NSCL Agriculture Trainee Paper

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NSCL Agriculture Trainee Paper

Questions Paper 

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SECTION–A

  1. The main enzyme present in gastric juice is?

(1) Lipase

(2) Nuclease

(3) Amylase

(4) Pepsin

(1) Lipase
  1. SO2 is?

(1) Alkaline

(2) Acidic

(3) Neutral

(4) Amphoteric

(2) Acidic

  1. Urea contains?

(1) 40% N

(2) 46% N

(3) 50% N

(4) 52% N

(2) 46% N

  1. Banana is propagated through?

(1) Seeds

(2) Suckers and corms

(3) Grafting

(4) Layering

(2) Suckers and corms

  1. Phenol reacts with zinc dust gives?

(1) Benzene

(2) Toluene

(3) Zinc phenoxide

(4) Acetylene

(1) Benzene

  1. Malling IX is a rootstock of?

(1) Apple

(2) Litchi

(3) Ber

(4) Banana

(1) Apple

  1. Blind hoeing is possible in?

(1) Rice

(2) Potato

(3) Wheat

(4) Sugarcane

(4) Sugarcane

  1. Serious damage due to shoot and fruit borer is in?

(1) Okra

(2) Turnip

(3) Chillies

(4) Brinjal

(4) Brinjal

  1. The division of nucleus is known as?

(1) Cytokinesis

(2) Karyokinesis

(3) Anaphase

(4) Metaphase

(2) Karyokinesis

  1. The Ranikhet disease affects?

(1) Cattle

(2) Pig

(3) Fish

(4) Poultry

(4) Poultry

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  1. Gypsum is recommended in cultivation of?

(1) Sugarcane

(2) Potato

(3) Groundnut

(4) Sorghum

(3) Groundnut

  1. Merino is the breed of?

(1) Goat

(2) Sheep

(3) Pig

(4) Buffalo

(2) Sheep

  1. When to irrigate wheat after sowing if only one irrigation water is available?

(1) 20–25 days

(2) 40–45 days

(3) 60–70 days

(4) 110–115 days

(1) 20–25 days

  1. Scientific name of potato is?

(1) Oryza sativa

(2) Hordeum vulgare

(3) Solanum tubersosum

(4) Arachis hypogaea

(3) Solanum tubersosum

  1. Fowl Pox disease affects?

(1) Fish

(2) Pig

(3) Poultry

(4) Cattle

(3) Poultry

  1. The maximum amount of element required for berseem fodder is?

(1) Nitrogen

(2) Phosphorus

(3) Potash

(4) Sulphur

(2) Phosphorus

  1. Ergot is an important disease of?

(1) Wheat

(2) Sorghum

(3) Pearlmillet

(4) Maize

(3) Pearlmillet

  1. Rice variety IR–36 belongs to the groups of?

(1) Indica

(2) Japonica

(3) Javonica

(4) Hybrid

(1) Indica

  1. In onion, smell occurs due to the presence of?

(1) Sulphur

(2) Phosphorus

(3) Ferrous

(4) Calcium

(1) Sulphur

  1. Proper time of sowing hybrid maize is?

(1) May I week

(2) June I week

(3) July I week

(4) July II week

(2) June I week

  1. Kalyanpur Baramasi is cultivar of?

(1) Bottle gourd

(2) Brinjal

(3) Chillies

(4) Bitter gourd

(4) Bitter gourd

  1. Mycology is the study of?

(1) Bacteria

(2) Algae

(3) Virus

(4) Fungi

(4) Fungi

  1. Which crop is heavily affected by powdery mildew?

(1) Onion

(2) Okra

(3) Peas

(4) Cabbage

(3) Peas

  1. Which vegetable is grown by transplanting seedlings?

(1) Muskmelon

(2) Cabbage

(3) Carrot

(4) Radish

(2) Cabbage

  1. Azolla is used in cultivation of?

(1) Wheat

(2) Sorghum

(3) Rice

(4) Perl millet

(3) Rice

  1. Pungency in onion bulb is due to?

(1) Allyl propyl disulphide

(2) Capsaicin

(3) Curcumin

(4) None of these

(1) Allyl propyl disulphide

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  1. Pusa Deepali is a variety of?

