Junior Instructor Fruit and Vegetable Processing 366/2017 Answer Key 80/2018

fruit processing

Post: Junior Instructor (Fruit and Vegetable Processing)
Department: Industrial Training
Category Code: 366/17
Qualification: S.S.L.C + Diploma in the appropriate branch of Engineering / National Trade Certificate
Question Paper Code: 80/18
Date of Test: 20-07-2018


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  1. An Antifungal solution used for Washing Banana in large scale Cultivators, Traders and Transporters.
    • Thiophanate
    • Propiconazole
    • Hexaconazole
    • Thiabendazole

  2. Stage of harvest of pepper usually for the preparation of white pepper
    • Under mature
    • Fully ripe
    • Unripe
    • Unripe but fully mature

  3. A value added product from coconut which is popularly used as a dessert
    • Coconut milk powder
    • Coconut Cream
    • Nata-de-Coco
    • Desiccated Coconut

  4. A Cowpea variety suitable for Polyhouse cultivation
    • Reenu
    • Renu
    • Malika
    • Sarika

  5. Name the fruit type of Cucumber.
    • Pome
    • Drupe
    • Pepo
    • Hesperidium

  6. The transparent wall of green house is _________.
    • Gable
    • Column
    • Gutter
    • Bracings

  7. A variety of Bhindi which is resistant to fruit borer attack
    • Kiran
    • Pusa Savani
    • Susthira
    • Anjitha

  8. Select one term which do not ensure Safe Food Production.
    • HACCP
    • CAS
    • GAP
    • GHP

  9. “Golden Rice” is rich in
    • Vitamin B
    • Vitamin A
    • Vitamin E
    • Vitamin C

  10. Aonla is commercially propagated by
    • Seed
    • T budding
    • Epicotyl grafting
    • Inarching

  11. Which is the Paddy Straw Mushroom?
    • Pleurotus sp.
    • Morchella sp.
    • Volvariella sp.
    • Calocyba sp.

  12. Faster extraction of seeds from a fruit is by acid treatment.
    • Tomato
    • Amaranthus
    • Chilly
    • Bhindi

  13. Which of the following pest is effectively controlled by Tricho Cards?
    • Rice leaf roller
    • Rice stem borer
    • Both 'Rice leaf roller' and 'Rice stem borer'
    • None of these

  14. Dry flower arrangement is known as ________.
    • Ikebana
    • Nageive
    • Potpourri
    • Moribana

  15. A viral disease of silk worm
    • Grasserie
    • Flacherie
    • Muscardine
    • Pebrine

  16. The honey produced by which among the following bees fetch high price due to its medicinal properties?
    • Little bee
    • Stingless bee
    • European bee
    • Indian bee

  17. Which is the quickest method of establishment of a Lawn?
    • Turf Plastering
    • Dibbling Shoots
    • Seeds
    • Turfing

  18. For making IL Bordeaux Mixture Preparation, how much each of copper sulphate and lime will you take?
    • 1000 g
    • 100 g
    • 50 g
    • 10 g

  19. Select a product made from Cassava.
    • Sago
    • Candy
    • Marmalade
    • Nectar

  20. Who is known as the Father of Preservation?
    • Louis Pasteur
    • M. Nicolas Apart
    • E.J. Butler
    • Hugo de Vries

  21. Which preservative is used to extend the storage life of Papain?
    • Benzoic acid
    • Potassium meta bisulphite
    • Malic hydroxide
    • Sodium hypochlorite

  22. The growth regulator used for induction of uniform flowering in Pineapple is
    • 25 ppm ethophon
    • 250 ppm ethophon
    • 1000 ppm ethophon
    • 500 ppm ethophon

  23. Ratoon cropping is associated with
    • Mango
    • Banana
    • Pineapple
    • Both Banana and Pineapple

  24. One of the component of Cheshunt compound is
    • Calcium Carbonate
    • Quick Lime
    • Ammonium Carbonate
    • Ammonium Sulphate

