MCQ on Agriculture


MCQ on Agriculture

1- The word agriculture is derived from

(A) Latin

(B) Greek

(C) French

(D) None of the above


2- Match the following activities with their sector.

List -1 Activity                                       List -2 sectors

1.Primary activity                                 a. transport, trade, banking, insurance

2.Secondary activity                            b. manufacturing industries

3. Tertiary activity                                c. agriculture, fishing, gathering


(A) 1-a, 2-b, 3-c

(B) 1-b, 2-c, 3-a

(C) 1-c, 2-b, 3-a

(D) None of the above


3- growing crops, fruits, vegetables, flowers and rearing livestock is included in ……………………..sector.

(A) Secondary activity

(B) Primary activity

(C) Tertiary activity

(D) None of the above


4- How much percent of world population is engaged I agriculture?

(A) 70%

(B) 60%

(C) 50%

(D) 40%


5- How much part of Indian population is engaged in agriculture?

(A) 3/1

(B) 1/3

(C) 3/2

(D) 2/3


6- The land on which the crops are grown is also known as

(A) Cultivable land

(B) Arable land

(C) Plantation land

(D) None of the above


7- The science and art of cultivation on the soil, raising crops and rearing livestock is also called

(A) Agriculture

(B) Farming

(C) Both A and B

(D) None of the above


8- Commercial rearing of silk worms is called

(A) Agriculture

(B) Pisciculture

(C) Sericulture

(D) Viticulture


9-Pisiculture is

(A) Cultivation of grapes

(B) The Science and art of cultivation

(C) Commercial rearing of silk worm

(D) Breeding of fish in tanks and ponds


10- Viticulture is

(A) Cultivation of grapes

(B) Cultivation of flowers

(C) Cultivation of fruit

(D) None of the above



1-(A), 2-(A), 3-(B), 4-(C), 5-(D), 6-(B), 7-(C), 8-(C), 9-(D), 10-(A)