Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on Wheat Cultivation

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on Wheat Cultivation

Question 1: What is the botanical name of wheat?

a) Triticum aestivum L

b) Oryza sativa

c) Hordeum vulgare

d) Zea mays

Answer: a) Triticum aestivum L

Question 2: Which wheat species is also known as bread wheat?

a) Triticum durum

b) Triticum dicoccum

c) Triticum aestivum

d) Triticum monococcum

Answer: c) Triticum aestivum

Question 3: What is the chromosome number of Triticum durum according to the Einkorn series? a) 21 b) 28 c) 42 d) 56

Answer: b) 28

Question 4: Which wheat species is locally known as Emmer wheat?

a) Triticum dicoccum

b) Triticum aestivum

c) Triticum monococcum

d) Triticum durum

Answer: a) Triticum dicoccum

Question 5: How many species of wheat are recognized as economically important in India?

a) One

b) Two

c) Three

d) Four

Answer: c) Three

Question 6: What is the primary use of wheat straw?

a) Making bread

b) Fodder for cattle

c) Manufacturing hardboards

d) Producing ethanol

Answer: b) Fodder for cattle

Question 7: Which zone of India consists of the plains of Punjab, Haryana, and Western Uttar Pradesh?

a) North Eastern Plain Zone

b) Central Zone

c) North Western Plain Zone

d) Peninsular Zone

Answer: c) North Western Plain Zone

Question 8: What is the optimum temperature required for wheat germination?

a) 10-12ºC

b) 16-20ºC

c) 22-25ºC

d) 26-28ºC

Answer: c) 22-25ºC

Question 9: How many irrigations are typically required for wheat cultivation?

a) 2-3

b) 4-5

c) 5-6

d) 7-8

Answer: c) 5-6

Question 10: Which chemical herbicide is commonly used to control broad-leaved weeds in wheat fields?

a) Glyphosate

b) Atrazine

c) 2,4-D

d) Paraquat

Answer: c) 2,4-D

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