Want to improve your general knowledge in Agriculture? Here are a 10 questions that can test your General Knowledge:

Q.1. WDPSCA (Watershed Development Project in Shifting Cultivation Areas) scheme was started w.e.f. -

Answer : 1992-93

Q.2. The sub-scheme of RKVY (Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana) i.e. RADP (Rainfed Area Development Programme) was started w.e.f. -

Answer : 2011-12

Q.3. The World Food Day by FAO (Food & Agriculture Organization) is celebrated each year on -

Answer : 17th October

Q.4. The World Food Programme (WFP) jointly with UN & FAO was set-up in the year -

Answer : 1963

Q.5. NMMI (National Mission on Micro-Irrigation) was started w.e.f. -

Answer : 2005-06

Q.6. A Pivotal Organization under the Deptt. of Agriculture & Cooperation (under Ministry of Agriculture-GOI)-SLUSI (Soil & land Use Survey of India) was established in the year -

Answer : 1958

Q.7. Presently, the land degraded soils in India is about -

Answer : 120.41 million hectares

Q.8. SFAC (Small Farmers Agri-Business Consortium), New Delhi was registered on 18 th January -

Answer : 1994

Q.9. NBM (National Bamboo Mission) a centrally sponsored scheme was launched in the year -

Answer : 2006-07

Q.10. During 2013-14, the record food-grain production in India was estimated (3rd AE)

Answer : 264.40 million tonnes

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