(1) Cabbage

(2) Radish

(3) Knol-khol

(4) Cauliflower

(4) Cauliflower

  1. Perbhani Kranti is a variety of?

(1) Onion

(2) Okra

(3) Cauliflower

(4) Carrot

(2) Okra

  1. TDN stands for?

(1) Total Digestible Nutrients

(2) Trans-Omega Diet Nutrients

(3) Total Dietary Nutrients

(4) Trans Dietary Nutrients

(1) Total Digestible Nutrients

  1. Pusa Kanchan is a variety of?

(1) Cabbage

(2) Cauliflower

(3) Turnip

(4) None of these

(3) Turnip

  1. Botanically Banana fruit is?

(1) Nut

(2) Pome

(3) Berry

 (4) Drup

(3) Berry

  1. Lalit and Shweta are the varieties of?

(1) Guava

(2) Pomegranate

(3) Aonla

(4) Mango

(1) Guava

  1. Pusa Himani is a variety of?

(1) Carrot

(2) Radish

(3) Sweet potato

(4) Sponge gourd

(2) Radish

  1. Raphanus sativas L is the botanical name of?

(1) Turnip

(2) Radish

(3) Carrot

(4) None of these

(2) Radish

  1. Arka Jyoti is variety of?

(1) Water melon

(2) Muskmelon

(3) Onion

(4) Bottle gourd

(1) Water melon

  1. Bagasse is a by-product of?

(1) Sugarcane

(2) Cotton

(3) Jute

(4) Groundnut

(1) Sugarcane

  1. Nucleic acids are?

(1) Micro molecular compounds

(2) Macro molecular compounds

(3) Micro and macro molecular compounds

(4) Non-molecular compounds

(2) Macro molecular compounds

  1. Silk is the secretion of?

(1) Salivary glands

(2) Thoracic glands

(3) Abdominal glands

(4) None of these

(1) Salivary glands

  1. “Regional Centre of International Rice Research Institute” is recently established in India at?

(1) Varanasi

(2) Lucknow

(3) New Delhi

(4) Hyderabad

(1) Varanasi

  1. The innermost layer of the human gut wall is?

(1) Serosa

(2) Mucosa

(3) Stratum spinosum

(4) None of these

(2) Mucosa

  1. Sucrose consists of?

(1) Glucose and Galactose

(2) Glucose and Fructose

(3) Fructose and Galactose

(4) Glucose, Fructose and Galactose

(2) Glucose and Fructose

  1. Phenol on distilling with zinc dust gives?

(1) Benzene

(2) Toluene

(3) Zinc phenoxide

(4) Acetylene

(1) Benzene

  1. The edible part of mango is?

(1) Endocarp

(2) Epicarp

(3) Endosperm

(4) Mesocarp

(4) Mesocarp

  1. Dibbling is a method of?

(1) Seed sowing

(2) Weeding

(3) Harvesting

(4) Seed grading

(1) Seed sowing

  1. During mitosis, the centromere divides at?

(1) Prophase

(2) Metaphase

(3) Anaphase

(4) Telophase

(3) Anaphase

  1. Scientific name of soybean is?

(1) Polypogon monspeliensis

(2) Glycine max

(3) Panicum maximum

(4) Cenchrus ciliaris

(2) Glycine max

  1. Mulberry fruit is?

(1) Sorosis

(2) Drupe

(3) False fruit

(4) Syconus

(1) Sorosis

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  1. Short day plant is?

(1) Tomato

(2) Pepper

(3) Soybean

(4) Sunflower

(3) Soybean

  1. Scientific name of grape is?

(1) Vitex negundo

(2) Vitis vinifera

(3) Prunus dulcis

(4) Juglans

(2) Vitis vinifera

  1. The inflorescence of barley is?

(1) Cymose

(2) Racemose

(3) Compound

(4) Special

(2) Racemose

  1. The coriander flower is?

(1) Capitulum

(2) Spadix

(3) Catkin

(4) Umbel

(4) Umbel

  1. Ratooning is practiced in which of the following crops?

(1) Grain sorghum

(2) Finger millet

(3) Sunflower

(4) Sugarcane

(4) Sugarcane

  1. Number of stamens in green gram is?

(1) 5

(2) 8

(3) 10

(4) 12

(3) 10

  1. Pitcher plant is?

(1) Parasitic

(2) Symbiont

(3) Autorophic

(4) Insectivorus

(4) Insectivorus

  1. ‘Allahabad Safeda’ is the variety of?

