Food from animals

Question 1 Name two domestic animals which are used to obtain milk? Question 2 Name one meat yielding animals? Question 3 Define the term animal husbandry? Question 4 Name the major food nutrient provided by fish? Question 5 Name the various practices necessary for raising animals for food and other purposes? Food from animals The…

Storage of food grains

Question 1 Name one government agency which is involved in procuring food grains from farmers and storing them properly? Question 2 Why is it necessary to dry the harvested food grains before storage? Question 3 What are the two ways in which farmers store food grains? Question 4 What are the ways in which food…

Weeding

Question 1 What are weeds? Question 2 Give few examples of weeds? Question 3What is weeding? Question 4 Why weeding is necessary? Question 5 What are the methods to remove weed? Question 6 what are weedicides? Question 7 Give few examples of weedicides? Weeding The unwanted plants which grow along with a cultivated crop are…

Methods of irrigation

Question 1 What are the various sources of irrigation? Question 2 Describe the sprinkler system of irrigation? Question 3 What are the advantages of sprinkler system of irrigation? Question 4 Describe the drip system method of irrigation? Question 5 What are the advantages of drip system method of irrigation? Question 6 Name few traditional methods of irrigation? Question…

Harvesting

Question 1 which agricultural practice is carried out with the help of a sickle? Question 2 Define the term harvesting? Question 3 What is manual harvesting? Question 4 Name the process of beating out the grains from harvested crop? Question 5 What is threshing? Question 6 Name the process in which grains are separated from…

Irrigation

Question 1 What is irrigation? Question 2 Explain how irrigation requirement depend on the nature of the crop? Question 3 Explain how irrigation requirement depend on nature of the soil? Question 4 Explain how irrigation requirement depend on the season? Question 5 How do the irrigation requirement of  a wheat crop differ from that of a paddy…

Crop rotation

Question 1 Define crop rotation? Question 2 What are leguminous crops? Question 3 Give example of leguminous crops? Question 4 Name nitrogen fixing bacteria? Question 5 What are the advantages of crop rotation? Question 6 Which crop is generally grown between two cereal crop in crop rotation to restore the fertility of soil? Crop rotation The pulses,peas,beans,groundnut,gram…

Fertilisers

Question 1 What are fertilisers? Question 2 Give few examples of fertilisers? Question 3 What are the advantages of fertilisers? Question 4 State the harmful effects caused by the excessive use of fertilisers? Question 5 Give differences between manures and fertilisers? Fertilisers A chemical fertiliser is a salt or an organic compound containing the necessary…

Manures

Question 1 What are manures? Question 2 What are the advantages of manures? Question 3 What are the disadvantage of manures? Manures Repeated growing of crops in the same field removes a lot of precious minerals ,elements,organic matter and other material from the soil. Due to this soil become infertile after some time,and the crop…

Sowing

Question 1 What is sowing? Question 2 How sowing of crops is done by hands? Question 3 How sowing of crops is done by  seed drill? Question 4 What are the disadvantages of sowing of crops by hands? Question 5 What are the advantages of sowing of crops by seed drill? Question 6 What precaution should…

Preparation of soil

Question 1 Define the term agricultural practices? Question 2 Define the term agricultural implements? Question 3 What is soil? Question 4 What is ploughing? Question 5 What is levelling? Question 6 What is manuring? Question 7 What is soil erosion? Question 8 Name the implement used to plough the field? Question 9 How loosening of soil…

Types of crops

Question 1 Name 2 types of crops? Question 2 What are kharif crops.Give example? Question 3 What are rabi crops.Give example? Question 4 Define the term agriculture? Question 5 If wheat is own in kharif season,what would happen.Explain? Types of crops Based on the seasons all the crops are categorised into two main groups: 1)kharif…

Crops

Question 1 Define the term crop? Question 2 Give 2 examples of cereal crops? Question 3 Give 2 examples of pulses? Question 4 Give 2 examples of oil seeds? Crops Green plants can synthesise their food by the process of photosynthesis by using inorganic substances like carbon dioxide,water in the presence of sunlight. Man and other…