Staff Selection commission examination or SSC exam and Railway board exams for various jobs may ask questions based on Agriculture. Some of the most important facts and questions related to Indian and world agriculture are being provided here for best preparation of these exams.
Question 1. What was the contribution of agriculture in total GDP of India in 1950-51
Ans : 52%
Question 2. When are Rabi crops sowing done in India?
Ans: October November, December
Question 3. What are examples of Rabi crops?
Ans: Wheat, barley, gram, pea, mustard and potatoes etc.
Question 4. When the sowing of kharif crops done in india?
Ans: June July
Question 5. What are the examples of kharif crops ?
Ans: Sorghum, millet, maize, sesame, groundnut, peas
Question 5. When are Zaid crops sown?
Ans: From March to mid-July
Question 6. What are the examples of Zaid crops?
Ans: – Watermelon, melon, cucumber and Animal Feed
Question 7. What are the examples of business or cash crops
Ans: – Cotton, sugarcane, oilseeds, tea, jute
Question 8. In India,which is the most common agriculture commodity used as food
Question 9. Which are most common type of fertilizers used to increase agriculture productivity?
Ans: Nitrogenous fertilizers
Question 10. Which country is the world’s largest producer,Consumer and exporter of spices?
Question 11. What is the position or rank of India in the world in the production of rubber ?
Ans: Fourth place
Question 12. What is the place of India in world for production of rubber per hectare ?
Question 13. Which crop produce was maximum as a result of the green revolution ?
Question 14. What is the place of India in world in yield of grapes per hectare ?
Question 15. Which crops come under the category of coarse cereals?
Ans: Millet, ragi, maize and Barley
Question 16. What is the rank of India in world for the use of tractors under agriculture?
Question 17. Which country is world’s largest producer of black tea consuming country ?
Question 18. what is the place of India in world milk production ?
Question 19. what is the place of India in world in terms of the total number of animals?