Horticulture GK

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GK Question Papers on Horticulture

1. The pungency of Onion is due to
(a) Allyl Propyl Disulphide
(b) Diallyl Disulphide
(c) Ca oxalate
(d) None of these

2. As per ICMR, an average man with vegetarian or non-vegetarian food habit should consume leafy vegetables per day
(a) 300 g
(b) 100 g
(c) 125 g
(d) 75 g

3. The bioflavonoides present in garlic which can give protection against cancer and heart disease is
(a) Catchins
(b) Naringins
(c) Quercetin
(d) Ellagic acid

4. The tomato cultivar developed at IARI, resistant to nematode is
(a) Pusa Sheetal
(b) Pusa early Dwarf
(c) Sel-120
(d) Sel-32

5. Which of the following cultivar of tomato is resistant to Cracking
(a) Punjab Chhuhara
(b) Soiux
(c) Avinash-2
(d) Pusa Gaurav

6. The family of curry leaf is
(a) Rutaceae
(b) Moringaceae
(c) Martynaceae
(d) Tillaceae

7. Scientific name of Lima bean is
(a) Phaseolus vulgaris
(b) P. coccineus
(c) P. lanatus
(d) P. aculifolius

8. Phule Green is a high yielding cultivar of
(a) Bottle gourd
(b) Water melon
(c) Bitter gourd
(d) Musk melon

9. The recommended seed rate for water melon is
(a) 1.5-2.5 kg
(b) 2.5-3.5 kg
(c) 3.5-5 kg
(d) 5-10 kg

10. Cucumber variety Japanese Long Green has introduced through
(a) Introduction
(b) Selection
(c) Hybridization
(d) Heterosis Breeding

11. Musk melon variety Pusa Sharbati has been developed as a cross between
(a) Monoecious 3 x Durgapura Madhu
(b) Hara madhu x Edisto
(c) WMR 29 x Hara Madhu
(d) Kutana x Resistant No. 6

12. The scientific name of summer squash is
(a) Cucurbita moschata
(b) Cucurbita pepo
(c) Cucurbita maxima
(d) Cucurbita ficifolia

13. Which of the cultivar contains richest source of carotene (3331 IU/100g)
(a) Arka Suryamukhi
(b) Arka Chandan
(c) CO-1
(d) PusaVikas

14. The seed rate of early season pea is
(a) 60-70 kg
(b) 80-90 kg
(c) 100-120 kg
(d) 120-150 kg

15. Which of the following species of Bean is used as a source of Guar gum
(a) Cyanopsis tetragonoloba
(b) Dolichos purpureus
(c) Psophocarpus tetragonoloba
(d) Phaseolus lunatus

16. Yellow vein disease of Okra is transmitted by
(a) Aphids
(b) White fly
(c) Leaf hopper
(d) All of these

17. The radish roots develop best flavor, texture and size at a temperature range of
(a) 5-10° C
(b) 10-15° C
(c) 15-20° C
(d) 20-25° C

18. Leaf spot of beet root can be controlled by
(a) COC 0.1%
(b) Indofil Z-78 0.3%
(c) Thiram 0.2%
(d) Captaf 0.25%

19. The sowing time for late cultivars of cauliflower is
(a) July-August
(b) August-September
(c) September-October
(d) October-November

20. Cabbage cultivar resistant to Black rot is
(a) Golden Acre
(b) Pride of India
(c) Pusa Mukta
(d) Pusa Drum Head

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21. The recommended seed rate for Knolkhol is
(a) 200-300 g
(b) 400-500 g
(c) 600-700 g
(d) 800-1000 g

22. The place of origin of Sweet potato is
(a) North America
(b) South America
(c) Central America
(d) Mediterranean region

23. Potato is a
(a) Self pollinated
(b) Cross pollinated
(c) Often self pollinated
(d) None of these

24. In potato grading, the size of tubers which is in the large group is
(a) 25-50 g
(b) 50-75 g
(c) 75-100 g
(d) None of these

