IBPS AFO 2020 Mains Previous Year Paper with Answer – AimAFO

IBPS AFO Mains 2020 – Solved Previous Year Paper

Question No. 1
What is the average gestation period of buffalo

Options :

  1. 316±5
  2. 365±5
  3. 385±5
  4. 418±5
  5. 218±5
    Answer : 316±5

Question No. 2
Which of the following practice reduce soil erosion, evapotranspiration, kinetic
energy impact of rain drops?

Options :

  1. Contour Bunding
  2. Mixed cropping
  3. Relay Cropping
  4. Strip cropping
  5. Mulching
    Answer : Mulching

Question No. 3
Which of the following medicinal plant is known as laxative medicinal plant?

Options :

  1. Henbane
  2. Guggal
  3. Isabgol
  4. Ashwagandha
  5. Cuscutta

Answer : Isabgol

Question No. 4
Which entomopathogens fungus role as biological control agent in cotton bollworm?

Options :

  1. Beauveria bassiana
  2. Spodoptera lutens
  3. Helicoverpa armigera
  4. Verticllium
  5. None of these
    Answer : Beauveria bassiana

Question No. 5
The pigment responsible for the yellow colour of milk due to?

Options :

  1. Magnesium
  2. Xanthium
  3. Carotenoid
  4. Mineral
  5. Casein
    Answer : Carotenoid

Question No. 6
Which of the following nutrients is categorised under macro nutrients under the
mineral and nutrition classification?

Options :

  1. Zn
  2. Mn
  3. Fe
  4. Cl
  5. K
    Answer : K

Question No. 7
The process of Let down of milk in the udder is due to which hormoneOptions :

  1. Estrogen
  2. Prolactin
  3. Oxytocin
  4. Endostrogen
  5. Progesterone
    Answer : Oxytocin

Question No. 8
The most common method of propagation in Banana?

Options :

  1. Veneer Grafting
  2. Budding
  3. Seed
  4. Sucker
  5. Layering
    Answer : Sucker

Question No. 9
Which of the following cattle breeds is utilized as draught purpose while cows
are poor yielder?
Options :

  1. Sahiwal
  2. Tharparker
  3. Frieswal
  4. Khillari
  5. Deoni
    Answer : Khillari

Question No. 10
The word Crown cleaning related to which of the following crop?

Options :

  1. Brinjal
  2. Mango
  3. Coconut
  4. Coffee
  5. Pineapple
    Answer : Coconut

Question No. 11
Aphid is responsible for which disease in tobacco

Options :

  1. Tobacco mosaic vrius disease
  2. Tobacco leaf curl disease
  3. Tobacco wilt
  4. Cucumber mosaic virus
  5. None of these
    Answer : Cucumber mosaic virus

Question No. 12
In which planting system 4 plants are planted in a square in which plant to plant
and grow to grow distance is same and plants are planted to right angle to each
other

Options :

  1. Triangular
  2. Rectangle
  3. Hexagonal
  4. Diagonal
  5. Square

Answer : Square

Question No. 13
After sheet erosion minute finger like structures are formed if not taken care

Options :

  1. Gully
  2. Gulli
  3. Sheet
  4. Rill
  5. Ravines
    Answer : Rill

Question No. 14
Which of the following is not correct about Honeybee and bee colony?

Options :

  1. Swarming is a natural process
  2. Queen, Worker, Drone are different
  3. Wax moth attack in larvae stage & nit adult stage
  4. Unfertilized egg become worker bee
  5. Propolis, Royal Jelly and Bee Venom are by products of bees
    Answer : Unfertilized egg become worker bee

Question No. 15
Guava pest which deposit eggs on soft skin of ripening fruit, on hatching maggot
bore into fruit and feed on the soft pulp, the infested show depressions with
dark green puncture and when cut opens the maggots are visible and finally fruit
rot and fall

Options :

  1. Fruit fly
  2. Mealy bug
  3. White aphid
  4. White flies
  1. Thrips
    Answer : Fruit fly

Question No. 16
Name of the vaccine used for Ranikhet?

Options :

  1. Clostridial
  2. Marek
  3. Canine’
  4. Lasota
  5. Circoflex
    Answer : Lasota

Question No. 17
Removal of Male bud in banana

Options :

  1. Disbudding
  2. Dehorning
  3. Denavelling
  4. Desuckring
  5. None of these
    Answer : Denavelling

Question No. 18
Name the Grape training system where they are connected with each other?

Options :

  1. Kniffin
  2. Bower
  3. Skipping
  4. Telephone
  5. Pergola
    Answer : Telephone

Question No. 19
Which breed of goat has the highest lactation length?

Options :

  1. Barbari
  2. Pantza
  3. Beetle
  4. Sirohi
  5. Jamunapari
    Answer : Jamunapari

Question No. 20
What is the Isolation distance required for foundation seed production of okra?

