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1. Which of the following crops have beenapproved for commercial cultivation in lndia?a) Bt cotton and Bt brinjalb) Bt cotton and Golden Ricec) Bt maize and Bt cottond) Bt cotton only2. This year (2010-11) the expected food grainproduction in india isa) 212 million tonnesb) 220 million tonnes
million tonnesd) 250 million tonnes
The genome of which of the foiiowing cropsis still not completely sequenced?a) Riceb) Soybean
According to the Approach Paper to the 12IhFive Year Plan, the basic objective of the12Ih pian isa) Inclusive growthb) Sustainable arowthC) Faster, moeinclusive and sustainablegrowthd) Inclusive and sustainabie growth
To address the problems of sustainable andholistic development of rainfed areas,including appropriate farming and livelihoodsystem approaches, the Government of lndiahas set up the
a) National Rainfed Area Authority
National Watershed Development Project forRainfed Areasc) National Mission on Rainfed Areasd) Command Area Development and WaterManagement Authority6. Which of the foiiowing sub-schemes are notcovered under the Rashtriya Krishi ViitasYojana?a) Extending the Green Revolution to easternindiab) Development of 60,000 pulses and oilseedsvillages in identified watershedsc) National Mission on Saffrond) Nationai Mission on Bamboo
The minimum support price for the commonvariety of paddy announced by theGovernment of lndia for the year 2010..11wasa) TI030b)
According to the Human DevelopmentReport 2010 of the United Nations, India'srank in terms of the human developmentindex isa) 119b)
c) 169d) 182