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Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production Test-4

Question No:1

Resistance to ______ in bhindi was transferred from a wild species and resulted in a new variety of A. esculentus called ______.

[A] Yellow mosaic virus, pusa gaurav
[B] Chilly mosaic virus, pusa sadabahar
[C] Yellow mosaic virus, parbhani Kranti
[D] Whist rust, pusa swarnim



Question No:2

Find out the incorrect statement.

[A] Conventional breeding is often constrained by the availability of limited number of disease resistance genes.
[B] Transfer of resistance gene is achieved by sexual hybridization between the target and source plant.
[C] Inducing mutations in plant through various means and then screening the plant materials for resistance sometimes leads to desirable genes being identified.
[D] It is not possible to induce mutations artificially through use of chemicals or radiation like gamma radiation.



Question No:3

Maize offers resistance to maize stem borers by

[A] High aspartic acid
[B] Low nitrogen content
[C] Low sugar content
[D] All of the above



Question No:4

Match column-I (Plant Part) with Column-II (Insect Resistance).
Column-IColumn-II
Hairy leaves A. Resistance to jassids in cotton
Solid stem B. Resistance to Cereal leaf beetle in wheat
Smooth leaf and less nectar C. Resistance to Stem sawfly in wheat
D. Resistance to Bollworm in cotton

[A] 1-A, 2-B and C, 3-D
[B] 1-A and B, 2-C, 3-D
[C] 1-D, 2-C, 3-A and B
[D] 1-A and C, 2-B, 3-C



Question No:5

How many of the given names are various types of Brassica?
Pusa komal, Pusa sem , Pusa sem , Pusa gaurav, Pusa swanim, Pusa sawami, Pusa shubhra

[A] 1
[B] 2
[C] 3
[D] 4



Question No:6

Fill in the blanks.
Column-I Crop— Column-ll Variety—— Column-lll Insect Pests
Brassica (rapeseed mustard)— A— Aphids
Flat bean — Pusa sem , Pusa sem Pusa sawami—- Aphids and fruit borer
D —- Pusa A—– C

[A] A-Pusa swarnim, B-Shoot borer, C-Jassids, D-Okra
[B] A-Pusa gaurav, B-Jassids, C-Shoot and fruit borer, D-Okra
[C] A-Okra, B-Jassids, C-Fruit borer, D-pusa komal
[D] A-Himgiri, B-Jassids, C-Shoot and fruit borer, D-Okra



Question No:7

Source of pest resistance gene may be

[A] Cultivated varieties
[B] Germplasm collection of the crop
[C] Wild relatives
[D] All of the above



Question No:8

Which brassica variety is resistant to white rust?

[A] Pusa sawani
[B] Pusa komal
[C] Pusa swarnim
[D] Pusa sadabahar



Question No:9

Which of the following pair are varieties of okra (A. esculentus)?

[A] Pusa sem2 and Pusa sem 3
[B] Pusa shubhra and Pusa snowball K -1
[C] Pusa sawani and Pusa A—4
[D] Pusa swarnim and Pusa gaurav



Question No:10

Which of the following pair are varieties of cauliflower?

[A] Pusa sem2 and Pusa sem3
[B] Pusa shubhra and Pusa snowball K -1
[C] Pusa sawani and Pusa A – 4
[D] Pusa swarnim and Pusa gaurav



Question No:11

Match the column-I (Causative agent) with Column-II (Disease).
Column-I—-Column-II
Virus A. Brown rust of wheat
Bacteria B. Red rots of sugar cane
Fungi C. Late blight of potato
D. Black rot of crucifer
E. Tobacco mosaic
F. Turnip mosaic

[A] 1-E, F ; 2-D; 3-A, B, C
[B] 1-E; 2-D,F; 3-A, B, C
[C] 1-A, B, C; 2-D, E; 3-F
[D] 1-A, B; 2-C, D; 3-E, F



Question No:12

Sequential steps for breeding are
(A) Screening germplasm for resistance sources
(B) Selection and Evaluation of hybrid
(C) Hybridization of selected parents
(D) Testing and release of new varieties

[A] D,C,B,A
[B] A, B, C, D
[C] A, C, B, D
[D] A, C, D, B



Question No:13

Breeding for improved nutritional quality is undertaken with objective of improving all of these except

[A] Protein content and Quality
[B] Oil content and Quality
[C] Vitamin micronutrient and mineral content
[D] Senescence of plant



Question No:14

In 00 a new maize hybrid was developed, which was rich in the following amino acids

[A] Lysine and Glycine
[B] Tryptophan and Glutamic acid
[C] Lysine and tryptophan
[D] Glycine and Glutamic acid



Question No:15

From the following, how many are varieties of wheat?
Atlas , Himgiri, Sonalika, Kalyan sona, Jaya, Ratna .

[A] 3
[B] 2
[C] 4
[D] 5