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Tamil Nadu- Agriculture

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Question 1
Tea, coffee, rubber, paper and cashew are _____ crops.
A
Food
B
Fibre
C
Plantation
D
non-food
Question 2
Agriculture is the _______ and traditional occupation.
A
Primary
B
Secondary
C
Tertiary
D
Service
Question 3
_____ type of farming is known as Maanaavari in Tamil Nadu.
A
Wet farming
B
Dry farming
C
Irrigation farming
D
Precision farming
Question 4
________ type of irrigation is most predominant irrigation system in Tamil Nadu.
A
Well
B
Tank
C
Canal
D
Tube well
Question 5
Tamil Nadu Rice Research institute is in _______
A
Aduthurai
B
Cuddalore
C
Neyveli
D
Chennai
Question 6
The practice of growing plants on a large scale for food and other purposes is known as ________
A
Agriculture
B
Sericulture
C
Horticulture
D
Floriculture
Question 7
About __________ of the people of Tamil Nadu are farmers.
A
50%
B
56%
C
60%
D
66%
Question 8
Rice, cotton and sugarcane are grown with _______
A
dry farming
B
irrigation farming
C
cattle rearing
D
plantation farming
Question 9
Ragi and millets are grown in _________
A
Dry farming
B
Wet farming
C
Irrigation farming
D
Intensive farming
Question 10
. In the Kaveri delta region _______ is much prevalent
A
Mixed farming
B
Irrigation farming
C
Dry farming
D
Plantation farming
Question 11
In ________ crops are grown on large farms or estates.
A
plantation farming
B
irrigation farming
C
mixed farming
D
wet farming
Question 12
Adipattam is the ________ season of Tamil Nadu.
A
Summer
B
Winter
C
Kharif
D
Autumn
Question 13
The ________ is profitable to the farmer.
A
mixed farming
B
plantation farming
C
wet farming
D
dry farming
Question 14
Horticulture and floriculture come under   ______
A
wet farming
B
irrigation farming
C
plantation farming
D
market gardening
Question 15
Karthigai pattam coincides with the month of ______
A
October
B
November
C
December
D
September
Question 16
______of irrigated land in Tamil Nadu cultivates crops using canal irrigation.
A
27%
B
17%
C
18%
D
37%
Question 17
River Tamirabarani has ______ anaicuts
A
nine
B
ten
C
five
D
eight
Question 18
Chittar has ____ anaicuts.
A
10
B
15
C
17
D
20
Question 19
The non-system tanks are dependent on ______
A
rainfall
B
groundwater
C
wells
D
irrigation
Question 20
Surface wells are known as ______
A
tanks
B
tube wells
C
open wells
D
closed wells
Question 21
Cereals, pulses and millets form _______ crops.
A
food
B
fibre
C
commercial
D
plantation
Question 22
Kichadi Samba is a variety of _______
A
Wheat
B
Ragi
C
Cholam
D
Paddy
Question 23
. The district _______ leads in the production of Bengal gram.
A
Coimbatore
B
Vellore
C
Thiruvallur
D
Theni
Question 24
Tamil Nadu ranks _______ in fishing among the states of India.
A
First
B
Second
C
Third
D
Fourth
Question 25
Fibre crops include _______
A
Rice and wheat
B
Tea and coffee
C
Sugarcane and tobacco
D
Cotton and jute
Question 26
Millets are ________
A
Wet crops
B
Dry crops
C
Plantation crops
D
Commercial crops
Question 27
The dominant commercial crop is _____
A
Sugarcane
B
Turmeric
C
Coriander
D
Tobacco
Question 28
Tamil Nadu ranks _______ in the production of Tea.
A
First
B
Second
C
Third
D
Fourth
Question 29
Cuddalore district is famous for ______
A
Cashew
B
Tea
C
Pepper
D
Rubber
Question 30
In floriculture _________ district specializes.
