FPSC Compulsory Agriculture Questions for Competitive Exam 2007 to 2011


Solved multiple choice questions asked in CSS examinations in previous papers. This exercise will help students and job seekers in preparation of agriculture related questions asked in CSS, PMS, FPSC, PPSC, SPSC, NTS tests.


FPSC Compulsory Agriculture Questions for Competitive Exam 2007 to 2011

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  1. Mechanism in which the product of the metabolic pathway inhibits an enzyme catalyzing an early step is called




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  3. The most suitable part of the plant for the study of meiosis is;




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  5. The shrinkage of protoplasm due to osmosis of water from the cell is k nown as;




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  7. The most abundant compound in nature is;




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  9. Antibiotics are produced by the;




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  11. The amino acids which can not be synthesized by the mammals are called;




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  13. Quantitative traits are measurable traits that show;




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  15. The process of programmed cell death is called;




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  17. Genetic material of an organism change with;




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  19. Economically important genetic traits in plants are influenced by the environment because these are;




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  21. Only plant cells contains;




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  23. The accumulation of CO2 in large quantities in the atmosphere cause the problem of;




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  25. The ovary in plants matures int o;




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  27. The first step in photosynthesis is;




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  29. Which one of the following is non renewable resource;




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  31. A plant disease caused by bacteria is called;




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  33. Enzymes are chemically;




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  35. Genes determine;




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  37. "it is the outmost layer of animal cell, it is thin delicate, elastic and capable of self repair" the statement is true for;




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  39. Biotechnology refers to;




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  41. The share of livestock in agricultural growth has jumped from 25.3% in 1996 to -------- in 2006;




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  43. Of the total forest area of Pakistan, commercial forests cover;




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  45. To decrease water loss during transmission, a mega project for lining of water courses and canals was launched in 2004-05 with the cost of Rs. -------;




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  47. A condition when these is excessive produce in the market which lower down price is;




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  49. Total amount allocated by the Government for agriculture credit disbursement is Rs. ---------;




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  51. The estimated production of sugarcane for the year 2006-07 is ---- million tons;




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  53. Increased vigour growth of a hybrid over parents is called;




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  55. Cropping pattern in which the second crop started amidst the first crop before it has been harvested is called




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  57. Time factor of cold days needed by certain plants to produce a bud;




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  59. A Natural dropping of leavers, flowers, and other plant parts is called;




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  61. Mites are arthropods in class;




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  63. Flax is;




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  65. Plants having flowers of only one sex




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  67. Area which can be economically irrigated by an irrigation system is called;




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  69. A group of plants having identical genetic makeup from a single parent is called;




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  71. C.E.C. stands for;




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  73. Breakdown of nitrate and nitrite by bacteria in an anaerobic condition is called;




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  75. Best root stock of citrus in Punjab is;




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  77. The expectation of occurrence of a particular event is called;




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  79. The headquarters of ICRISAT is located in,




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  81. White revolution refers to the revolution in;




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  83. Organic farming is important because of;




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  85. Which of the following is not good source of dietary fiber;




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  87. The branch of agriculture that deals with rearing of silkworm is called;




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  89. Oryza sativa is a botanical name of




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  91. Xanthomonas citri is a disease causing organism of citrus




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  93. Cholistani, KAli, Damani, Kachi and Bibrik are some of the breed of;




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  95. Inflation of mammary glands of milch animals is called;




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  97. Potato is an example of;




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  99. Tobacco is an example of;




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  101. Peanuts are




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  103. Which of the following insects is friendly for an organic farmer




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  105. Money maker, Roma, Red top are some of the varieties of;




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  107. Swollen underground stem; an organ of food storage and propagation is called;




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  109. Plant having soft, non woody growth are called;




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  111. Removal of exchangeable sodium from the soil is called;




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  113. Enzymes are bio catalysts and their nature is;




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  115. Khapra beetle is a pest of;




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  117. L-113, PR-100 and BL-4 are the varieties of;




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  119. Which one of the following non essential amino acid;




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  121. Wheat inflorescence is called as;




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  123. Soil structure can be improved with addition of?




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  125. Humidity is measured by means of;




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  127. When soil surface is protected/covered with the residue of the crop; the practice is called;




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  129. Which of following is not a fruit;




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  131. Which of the following is a good source of protein;




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  133. The vector of cotton leaf curl virus is in Pakistan is considered as;




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  135. In genetics the appearance of an attribute of living organism is termed as;




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  137. Rhizobium belongs to;




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  139. In DNA, adenine always pairs with;




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  141. Insects have;




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  143. Tikka disease is a major pathogenic threat in;




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  145. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has its headquarters in;




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  147. Soil salinity can be rectified with;




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  149. Safflower is an;




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  151. Banana fruit is classified in the category of,




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  153. Ploidy level of maize plant is:




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  155. Gypsum is a rich source of,




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  157. Gossypium hirsutum is a botanical name of:




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  159. Olericulture culture is the study dealing with;




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  161. Sorghum inflorescence is called




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  163. The first carboxylation enzymen in C4 plant is;




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  165. Barnyard grass is an important weed of




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  167. Plants take nitrogen from the soil in the form of




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  169. Photo respiration mostly observed in




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  171. KS-282 and KSK-133 are the cultivars of




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  173. Green revolution refers to the development of




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  175. Example of root crop




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  177. Bread wheat is




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  179. Castor bean is




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  181. Bolting refers to emerging of inflorescence in




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  183. Sericulture is the study of




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  185. Which one is not the source of phosphrous




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  187. CLCV is the major disease of




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  189. International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) has its headquarters in




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  191. In plants assimilates are translocated in the for of




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  193. Delta of water for wheat is




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  195. Relative proportion of different soil particles is known as




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  197. Tensio meter is used for the determination od




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  199. Kajli is a famous breed of




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