Top 50 Solved GK Questions for NDA Exam 2017-2018

Solved General Knowledge Question Answer for NDA Exam

  1. Under the Decentralized Procurement Scheme (DPC)-operational since 1997 foodgrains are procured and distributed by :

    1. The State Governments themselves

  2. National Project on Organic Farming was launched during 10th Five Year Plan (2002-2007)

  3. The instruments for food management are :

    1. Minimum Support Price (MCP) and Central Issue Price (CIP)

  4. RKVY stand for RashtriyaKrishiVikasYojana

  5. The Zaid crop is grown during The months of March to June

  6. Rice (Paddy), Jowar, Bajra, Maize, Cotton, Sugarcane, Sesamum, Soybean, Groundnut are all :

    1. Kharif Crops

  7. The fungus which is used in Alcohol industry is Yeast

  8. Pomology is the study of Fruits

  9. The father of White Revolution in India is: Varghese Kurien

  10. The rank India holds in fish production is: Third

  11. TRIFED stands for Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited

  12. National Horticulture Mission was started on: 5 May 2005

  13. Oilseeds, Sugar Crops, Fibre Crops, Narcotic Crops and Beverage Crops are: Commercial Crops

  14. TG-38B, SG-99, GG-8, GG-16, and Vasundhra (DH-101) are the crop varieties which belong to

    1. Groundnut

  15. Who said “Everything else can wait but not agriculture” Jawahar Lal Nehru

  16. National Research Centre for Plant Biotechnology is Located in New Delhi

  17. National Fisheries Development Board was set up on September 9, 2006

  18. As per the final estimates, the production of foodgrain during 2008-2009 stood at :

    1. 234-47 million tonnes

  19. National Food for Work Programme was launched: On November 14, 2004

  20. The head office of CAPART is located in New Delhi

  21. The agriculture sector (including allied activities )in 2008-09 in India accounted for :

    1. 7% of GDP

  22. The share of agriculture and allied sector in gross domestic product has registered a steady decline from 36.4% in 1982-83 to

    1. 7% in 2008-09

  23. Agriculture and allied sector contributed: About 10.2%  of total export during 2008-2009

  24. Agriculture in our country provides livelihood to About 64%of the population

  25. The rank of India in Silk production in the world is: Second

  26. India is the largest producer, processor, consumer and exporter of Cashew in the World

  27. The three major components of National Food Security Mission (NFSM) are :

    1. NFSM-rice, NFS- wheat and NFSM- pulses

  28. The four-yearly World Poultry Congress was held for the first time in India (Delhi) In September 1996

  29. The cultivation of mulberry tree and rearing of silk worms is called Sericulture

  30. Among the important Agricultural regions of India, Maize, and Coarse crops region lie

    1. In Western Rajasthan and Northern Gujarat

  31. Plantation agriculture in India was introduced By the Britishers in the 19th Century

  32. The Food Corporation of India (F.C.I), the central Warehouse Corporation (C.W.C.) and State Warehousing Corporation are among the principal agencies engaged in task of                                                              Storage of foodgrains

  33. HYV stand for High Yielding Varieties (of Seeds)

  34. In India, the seeds of Green Revolution were the first field tested in the drought year of 1964-1965

  35. Intensity of cropping in defined as The ratio of gross cropped area to the net sown area

  36. The important plantation crops of India include Tea, Coffee, Spices, Coconut, and Rubber or Tropical plant

  37. Which is a total stem cell? Cuscuta

  38. The plant which was successfully used in the production of edible vaccine is: Potato

  39. Good plant sources of choline are Mushroom

  40. India’ rank in the production and consumption of natural rubber in the world is: Fourth

  41. For the first time in India, wheat production increased from 120 lakh tones to 170 lakhs tones in 1958

  42. During the period of 2007-2008, the percentage of export agriculture contributed was: 2%

  43. During 2008-2009 Agriculture (including allied activities) accounted for 7 % of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

  44. Agriculture account: 52% of employment in the country

  45. The single largest private sector occupation in the country is: Agriculture

  46. As per the 4th advance estimates foodgrains production for the year, 2009-2010 stands at :

    1. 218-20 million tones 


  2. The concept of motion involves three basic ideas; these are Space, position and time

  3. The potential at any point inside a charged hollow sphere Remains constant

  4. The magnetic flux per unit area is measured in Tesia

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