Agri Exam

Agriculture data & Allied Subject Test

August 2018 AgriExam

 Agriculture Current Affairs August 2018

 

In which state arsenic levels increase in Paddy Plants according to the study conducted by the researchers at the School of  Environmental Studies at Jadavpur University?

Rajasthan

Uttar Pradesh

West Bengal

Madhya Pradesh

 West Bengal

Over Rs 7,000 crore to complete the drinking water projects in scarcity-hit areas which state government has approved?

Bihar

Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra

Rajasthan 

 Maharashtra 

To aid traders and farmers ,Star Agri Finance has signed an MoU with which Bank?

Bank of Baroda

Karur Vysya Bank

State Bank of India

Bank of India

 Karur Vysya Bank

First State to implement Centre’s “Biofuel Policy”?

Bihar

Haryana

Madhya Pradesh

Rajasthan

 Rajasthan 

For  which state,  NABARD has sanctioned Rs 772 crore for eight water projects in the rural areas?

Punjab

Bihar

Haryana

Rajasthan

 Haryana

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu launched a logo and tagline for Geographical Indications (GI). What is the slogan for the GI?

Incredible priceless treasure

Priceless treasure of India

Geographical Treasures of India

Invaluable Treasures of Incredible India

 Invaluable Treasures of Incredible India

Which state has asked conduct a research on the impact of  Mission Kakatiya programme to International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)?

Bihar

Telangana

Tamil Nadu

Madhya Pradesh

 Telangana

India and Japan will cooperate for development in the bamboo handicraft field in which state of India?

Assam

Odisha

Manipur

Tripura

 Tripura

Rural cleanliness and sanitation campaign “Swachhameva Jayate”  has launched  by which state’s government ?

Madhya Pradesh

Karnataka

Rajasthan

Odisha

 Karnataka 

Commercial use of elephants in Tiger Reserve which state’s High Court has banned?

Allahabad High Court

Uttarakhand High Court

Patna High Court

Jabalpur High Court

 Uttarakhand High Court

To buy Aditya milk ice cream business which company has signed an agreement?

Parle Agro

Hindustan Unilever Limited

Nestle

ITC

 Hindustan Unilever Limited

ICAR has discovered an invasive agricultural pest Fall Armyworm in which state ?

Kerala

Andhra Pradesh

Karnataka

Bihar

 Karnataka

What is India’s average per capita income for the last 4 financial years 2017 -18?

Rs 72,705

Rs 75,888

Rs 82,228

Rs 79,882

 Rs 79,882

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has decided to provide a discount on pulses, for mid-day meal, Public Distribution System (PDS) etc?

Rs 22/kg

Rs 10/kg

Rs 15/kg

Rs 18 /kg

 Rs 15/kg

World Biofuel Day is observed at ?

24August

10 August

14 August

21 August

 10 August

World Elephant Day is celebrated on?

12 August

14August

9 August

7 August

 12 August

Nature Conservation Day is celebrated on ?

28 July

2 August

1July

1 August

 28 July 

Earth Overshoot Day 2018 was celebrated on?

22 July

 3August

1 August

14 July

 1 August

Ranger day is celebrated on?

Sep.30

July 31

August 1

August 2

 July 31

Which state’s cabinet has approved to waive Rs.9,448.61 crore existing farm loans in respect of cooperative banks?

Madhya Pradesh

Odisha

Rajasthan

Karnataka

 Karnataka 

India’s 11th Biosphere Reserve that has been included in the UNESCO designated World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR)?

Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve

Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve

Pench  Biosphere Reserve

Khangchenzonga Biosphere Reserve

 Khangchenzonga Biosphere Reserve

Which Single window web portal for environmental, wildlife, forest and Coastal Regulation Zone clearances, launched by Prime Minister on the occasion of  ‘World Biofuel Day’?

UTTAM

PARIVESH

Enviro Pot.

LAKSHA

 PARIVESH 

Who has been appointed as Chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW) ?

Mamta Sharma

Rekha Sharma

Ronak  Rai

Rekha Verma

 Rekha Sharma

Central Silk Board (CSB) has notified the new species of silkworm eggs?

BDR-22

BDR-10

BDR-30

BDR-33

 BDR-10 

India’s first genetic bank for wildlife conservation  “National Wildlife Genetic Resource Bank” was inaugurated in which city?

Bhopal

Pune

Hyderabad

 Hyderabad 

Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) ?

Rakesh Singh

Arun Jain

Rudra Pratap

Ashish Kumar Bhutani

 Ashish Kumar Bhutani 

September observe  as ‘Month of Nutrition’ in which state?

Madhya Pradesh

Bihar

Gujarat

Rajasthan

 Rajasthan
 

Ministry of Agriculture proposed to  UNFAO  to declare the year 2019?

International year of millet

International Year of Wheat

International Year of  Pea

International Year of  Environment 

 International year of millet

Who has been won prestigious WHO World No Tobacco Day 2018 Award?

S K Arora

J P Nadda

Rahul Raj

Naresh Singh

 S K Arora

World’s oldest cheese has been discovered in which country?

Egypt

Italy

Nepal

Japan

 Egypt

According to NABARD’s All India Rural Financial Inclusion Survey 2016-17 what is the percent of rural income from farming?

43 %

23 %

54 %

28 %

 23 % 

As per the NABARD Survey what is the average monthly net income of agricultural households in India for 2015-16 ?

Rs 7700

Rs 6789

Rs 7500

Rs 8,931

 Rs 8,931

Odisha Govt is going to Set Up world-class Interpretation Centre at which National Park?

Kamla  Park

Kanger Ghati National Park

Sariska National Park

Bhitarkanika National Park

 Bhitarkanika National Park 

How many Thematic Reports on Sustainable Development in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) has been released by the NITI Aayog ?

Two

Five

Seven

Three

 Five

Which state has approved a bill for creation of a price “stabilisation fund” for ensure farmers get minimum support price?

Madhya Pradesh

Rajasthan

Jharkhand

Punjab

 Rajasthan

Which airline was operate a flight from Dehradun to Delhi using biofuel, It was first such experiment in India?

Vistara

Indigo

Jet Airways

Spice Jet

 Spice Jet

India’s first Humboldt Penguin who died recently What was his name?

Freedom Baby

Baby Penguin

Ronak

Olive

 Freedom Baby

Who has been appointed as Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)?

Rohit Seti

Raj Sekharan

Shankar Rai

Satya Tripathi

 Satya Tripathi

which country  the First South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Agri Cooperative Business Forum has begun?

Pakistan

Nepal

China

India

 Nepal

Tripura chief minister has Said to distribute 50,000 white ducklings among fishermen residing on the banks of which Lake?

Bijoy Sagar

Amar Sagar

Rudrasagar

Chandra Sagar

 Rudrasagar

For which state’s Irrigation Efficiency Improvement Project  Indian  Government has signed $375 million loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB)?

Rajasthan

Madhya Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

Bihar

 Madhya Pradesh

India, and which two other countries have signed a tripartite agreement on co-operation in the fields of animal husbandry, fisheries  &dairying?

UK and Northern Ireland

Rwanda and the USA

Northern Ireland and China

Japan and Iran

 UK and Northern Ireland

 

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