Agriculture and Economy (Madhya Pradesh)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. The cause/causes of industrial backwardness in Madhya Pradesh is/are

(a) Lack of finance
(b) Lack of energy
(c) Lack of raw material
(d) All of the above

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


2. The economy of Madhya Pradesh is –

(a) Agricultural dominant
(b) Capital dominant
(c) Industry dominant
(d) None of the above

[M.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


3. Madhya Pradesh leads in the production of –

(a) Soyabean
(b) Pulses
(c) Cotton
(d) Wheat

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008, M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2004, M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1993]


4. Growth rate in the crop sector of Madhya Pradesh for the year 2016-17 is :

(a) 28.12
(b) 04.85
(c) 39.85
(d) 34.14

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


5. Maximum Soybean is produced in which area of Madhya Pradesh among the following?

(a) Malwa
(b) Bundelkhand
(c) Baghelkhand
(d) None of the above

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2012]


6. Which area of Madhya Pradesh is known as the “Rice Bowl”?

(a) Malwa
(b) Chhattisgarh
(c) Bundelkhand
(d) None of these

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1994] 


7. Which crop is sown in the largest area in M.P.?

(a) Rice
(b) Wheat
(c) Soyabean
(d) Jowar

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1995]


8. The main crop of Madhya Pradesh is :

(a) Rice
(b) Wheat
(c) Maize
(d) Bajra

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


9. In which district of Madhya Pradesh is Opium grown?

(a) Mandsaur
(b) Shivpuri
(c) Sagar
(d) Bilaspur

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005, M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1996]


10. Opium is cultivated in which districts of Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Dewas
(b) Ratlam
(c) Mandsaur
(d) Jhabua

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]


11. The major cotton-producing areas of Madhya Pradesh are located in –

(a) West M.P.
(b) North M.P.
(c) East M.P.
(d) None of these

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1994]


12. According to the 2011 census, which district of Madhya Pradesh is having highest sex ratio?

(a) Mandla
(b) Balaghat
(c) Dhar
(d) Indore

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


13. Where is an abundance of black soil region in Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Malwa Plateau
(b) Chhattisgarh Plain
(c) Narmada valley
(d) Bundelkhand

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1999]


14. Which group of districts contributes the highest production of mustard (oilseed) in Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Bhind, Morena
(b) Raipur, Bastar
(c) Khargaun, Khandwa
(d) Sehore, Bhopal

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2000]


15. Arrange the following districts in decreasing order of per-hectare fertilizer consumption and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
1. Indore
2. Dindori

3. Hoshangabad
4. Mandala

Codes :

1 2 3 4
(a) 1 3 4 2
(b) 4 2 1 3
(c) 4 1 3 2
(d) 1 2 3 4

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]