Agriculture and Irrigation (Chhattisgarh)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Assertion (A): Chhattisgarh is called a rice bowl.
Reason (R): It produces more rice than other states of India.

(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.

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


2. How many agricultural produce mandis are currently working in the state of Chhattisgarh?

(a) 118
(b) 69
(c) 112
(d) 72

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


3. In which year, the percentage of Own Tax Revenue to the Total Tax Revenue of this state is least during the period 2014-15 to 2017-18?

(a) 2014-15
(b) 2015-16
(c) 2016-17
(d) 2017-18

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2018 ]


4. How much amount (in crores of rupees) the state of Chhattisgarh received as revenue from minerals in the year 2018-19?

(a) 6110.23
(b) 4911.41
(c) 5967.21
(d) 5822.23

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


5. Which State is called the ‘Rice Bowl’ of India?

(a) Chhattisgarh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2003]


6. In the year 2010-11 the cropped area of the following crops in Chhattisgarh State in descending order is –

(a) Black Lentil, Mustard, Horse-gram, Niger
(b) Mustard, Niger, Black Lentil, Horse-gram
(c) Black Lentil, Horse-gram, Mustard, Niger
(d) Mustard, Black Lentil, Niger, Horse-gram
(e) Black Lentil, Mustard, Niger, Horse-gram

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S (Pre) 2013]


7. Which pulse has maximum production in Chhattisgarh in the year 2015-16?

(a) Tiwada
(b) Tuar
(c) Urad
(d) Gram
(e) None of these

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


8. Which pulse has recorded maximum production in Chhattisgarh State in the year 2015-16?

(a) Arahar
(b) Mung
(c) Urad
(d) Gram
(e) None of these

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2017]


9. In the State of Chhattisgarh, in which year, the whole system of Paddy procurement at support price has been computerized by the public distribution system department?

(a) Year 2007-08
(b) Year 2004-05
(c) Year 2006-07
(d) Year 2005-06

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2019]


10. What is the total area covered by horticulture crops in Chhattisgarh in the year 2012-13?

(a) 199 thousand hectares
(b) 377 thousand hectares
(c) 689 thousand hectares
(d) 855 thousand hectares
(e) 585 thousand hectares

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


11. Which crop has the maximum area under horticulture in Chhattisgarh State?

(a) Fruits
(b) Vegetables
(c) Medicinal plants
(d) Flowers
(e) None of these

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


12. In which five-year plan “National Horticulture Mission” was started in Chhattisgarh State?

(a) 12th Five-Year Plan
(b) 10th Five-Year Plan
(c) 11th Five-Year Plan
(d) 9th Five-Year Plan
(e) None of these

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2015]


13. Which of the following is not a reason for the loss of agricultural land in Chhattisgarh?

(a) Expansion of roads
(b) Urbanization
(c) Industrialization
(d) Expansion of irrigation facilities

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2011]


14. On Which type of the following rocks have the red and yellow soils of Chhattisgarh developed?

(a) Granite Schist
(b) Basalt
(c) Sandstone
(d) Limestone

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


15. Which one of the following statements is not correct about Chhattisgarh State?

(a) The State is predominantly an agricultural area
(b) More than 75% of its population lives in villages
(c) The agriculture here depends largely on rainfall
(d) The agricultural economy of the State is characterized by plantation farming

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2011]


16. Match the following List-I with List-II .

List-I List-II .
(Irrigation Project) (River)
1. Sanjay Gandhi Project A. Pairi
2. Rajiv Gandhi Project B. Mahanadi
3. Dudhawa Project C. Kharang
4. Sikasar Project D. Maniyari

Choose the correct answer from the following:
Code :
1 2 3 4

(a) A B C D
(b) B A C D
(c) C A B D
(d) C D B A
(e) None of the above

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2015]


17. From which year “Submission Yojana on Agriculture Mechanism” is implemented in Chhattisgarh State?

(a) 2012-13
(b) 2013-14
(c) 2014-15
(d) 2015-16
(e) None of these

Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2017


18. What is the percentage of irrigated land from reservoirs/ canals of irrigated land in C.G. for the year 2013-14?

(a) 35 percent
(b) 34.2 percent
(c) 55.0 percent
(d) 52.0 percent
(e) None of these

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2015]


19. In which district “Danteshwari Maiyya Co-operative Sugar Producer Factory Limited” is established in C.G.?

(a) Kawardha
(b) Dantewada
(c) Balod
(d) Ambikapur

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2018]


20. Krishak Jeevan Jyoti Yojana implemented in Chhattisgarh from :

(a) 2nd October, 2012
(b) 2nd October, 2011
(c) 2nd October, 2010
(d) 2nd October, 2009

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2019]


21. What percentage of grants in aid of cost is given to small and marginal farmers for Drip Irrigation Yojana by the State?

(a) 50 percent
(b) 60 percent
(c) 40 percent
(d) 30 percent
(e) None of these

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


22. How many water harvesting system was targeted for the year 2015-16 under the Community Water Resources Development in C.G.?

(a) 125
(b) 100
(c) 75
(d) 50
(e) None of these

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2017]