Seed Science and Technology MCQs Objective Questions and Answers PDF

Seed Science and Technology MCQs Questions useful for ASRB, Agricultural Officer, JRF, SRF, UPSC, IBPS and many competitive examinations. The Seed Technology MCQs Questions has not only enriched the knowledge but also helps in a successful winner of the tests.

1. Seed lot certificate colour is–
(A) Orange (B) Green
(C) Purple (D) Orange or Green✓

2. Hot water treatment is used to break dormancy in–
(A) Lentil✓ (B) Cherry
(C) Cotton (D) None

3. Mak – 12 is a variety of–
(A) Maize (B) Medicago
(C) Bt Cotton✓ (D) Tomato

4. Difference between seed and grain is–
(A) Seed processing (B) Genetic purity✓
(C) Seed quality (D) Cost

5. Fanning mill is–
(A) Air screen cleaner✓ (B) Hammermill
(C) Blower (D) Rice mill

6. National Nematode collection of India is located at–
(A) New Delhi✓ (B) Dharwad
(C) Anand (D) Bangalore

7. Size of Saltation is–
(A) 0’1 – 0·5 mm✓ (B) < 0·1 mm
(C) 0’55 – 1 mm (D) > 0’1 mm

8. Seed coat peroxidase test is used for–
(A) Sorghum (B) Wheat
(C) Soybean✓ (D) Groundnut

9. Pure seed fraction in Abelmoschus esculen: “is–
(A) 98 (B) 95
(C) 99✓ (D) 96

10. ___ Sugar found in germinating seed in large amount–
(A) Maltose✓ (B) Sucrose
(C) Cellobiase (D) Lactose

11. The blotter method of seed health testing detects primarily–
(A) Virus (B) Fungi✓
(C) Bacteria (D) Nematodes

12. A sound seed certification programme requires–
(A) Direct participation of breeder✓
(B) Use of sophesticated equipment
(C) Classification of seed
(D) Support of law

13. The Rudimentary root of the seed or seedling that forms the primary root of the young plant is known as–
(A) Rachis (B) Radicle✓
(C) Rachilla (D) Raceme

14. Mode of pollination in maize is–
(A) Self-pollination (B) Vegetative propagation
(C) Cross-pollination✓ (D) None

15. T2 test colour of living tissues of seed changed to–
(A) Red✓ (B) Blue
(C) Yellow (D) Green

16. Maximum moisture content for safe storage in wheat seed is–
(A) 12✓ (B) 15
(C) 7 (D) None

17. The structure and function of nitrogenase can be studied by–
(C) Massbauer spectroscopy (D) All✓

18. In India, normally how many generation system seeds are produced?
(A) 1 (B) 2
(C) 3✓ (D) 4

19. Dicot endospermic seed is–
(A) Castor (B) Fenugreek
(C) Both (A) and (B)✓ (D) Bean

20. When the pathogen is loosely mixed with seed in the form of sclerotia, galls etc are called–
(A) Infection (B) Infestation
(C) Contamination (D) Concomitant contamination✓

21. Slow drying seed is–
(A) Cereals (B) Rapeseed and mustard
(C) Grass (D) Pulses✓

22. Which is total root pparasite?
(A) Orobanchae (B) Conophalis
(C) Epitagus (D) All✓

23. +ve photoblastic seeds are–
(A) Nigella (B) Silene
(C) Nemophills (D) Arraranutum✓

24. Germination is inhibited by–
(A) Red light (B) Blue light
(C) IR light✓ (D) UV light

25. Tetrazolium test determine the level of activities of enzyme–
(A) ATPase (B) Dehydrogenase
(C) Carboxylase (D) Isomerase

26. Murate of potash is–
(A) K2S04 (B) KCl
(C) KN03 (D) K2HP04

27. Production of seedless grapes require–
(A) Gibberlins✓ (B) NAA
(C) Ethylene (D) IAA

28. Inflorescence of cauliflower is called–
(A) Catkin (B) Head
(C) Curd✓ (D) None

29. Pusa snow ball is variety of–
(A) Sapotqa (B) Cauliflower✓
(C) Ber (D) Cabbage

30. Development of embryo without fertillization is–
(A) Apomixis✓ (B) Amghimixis
(B) Parheno carpy (D) None

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