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Multiple choice Questions on Pesticides

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Quiz on Pesticides:

Quiz on Pesticides

Question 1
The pesticides used in killing the acquatic pests (including insects)  is

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crude oil
B
DDT
C
Kerosene oil
D
BHC
Question 2
Third generation pesticides are

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A
Pathogens
B
Pheromones
C
Insect hormone analogues
D
Insect repellents
Question 3
Pesticide is
A
Insect killer
B
Insect killer and Food grain preservative
C
Food grain preservative
D
Fungus killer
Question 4
The earliest pesticide was
A
Margosa
B
Nicotine
C
Pyrethrum
D
DDT
Question 5
A
All of these
B
Pathogen
C
Insect
D
Mouse
Question 6
Thurioside is
A
Antibiotic
B
Fungicide
C
Insecticide
D
Weedicide
Question 7
Biological control of agricultural pests, unlike the chemical control, is
A
Polluting
B
Self-perpetuating
C
Very expensive
D
Toxic
Question 8
A natural insecticide obtained from plants is
A
Rotenone
B
Azadirachtin
C
All these
D
Nicotine, Pyrethrum and cinerin
Question 9
Which of the following pesticides are non-biodegradable?
A
Organochlorines
B
None of these
C
Organophosphates
D
Triazines
Question 10
Biological control of pests is
A
Toxic
B
Self perpetuating
C
Highly expensive
D
Polluting
Question 11
IPM stands for
A
Integrated Pest Management
B
International Plant Management
C
Integrated Plant Management
D
International Population Management
Question 12
What is the main problem caused by the use of pesticides?

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A
They deform the gills of some fishes
B
Mosquitoes have become resistant to DDT
C
They kill silkworm
D
Their residues persists in water and other components of the environment
Question 13
A transgenic crop that is resistant to hornworm larvae is
A
Sunflower
B
Sugarcane
C
Tobacco
D
Tomato
Question 14
Which is a microbial insecticide?
A
B. subtilis
B
B. brevis
C
B. polymixa
D
Bacillus thuringenesis
Question 15
DDT was first synthesized by
A
Schrader
B
Paul Muller
C
Michael Faraday
D
Othnar Zeidler
Question 16
A third generation pesticide is

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A
Sterilogastrone
B
Juvenile hormone analogue
C
Pheromone
D
Weedicide
Question 17
The pesticide used in foundations of buildings for preventing termite attack is
A
Aldrin
B
BHC
C
DDT
D
Endosulphan
Question 18
A
Only plant pests
B
Both harmful and useful insects
C
Harmful insects
D
Specific insects
Question 19
Biopesticides include
A
Bioherbicides
B
Bioherbicides and bioinsecticides
C
Bioinsecticides
D
Bioherbicides, bioinsecticides and biofertilizers
Question 20
Methyl isocyanate gas is used for synthesizing
A
Flit
B
Selvin
C
Temik
D
Baygon
Question 21
The phenomenon of using a predator for controlling a pest is
A
Confusion technique
B
Genetic engineering
C
Biological control
D
Artificial control
Question 22
Major drawback of DDT as a pesticide is that
A
Organisms at once develop resistance to it
B
It is significantly less effective than other pesticides
C
It is not easily and rapidly degraded in nature
D
It's cost of production is high
Question 23
When a natural predator living being applied on the other pathogenic organisms to control them, this process is called
A
Confusion technique
B
Genetic engineering
C
Artificial control
D
Biological control
Question 24
First commercial pesticide was

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Burgandy mixture
B
Bordeaux mixture
C
DDT
D
2,4-D
Question 25
Insecticide obtained from neem plant is

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Pyrethrin
B
Thiocarbamate
C
Pyrethroid
D
Azadirachtin
Question 26
One of the major difficulties in the biological control of insect pests is that
A
The method is less effective as compared with the use of insecticides
B
The predator does not always survive when transferred to a new environment
C
The practical difficulty of introducing the predator to specific areas
D
The predator develops a preference to other diets and may itself become a pest
Question 27
Nobel prize was awarded to Paul Muller on the discovery of which of the following pesticides
A
Parathion
B
Malathion
C
DDT
D
Pyrethrum
Question 28
BT cotton is resistant to
A
Drought
B
Salt
C
Insect
D
Herbicides
Question 29
Rotenone is a

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Natural herbicide
B
Natural insecticide
C
Insect hormone
D
Bioherbicide
Question 30
First bioinsecticide developed on commercial scale was
A
DDT
B
Oranophosphates
C
Quinine
D
Sporeine
Question 31
The pesticides are the chemicals that kill
A
Insects
B
Weeds
C
All of these
D
Mites
Question 32
Which of the following is a fungicide?
A
All the above
B
Dichlone
C
Thiram
D
Capton
Question 33
First pesticide used by man is

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Thuriocide
B
Rotenone
C
Pheromone
D
Pyrethrin
Question 34
Which weed has been eradicated by biological control?
A
Parthenium
B
Eichhornia
C
Cactus
D
Chrysanthemum
Question 35
In confusion technique, the pheromone coated paper strips are thrown over an area in order to
A
Confuse males to that they are unable to locate females
B
Attract insects and kill them
C
Confuse females so that they are unable to locate males
D
Repel insects from an area
Question 36
Pesticides cause
A
Noise pollution
B
Air pollution
C
None of these
D
Acquatic pollution
Question 37
Pesticides disturb the ecosystem by eliminating the
A
None of these
B
Micro-organism of crop
C
Organisms which form the food chain
D
Organisms which protect the environment
Question 38
Which one is an effective plant insecticide?
A
Cinerin
B
Nicotine
C
All these
D
Pyrethrin
Question 39
Mosquito–repelling coils contain
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Arsenic
B
Pyrathrin
C
Aluminium phosphide
D
Diethyl bromide
Question 40
Houseflies and mosquitoes have become resistant to the
A
Aldrin
B
Malathion
C
DDT
D
BHC
There are 40 questions to complete.

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