(1) Mango

(2) Grapes

(3) Banana

(4) Guava

(4) Guava

  1. Bhadawari buffalo is identified by which one body colour?

(1) Black

(2) Copper

(3) Light black

(4) Grey

(2) Copper

  1. Dew lap is located on which body part of a cow among the followings?

(1) Between hind legs

(2) Between horns

(3) Between forelegs

(4) Lower side of the neck

(4) Lower side of the neck

  1. Alfisol is a type of?

(1) Red Soil

(2) Black Soil

(3) Desert Soil

(4) Laterite Soil

(1) Red Soil

  1. Which one among the following is a legumenous fodder?

(1) Maize

(2) Sorghum

(3) Oat

(4) Cowpea

(4) Cowpea

  1. Which one is cucurbit?

(1) Pea

(2) Okra

(3) Bottle gourd

(4) Carrot

(3) Bottle gourd

  1. Which one is cole-crop?

(1) Knol-khol

(2) Muskmelon

(3) Sweet potato

(4) Radish

(1) Knol-khol

  1. Family of sweet potato is?

(1) Convolvulaceae

(2) Cucurbitaceae

(3) Umbelliferae

(4) Cruciferae

(1) Convolvulaceae

  1. Golden rice, which is genetically modified, is rich in?

(1) Vitamin A

(2) Vitamin B1

(3) Vitamin K

(4) Vitamin E

(1) Vitamin A

  1. Punjab Chhuhara is a variety of?

(1) Turnip

(2) Carrot

(3) Radish

(4) Tomato

(4) Tomato

  1. Pteridophyta are also called?

(1) Vascular plants

(2) Vascular cryptogams

(3) Phanesogams

(4) None of these

(2) Vascular cryptogams

  1. The physical basis of life is?

(1) Cytoplasm

(2) Protoplasm

(3) Endoplasm

(4) Nucleoplasm

(2) Protoplasm

  1. The male inflorescence of maize is known as?

(1) Cob

(2) Tassel

(3) Panicle

(4) Ear

(2) Tassel

  1. A true fruit is developed?

(1) From thalamus

(2) From nucellus

(3) From ovary

(4) From ovule

(3) From ovary

  1. Meiotic division takes place in?

(1) Leaf

(2) Anther

(3) Stem

(4) Root

(2) Anther

  1. ‘Pusa Nanha’ is the variety of?

(1) Mango

(2) Banana

(3) Papaya

(4) Guava

(3) Papaya

SECTION–B

  1. Anil sells a table to Kamal at a profit of 10% and Kamal sells it to Rajat at a profit of 12%. If Rajat pays 246.40 for it, then how much had Anil paid for it?

(1) 220

(2) 215

(3) 200

(4) 233

(3) ₹200

  1. It takes 8 people working at equal rates to finish a work in 96 days. How long will 6 workers take for the same work?

(1) 124 days

(2) 125 days

(3) 128 days

(4) 122 days

(3) 128 days

  1. A bag contains rupee, 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise coins in the proportion 1:3:5:7. If the total amount is 22.25, find the number of coins of each kind?

(1) ₹1, 5; 50 paise 25; 25 paise, 15; 10 paise, 25

(2) ₹1, 5; 50 paise 15; 25 paise, 25; 10 paise, 35

(3) ₹1, 5; 50 paise 25; 25 paise, 15; 10 paise, 35

(4) ₹1, 5; 50 paise 25; 25 paise, 25; 10 paise, 25

(2) ₹1, 5; 50 paise 15; 25 paise, 25; 10 paise, 35

  1. 13 chairs and 5 tables were bought for8280. If the average cost of the table will be1227, what is the average cost of a chair?

(1) ₹175

(2) ₹165

(3) ₹2145

(4) None of these

(2) 165

  1. If by selling 110 apples, the cost price of 120 apples is realised. The gain % is?

(1) 11¹/9 %

(2) 9¹/9 %

(3) 10¹º/11 %

(4) 9 ¹/11 %

(4) 9¹/11 %

  1. What value will you obtain if 25% of 2340 is subtracted from 4/9 of square of 36?

(1) 9

(2) –9

(3) 6

(4) None of these

(1) 9

  1. A is shorter than B but much taller than E. C is the tallest and D is little shorter than A. Who is the shortest?

(1) A

(2) E

(3) C

(4) D

(2) E

  1. Find the wrong number in the series.

12, 237, 406, 527, 604, 657

(1) 406

(2) 604

(3) 657

(4) None of these

(2) 604

  1. Observe the following diagram carefully and find out the particular portion which represents for those women who are employed but not married?

