MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Agriculture

MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Agriculture

(UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION & OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS)

Q1. Consider the following Statements regarding Kisan Credit Card:

  1. It is implemented by Commercial Banks, Cooperative Banks and Regional Rural Banks.
  2. The scope of the KCC is limited to provision of finance only for consumption needs of farmers.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q2. Consider the following Statements regarding Dairy Development in India:

  1. India ranks first among the world’s milk producing nations.
  2. Livestock census started in the country in the year 1919.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q3. Consider the following Statements regarding Fisheries:

  1. India is the largest producer of fish in the world.
  2. All the existing schemes of fisheries sector have been brought under the umbrella of ‘Blue Revolution’ for growth of fisheries and aquaculture in the country.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q4. Which of the following is a livestock disease:

  1. Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)
  2. Avian Influenza
  3. Brucellosis

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) All are correct
d) 1 & 3 only

Q5. Consider the following Statements regarding National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development:

  1. It was launched in 2014 by merging three Dairy Development schemes
  2. The Scheme has two components: (a) National Programme for Bovine Breeding (NPBB); (b) National Programme for Dairy Development (NPDD).

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Solutions:

QuesSolExplanation
1aThe scope of the KCC has been broad-based to include term credit and consumption needs.
2c
3bIndia is the second largest producer of fish in the world after China.
4c
5cIt was launched in 2014 by merging three Dairy Development schemes of Intensive Dairy Development Programme (IDDP), Strengthening Infrastructure for Quality and Clean Milk Production (SIQ and CMP) and Assistance to Cooperative (A to C) and National Programme for Cattle and Buffalo Breeding.

 

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