Agriculture, Forest and Business (Uttarakhand)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. When was the State Higher Education Council established in the U.P.?

(a) 1990
(b) 1995
(c) 2000
(d) 2005

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O (Re-Exam) (Pre) 2016]


2. Which state has declared itself a ‘Bio State’ to promote Organic or Bio farming?

(a) Uttaranchal
(b) Chhattisgarh
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2003]


3. The amount of cultivable land in Uttaranchal is about –

(a) 20 %
(b) 15 %
(c) 13 %
(d) 50 %

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


4. Consider the following statements :
Assertion (A): The main occupation of the people of Uttaranchal is agriculture.
Reason (R): 90 percent population of the state is dependent on agriculture.
Which one of the following is correct in the context of the statements?

(a) (A) and (R) both are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b) (A) and (R) both are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2003]


5. What is the main occupation of Uttarakhand?

(a) Tourism
(b) Agriculture
(c) Industry
(d) All of the above

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Mains) 2007]


6. Assertion (A): Terrace cultivation in Garhwal is ecofriendly.
Reason (R): It ensures land and water conservation on the hillsides.
Code :

(a) Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are true, but R is NOT the correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true, but R is false.
(d) A is false, but R is true.

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2002]


7. The percentage of forest area in the state of Uttaranchal is –

(a) 33
(b) 53
(c) 56
(d) 63

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2003]


8. The total forest area of Uttaranchal is about –

(a) 50,000 Hectare
(b) 34,300 Hectare
(c) 30,400 Hectare
(d) 40,200 Hectare

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


9. Which of the following is the popular tree providing fodder in the hills of Uttaranchal?

(a) Chir
(b) Banj
(c) Deodar
(d) Sagaun (Teak)

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2003]


10. The most important group of crops grown in Uttaranchal is –

(a) Paddy, Sugarcane, Jhangora, and Arhar (Pigeon Pea)
(b) Paddy, Wheat, Mandua and Potato
(c) Paddy, Mandua, Jhangora and Potato
(d) Paddy, Wheat, Arhar, and Masoor.

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2003]


11. Which, among the following crops can be grown between Kharif and summer rice crops in the Tarai region of Uttarakhand?

(a) Mentha
(b) Potato
(c) Pigeonpea
(d) Wheat

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


12. Which of the following food crops of Uttarakhand State, covers the maximum sown area?

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

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