Quiz 469: General Studies for CSAT 2011

1.Who among the following was the chairman of All-India Rural Credit Review Committee (1969)?
(A)A. Ghosh
(B)B. Venkatappiah
(C)C. Janakiraman
(D)D. Jalan

2.Who among the following are the beneficiaries of the MAFALDA?
(A)Landless Laborers
(B)Jobless Youth
(C)Small Industries
(D)Small and Marginal Farmers

3.Consider the following statements:
1. Breeder Seeds are offspring’s of Foundation Seeds
2. Foundation Seeds are Offsprings of the Certified Seeds
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 and 2 are correct
(D)Both 1 and 2 are incorrect

4.Consider the following statements:
1. DUS test is only for new varieties of Plants
2. DUS test is done for a fee in India
Which among the above is / are correct ?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 and 2 are correct
(D)Both 1 and 2 are incorrect

5.Where is located the Central Seed Testing and Referral Laboratory (CSTL) which was notified recently in 2007?
(A)Bhopal
(B)Varanasi
(C)Dehradun
(D)Lucknow

6.Consider the following statements:
1. Seed Village Programme was started with a primary objective of creating small store houses of high quality hybrid seeds at village levels
2. More than 60 thousand villages have been covered in the Seed Village Programme by of 2010
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 and 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 are correct

7.Consider the following statements:
1. India has world’s largest irrigated area
2. Only less than half of the total cropped area in India is Gross irrigated.
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 and 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

8.Consider the following:
1. Minor Irrigation Scheme: CCA less than 2000 Hectares
2. Medium Irrigation Scheme : CCA more than 2000 Hectares but less than 10000 Hectares
3. Major Irrigation Scheme : CCA more than 10000 Hectares
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1 and 2 are correct
(B)Only 2 and 3 are correct
(C)all are correct
(D)all are incorrect

9.Which among the following was the main objectives of “Command Area Development Programme” ?
1. To improve the utilization of the created irrigation potential
2. To fill the gap created between potential creation and utilization
3. To launch smaller irrigation schemes in India aggressively.
(A)Only 1 and 2
(B)Only 2 & 3
(C)Only 3
(D)Only 1

10.Consider the following statements:
1. Accelerated Irrigation Benefits programme is a programme of Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India
2. This programme was launched in 1996-97 to extend financial assistance to the States for completion of identified ongoing irrigation projects
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both are correct
(D)None of them is correct

11.Consider the following facts derived from the latest Livestock Census in India:
1. Total population of Cattle is almost double than the Total Population of Buffalo in India
2. Total population of Goats is almost double than the Total Population of Sheeps in India
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 and 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2is correct

12.Consider the following statements:
1. 14 major dairying states account for more than 90% of India’s Milk Production
2. National Dairy Plan was launched to improve the quality of Milch animals in these 14 states
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 and 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

13.Which of the following organizations gives the “World Food Prize”?
(A)World Health Organization
(B)World Food Organization
(C)United Nations
(D)None of them

14.Elite breeds of which among the following can be registered under the Central Herd Registration Scheme?
(A)Only Cattle
(B)Cattle and Buffalo
(C)Cattle, Buffalo and Sheep
(D)Cattle, Buffalo, Goat and Sheep

15.Consider the following:
1. Vegetables
2. Plantation Crops
3. Spices
4. Fruits
Which among the following is the correct order of decreasing volumes of their production in India?
(A)1, 2, 3, 4
(B)1, 4, 2, 3,
(C)1, 4, 3, 2,
(D)4, 1, 2, 3,

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  • Anonymous
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    DEAR SIR

    who is the winner of the mahatma gandhi peace award 2010
    some place given that :-

    the Parents Circle Family Forum (PCFF) had been chosen as recipients of the 2010
    some place given that :-
    John brumby
    actually who is the winner ?

  • Abhishek
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    It is PARENTS CIRCLE FAMIly FORUM
    last year it was conferred on AUNG SAN SUU KYI

  • Anonymous
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    CAN U GIVE INFO ON MAFALDA?

  • sabarmathi
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    dear admin.,
    need info on MAFALDA pls…thanks