  25. _________ is the total desertion of a honeybee colony from its nests due to incidence of disease or pest attack, too much interference by human beings.
    • Absconding
    • Swarming
    • Reeling
    • Pollarding

  26. Which of the following is the King of Vegetables?
    • Beetroot
    • Amorphophallus
    • Raddish
    • Potato
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  27. The scientific name of West Indian Cherry.
    • Malva sylvestris
    • Zyzygium cumini
    • Malpighia punicifolia
    • Carissa carandus

  28. The ‘Khus khus oil’ is extracted from
    • Lemon grass
    • Kacholam
    • Eucalyptus
    • Vetiver

  29. India ranks ________ in the world production of fruits and vegetables.
    • first
    • second
    • third
    • fourth

  30. The yield of ginger oil varies from
    • 1.2–2%
    • 1.3–3%
    • 1.0–1.5%
    • 1.4–4%

  31. The cause of Astringent taste of Cashew apple is due to the presence of _______.
    • Lignin
    • Pectin
    • Tannin
    • Curcumin

  32. Usually Juices, RTS and Nectar are pasteurized at about ________.
    • 85 °C
    • 75 °C
    • 72 °C
    • 80 °C
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  33. A common dieses of Mango can be successfully controlled by Hot Water Washing.
    • Powdery mildew
    • Black tip
    • Anthracnose
    • Dieback

  34. The Ripening level of fruit can be tested by using
    • Jelmeter
    • Lactometer
    • Magness Tylor Pressure Tester
    • Refractometer

  35. Maturity of which fruit is judged by Tapping the fruit by fingers which give a metallic sound on mature fruits?
    • Water melon
    • Papaya
    • Mango
    • Banana

  36. The country which convert most of their agricultural produce to processed product.
    • Malaysia
    • Brazil
    • India
    • China

  37. Optimum storage temperature of Banana for optimum storage life of 3-4 weeks
    • 8 – 10 °C
    • 12 – 13 °C
    • 15 – 16 °C
    • 16 – 20 °C

  38. The loss that is due to increased respiration and transpiration rate
    • Physical loss
    • Chemical loss
    • Biological loss
    • Physiological loss

  39. Oxygen scavengers, CO2 absorbers, Ethylene absorbents are used to control the gases in this packaging
    • Edible Packaging
    • Nano Packaging
    • Smart Packaging
    • Active Packaging

  40. Which is the Physiological disorder when tropical and subtropical fruits and vegetables to be stored at temperature below 10 °C?
    • Cooling injury
    • Chilling injury
    • Freezing injury
    • Physiological injury

  41. Select the crop which is related to the term parboiling :
    • Maize
    • Wheat
    • Rice
    • Potato

  42. Temperature test is used for Judging the end point of which of the following processed product?
    • RTS
    • Squash
    • Sauce
    • Jelly

  43. The quantity of CO2 required for Carbonation is
    • 1 – 8 g/l
    • 8 – 15 g/l
    • 8 – 10 g/l
    • 10 – 15 g/l

  44. The decomposition of Carbohydrate by micro-organism or enzyme is called
    • Carbonation
    • Sterilization
    • Pasteurization
    • Fermentation

  45. According to FSSAI, the maximum amount of Sulphur dioxide allowed in crush and cordial is
    • 700 ppm
    • 350 ppm
    • 500 ppm
    • 650 ppm

  46. An antifungal antibiotic used for treating fruit and fruit juices
    • Nisin
    • Kinetin
    • Pimaricin
    • Gibberelin

  47. Squash is a type of fruit beverage containing _____ % total soluble solids.
    • 40 – 50
    • 30 – 40
    • 50 – 60
    • 20 – 30

  48. The equipment used for sterilizing the food
    • Eurobers
    • Autoclave
    • Kneader
    • Expeller

  49. Units with an annual turn over not less than or equal to _________ lakhs need to do FSSAI Registration.
    • 11
    • 13
    • 12
    • 15

