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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BPS 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2010.

COMPULSORY


Q.1. Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet. (20)


(i) Wheat inflorescence is called as:
(a) Spike
(b) Panicle
(c) Spadix
(d) Cymose
(e) None of these

(ii) Soil structure can be improved with the addition of:
(a) Chemical fertilizer
(b) Gypsum
(c) Lime
(d) Organic matter
(e) None of these

(iii) Humidity is measured by means of:
(a) Luxmeter
(b) Anemometer
(c) Psychrometer
(d) Thermometer
(e) None of these

(iv) When soil surface is protected/covered with residue of a crop, the practice is called?
(a) Sheet erosion
(b) Nitrogen fixation
(c) Tillage
(d) Mulching
(e) None of these

(v) Which of the following is not a fruit?
(a) Tomato
(b) Potato
(c) Pumpkin
(d) Melon
(e) None of these

(vi) Which one of the following is a good source of protein?
(a) Wheat
(b) Maize
(c) Pulses
(d) Meat
(e) None of these

(vii) The vector of cotton leaf curl virus in Pakistan is considered as:
(a) Jassid
(b) Aphid
(c) Pink boll worm
(d) White fly
(e) None of these

(viii) In genetics the appearance of an attribute of living organism is termed as:
(a) Dominant
(b) Phenotype
(c) Recessive
(d) Genotype
(e) None of these

(ix) Rhizobium belongs to:
(a) Nitrogen fixing bacteria
(b) Amonifying bacteria
(c) Nitrifying bactyeria
(d) Denitrifying bacteria
(e) None of these

(x) In DNA, adenine always pairs with:
(a) Guanine
(b) Thymine
(c) Uracil
(d) Cytosine
(e) None of these

(xi) Insects have:
(a) 4 legs and 2 wings
(b) 8 legs and 4 wing
(c) 6 legs and 4 wings
(d) 4 legs and 4 wings
(e) None of these

(xii) Tikka disease is major pathogenic threat in:
(a) Wheat
(b) Apple
(c) Sorghum
(d) Groundnut
(e) None of these

(xiii) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has its headquarters in:
(a) Washington
(b) Geneva
(c) Rome
(d) Paris
(e) None of these

(xiv) Soil salinity can be rectified with:
(a) Urea
(b) Ammonium Sulphate
(c) Sodium Chloride
(d) Gypsum
(e) None of these

(xv) Safflower is an:
(a) Oil producing plant
(b) Ornamental plant
(c) Leguminous plant
(d) Fibre producing plant
(e) None of these

(xvi) Banana fruit is classified in the category of:
(a) Berry
(b) Pomes
(c) Stone fruit
(d) Drupe
(e) None of these

(xvii) Ploidy level of maize plant is:
(a) Monoploid
(b) Diploid
(c) Haploid
(d) Tetraploid
(e) None of these

(xviii) Gypsum is rich source of:
(a) Calcium + Zinc
(b) Calcium + Potassium
(c) Calcium + Sulphur
(d) Calcium + Nitrogen
(e) None of these

(xix) Gossypium hirsutum is the botanical name of:
(a) Rice
(b) Maize
(c) Sugarcane
(d) Cotton
(e) None of these

(xx) Olericulture is the study dealing with:
(a) Honey bee
(b) Rearing of silk worms
(c) Vegetable production
(d) Growing ornamental flowers
(e) None of the above

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