A
Dharmapuri
B
Namakkal
C
Krishnagiri
D
Ramnad
Question 31
Agricultural export zone is located in ___
A
Krishnagiri
B
Dharmapuri
C
Namakkal
D
Erode
Question 32
M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation is located in ______
A
Anna Nagar
B
Velachery
C
Taramani
D
Kolathur
Question 33
Uzhavar Santhai helps the _____ to get better share of prices.
A
farmers
B
consumers
C
politicians
D
woman
Question 34
Match the following
  1. Rearing of birds                 a. Apiculture
  2. Rearing of silkworms     b. Poultry
  3. Rearing of honeybees c. Leading port in export
  4. Growing fruits              d. Sericulture
  5. Thuthukudi                 e. Horticulture
A
1 5 3 2 4
B
3 1 5 2 4
C
5 4 1 2 3
D
2 4 5 1 3
Question 35
Match the following.
  1. Wet farming                 a. Millets
  2. Dry farming                   b. Kancheepuram
  3. Plantation farming       c. November
  4. Market gardening           d. Rice
  5. Karthigai pattam            e. Rubber
A
3 5 4 1 2
B
5 4 1 2 3
C
2 4 1 5 3
D
1 5 3 2 4
Question 36
Match the following.
  1. Canals           a. Thanjavur
  2. Bhavani         b. Dharmapuri
  3. Kaveri delta    c. Thinai
  4. Korra               d.Thadapalli Canal
  5. Horse gram     e.Man made channels
A
2 4 5 1 3
B
3 5 4 2 1
C
5 4 1 2 3
D
1 5 3 2 4
Question 37
Match the following.
  1. Fibre crop               a. Tobacco
  2. Commercial crop    b. Mangoes
  3. Plantation crop      c. Dairy products
  4. Horticulture              d. Jute
  5. Animal husbandry    e.Tea
A
2 4 5 1 3
B
1 5 3 2 4
C
5 4 1 2 3
D
3 5 4 2 1
Question 38
Match the following.
  1. Oysters                                                    a. Green Revolution
  2. Fish Farmers Development Agency    b. Coimbatore
  3. Hybrid varieties                                    c. Uzhavar santhai
  4. Agricultural university                        d. Karaikal
  5. Farmers market                                  e. Ennore
A
5 4 1 2 3
B
1 5 3 2 4
C
3 4 5 2 1
D
2 4 5 1 3
Question 39
  • Agriculture means
A
Cultivation of crops
B
Rearing of birds,forests
C
Rearing of fisheries
D
All the above
Question 40
Rearing of silkworm is called as
A
Viticulture
B
Floriculture
C
Apiculture
D
Sericulture
Question 41
Rearing of honeybees is called as
A
Viticulture
B
Floriculture
C
Sericulture
D
Apiculture
Question 42
Which of the following districts practice market gardening ?
A
Nilgiris
B
Thiruvallur
C
Kancheepuram
D
All the above
Question 43
Which season is known as kharif season ?
A
Chittirai
B
Navarai
C
Navarai
D
All the above
Question 44
How many farming methods were there ?
A
3
B
4
C
5
D
2
Question 45
How much percentage of irrigation land in tamil nadu cultivates crops using canal irrigation ?
A
17
B
27
C
37
D
50
Question 46
Which is considered as the oldest water regulatory structure in the world ?
A
Kallanai
B
Thirumoorthi
C
Azhiyar
D
Manimuthar
Question 47
Which of the following statements is/are correct ?
  1.  Samba season is referred to as adipattam in tamil nadu.
  2. Most farmers in tamil nadu practice subsistence intensive farming.
  3. Farmers select particular crops to be cultivated in a season, to suit soil and availability of water in that season.
A
1 only
B
1 and 3
C
2 and 3
D
All the above
Question 48
How much percentage of the people of tamilnadu were farmers ?
A
36
B
56
C
76
D
86
Question 49
Which irrigation covers 52% of irrigated area in tamil nadu ?
