Chapter 15 Improvement In Food Resources MCQs for Class 9 Science

Chapter 15 Improvement In Food Resources MCQs for Class 9 Science

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Q 1.: Cereal plants like wheat, rice, maize and barley are rich in

(A) Carbohydrates

(B) Proteins

(C) Minerals

(D) Fats

Option – (a)

Q 2.: The branch of agriculture dealing with rearing and management of crop plants is called

(A) Horticulture

(B) Agronomy

(C) Olericulture

(D) Apiculture

Option – (b)

Q 3.: This is not an oilseed crop.

(A) Sesame

(B) Linseed

(C) Pigeon pea

(D) Sunflower

Option – (c)

Q 4.: The objective of crop varietal improvement is

(A) To increase crop yield

(B) To improve crop quality

(C) To develop stress-resistant variety

(D) All of these

Option – (d)

Q 5.: Which one is not a cereal crop? 

(A) Millet

(B) Maize

(C) Mango

(D) Wheat

Option – (c)

Q 6.: Pusa lerma is an improved variety of

(A) Rice

(B) Wheat

(C) Maize

(D) Mustard

Option – (b)

Q 7.: Legume crop is sown before a cereal crop

(A) To improve the crop variety

(B) To maintain soil fertility

(C) To have two crops in a year

(D) All of these

Option – (b)

Q 8.: Increase in the yield of oillseed crop resulted in

(A) Golden revolution

(B) Yellow revolution

(C) White revolution

(D) Blue revolution

Option – (b)

Q 9.: Sustainable agriculture involves

(A) Crop rotation

(B) Mixed cropping

(C) Intercropping

(D) All of these

Option – (d)

Q 10.: High-yielding varieties need

(A) Higher dose of fertiliser

(B) More irrigation

(C) Higher temperature

(D) Low moisture level

Option – (a)

Q 11.: The common biofertilizers used in organic farming are

(A) Green manure

(B) Cyanobacteria and nitrogen-fixing bacteria

(C) Neem

(D) Pyrethrum

Option – (b)

Q 12.: The animal used for preparing vermicompost is a/an

(A) Insect

(B) Protozoan

(C) Earthworm

(D) Mollusc

Option – (c)

Q 13.: The insect pests that damage roots of crop plants are 

(A) Eating leaves and tender shoots

(B) Sucking the sap from shoots

(C) Uprooting the saplings

(D) Damaging the roots of crop plants

Option – (b)

Q 14.: Methods used to obtain high-yielding variety with other desirable traits are

(A) Introduction

(B) Selection

(C) Hybridization

(D) Both (a) and (b)

Option – (d)

Q 15.: Crop rotation protects crops from

(A) Soil-borne pathogens

(B) Seed-borne pathogens

(C) Weeds and pests

(D) All of these

Option – (d)

Q 16.: Which of the following is not correct about intercropping?

(A) It increases soil fertility.

(B) It reduces chances of pest infestation

(C) It provides chances of mixing the produce of different crops growing simultaneously.

(D) It helps in better utilization of resources.

Option – (c)

Q 17.: The chicken reared especially to obtain meat are called

(A) Hen

(B) Cock

(C) Layer

(D) Broiler

Option – (d)

Q 18.: Weeds complete with crops because 

(A) Seeds of weeds germinate earlier

(B) Weed seedlings grow faster

(C) Weeds utilise the same resources as needed by crop plants.

(D) All of these

Option – (d)

Q 19.: This constituent of honey acts as preservative.

(A) Formic acid

(B) Dextrin

(C) Pantothenic acid

(D) Pyridoxin

Option – (a)

Q 20.:This is not a milch breed.

(A) Sahiwal

(B) Malvi

(C) Tharparkar

(D) Red Sindhi

Option – (c)

Q 21.: Rinderpest disease in cattle is caused by

(A) Bacteria

(B) Virus

(C) A protozoan

(D) An insect

Option – (b)

Q 22.: Several embryos can be produced at a time in a single cow by the process of

(A) Hybridisation

(B) Artificial insemination

(C) Random Mating

(D) Embryo transfer technique

Option – (d)

Q 23.: Frieswal is a cross breed between

(A) Sahiwal and Brown Swiss

(B) Sahiwal and Holstein-Friesian

(C) Tharparkar and Holstein-Friesian

(D) Ongole and Jersey

Option – (b)

Q 24.: Exotic breed of poultry having highest egg laying capacity is

(A) White leghorn

(B) White cornish

(C) New Hampshire

(D) Plymouth

Option – (a)

Q 25.: Lactation period is maximum in

(A) Frieswal

(B) Sahiwal

(C) Holstein-Friesian

(D) Karan-Swiss

Option – (c)

Q 26.: Egg layer varieties of  poultry lay eggs up to

(A) 500 days

(B) 365 days

(C) 260 days

(D) 700 days

Option – (a)

Q 27.: Father of White Revolution in India is 

          (A) Kurien

(B) Swaminathan

(C) Khush

(D) Rao

Option – (a)

Q 28.: Maximum milk yielding buffalo is

(A) Nagpuri

(B) Surti

(C) Mehsana

(D) Murrah

Option – (c)

Q 29.: An exotic breed of cattle is 

(A) Ongole

(B) Halliker

(C) Jersey

(D) Sahiwal

Option – (b)

Q 30.: Which one is an oil yielding plant among the folllowing?

(A) Lentil

(B) Sunflower

(C) Cauliflower

(D) Hibiscus

Option – (b)

Q 31.: Which one is not a source of carbohydrate?

(A) Rice

(B) Millets

(C) Sorghum

(D) Gram

Option – (d)

Q 32.: To solve food problem of the country, which among the following is necessary?

(A) Increased production and storage of food grains

(B) Easy access of people to the food grain

(C) People should have money to purchase the grains

(D) All of the above

Option – (d)

Q 33.: Which one of the following species of honeybee is an Italian species?

(A) Apis dorsata

(B) Apis Florae

(C) Apis cerana Indica

(D) Apis mellifera

Option – (d)

Q 34.: Which one of the following fishes is a surface feeder?

(A) Rohus

(B) Mrigals

(C) Common carps

(D) Catlas

Option – (d)

Q 35.: which one of the following nutrients is not available in fertilisers?

(A) Nitrogen

(B) Phosphorus

(C) Iron

(D) Potassium

Option – (c)

Q 36.: Preventive and control measures adopted for the storage of grains include  

(A) Strict cleaning

(B) Proper disjoining

(C) Fumigation

(D) All of the above

Option – (d)

Q 37.: Rohu and catla are types of

(A) Freshwater fish

(B) Marine water fish

(C) Both (a) and (b)

(D) None of these

Option – (a)

Q 38.: Pasturage is related to

(A) Cattle

(B) Fishery

(C) Apiculture

(D) Sericulture

Option – (c)

Q 39.: Leghorn is related to

(A) Apiculture

(B) Dairy farming

(C) Pisciculture

(D) Poultry

Option – (d)

Q 40.: What is the process of growing two or more crops in a definite pattern?

(A) Crop rotation

(B) Inter-cropping

(C) Mixed cropping

(D) Organic cropping

Option – (b)


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