IBPS AFO 2022 Mains Solved Previous Year Question Paper – AimAFO

IBPS AFO Mains 2022 – Solved Previous Year Paper

Question No. 1
Keeping in view interest of sugarcane farmers, the Cabinet Committee on Economic
Affairs has approved Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) of sugarcane (Rs/quintal)
for sugar season 2021-22 .

Options :

  1. 210
  2. 280
  3. 250
  4. 320
  5. 290
    Answer : 290

Question No. 2
Akoichi disease in rice is due to toxicity of
Options :

  1. Zn2s
  2. FE2S
  3. H2S
  4. FeS2
  5. Cao
    Answer : H2S

Question No. 3
Amrapali is a cross of ………………

Options :

  1. Dashehari * Neelam
  2. Sindhu * Ratna
  3. Ratna * Neelam
  4. Alphanso * Neelam
  5. None of the above
    Answer : Dashehari * Neelam

Question No. 4
Pusa Nanha Variety of papaya is developed by ……………

Options :

  1. Mutation
  2. Hybridization
  3. Conventional Breeding
  4. Tissue culture
  5. None of the above
    Answer : Mutation

Question No. 5
Muga silkworm is reared on which of the following tree species?

Options :

  1. Terminalia arjuna
  2. Ricinus communis
  3. Mulberry
  4. Bombyx mori
  5. Som and Soalu
    Answer : Som and Soalu

Question No. 6
Major Characteristic symptom of stem borer in rice……

Options :

  1. Chaffy Grains
  2. Dead Heart
  3. Silery shoot
  4. Hopper Burn
  5. White Patchy
    Answer : Dead Heart

Question No. 7

Which instrument is used to determine the adulteration of water content in milk?
Options :

  1. Hydrometer
  2. Lactometer
  3. Lactoscope
  4. Hygrometer
  5. Anemometer
    Answer : Lactometer

Question No. 8
Pasteurisation is done in milk ………………………….

Options :

  1. To retain color and flavour of milk
  2. To enhance acidity
  3. To reduce adulteration in milk
  4. To reduce fat globules in the milk
  5. To kill pathogenic bacteria
    Answer : To kill pathogenic bacteria

Question No. 9
As per the First Revised Estimates released on 29th January 2021, according to
National Statistical Office Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation,
livestock contribution in GVA in 2019-20 is ……….%

Options :

  1. 4.6
  2. 4.8
  3. 5.0
  4. 4.4
  5. 5.2
    Answer : 5.2

Question No. 10

Which of the following method is not related to direct gene transfer?
Options :

  1. DNA Transmission
  2. Particle Bombardment
  3. Tissue culture
  4. Micro injection
  5. Electroporation
    Answer : Tissue culture

Question No. 11
By which of the following test, milk Pasteurization is done or not can be
determined

Options :

  1. Alcoholic test
  2. Clot on boiling test
  3. Methylene blue reduction test
  4. Alkaline phosphatase test
  5. None of the above
    Answer : Alkaline phosphatase test

Question No. 12
Coorg is a commercial variety of which plantation crop?

Options :

  1. Coffee
  2. Rubber
  3. Tea
  4. Cashew
  5. Cocoa
    Answer : Coffee

Question No. 13
Oil content (%) present in groundnut.

Options :

  1. 15-22
  2. 35-40
  3. 44-52
  4. 22-24
  5. 18-20
    Answer : 44-52

Question No. 14
Draught purpose breed of cattle is ……………

Options :

  1. Tharparkar
  2. Gir
  3. Red sindhi
  4. Sahiwal
  5. Krishna Valley
    Answer : Krishna Valley

Question No. 15
Dual purpose breed of goat is ………….

Options :

  1. Barbari
  2. Black Bengal
  3. Marwari
  4. Jamunapari
  5. All of these
    Answer : All of these

Question No. 16
Curled toe disease in poultry is caused by the deficiency of which vitamin?

Options :

  1. Vitamin B1
  2. Vitamin B2
  3. Vitamin D
  4. Vitamin B 12
  5. Vitamin E
    Answer : Vitamin B2

Question No. 17
“Queen of milk” breed among the following goat breeds.

Options :

  1. Mewati
  2. Bhadawari
  3. Jamunapari
  4. Saanen
  5. Barberi
    Answer : Saanen

Question No. 18
Adiabatic dehumidification will lead ……………………….. in humidity and ……………. in
temperature.

Options :

  1. Increase, Decrease
  2. Increase, Increase
  3. Decrease, Increase
  4. Decrease, Decrease
  5. None of the above
    Answer : Decrease, Increase

Question No. 19
Fishes able to tolerate different concentration of salinity known as

Options :

  1. Euryhaline
  1. Oligohaline
  2. Stenohaline
  3. Estuarine
  4. None of the above
    Answer : Euryhaline

Question No. 20
Indicator plant for boron deficiency in soils.

