ICAR JRF Question Paper 2013 With Answers

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1. Dangerous gas for depletion of ozone layer is:

(A)Ethane (B) Methane

(C)CFC (D) Carbon-dioxide

2. Which of the following is not a biopesticide?

(A) Bioneem (B) Carbaryl

(C) Biolap (D) Dipel

3. Major cropping system of trans-gangatic plains is

(A)Soybean – wheat (B) Rice – rice

(C) Rice –wheat (D) Maize – wheat

4. Photosynthetic inhibition by 02 is called:

(A) Reaction (B) Warburg’s effect

(C) Back inhibition (D) Competitive effect

5. Crop logging is done in

(A) Sugarcane (B) Maize

(C)Tobacco (D) Cotton

6. Blue revolution is related with:

(A) Crops (B) Energy source

(C) Fish (D) Oilseeds

7. Inflorescence in rice is known as

A) Ear (B) Raceme

(C) Spike (D) Panicle

8. Alluvial soils are found in :

(A) Deserts (B) Forests

(C) River delta (D) Mountains

9. Weight of one cotton bale is

(A)170 Kg (B) 160 Kg

(C) 180 Kg (D) 190 Kg

10. Hybrid cotton in India was evolved for the first time in

(A) 1975 (B) 1980

(C) 1970 (D) 1985

11. Net cultivated area in India during 2004- 05 was

(A)138 million hectare (B) 141 million hectare

(C) 135 million hectare (D) 144 million hectare

12. The relative proportion of sand, silt and clay is called

(A) Soil texture (B) Soil aggregation

(C) Soil structure (D) Soil taxonomy

13. Which of the following crops is thermo-insensitive?

(A) Sunflower (B) Wheat

(C) Rice (D) Jowar

14. The IARI was established in : 24.

(A)1907 (B) 1909

(C) 1904 (D) 1905

15. In which of the following crops GM varieties are available for cultivation in India

(A) Mustard (B) Cotton

(C) Soybean (D) All of the above

16. Photo-periodically rice is a

(A)Day neutral plant (B) Long day plant

(C) Short day plant (D) None of these

17. The present level of carbon-dioxide in atmosphere is :

(A)190 ppm (B) 295 – 300 ppm

(C) 420 – 460 ppm (D) 490 ppm

18. Maize belongs to the category :

(A)Bisexual (B) Monoecious

(C) Dioecious (D) None of these

19. Pheromone trap attracts:

(A)Female moths (B) Female bugs

(C) Male moths (D) Caterpillars

20. Origin place of soybean is

(A)Brazil (B) Mexico

(C) China (D) Peru

21. India rank first in the production of the following crops in the world:

(A)Rice (B) Wheat

(C) Soybean (D) Pigeon-pea

22. In plants, enzyme responsible for the synthesis of the malic acid is :

(A) Rubisco (B) PEP carboxylase

(C)Kinase (D) Urease

23. Which soil has highest efficiency?

(A)Loamy soil (B) Sandy soil

(C) Clay soil (D) None of these

24. Which of the following insecticides may be recommended for the control of


(A)Chlorpyriphos (B) Nimbicidine

(C) Dimethonate (D) Methyl- 0 – demetone

25. Correct order of rice producing countries is

(A) China> India> Indonesia> Thailand (B) India> China> Indonesia> Thailand

(C) Indonesia> Thailand> China> India (D) None on these

26. The depth of seeding in wheat is depends on

(A) Length of mesocotyl (B) Length of radical

(C) Length of coleoptiles (D) None of these

27. IGFRI is located at:

(A) Jallandhar (B) Jodhpur

(C) Jhansi (D) Jorhat

28. The photosynthetically active (PAR) falls in the range of

(A) 400 – 700 nm (B) 100- 400 nm

(C) 700- 1000 nm (D) None of the above

29. Missing data are calculated by using

(A) Field plot technique (B) Missing plot technique

(C) ANOVA (D) None of these

30. Soil mulch is useful in:

(A) Minimize evaporation losses (B) Improving aeration

(C) Improving drainage (D) Removing weeds