Agriculture Questions and Answers – Crop Production – Pulses

This set of Agriculture Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Crop Production – Pulses”.

1. Which of the following is not a factor for low pulse production in India?
a) Flower drop more
b) H.I is very low
c) Grain filling is very high
d) Translocation of photosynthatase is very low
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Answer: c
Explanation: Grain filling is very low in pulses. The pulse production in India is very less compared to other countries.

2. Which of the following is most tolerant among cereals and millets?
a) Bajra
b) Finger millet
c) Madua
d) Til
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Answer: a
Explanation: Bajra is the most tolerant crop among all cereals and millets. But it is very sensitive to water logging and acidic soils.

3. Which of the following is not a constraint in pulse production in our country?
a) Indeterminate growth of the plant
b) Poor partitioning of the photosynthates
c) Pulse is rich in protein so require less energy
d) Mostly grown in rainfed, marginal and submarginal land
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Answer: c
Explanation: Pulse is rich in protein so they require more energy and so they are more prone to insects and pest infestation.

4. What is chromosome no (2n) of kharif pulses?
a) 24
b) 26
c) 32
d) 22
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Answer: d
Explanation: The chromosome no in most of the pulse is 22 except in horse gram (Kulthi) which has chromosome no (2n) is 24.

5. The germination in most of the Rabi pulses is ________
a) Hypogeal
b) Epigeal
c) Monogeal
d) Parageal
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Answer: a
Explanation: The germination in most of the rabi pulses is Hypogeal, except in Rajma in Hypogeal germination.

6. Desi gram is the other name for ___________
a) Cicerarietinum
b) White gram
c) Kabuli gram
d) Cicerkabulium
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Answer: a
Explanation: Cicerarientinum is also known as desi gram or brown gram. It is most widely grown. It has very good branching. The chromosome no is 14 and 16.

7. Amount of oil in Soya bean is (%) _______
a) 20
b) 16
c) 11
d) 70
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Answer: a
Explanation: Soya bean is the major oilseed crop in the world accounts for 50% of the total area as well as production. It provides about 60% of the vegetable protein and 30% in the world.

8. Glycine max is also known as _________
a) Soya bean
b) Arhar
c) Urd
d) Moong
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Answer: a
Explanation: Glycine max is the scientific name for soya bean. It is called the wonder crop or meat for the poor. It consist of 56-60% Linoleic acid which is the unsaturated fat.

9. Harvest index of arhar is ________
a) 22%
b) 19%
c) 30%
d) 55%
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Answer: b
Explanation: The harvest index of arhar is 19%. The Harvest index is the ratio between economic yield and biological yield. In case of arhar it is very low.

10. Earliest variety of arhar is _________
a) Prabhat
b) Pant 1
c) Arka
d) Comp
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Answer: a
Explanation: The earliest variety of arhar is Prabhat. It matures in around 110-120 days. It is often cross pollinated.

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