Options :

  1. Wheat
  2. Rice
  3. Sunflower
  4. Mustard
  5. Safflower
    Answer : Sunflower

Question No. 21
Which of the following ameliorate is cost effective and easily available for the
reclamation of sodic soil?

Options :

  1. Gypsum
  2. Ammonium sulfate
  3. Lime
  4. Iron pyrite
  5. Ammonium nitrate
    Answer : Gypsum

Question No. 22
Rock phosphate used in which soil?

Options :

  1. Saline soil
  2. Sodic soil
  1. Acidic soil
  2. Alkali soil
  3. Neutral soil
    Answer : Acidic soil

Question No. 23
Which of the following is silk cotton tree?

Options :

  1. Sal
  2. Deodar
  3. silver oak
  4. Eucalyptus
  5. Kapok
    Answer : Kapok

Question No. 24
Which fish can be easily grown in brackish water with quick growth rate and can
tolerate the fluctuations in temperature?

Options :

  1. White prawn
  2. Sardines
  3. Tiger Shrimp
  4. Lobster
  5. Milk fish
    Answer : Tiger Shrimp

Question No. 25
Curing temperature of potato is ……….℃

Options :

  1. 33
  2. 37.8
  3. 25
  1. 35
  2. 20
    Answer : 20

Question No. 26
Cricketball and kalli patti varieties of which crop.

Options :

  1. Sapota
  2. Citrus
  3. papaya
  4. apple
  5. Plum
    Answer : Sapota

Question No. 27
To prevent erosion in hills

Options :

  1. Bench terracing
  2. Contour bunding
  3. Terrace Farming
  4. Zing terracing
  5. Graded bunding
    Answer : Contour bunding

Question No. 28
Which machinery can be used for all purpose like sowing, field preparation,
weeding etc etc.

Options :

  1. Disc plough
  2. Disc harrow
  3. Rotavator
  4. cultivator
  1. Land leveller
    Answer : Rotavator

Question No. 29
To reduce fertilizer use govt has decreased urea bag size from 50 kg to __ kg.

Options :

  1. 45
  2. 42
  3. 38
  4. 25
  5. 35
    Answer : 45

Question No. 30
It is the practice of forestry in areas devoid of tree growth and other vegetation
situated in places away from the conventional forest areas with the object of
increasing the area under tree growth.

Options :

  1. Social forestry
  2. Recreational forestry
  3. Farm forestry
  4. Mixed forestry
  5. Extension forestry
    Answer : Extension forestry

Question No. 31
Immature fruits turned into desirable colour and flavour, edible, palatable with
ethylene treatment

Options :

  1. Degreening
  2. Ripening
  3. Yellowing
  1. Maturity
  2. All of these
    Answer : Ripening

Question No. 32
Movement of plant towards sunlight is known as

Options :

  1. Photosynthesis
  2. Photorespiration
  3. Phototropism
  4. Photoperiodism
  5. Photophosphorylation
    Answer : Phototropism

Question No. 33
Golden rice is rich in

Options :

  1. vitamin A
  2. vitamin D
  3. vitamin E
  4. vitamin B
  5. vitamin C
    Answer : vitamin A

Question No. 34
Leaf curl disease in Chilli is transmitted by

Options :

  1. White fly
  2. Thrips
  3. Aphids
  4. Hopper
  5. None of these

Answer : White fly

Question No. 35
Which of the following bring ease in adoption of zero till system?

Options :

  1. Nematicides
  2. Fungicides
  3. Pesticides
  4. Insecticides
  5. Herbicides
    Answer : Herbicides

Question No. 36
Minimum isolation distance of okra in certified seed (metre)

Options :

  1. 1000
  2. 400
  3. 600
  4. 50
  5. 200
    Answer : 200

Question No. 37
In cattles, Pregnancy symptom when embryo is out

Options :

  1. Anoestrus
  2. Silent oestrus
  3. Lapsing of uterus
  4. Sexual imparity
  5. All of these
    Answer : Lapsing of uterus

Question No. 38
In which of the following structure receive partial air, water and sunlight from
atmosphere?

Options :

  1. Polyhouse
  2. Shade net
  3. Green house
  4. Glass house
  5. Hydroponics
    Answer : Shade net

Question No. 39
Guava flesh pink spot variety also known as sardar

Options :

  1. Safeda
  2. Allahabad safeda
  3. L-49
  4. Allahabad surkha
  5. None of these
    Answer : L-49

Question No. 40
How much concentrate is fed to Cross bred exotic 5 months pregnant cattle other
than maintenance?