  50. SAMETI is located at
    • Thiruvananthapuram
    • Palakkad
    • Alappuzha
    • Kozhikode

  51. Govt. of India launched Kissan Call Centers on
    • 21 December, 2005
    • 21 January, 2004
    • 12 January, 2004
    • 12 December, 2005

  52. Neem oil garlic emulsion is effectively used against a pest of coconut
    • Rhinoceros beetle
    • Red Palm Weevel
    • Leaf eating caterpillar
    • Eriophyid mite

  53. Select a capital input.
    • Fertilizers
    • Seeds
    • Dusters
    • Insecticides

  54. ‘White ear head’ is a particular symptom caused by a pest of Rice
    • Stem borer
    • Brown Plant Hopper
    • Gall midge
    • Rice bug

  55. The tool help you to have a realistic estimation of quantity of pesticides recommended for the crop plants of Kerala.
    • KAU Fertulator
    • Pest Doctor
    • Credit Calculator
    • KAU-E-Crop Doctor

  56. The sexlure trap used against Mango fruit fly contains
    • Dimethyl enginol
    • Methyl enginol
    • Diethyl enginol
    • Ethyl enginol

  57. Beauveria bassiana is sprayed against which of the following pest of cowpea?
    • Pea aphid
    • Pod bug
    • Pod borer
    • American serpentine leaf minor

  58. Integrated farming of fish and farm crops mainly rice, vegetables and flowers are termed as
    • Hydroponics
    • Aeroponics
    • Aquaponics
    • Glass house

  59. Central Food Technological Research Institute is located at
    • Mysore
    • Bangalore
    • Hyderabad
    • Cuttack

  60. A leafy vegetable which is known as “Indian Spinach”.
    • Basella sp.
    • Drum stick
    • Water leaf
    • Chikkurmanis

  61. The vector of Yellow Vein Mosaic disease in Okra.
    • Aphid
    • Mite
    • White fly
    • Mealy bug

  62. A technique evolved to rejuvenate unproductive and senile fruit trees
    • Blanching
    • Pruning
    • Training
    • Topworking

  63. From the following select a fungicide :
    • Dimethoate
    • Quinalphos
    • Chlorpyriphos
    • Carbendazim

  64. Pineapple Research Station is located at
    • Vazhakkulam
    • Kannara
    • Pampadumpara
    • Anakkayam

  65. C : N ratio of Coir pith compost
    • 112 : 1
    • 1 : 112
    • 24 : 1
    • 1 : 24

  66. Which of the following is not a Biofertilizer?
    • Azolla
    • Neem Cake
    • Blue Green Algae
    • Azospirillum

  67. The irrigation method extensively practiced in the case of Orchard Crops
    • Sprinkler
    • Bubbler
    • Basin
    • Furrow

  68. “Mile a minute” weed is __________.
    • Communist Pacha
    • Muthanga
    • Kulavazha
    • Dhrtharashtra Pacha

  69. A vegetative propagation method used in Passion Fruit
    • Hard Wood Cutting
    • Soft Wood Cutting
    • Herbaceous Cutting
    • Root Cutting

  70. The insect is having sponging type of Mouth parts
    • Flies
    • Bugs
    • Thrips
    • Weevils

  71. The first Geographic Indexing (GI) tagged product in India 2004–05.
    • Darjeeling tea
    • Malabar Pepper
    • Chengalikkodan nendran
    • Njavara rice

  72. From which country, raising of Dapog Nursery Technique introduced to India?
    • Philippines
    • Indonesia
    • Thailand
    • USA

  73. A type of vegetative propagation method employed in Solanaceous vegetables to overcome the problem caused by Bacterial wilt.
    • Budding
    • Layering
    • Cutting
    • Grafting

