March 24, 2014

Eamcet Botany Model Practice Questions

Following are model questions for EAMCET Medical stream from Botany. The questions are from Botany. Some more questions are available in next post.

1. Which of the following is true regarding M.S.Swaminathan?
A. He developed expertise in genetics and plant breeding.
B. He developed scented Basmati rice
C. He is the initiator of Lab-to-Land and Food Security programme
D. He has been honoured Bharat Ratna
1) ABC
2) BCD
3) CDA
4) ABCD

2. M.S.Swaminathan is closely associated with which of the following institutes?
1) ICRISAT
2) NBRI
3) CFTRI
4) IRRI

3. The renowned person responsible for introducing crop cafeteria, crop scheduling and genetic improvement of yield and quality of crops in India is
1) Jagadish Chandra Bose
2) M.S.Swaminathan
3) Sir. Hargovind Khorana
4) Norman Borlaug

4. The recorded evidence of plant breeding dates back to
1) 1000-3000 years
2) 3000-6000 years
3) 3000-9000 years
4) 9000-11000 years

5. The most important root for any breeding programme is
1) Domestication
2) Genetic variability
3) Selection
4) Hybridization

6. The entire collection of plants or seeds having all the diverse alleles for all genes in a given crop is called
1) Seed bank
2) Plant genome project
3) Germplasm collection
4) Gene collection

7. Arrange the following in proper order in breeding programme
A. Cross hybridization
B. Collection of variability
C. Commercialization of cultivars
D. Evaluation and selection of parents
1) ABCD
2) BDAC
3) BADC
4) DBAC

8. The percentage of agriculture in India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is
1) 11%
2) 22%
3) 33%
4) 44%

9. Nearly 62% of Indian Population is employed in
1) Agriculture
2) Industry
3) Railways
4) Service sector

10. During the period 1960-2000 wheat production increased from 11 million tonnes to
1) 50 million tonnes
2) 62 million tonnes
3) 75 million tonnes
4) 82 million tonnes

11. During the period 1960-2000 Rice production increased from 35 million tonnes to
1) 780.5 million tonnes
2) 889.5 million tonnes
3) 989.5 million tonnes
4) 909.5 million tonnes

12. The increase in wheat and rice production is mainly due to development of
1) Dwarf varieties in wheat and rice
2) Semi-dwarf varieties in wheat and rice
3) Pest resistant varieties in wheat and rice
4) Disease resistant varieties in wheat and rice

13. IRRI (International Rice Research Institute) is located at
1) Cuttack
2) Philippines
3) Moscow
4) Mexico

14. Sonalika and Kalyan Sona are high yielding varieties of
1) Rice
2) Maize
3) Wheat
4) None of these

15. International center for wheat and maize improvement is located at
1) Cuttack
2) Philippines
3) Moscow
4) Mexico

16. Which of the following varieties of rice is developed at IRRI?
1) IR-8
2) Sonalika
3) Kalyan Sona
4) Jaya and Sona

17. Taichung Native-1 of Rice is developed from
1) Mexico
2) Manila
3) Philippines
4) Taiwan

18. Assertion: Sachaarum officinarum has thin stems and high sugar content.
Reason: It can be successfully crossed with Sachaarum barberi which grows in North India.
1) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation for A
2) Both A and R are true But R is not the correct explanation for A
3) Only A is true, R is false
4) A is false and R is true.

19. Which of the following are better yielding semi-dwarf varieties of rice developed in India?
1) IR-8, Sonalika
2) Jaya, Ratna
3) Sonalika, Kalyansona
4) Kalyansona, Jaya

20. Which of the following statements regarding Sachaarum barberi is true?
A. It is grown in South India
B. It is high yielding
C. It has high sugar content
1) AB
2) BC
3) AC
4) None

21. Which of these is not a fungal disease?
1) Red rot of sugarcane
2) Black rot of crucifer
3) Brown rust of wheat
4) Late blight of potato

22. Late blight of potato is caused by a
1) Fungus
2) Bacteria
3) Virus
4) Nematode

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