Options :

  1. 0.5 kg
  2. 1.0 kg
  3. 1.5 kg
  4. 2.0 kg
  5. 3.0 kg
    Answer : 1.5 kg

Question No. 41
Imperfectly developed female unable to reproduce

Options :

  1. Queen bee
  2. Drone
  3. Worker Bee
  4. Solitary bee
  5. All of these
    Answer : Worker Bee

Question No. 42
Bacterial disease of fish, disintegrating fins, brittle fin rays

Options :

  1. Vibriosis
  2. Dropsy
  3. Fin and tail rot
  4. Columnaris
  5. Red pest
    Answer : Fin and tail rot

Question No. 43
When plant is propagated by small tissue or part of a plant then that particular
technique is termed as

Options :

  1. Hybridization
  2. Somatic hybridization
  3. Sexual propagation
  4. Micro-propagation
  5. None of these
    Answer : Micro-propagation

Question No. 44
Which of the following fish has lungs as labyrinth?

Options :

  1. Catla
  2. Rohu
  3. Mrigal
  4. Gourami
  5. None of these
    Answer : Gourami

Question No. 45
Drainage method used in high water table areas under the surface.

Options :

  1. Tile drainage
  2. Mole drainage
  3. Sub surface drainage
  4. Pipe drains
  5. Ditch drainage
    Answer : Sub surface drainage

Question No. 46
Method of extreme form of minimum tillage where primary tillage is completely
avoided and secondary tillage is restricted to row zone or seed bed zone only.

Options :

  1. Minimum tillage
  2. Strip tillage
  3. Ridge tillage
  4. Stubble mulch farming
  5. Zero tillage
    Answer : Zero tillage

Question No. 47
……… used in tractor transmission for attaching combine harvester and thresher to
tractor.

Options :

  1. Tractor pulley
  2. Power take off
  3. Battery
  4. Hitch
  5. Drawbar
    Answer : Power take off

Question No. 48
Which of the following is responsible for seed dormancy?

Options :

  1. Physical cracking
  2. Fungal growth
  3. Pathogen infestation
  4. Distorted Seed coat
  5. Immature embryo
    Answer : Immature embryo

Question No. 49
Loans against hypothecation of agriculture produce for upto 12 months period
subject to a limit of upto………………………. against NWR/eNWR.

Options :

  1. 5 lakh
  2. 25 lakh
  3. 50 lakh
  4. 75 lakh
  5. 85 lakh
    Answer : 75 lakh

Question No. 50
TSS for sugarcane ripening (%)

Options :

  1. 10
  2. 12
  3. 20
  4. 25
  5. 33
    Answer : 20

Question No. 51
Component of protein and chlorophyll, required in amino acid formation

Options :

  1. N
  2. P
  3. K
  4. Mg
  5. S
    Answer : N

Question No. 52
Norin 10 is dwarfing gene of

Options :

  1. Rice
  2. Wheat
  3. Maize
  4. Bajra
  5. None of these
    Answer : Wheat

Question No. 53

ACABC (Agri-Clinic or Agri-business Centre) takes training from which of the
following organization?

Options :

  1. ATMA
  2. NABARD
  3. KVK
  4. ICAR
  5. MANAGE
    Answer : MANAGE

Question No. 54
In Production function curve, which stage starts when AP and MP intersect each
other and E is equal to 1
?
Options :

  1. Stage 1
  2. Stage 2
  3. Stage 3
  4. Both A and B
  5. Both A and C
    Answer : Stage 2

Question No. 55
Which among the following fishes is not a surface water (pelagic) fish?

Options :

  1. Anchovies
  2. Sardines
  3. Flatfish
  4. Mackerels
  5. Tuna
    Answer : Flatfish

Question No. 56

Which of the following is not a major pigment of photosynthesis?
Options :

  1. Chlorophyll a
  2. Chlorophyll b
  3. Carotene
  4. Both A and B
  5. All of these
    Answer : Carotene

Question No. 57
Carbohydrate is present only around ……………… of total animal body

Options :

  1. 1%
  2. 2%
  3. 5%
  4. 10%
  5. 30%
    Answer : 1%

Question No. 58
Jaya, a high yielding variety developed in India which outyield both its parent
was a cross between

Options :

  1. TN-1 x IR-8
  2. TN-1 x T-141
  3. T-141 x TN-1
  4. IR-8 x Lerma Rojo
  5. None of these
    Answer : TN-1 x T-141

Question No. 59

To look at the inside of a developing egg by shining a bright light through it, is
called
Options :

  1. Brooding
  2. Candling
  3. Broiling
  4. Auto sexing
  5. Pipping
    Answer : Candling

Question No. 60
In an offset harrow, number of gangs is/are

Options :

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 6
    Answer : 2

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