Animal Husbandry in India – Old Year Questions

1. Stock Farming is –

(a) Growing 2-3 crops at the same time
(b) Breeding of animals
(c) Crop rotation
(d) None of the above

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2005]


2. The largest density of the number of cattle in per 100 hectare gross cultivable land is in –

(a) Bihar
(b) Haryana
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1994]


3. About one-third of India’s cattle population is found in the three states, these are :

(a) Bihar, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh
(b) Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, and Uttar Pradesh
(c) Punjab, Orissa, and Rajasthan
(d) Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Rajasthan

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2009, U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


4. India’s share in meat and meat preparation exports in the year 2017 was

(a) 5%
(b) 6%
(c) 2%
(d) 3%
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

[65th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2019]


5. Which of the following statements are correct ?
Select the correct answer using the code given below-
1. The largest number of cattle are found in Madhya Pradesh
2. The largest number of Buff aloes in India are found in Uttar Pradesh
3. The largest number of sheep in India are found in Rajasthan
4. Uttar Pradesh in India is the largest producer of cow milk.

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

[U.P.P.C.S. (Spl.) (Pre) 2008]


6. Most milk-yielding goat breed in India is-

(a) Barbari
(b) Jamunapari
(c) Kali Bengali
(d) Beetal

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1994]


7. Where are the Tharparkar species found?

(a) Tribal Belt
(b) Border Region of Rajasthan
(c) Hadauti Region
(d) Torawati Region

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2007]


8. The cow breed known for high milk yield is

(a) Gangotri
(b) Haryana
(c) Sahiwal
(d) Tharparkar

[U.P.P.C.S. (Spl) (Mains) 2004]


9. India’s place in milk production in the world is-

(a) First
(b) Second
(c) Third
(d) Fourth

[U.P.P.C.S. (Spl.) (Pre) 2008]


10. What is ‘Operation Flood” associated with?

(a) Flood Control
(b) Irrigation Project
(c) Storage of Foodgrains
(d) Milk Production and Distribution

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1998]


11. Which one of the following states recorded the highest milk production in 2011-12 ?

(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Gujarat
(d) Punjab

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


12. Who is known as the father of India’s ‘White Revolution’?

(a) Dr. Verghese Kurien
(b) Dr. Hargovind Khurana
(c) Dr. Homi Bhabha
(c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

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


13. White Revolution is related to –

(a) Egg production
(b) Milk production
(c) Wheat production
(d) Fish production

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


14. Who among the following is associated with the ‘White Revolution’?

(a) P.J. Kurien
(b) Verghese Kurien
(c) M.S. Swaminathan
(d) M.S. Raghunathan

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


15. National Dairy Research Institute is located at –

(a) Jhansi
(b) New Delhi
(c) Ludhiana
(d) Karnal

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2013]


16. Which of the following is not a breed of Rajasthan?

(a) Tharparkar
(b) Rathi
(c) Hallikar
(d) Mewati
(e) None of the above / More than one of the above

[66th B.P.C.S. (Pre) (Re-Exam) 2020]