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CBSE Class-10 Exam 2020 : Question Paper (Agriculture)

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CBSE Class-10 Exam 2020 : Question Paper (Agriculture)

  • Subject : Agriculture
  • Time allowed : 3 hours
  • Maximum Marks : 80
  • Time allowed : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 80


(Employability Skills) 10 Marks

Answer any 4 questions out of the given 6 questions of 1 mark each. 1x4=4

1. This refers to the part of the environment where life exists : 1
(A) Hydrosphere
(B) Lithosphere
(C) Biosphere
(D) Ionosphere
2. Interactions between human society and environment are 1
(A) Static
(B) Dynamic
(C) Linear
(D) Unstable
3. Small amounts of stress have _________ effects. 1
(A) Positive
(B) Negative
(C) Positive and negative
(D) Unknown
4. What is stress ? 1
5. Windows Operating System is developed by _________. 1
6. Which one of the following is not a word processor ? 1
(A) Microsoft Word
(B) OpenOffice Writer
(C) StarOffice
(D) Linux

Answer any 3 questions out of the given 5 questions of 2 marks each. 2x3=6

7. Write the 7 Cs of effective communication. 2
8. Briefly explain any two stress management skills. 2
9. Briefly explain how you will protect the computer from viruses. 2
10. What are the good qualities to become a successful entrepreneur ? 2
11. What do you understand by sustainable development ? 2


(Subject Skills) 40 Marks

Answer any 10 questions out of the given 12 questions of 1 mark each. 1x10=10

12. Which of the following is both a pulse and a vegetable ? 1
(A) Peas
(B) Urd
(C) Moong
(D) Soyabean
13. Seasonal annuals are commercially propagated by 1
(A) Seeds
(B) Corms
(C) Bulbs
(D) Root cuttings
14. Cucumber belongs to the family 1
(A) Brassicaceae
(B) Solanaceae
(C) Cucurbitaceae
(D) Rosaceae
15. Which disease is also called​​​​​​​ Black leg ? 1
(A) Anthrax
(C) Rabies
(D) Black Quarter
16. Which is a respiratory disease of poultry ? 1
(A) Fowl pox
(B) Influenza
(C) Salmonella
(D) Pullorum
17. Protein content is highest in _________ milk. 1
(A) Human
(B) Goat
(C) Guinea pig
(D) Buffalo
18. Which is a self-pollinated fruit crop ? 1
(A) Mango
(B) Litchi
(C) Strawberry
(D) Coconut
19. Purest  seed is 1
(A) Foundation seed
(B) Certified seed
(C) Farmer’s seed
(D) Breeder seed
20. Amchur is prepared from 1
(A) Ripened mango
(B) Mature mango
(C) Immature mango
(D) Over ripe mango
21. Which mushroom is largely cultivated in India ? 1
(A) White button mushroom
(B) Oyster mushroom
(C) Paddy straw mushroom
(D) All of the above
22. Which silk is largely produced in India ? 1
(A) Muga silk
(B) Tasar silk
(C) Mulberry silk
(D) Eri silk
23. Which of the following biofertilizers provides phosphorus also ? 1
(A) Rhizobium
(B) Azotobacter
(D) Mycorrhiza

Answer any 4 questions out of the given 6 questions of 2 marks each. 2x4=8

24. Write two high yielding varieties of maize. 2
25. Write two major diseases of wheat. 2
26. Enlist the different classes of milk. 2
27. Enlist the major steps in mushroom cultivation. 2
28. Enlist indigenous milk products. 2
29. Enlist the requirements of certified seed production. 2

Answer any 4 questions  out of the given 6 questions of 3 marks each. 3x4=12

30. Write the seed rate of urd, moong, gram, soyabean, sunflower and pigeonpea. 3
31. Write the major diseases of cattle in India. 3
32. Enlist the different steps of cheese-making. 3
33. Enlist the different steps for jam-making. 3
34. Write the different fish species and basic requirements for Pisciculture. 3
35. Enlist the advantages of biogas. 3

Answer any 2 questions out of the given 4 questions of 5 marks each. 5x2=10

36. Write short notes on any two of the following : 5
(a) Physiological disorders of mango
(b) Harvesting and PHM of rose
(c) Major pests of cucurbits
37. Discuss commercial sericulture production. 5
38. Discuss the cultivation of citrus under the following heads : Soil and climate, major varieties, propagation and rootstock and major diseases and their management. 5
39. Enlist the major cereal crops of India. Discuss the cultivation of maize under the following heads : 5
Soil and climate, major varieties, seed rate, major diseases and their management. 


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