ICAR JRF Question Paper 2008 with Answers

ICAR JRF Question Paper 2008 With Answers AIEEA PG Free Download General Agriculture Paper 2008  AIEEA PG Paper 2008 for ICAR All India Entrance Examination for Admission to Master Degree Programmer (PGS).

1. Which one of the following is not a legume crop?
(A)Wheat (B) Peas
(C) Beans (D) Groundnut

2. Total cultivated area in India is close to
(A) 500 Mha (B) 400 Mha
(C) 180 Mha (D) 60 Mha

3. Nitrogen deficiency in plants leads to
(A) Chlolorosis (B) Excessive growth
(C) Profuse flowering (D) Dark green colour

4. The two major races of rice are.
(A) Europian and tropical (B) Indica and Japonica
(C) Asiatic and American (D) Temperate and tropical

5. N:P:K requirement in legume is generally
(A) 3:1:1 (B) 3:1:0
(C) 1:2:2 (D) 4:2:1

6. Which of the following state has the largest geographical area
(A) U.P. (B) Bihar
(C) M.P. (D) Rajasthan

7. The highest production in terms of million tones per year in India is that of
(A) Pulses (B) Groundnut
(C) Potatoes (D) Sugarcane

8. Respiration in plant is essentially a process related to the following
(A) Evaporation (B) Transpiration
(C) Oxidation (D) None of these

9. Linkage between gene affects
(A) Vernalization (B) Fertilization
(C) Anaphase (D) Independent assortment

10. NPK are required in plant nutrition as
(A) Trace element (B) Microelement
(C) Micro nutrient (D) None essential

11. DNA contains following number of nitrogenous base
(A)One (B) Two
(C) Four (D) Ten

12. Animal and plant cell can be differentiated by
(A) Conductivity (B) Size
(C) Presence or absence of cell wall (D) Shape

13. In temperate countries, sugar is generally obtained from which of the following
(A)Maple (B) sugar beet

(C) Wheat (D) Sugarcane

14. The idea of particulate nature of inheritance was given by
(A) Darwin (B) Mendel
(C) Jones (D) Bateson

15. Cultivated rice Oryza sativa has the following number of cromosomes
(A) 2n =32 (B) 2n =20
(C) 2n =24 (D) 2n =18

16. In the presence of sunlight CO2 and H2O (with the help of chlorophyll) and
converted in to carbohydrate, this is known as
(A) Photosynthesis (B) Respiration
(C) Metabolism (D) Solar radiation

17. Soil productivity takes in to account the following
(A) Soil structure (B) Soil moisture
(C) Soil fertility (D) Soil fertility and productivity

18. If chromosome compliment of two diploid species is combined in one, the result
species would be
(A) Amphidiploid (B) Haploid
(C) Monogenic (D) Polygenic

19. Alternate form of gene at the same locus are referred to as
(A) Allele (B) Plastid
(C) Dominant (D) Chromosome

20. Sequence of growing crops in a piece of land is known as
(A) Crop insurance (B) crop rotation
(C) Crop production (D) Crop management

21. India has to provide for its population
(A) 2 billion (B) 1 billion
(C) 600 million (D) 1 million

22. In diploid species generally a following number of the chromosomes are involved in
the pollen mitosis
(A) 4n (B) 2n
(C) 1n (D) 3n

23. Sulphur fungicides can be freely used on all vegetable except the following
(A) Beans and peas (B) Okra
(C) Root vegetable (D) Cucurbits

24. Karnal bunt is a serious disease of
(A) Apple (B) Tomato
(C) Wheat (D) Mung

25. Zinc is required for the synthesis of
(A) Tryptophane (B) Sugar
(C) Fats (D) Proteins

26. Contour system of orchard planting is generally followed in
(A) Saline soils (B) U.P.
(C) Hills (D) Punjab

27. NARS refers to
(A) National Agricultural Research Streams
(B) National Agricultural ayurvedic System
(C) National Agricultural Review System
(D) National Agricultural Research System

28. Cryo-preservation is done in liquid nitrogen at a temperature of
(A) -196C (B) 200C
(C) 0 C (D) 4C

29. Crossing over during meiois results in
(A) Breaking linkage (B) Promoting linkage
(C)Help mutation (D) None of these

30. The simplest measure of variability in data set is
(A) Range (B) Mean
(C) Mode (D) Median

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