According to data given in text book, agriculture in India is responsible for …..India's GDP and employs nearly……. of the population.

  1. 33% 65%
  2. 33%, 62%
  3. 30%,70%
  4. 25%,75%
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In 1960, the dramatic increase in food production in our country was because of varieties of

  1. Rice and wheat
  2. Rice and corn
  3. Wheat and corn
  4. All of these
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During the period 1960 to 2000, wheat production is increased from

  1. 11 million tonnes to 70 million tonnes
  2. 15 million tonnes to 75 million tonnes
  3. 10 million tonnes to 65 million tonnes.
  4. 11 million tonnes to 75 million tonnes
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During the period 1960 to 2000, the rice production went up from
1. 35 million tonnes to 89.5 million tonnes
2. 30 million tonnes to 75 million tonnes
3. 38 million tonnes to 84 million tonnes
4. 25 million tonnes to 40 million tonnes

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The hike in the production of wheat and rice was due to development of

  1. Dwarf varieties
  2. Semi dwarf varieties
  3. Tall varieties
  4. Medium varieties
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The semi dwarf variety of wheat was developed. Which of the following is not associated with that?

  1. Nobel laureate
  2. International centre for Wheat and Maize Improvement
  3. Norman E. Borlaug
  4. Australia
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Which of the following variety of wheat was introduced all over the growing belt of India in 1963?

  1. Kalyan wheat
  2. Sona kalyan
  3. Sonalika
  4. Kalyanika
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Kalyan Sona has which of the following additional advantage?

  1. High yielding
  2. Disease resistant
  3. Both A and B
  4. Draught resistant
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Semi dwarf varieties of rice were derived

  1. From IR-7
  2. From IR-8
  3. From IR-5
  4. From IR-9
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Which of the following is better yielding Rice varieties?

  1. Jaya and Kalyan sona
  2. Sonalika and Ratna
  3. Jaya and Ratna
  4. All of these
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