Options :

  1. 1000m
  2. 800m
  3. 400m
  4. 650m
  5. 1600
    Answer : 400m

Question No. 21
Stubble sprout to form next new crop is

Options :

  1. Ratooning
  2. Ley Cropping
  3. Mulching
  4. Chocking
  5. Cutting
    Answer : Ratooning

Question No. 22

Under given pest, BT cotton shows resistant to?
Options :

  1. White Fly
  2. Aphid
  3. Bollworm
  4. Mites
  5. Thrips
    Answer : Bollworm

Question No. 23

Under which category, based on landholding , small farmers are classified under?

Options :

1. <1Ha

2. 1-2Ha

3. 2-4 Ha

4. 4-10 Ha

5. >10Ha

Answer : 1-2Ha

Question No. 24
Vertisol order soil is found maximum in which state?

Options :

  1. Gujrat
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Madhya Pradesh
  5. Karnataka
    Answer : Maharashtra

Question No. 25
White muscardine disease related to

Options :

  1. Sheep & Goat
  2. Silkworm
  3. Cattle
  4. Poultry
  5. Cattled
    Answer : Silkworm

Question No. 26
Which of the following is the initaitive taken by the govt for the electronic
trading platform for farmer for selling their produce and getting fair prices?

Options :

  1. AMI
  2. E-choupal
  3. eNAM
  4. APMC
  5. None of these
    Answer : eNAM

Question No. 27
Name the disease of rose with greyish white powdery patches are seen on the
tender leaves and flower buds , mature leaves get malformed and flower bud fail
to open and plant ultimately shows the wilted appearance

Options :

  1. Rust
  2. Downy mildew
  3. Powdery Mildew
  4. Rust
  5. BLB
    Answer : Powdery Mildew

Question No. 28
Which od the following is not bacterial disease in caseof Pigs

Options :

  1. Pneumonia
  2. Bacillus
  3. Anthrax
  4. Septicemia
  5. Coccidiosis
    Answer : Coccidiosis

Question No. 29
The term pulsing is related toOptions :

  1. Pulse processing
  2. Apple processing
  3. Processing of flowers
  4. Fruit Processing
  5. Cereal storage
    Answer : Processing of flowers

Question No. 30
According to the variouos agroclimatic region, which one of the following is
categorised under tropical fruit?

Options :

  1. Pear
  2. Papaya
  3. Almond
  4. Apple
  5. Plum
    Answer : Papaya

Question No. 31
Botanical name of pomegranate

Options :

  1. Mangifera Indica
  2. Prunus Persica
  3. Musa Paradasica
  4. Malus Domestica
  5. Punicum granatum
    Answer : Punicum granatum

Question No. 32
Blue colour tag for which category of seed under seed production/generation
system?

Options :

  1. Certified
  2. Foundation
  3. Registered
  4. Breeder
  5. Nucleus seed
    Answer : Certified

Question No. 33
Irregular bearing mango variety is

Options :

  1. Totapari
  2. Amrapali
  3. Neelum
  4. Kesar
  5. Himsagar
    Answer : Kesar

Question No. 34
Which sheep breed of northwest India known for best quality white wool?

Options :

  1. Gaddi
  2. Magra
  3. Gurez
  4. Chanthangi
  5. Surti
    Answer : Magra

Question No. 35
A zone within the Earth that restricts the flow of groundwater from one aquifer
to another?

Options :

  1. Aquifer
  2. Aquifuse
  3. Aquitard
  4. Aquiflude
  5. Perch aquifer
    Answer : Aquifuse

Question No. 36
The symptoms of Sorghum shoot fly mainly seen in which part of plant?

Options :

  1. Chlorosis followed by Neckrosis
  2. Yellowing of leaves from tip to downwards
  3. Leaves fold longitudinally, and a larva remains inside
  4. Feed on green tissues of the leaves and leave become whitish papery
  5. The larva cuts the growing point, resulting in wilting and drying of the
    central leaf
    Answer : The larva cuts the growing point, resulting in wilting and drying of the
    central leaf

Question No. 37
Which oil cake is used to prevent predatory fishes?

Options :

  1. Cotton cake
  2. Neem oil cake
  3. Sesamum
  4. Groundnut cake
  5. Mahua cake
    Answer : Mahua cake

Question No. 38
What is the name of trap used in IPM to lure the male insects?

Options :

  1. Pheromone trap
  2. Sticky Traps
  3. Light trap
  4. Glue traps
  5. None of the above
    Answer : Pheromone trap

Question No. 39
Which of the following refers to the zone of illuviation?

Options :

  1. A
  2. B
  3. R
  4. C
  5. O
    Answer : B

Question No. 40

Soil moisture decreased to wilting point water held tightly by soil particles
condition is called.

Options :

  1. Hygroscopic coefficient
  2. Wilting point
  3. Permanent wilting point
  4. Saturation point
  5. None of these
    Answer : Hygroscopic coefficient

Question No. 41
The process/Act of Mating in Sheep is known as?

