Horticulture: What Do You Know About Pomology? Trivia Quiz

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Horticulture: What Do You Know About Pomology? Trivia Quiz

Horticulture: What Do You Know About Pomology? Fruits are an important part of the human diet and that being said there is a lot of scope in the market for different fruits growers. Do you know the different conditions needed for most fruits to grow and the risks associated with growing them suck as pests? Take this test and see if your farming skills are up to par with hose practiced today.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Endogenous dormancy found in 
    • A. 

      Ber

    • B. 

      Walnut

    • C. 

      Guava

    • D. 

      Grapes

  • 2. 
    Cleavage Polyembryony found in 
    • A. 

      Mango

    • B. 

      Citrus

    • C. 

      Coconut

    • D. 

      Jamun

  • 3. 
    Phytophthora root rot tolerant rootstock of avocado is
    • A. 

      Sohsarkar

    • B. 

      Uzi

    • C. 

      Gisela

    • D. 

      Tetra

  • 4. 
    Amenable fruit crop for meadow orcharding is
    • A. 

      Pomegranate

    • B. 

      Papaya

    • C. 

      Pear

    • D. 

      Peach

  • 5. 
    Post set fruit drop is a major problem in
    • A. 

      Ber

    • B. 

      Citrus

    • C. 

      Mango

    • D. 

      Pomegranate

  • 6. 
    Gregarious flowering found in 
    • A. 

      Apple

    • B. 

      Quince

    • C. 

      Pear

    • D. 

      Peach

  • 7. 
    Which tissue develops into fruit flesh in an apple?
    • A. 

      Peduncle

    • B. 

      Accessory tissue

    • C. 

      Endoderma interalocular tissue

    • D. 

      Pedicle

  • 8. 
    Volatiles compound in almond is
    • A. 

      Valencene

    • B. 

      Benzaldehyde

    • C. 

      2- methyl butyrate

    • D. 

      Nootakatone

  • 9. 
    The yellow-green color of avocado is due to
    • A. 

      Lutein and zeaxanthin

    • B. 

      Beta carotene and Anthocyanins

    • C. 

      Flavonoids

    • D. 

      Xanthophyll

  • 10. 
    The term 'Organic'  was first used by
    • A. 

      Northbourne

    • B. 

      Rudolf Steiner

    • C. 

      Mokichi Okada

    • D. 

      Kogl

  • 11. 
    ISO 9000 is concerned with
    • A. 

      Environmental management

    • B. 

      Quality management

    • C. 

      Standard procedures

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 12. 
    The term markers assisted selection was first used by 
    • A. 

      Beckmann

    • B. 

      Alferd H Sturtevant 

    • C. 

      Soller

    • D. 

      A and C Both

  • 13. 
    Which type of training system is used in passion fruit?
    • A. 

      Cordon

    • B. 

      Modified leader

    • C. 

      Kniffin system

    • D. 

      Two arm kniffin system

  • 14. 
    Nicking is especially used in 
    • A. 

      Apple

    • B. 

      Quince

    • C. 

      Peach

    • D. 

      Litchi

  • 15. 
    Purpose of Smudging is
    • A. 

      To induce flowering

    • B. 

      To induce the off season flowering 

    • C. 

      To reduce the alternate bearing bearing tendency

    • D. 

      To induce spurs from buds

  • 16. 
    Hypogeal germination found in 
    • A. 

      Cashewnut

    • B. 

      Phalsa

    • C. 

      Mangosteen

    • D. 

      Peach

  • 17. 
    Most commonly used cryoprotectant is
    • A. 

      Glycerol

    • B. 

      Dimethyle sulphoxide

    • C. 

      DMSO

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 18. 
    Rooting in layering due to the effect of
    • A. 

      Availability of darkness

    • B. 

      Easy respiration

    • C. 

      Etiolation

    • D. 

      A and C both

  • 19. 
    High-density planting first established in 
    • A. 

      Guava in Peru

    • B. 

      Apple in England

    • C. 

      Peach in China

    • D. 

      Peach in France

  • 20. 
    Which fruit crop flowers thrice in a year?
    • A. 

      Mandarin

    • B. 

      Grapefruit

    • C. 

      Lemon

    • D. 

      B and C Both

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