25. The type of gardens which is usually established in rural areas for supplying a few specialized vegetable crops to a distant market is
(a) Kitchen garden
(b) Market garden
(c) Truck garden
(d) Vegetable garden for seed production

26. The cowpea variety insensitive to day length is
(a) Pusa dofasli
(b) Pusa phaguni
(c) Punjab Barsati
(d) None of the above

27. Whiptail in cauliflower is caused by
(a) Deficiency of molybdenum
(b) Excess boron
(c) Excess molybdenum
(d) Deficiency of boron

28. The world leading producer of cut flower is
(a) Singapore
(b) Bangkok
(c) Japan
(d) Netherlands

29. Buddha Jayanti Park is located at
(a) Ludhiana
(b) Chandigarh
(c) New Delhi
(d) Bangalore

30. Floribundas roses have been produced by crossing
(a) Hybrid Tea x Dwarf Polyantha
(b) Hybrid Tea x Climbers
(c) Hybrid Tea x miniature
(d) Dwarf Polyantha x miniature

31. The widely cultivated tropical Orchid is
(a) Cymbidium
(b) Dendrobium
(c) Vanda
(d) Arachnis

32. American Beauty is a cultivar of
(a) Rose
(b) Chrysanthemum
(c) Birds of paradise
(d) Gladiolus

33. Calyx splitting of Carnation is due to
(a) Low temperature
(b) Low nitrogen
(c) Low B
(d) All of these

34. In Anthurium, the fading of the spathe colour is due to the deficiency of
(a) B
(b) Ca
(c) N
(d) K

35. Which of the following is not a method of planting of lawns
(a) Dibbling
(b) Puddling
(c) Turfing
(d) Bricking

36. Which of the following is not a Tribe of cactus
(a) Pereskieae
(b) Opuntieae
(c) Cereae
(d) Cereanae

37. Which of the following is a rootstock used in Rose budding
(a) Rosa bourboniana
(b) Rosa multiflora
(c) Rosa indica var. odorata
(d) All of these

38. Example of Sympodial orchid is
(a) Cymbidium
(b) Angaecum
(c) Polyrhiza
(d) Vanda

39. ‘Sen rin tsukuri’ is a Japanese style of flower culture associated with
(a) Rose
(b) Chrysnathemum
(c) Bonsai
(d) Gladiolus

40. The optimum stage of harvesting of Bird of Paradise is
(a) When first floret is fully open
(b) When lower 3 florets have fully opened
(c) When upper 3 florets have fully opened
(d) None of these

41. Which of the following plant cannot be used for Bonsai development
(a) Ficus religiosa
(b) Erythrina indica
(c) Antirrhinum majus
(d) Ficus benghalensis

42. Where the technique of Bonsai evolved
(a) China
(b) Japan
(c) England
(d) India

43. Which of the following is an example of cactus
(a) Apetina cordifolia
(b) Aloe fosteri
(c) Euphorbia pendula
(d) Opuntia cylindrica

44. Tea gardens are types of
(a) English garden
(b) Japanese garden
(c) Mughal garden
(d) None of these

45. In India, national registration Authority of Roses is located at which of the following Institute
(a) IARI
(c) NBRI
(d) IIHR

46. Gladiolus can be propagated through
(a) Corms and cormells
(b) Seeds
(c) Tissue culture
(d) All of these

47. Which of the following is not a propagating means of Anthurium
(a) Seed
(b) Sucker
(c) Axillary Bud
(d) Stem cutting

48. Sam’s pride and Red Corso are the cultivars of
(a) Chrysanthemum
(b) Rose
(c) Anthurium
(d) Carnation

49. The types of orchids which lack green leaves and possess a fleshy underground rhizome with or without roots is called
(a) Epiphytes
(b) Terrestrial
(c) Lithophytes
(d) Saprophytes

50. Preconditioning of carnation cut flowers in which of the following solution is done to increase shelf life
(a) Potassium Meta Bisulphide
(b) Sodium Bicarbonate
(c) Silver Thiosulphate
(d) Silver Nitrate