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Multiple Choice Quiz on Plant Breeding

This quiz is designed to assess your  understanding about the "Plant breeding"Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking 'Score'. Percentage score will be displayed along with right answers.

1. Green revolution in India occurred during
1950
1960
1970
1980
2.Selection of homozygous plants is
mass selection
pureline selection
both a and b
none of these
3.Which of the following is not true for inbreeding?
It causes inbreeding depression after a few generations
it leads to homozygosity
it is used to produce a pure line
it always increases the productivity
4. Breeding crops for improved nutritional quality is referred to as
biomining
biomagnification
biofortification
bioremediation
5. Triticale is developed through intergeneric hybridization of
Wheat and rye
Maize and rice
Wheat and rice
Wheat and barley
6. ‘Parbhani kranti’, a variety of lady finger ( bhindi) , is resistant to
Leaf curl
Bacterial blight
Black rot
Yellow mosaic of virus
7. Heterosis lost due to continuous inbreeding known as
Hybrid vigour
Inbreeding depression
Outbreeding depression
none of these
8. Semi dwarf rice variety IR8 was developed in
India
Taiwan
China
Philippines
9. Breeding for disease resistance requires
Good source of resistance
Disease test
Planned hybridisation
All of the above
10. ‘Sonalika’ and ‘Kalyan Sona’ are high yielding varieties of
Rice
Wheat
Maize
Sugar cane
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