A
Canal
B
Tank
C
Well
D
Rain
Question 50
In tamil nadu a high potential artesian aquifer occurs in
A
Cuddalore, Chidambaram and viruthachalam
B
Cuddalore, Chidambaram and viruthachalam
C
Cuddalore, Chidambaram and viruthachalam
D
Basins of Cauvery and vaigai
Question 51
In tamil nadu tank irrigation accounts for
A
19%
B
29%
C
39%
D
49%
Question 52
Which districts have the maximum acreage and production of rice ?
A
Tirichirapalli, thanjavur, thiruvarur
B
Thanjavur, thiruvarur, nagapattinam
C
Nagapattinam, coimbare, kancheepuram
D
Thanjavur, erode, cuddalore
Question 53
Which is known as the granary of south india ?
A
Thanjavur
B
Coimbatore
C
Thiruvarur
D
Nagapattinam
Question 54
Tamil nadu rice research institute is located in
A
Thanjavur
B
Erode
C
Thiruvarur
D
Aduthurai
Question 55
Match
  1. Cholam – salem
  2. Cumbu - thiruchirapalli
  3. Maize   - thootukudi
  4. Kora     - krishnagiri
A
2 3 1 4
B
2 3 4 1
C
1 4 2 3
D
4 2 3 1
Question 56
Navarai season is known as
A
Adipattam
B
Sornavarai
C
Kharif
D
Karthigai pattam
Question 57
Sugarcane, tobacco, oil seeds and spices were
A
Fibre crops
B
Plantation crops
C
Commercial crops
D
All the above
Question 58
Which districts show predominance of sugarcane crop ?
A
Coimbatore, karur, villupuram
B
Cuddalore, thiruvallur, karur
C
Chennai, villupuram, kancheepuram
D
Dindigul, theni, Madurai
Question 59
Which districts show predominance of tobacco crop ?
A
Coimbatore, karur, villupuram
B
Cuddalore, thiruvallur, karur
C
Chennai, villupuram, kancheepuram
D
Dindigul, theni, Madurai
Question 60
Which state ranks in second place in the production of tea ?
A
Assam
B
Karnataka
C
Tamilnadu
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 61
Which state is the largest producer of coffee in india?
A
Assam
B
Karnataka
C
Tamilnadu
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 62
Cashew are extensively cultivated in
A
Kanyakumari
B
Tirunelveli
C
Cuddalore
D
Villupuram
Question 63
Which district is the largest producer of grapes in tamilnadu ?
A
Krishnagiri
B
Erode
C
Theni
D
Dharmapuri
Question 64
The milk production per year in tamil nadu is
A
86.55 million ton
B
55.86 million ton
C
58.56 million ton
D
85.86 million ton
Question 65
Which of the following statements is/are correct ?
  1. Tamil nadu ranks fourth in fishing among the states of india.
  2. Long coastline and the broad continental shelf favour coastal fishing in tamilnadu.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
1 and 2
D
None of these
Question 66
Which is the leading port in fishing export in tamilnadu ?
A
Chennai
B
Thoothukudi
C
Cuddalore
D
Kanyakumari
Question 67
Cultivation of fruits and vegetables is called
A
Sericulture
B
Apiculture
C
Viticulture
D
Horticulture
Question 68
Which districts ranks first among the districts with 10% of inland fish production of state ?
A
Pondicherry
B
Vellore
C
Cuddalore
D
Virudhunagar
Question 69
Which of the following statements is/are correct ?
  1. The state has 370 hectares of inland water, 63000 hectares of estuaries, backwaters and swamps.
  2. Pearl fishing is predominant in gulf of mannar region.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
1 and 2
D
None of these
Question 70
Which is the second commercial crop of tamilnadu ?
A
Sugarcane
B
Banana
C
Tobacco
D
Cashew
Question 71
Which district is the largest producer of banana in tamilnadu ?
A
Theni
B
Coimbatore
C
Erode
D
Karur
Question 72
Tea, coffee, rubber, pepper and cashew are
A
Commercial crops
B
Food crops
C
Fibre crops
D
Plantation crops
Question 73
Which is the first commercial crop in tamilnadu ?
A
Maize
B
MilletsMillets
C
Rice
D
Sugarcane
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