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Which one of the following is the name of a dual purpose Indian cattle breed, which has been exported widely to Latin American countries in the past ?
(A) Gir
(B) Kankrej
  (Ans)
(C) Tharparkar
(D) Nagauri
(E) None of these

Iodine deficiency in the Sow’s ratio during pregnancy would be reflected through the symptom of……
(A) Lactation failure
(B) Poor reproduction
(C) Birth of dead or weak piglets
(D) Birth of hairless piglets
  (Ans)
(E) Birth of blind piglets

Which one of the following states has the largest area under Forest cover among all the states given in the list ?
(A) Andhra Pradesh  (Ans)
(B) Assam
(C) Himachal Pradesh
(D) Mizoram
(E) Rajasthan

In the literature on the development of GMO crops, which one of the following crops is among those crops that have been designated as Orphan Crops ?
(A) Soybean
(B) Corn
  (Ans)
(C) Cowpea
(D) Canola
(E) None of these

Which one of the following would be the probable date of kidding for a she-goat that has been successfully serviced on First of March ? (All dates belong to the same year)
(A) June 12
(B) July 29
(C) August 28
 (Ans)
(D) September 15
(E) May 30

In India, which one of the following should be considered the right combination of the age in days and live body weight in kg for a lamb for its weaning ?
(A) 20 days to 30 days and 6 kg to 7 kg
(B) 45 days to 60 days and 8 kg to 10 kg
(C) 105 days to 120 days and 18 kg to 21 kg
(D) 75 days to 90 days and 12 kg to 15 kg
  (Ans)
(E) 55 days to 70 days and 9 kg to 11 kg

What is the causal organism of Powdery mildew of Ricinus communis ?
(A) Sphacelotheca reiliana
(B) Claviceps microcephala
(C) Leveillula taurica
  (Ans)
(D) Puccinia carthami
(E) Fusarium annuum

Which one of the following countries has been the largest importer of floriculture products; especially rose and lotus flowers in terms of value from India over last five years among all the countries given in the list ? 
(A) Japan
(B) Italy
(C) Netherlands
(D) UAE
(E) USA
  (Ans)

As a good management practice recommended for the growing cattle in India, what should be the daily requirement of TDN for a cattle of 200 kg live body weight ?
(A) 3•2 kg 
(B) 1•8 kg
  (Ans)
(C) 2•4 kg 
(D) 4•0 kg
(E) 0•9 kg

Milk fever in cattle is caused due to the deficiency of : 
(A) Ca   (Ans)
(B) Fe
(C) Vit. ‘D’ 
(D) N
(E) None of these

The cake of which one of the following materials prepared with the comparable processing technology, contains the largest percentage of ‘N’ plant nutrient among all the materials given in the list ?
(A) Coconut 
(B) Neem
  (Ans)
(C) Palm nut 
(D) Mahua
(E) Karanj

In respect of total foodgrains production during 2007-08 in India, which is correct in production (million tonnes) ?
(A) 230•67   (Ans)
(B) 207•00
(C) 217•85 
(D) 200•00
(E) None of these

Which one of the following feeding material is usually relished by the goats in India ?
(A) Hay prepared from forest grasses
(B) Straw of Sorghum vulgare
(C) Silage of Sorghum vulgare
(D) Straw of Phaseolus aureus
  (Ans)
(E) None of these

During last five years, which of the following Institutions have extended the largest amount of fresh credit for agriculture in India among all the institutions given in the list ?
(A) NABARD (Direct credit)
(B) Commercial Banks
(C) Cooperative Banks
(D) Primary Agricultural Credit Societies
(E) Regional Rural Banks and Local Area Banks
  (Ans)

A keyboard is this kind of device—
(A) black
(B) input
(C) output
(D) word Processing
(E) None of these
(Ans : B)

IT stands for—
(A) information Technology
(B) integrated Technology
(C) intelligent Technology
(D) interesting Technology
(E) None of these
(Ans : A)

Which of the following refers to the fastest, biggest and most expensive computers ?
(A) Personal Computers
(B) Supercomputers
(C) Laptops
(D) Notebooks
(E) None of these
(Ans : B)

A collection of related information sorted and dealt with as a unit is a—
(A) disk
(B) data
(C) file
(D) floppy
(E) None of these
(Ans : C)