List of Important GK Question Answer for NDA exam 2017-2018

  1. List of Important GK Question Answer for NDA exam 2017-2018 posted by Ground Zero Institute Dehradun

  1. McMohan Line lies between which of the following countries? India and China

  2. India is the seventh largest country in the world. It occupies: 4% of world area

  3. The imaginary line joining the land projecting towards the sea which is the landward limit of internal seawater is called:                                                                                                                                        Base Line

  4. The Beas project consisting of Beas-Satluj link and Pong dam at Beas is the joint venture of

    1. Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan

  5. The Nagarjuna Sagar Dam Project is located on :

    1. Krishna River in Nalgonda district

  6. Which river is known as the sorrow of Bihar due to its devastating flood and frequent changes in its course?

    1. Kosi River

  7. CGWB stands for: Central Ground Water Board

  8. Which planet is called a watery planet? Earth

  9. The Crude Birth Rate is defined as: The Number of births per thousand population in a particular year


  10. Which instrument measures the soil salinity? Conductivity meter

  11. Uniform soil erosion by running water is Sheet erosion

  12. Terracing is done in which type of areas? Hilly areas

  13. Crop rotation is employed for Enhancing soil fertility

  14. Social forestry is useful in yielding Multipurpose uses

  15. Eco-friendly method is Energy plantation

  16. Silent valley has been preserved as it has Natural forest

  17. India’s Wheat Yield revolution of the 1960s was possible primarily due to

    1. Mutations resulting in plant height reduction

  18. Ranikhet is a disease of Poultry

  19. Dwarf wheat varieties brought into India from Mexico were Sonora-64 and Lerma Rolo-64

  20. As per the 2010-11 advance estimates recently released by Central Statistics Office (CSO) the agriculture and allied sector accounted for :

    1. 2% of Gross Domestic Product at Constant 2004-05 prices

  21. Agriculture and allied sector account for: 1% of the total exports of India

  22. During the first three years of the Current Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007-12) agriculture sector recorded an average growth of: 03%

  23. As per the third advance estimates of food grain for the year 2010-11 the production of food, grains stands at the highest level of: 88 million tonnes

  24. Rangarajan Panel was recently constitution to study the recommendations of National Advisory Council (NAC) on the proposed: National Food Security Bill

  25. The group of crops which is sowm in October last and harvested in March/ April every year is :

    1. Rabi Crop

  26. Grey revolution in India is associated with the Resources is Located in Karnal (Haryana)

  27. National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources is located in: New Delhi

  28. International Institution of Horticulture situated at Brazil

  29. Which gas is released from the paddy field? CH4

  30. Which two crops are responsible for almost 75% of pulse production in India? Gram and Pigeon Pea

  31. Supersonic Jet causes pollution by thinning of O3 Layer

  32. Who invented Penicillin? Alexander Fleming

  33. The name of the white revolution is associated with VergheseKurien

  34. Scientists at the Tomato Genome Consortium (TGC) successfully sequenced the genomes of which of the following vegetables? Tomato

  35. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan was jointly awarded Noble Prize in Chemistry in the year 2009 for the

    1. Studies of the structure and function of the ribosome

  36. Which Indian scientist proposed a theory for long distance transport of water in plants?

    1. C. Bose

  37. Crop rotation helps to Eliminate parasites which have selective hosts

  38. The credit of Green Revolution in India goes to Norman Borlaug and Dr. M. s. Swaminathan

  39. Silver Revolution in India is associated with: The production of Eggs

  40. As per the National Agriculture Policy 2000, the growth rate for agriculture has been targeted at 4% :

    1. For next two decades

  41. The State Agricultural Produce Marketing (Development and Regulation) Act was passed in :

    1. The year 2003

  42. TRIFED stands for :

    1. Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited

  43. Food Chain Revolution aims at putting :

    1. A check on destroying food grains, vegetables, and fruits

  44. In milk production, India stands: First in the World

  45. The pioneer of operation flood in India is: Varghese Kurien

  46. About 3-68 crore farmers have been benefited from this scheme involving debt waiver and debt relief of Rs. 65318.33 crore. The scheme is :

    1. Agriculture Debt Waiver and Debt Relief Scheme 2008

  47. Three types of loans which are provided to Indian farmers to meet their financial requirements are :

    1. Short term loans, medium terms loans, and long term loans

  48. As per the Eleventh Five Year Plan Period (2007- 2012) target under the National Food Security Mission (NFSM), the production of rice, wheat and pulses are to be increased by :

    1. 10,8 and 2 million tonnes respectively

  49. Food management in India has three basic objectives namely :

    1. Procurement of foodgrains from farmers, distribution of food grains to the consumers and maintenance of food buffers for security and price stability

  50. Keeping in view the interest of the farmers as also the need of self-reliance the Government has been announcing Minimum Support Price (MSP) for:                                                                                          24 Major crops

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