Options :

  1. Bridging
  2. Kidding
  3. Farrowing
  4. Tupping
  5. None of these
    Answer : Tupping

Question No. 42
Which state of India has the highest area under forest?

Options :

  1. Uttarakhand
  2. Sikkim
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Arunachal Pradesh
  5. Chhattisgarh
    Answer : Madhya Pradesh

Question No. 43
What is the minimum germination percentage of wheat?

Options :

  1. 100
  2. 65
  3. 70
  4. 85
  5. 80
    Answer : 85

Question No. 44
Area designed for the feeding of lamb, calves and piglet in the farm but not used
for adults is known as?

Options :

  1. Conventional dairy barn
  2. Traditional Dairy Barn
  3. Cow feed shed
  4. loose housing system
  5. Creep
    Answer : Creep

Question No. 45
The green revolution leads to the production of foodgrains basically paddy and
wheat, golden revolution is phased out in similar pattern for the production of ?

Options :

  1. Fruits
  2. Vegetables
  3. Cereals
  4. Pulses
  5. Meat
    Answer : Fruits

Question No. 46

New leaf of plant shows yellow symptoms and veins remain green is caused by the
deficiency of which nutrient?

Options :

  1. Manganese
  2. Magnesium
  3. Iron
  4. Zinc
  5. Sulphur
    Answer : Iron

Question No. 47
Young female pig who had not given the birth to any offspring till now?

Options :

  1. Gilt
  2. Lamb
  3. Doe
  4. Swine
  5. Spayed
    Answer : Gilt

Question No. 48
The term lay farming is related toOptions :

  1. Layer birds are reared in closed space
  2. Leguminous pastures with grain crops.
  3. More layer birds in limited space
  4. Rearing of Poultry animals
  5. Layering in horticulture
    Answer : Leguminous pastures with grain crops.

Question No. 49
What is the type of silkworm that breed only one time in a year

Options :

  1. Univoltine species
  2. Bivoltine species
  3. Wild Univoltine silkworm of Assam forest
  4. Multivoltine Species
  5. None of these
    Answer : Univoltine species

Question No. 50
Which of the following scheme is renamed as NRLM

Options :

  1. Adarsh Gram Yojna
  2. Gram Sadak Yojna
  3. Swanajayanti Swarojgar Yojna
  4. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana
  5. Swarnajayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojna
    Answer : Swarnajayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojna

Question No. 51
In which grafting Rootstock debarked 45 cm from ground level two slopes cut given
and wedge is made tongue shape scion inserted?

Options :

  1. Veneer grafting
  2. Wedge grafting
  3. Inside grafting
  4. Chip budding
  5. Inarching
    Answer : Wedge grafting

Question No. 52
Mating of wider degree relation not closer one and result in uniformity is known
as?

Options :

  1. Out crossing
  2. Back crossing
  3. Line breeding
  4. In breeding
  5. Cross breeding
    Answer : Line breeding

Question No. 53
Which scientific research institution is established to provide
vocational training to farmer and field level extension workers?

Options :

  1. KVK
  2. Small farmer org
  3. FPO
  4. Tribal area development agency
  5. SHG
    Answer : KVK

Question No. 54
Which type of emulsion found in MILK

Options :

  1. Oil in oil
  2. Water in oil
  3. Fat in oil
  4. Oil in water
  5. Water in water
    Answer : Oil in water

Question No. 55
Which one of the following is an example of symbiotic nitrogen fixing bacteria?

Options :

  1. Rhizobium
  2. Cyanobacteria
  3. Azotobacter
  4. Clostridium
  5. None of these
    Answer : Rhizobium

Question No. 56
The study and science for the Aesthetic and shady plantation for decoration/
Ornamental purpose?

Options :

  1. Arboriculture
  2. Viticulture
  3. Landscape horticulture
  4. Silviculture
  5. Moriculture
    Answer : Landscape horticulture

Question No. 57
FMD vaccines is given to sheep at an interval of?

Options :

  1. 3 month
  2. 4 month
  3. 5 month
  4. 6 Month
  5. 12 Month
    Answer : 6 Month

Question No. 58
Sodium deficiency in cow symptom and causes what?

Options :

  1. Patient parenesis
  2. Dehydration and fluid reduction
  3. Milk reduction
  4. Appetite loss
  5. Milk fever
    Answer : Dehydration and fluid reduction

Question No. 59
The instrument used to measure the soil strength is known as

Options :

  1. Penetrometer
  2. Dynamometer
  3. Hydrometer
  4. Tensiometer
  5. Pycnometer
    Answer : Penetrometer

Question No. 60
What is the feed conversion ratio in broiler chicken?

Options :

  1. 1.5 to 1.9
  2. 1.9 to 2.1
  3. 3.2 to 3.9
  4. 2.2 to 2.7
  5. 2.8 to 3.2
    Answer : 1.5 to 1.9

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