  74. Damping off of Brinjal is due to
    • Fusarium
    • Pythium
    • Collectotrichum
    • Alternaria

  75. When cutting onion the irritation of eye is due to the presence of ________.
    • Malic acid
    • Calcium oxalate
    • Pyruvic acid
    • Acetic acid

  76. The salt concentration in Pickle
    • 6 – 8%
    • 10 – 12%
    • 12 – 14%
    • 8 – 10%

  77. The quantity of soil desired for soil testing
    • 1 kg
    • 1/2 kg
    • 1/4 kg
    • 3/4 kg

  78. Select an Agronomic measure of soil and water conservation.
    • Contour bunding
    • Contour farming
    • Bench terracing
    • Trenches

  79. The type of soil found mainly in Karunagappally Karthikapally and Mavelikkara taluks.
    • Reverine Alluvium
    • Coastal Alluvium
    • Kuttanad Alluvium
    • Onattukara Alluvium

  80. The fruit which contain least carbohydrates
    • Custard apple
    • Lime
    • Avocado
    • Lemon

  81. The day for Pulse Polio in India is _________.
    • December 10
    • October 24
    • June 26
    • July 10
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  82. When did Kerala Legislature pass the Official Language Act?
    • 1989
    • 1969
    • 2016
    • 1999

  83. G-77 was established in the year _________.
    • 1964
    • 1984
    • 2013
    • 2014

  84. Which is the only Asian country that got independence from America?
    • Myanmar
    • Taiwan
    • Thailand
    • Philippines

  85. The number of UNO’s Official Language is _________.
    • 8
    • 4
    • 6
    • 5

  86. What is the colour of UNO Flag?
    • Light Green
    • Light Blue
    • White
    • Light Orange

  87. Which is the First Indian Airport constructed with the help of private participation?
    • Delhi
    • Mumbai
    • Thane
    • Nedumbassery

  88. What is the code name given to India’s 2nd Nuclear Test?
    • Operation Sakti
    • Smiling Buddha
    • Operation Vijay
    • None of these

  89. The President of India gives resignation to _________.
    • Prime Minister
    • Chief Justice of India
    • Indian Parliament
    • Vice President

  90. Ayurvedic Medicinal book “Hortus Malabaricus” was written under the patronage of which country?
    • Dutch
    • Spain
    • Portugal
    • France

  91. Who did the act of “Thrippadidanam” in Kerala?
    • Swathi Thirunal
    • Rani Gouri Lakshmi Bai
    • Kozhikode Samuthiri
    • Mathanda Varma

  92. Who got the Prize ‘Jnanapit’ in Malayalam in 1980?
    • M.T. Vasudevan Nair
    • O.N.V. Kurup
    • S.K. Pottekkadu
    • G. Sankarakurup

  93. Saint Chavara Kuriakose Elias comes under which Christian denomination?
    • Jacobite
    • Catholic
    • Latin
    • Malankara

  94. Which is the nick name of Poikayil Yohanan?
    • Kumara Guru
    • Sree Narayana Guru
    • Ayyankali
    • Dr. Palpu

  95. The number of rivers in Kerala that flows eastwards
    • 4
    • 3
    • 1
    • 41

  96. Edakkal cave is situated in the district of _________.
    • Idukki
    • Kasargod
    • Wayanad
    • Kozhikode

  97. Which state of India introduce mid-day meal 1st time in school?
    • Andhra Pradesh
    • Tamil Nadu
    • Kerala
    • Gujarat

  98. What is known as the Magna Carta of Kerala?
    • Temple Entry Movement
    • Channar Revolt
    • Kurichya Revolt
    • Thrippadidanam

  99. Sakshi Malik competed under which category in Wrestling to get medal in Olympics?
    • 55 kg
    • 65 kg
    • 58 kg
    • 56 kg

  100. Who won the 2017 Women’s US Open Singles?
    • Mo Fare
    • Slovian Stephens
    • Madison
    • Venus Williams

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  1. Q91) Answer is Marthanda varma

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