(1) 2

(2) 3

(3) 4

(4) 6

(1) 2

  1. In the following series one term is wrong. Find the wrong term?

20480, 10240, 5120, 2550, 1280

(1) 5120

(2) 10240

(3) 2550

(4) 1280

(3) 2550

  1. If ‘OPTIONAL’ is written as ‘ITPOLANO’ how is ‘PRACTICE’ written is that code?

(1) RPACITEC

(2) CARPECIT

(3) CRAPECTI

(4) CRAPEICT

(2) CARPECIT

  1. Calf is related cow in the same way as cat is related to ____?

(1) Puppy

(2) Kitten

(3) Colt

(4) Cub

(2) Kitten

  1. Which profession represents highest percentage of members in the sixteenth Lok Sabha?

(1) Advocate

(2) Agriculturists

(3) Social Worker

(4) Business Person

(2) Agriculturists

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  1. Planet that rotates clockwise?

(1) Earth

(2) Venus

(3) Mars

(4) Pluto

(2) Venus

  1. Vice President of India who served for two consecutive terms?

(1) K.R. Narayanan

(2) Zakir Hussain

(3) V.V. Giri

(4) Dr. Sarvapalli Radha Krishnan

(4) Dr. Sarvapalli Radha Krishnan

  1. Lipulekh Pass is in which state?

(1) Himachal Pradesh

(2) Arunachal Pradesh

(3) Uttarakhand

(4) Sikkim

(3) Uttarakhand

  1. The President of India is elected by the members of an electoral college comprising of?

(1) The members of both Houses of the Parliament

(2) The members of both Houses of the Parliament and the Legislative Assemblies of the States

(3) The elected members of both Houses of the Parliament and the elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the States

(4) The elected members of both Houses of the Parliament, the elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the States and the elected members of the local bodies

(3) The elected members of both Houses of the Parliament and the elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the States

  1. Who will host 2022 Asian games?

(1) Beijing

(2) Jakarta

(3) Guangzhou

(4) Hangzhou

(4) Hangzhou

  1. S.D.R with reference to IMF stands for?

(1) Special Dollor Rights

(2) Special Drawing Rights

(3) Single Drawing Rights

(4) Sunk Drawing Rights

(2) Special Drawing Rights

  1. Select the smallest (computer) memory size?

(1) Terabyte

(2) Gigabyte

(3) Kilobyte

(4) Megabyte

(3) Kilobyte

  1. Which one of the following is not a computer language?

(1) BASIC

(2) COBOL

(3) LOTUS

(4) FORTRAN

(3) LOTUS

  1. ASCII stands for?

(1) American storage code for information interchange

(2) American standard code for information interchange

(3) American standard code for incoming information

(4) None of these

(2) American standard code for information interchange

  1. Compilers can detect?

(1) Syntax errors

(2) Semantic errors

(3) Logical errors

(4) All of these

(1) Syntax errors

  1. Protein deficiency disease is known as?

(1) Kwashiorkar

(2) Cushing’s disease

(3) Gaucher’s disease

(4) None of the above

(1) Kwashiorkar

GENERAL ENGLISH

DIRECTIONS? Fill in the blank with correct preposition.

  1. We travelled ……… Mr. Joshi’s car.

(1) by

(2) in

(3) from

(4) into

(2) in

  1. He lives ……… 45, Dalal street.

(1) in

(2) at

(3) into

(4) by

(2) at

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  1. In the following question, identify the noun having singular and plural alike?

(1) Aircraft

(2) Species

(3) Sheep

(4) All of the above

(4) All of the above

DIRECTIONS? Change the following sentence into reported speech and mark the correct option among the choices given?

  1. I said to him, “ your brother is a brave boy”.

(1) I told him that his brother was a brave boy.

(2) I told him that your brother was a brave boy.

(3) I asked him that his brother is a brave boy.

(4) I inquired him that his brother is a brave boy.

(1) I told him that his brother was a brave boy.

DIRECTIONS? Pick the choice closest to the meaning of the word given in capital letters.

  1. VINDICTIVE

(1) Contemptuous

(2) Revengeful

(3) Cruel

(4) Inhuman

(2) Revengeful

DIRECTIONS? Select the nearest Antonyms of the following words out of the given choices.

  1. ARROGANT

(1) Proud

(2) Rude

(3) Servile

(4) Humble

(4) Humble

Updated: 2019-04-17 — 12:19 am

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