme introduced?

  1. APL – Above Poverty Line
  2. SHGs
  3. BPL – Below Poverty Line
  4. Women
  5. All the above

7. According to Union Budget 2017-18,  100 percent village electrification is being targeted by the Budget by?

  1.  May 1, 2018
  2.  May 1, 2019
  3.  June 1, 2018
  4.  July 1, 2019
  5. Jan 1, 2018

8. Agriculture sector will grow by what percent in 2017-2018, as per Budget 2017?

  1.  3.8
  2.  4.1
  3.  4.5
  4.  4.6
  5. None of these

9. As per the budget, a dedicated micro-irrigation fund for More Crop Per Drop will have an allocation of?

  1.  INR 10000 crore
  2.  INR 5000 crore
  3.  INR 6000 crore
  4.  INR 8000 crore
  5. None of these

10. According to Union Budget 2017-18, government has announced to set up a Dairy processing and Infrastructure Development Fund under NABARD. Which is the initial corpus of this Dairy Fund?

  1. Rs. 2,000 Crore
  2. Rs. 1,000 Crore
  3. Rs. 4,000 Crore
  4. Rs. 5,000 Crore
  5. Rs. 8,000 Crore

Answers: 

  1. 4
  2. 2
  3. 1
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 3
  7. 2
  8. 2
  9. 2
  10. 1

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