ASRB Mock Test-Practice Questions

The online application process for the upcoming ASRB Exam is scheduled to begin in February 2022, and the ASRB Exam date will be released by the exam conducting board soon. The main aim of the Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board behind conducting this exam every year is the selection of Assistant Professors and Lecturers for State Agricultural Universities and other Agricultural Universities in India.

The ASRB exam is conducted for 60 different disciplines. Listed in the table below are the minimum educational qualifications required for each program. Only the aspirants holding a Master’s degree in the concerned field are eligible for the programs mentioned below.

CodeProgramsRequired Field of Master’s Degree
1NematologyNematology/ Plant Pathology/ Plant Protection/ Entomology/ Zoology/ Agriculture
2Seed Science & TechnologySeed Science/ Agriculture/ Seed Science and Technology/ Plant Physiology
3Genetics & Plant BreedingPlant Genetic Resources/ Agriculture/ Agricultural Botany/ Plant Physiology
4Agricultural BiotechnologyGenetic Engineering/ Botany/ Biotechnology/ Plant Sciences/ Agriculture/ Life Sciences/Plant Physiology Plant Biotechnology
5Fruit ScienceFruit Sciences/ Agriculture or Horticulture/ Pomology/ Plant Genetic Resources/ Post Harvest Technology/ Horticulture
6Plant PhysiologyAgriculture/ Botany Plant Physiology
7Spices, Plantation & Medicinal & Aromatic PlantsPlant Genetic Resources/ Botany with specialization/ Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Plantation Crops/ Medicinal and Aromatic Plants/ Horticulture
8Floriculture & LandscapingAgriculture or Horticulture/ Plant Genetic Resources/ Floriculture and Landscaping
9Animal Genetics & BreedingAnimal Sciences/ Veterinary with specialization in Animal Genetics and Breeding.
10Dairy TechnologyAnimal Products Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Food Technology/
11Animal BiotechnologyMaster’s degree in Animal Biotechnology/ Veterinary/ Fisheries Science/
12Veterinary MedicineVeterinary Clinical Medicine/ Veterinary Preventive Medicine/ Veterinary Medicine
13Livestock Product TechnologyMaster’s degree in Animal Sciences/ Veterinary/ Livestock Products Technology
14Veterinary SurgeryVeterinary Anatomy / Veterinary Surgery
15Fisheries Resource ManagementFisheries Resource Management/ Hydrography/ Fish Population Dynamics/ Fishery Sciences/ Fisheries Resource Management/ Marine Biology/ Industrial Fisheries / Fishery Aquatic Ecology
16Veterinary Public HealthMaster’s degree in Veterinary Public Health/ Epidemiology
26Agricultural MeteorologyAgricultural Physics/ Agricultural Meteorology
27Veterinary AnatomyMaster’s degree in Veterinary Anatomy
31Fish Processing TechnologyFishery Sciences/ Horticulture/ Industrial Fisheries/ Fish Processing Technology/ Fish Harvest and Processing.
37Land & Water Management EngineeringHydrology/ Soil and Water Conservation/ Agricultural Engineering/ Water Science and Technology/ Civil Engineering & Aquatic Engineering/ Irrigation and Drainage

ASRB Exam Mock-Test Practice Questions

The ASRB Exam has a time duration of 120 minutes, and the nature of the questions will be objective (MCQs). To improve the speed and precision of the exam, the first step is to solve as many ASRB mock tests and previous year’s question papers as possible. Listed below are some of the Mock-Test Practice Questions for different disciplines.

Q1. Causative bacteria, or Hemorrhagic Septicemia, a disease encountered in cattle is caused by (Veterinary Science)

A) Pasteurella multocida

B) Streptococcus

C) Staphylococcus

D) Corynebacterium tuberculosis

Q2. An opening for the aorta in the diaphragm of an ox is called (Veterinary Science)

A) Hiatus aorticus

B) Foramen ovale

C) Bulbus aorticus

D) Ductus arteriosus

Q3. Who is the present Chairman of Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Right Authority (PPV&FRA)? (Horticulture)

a) Dr R.R. Hanchinal

b) Dr P.L. Gautam

c) Dr S. Nagarajan

d) Dr Swapan K. Datta

Q4. Which among the following is another name for vitamin B12? (Horticulture)

a) Niacin

b) Pyridoxal phosphate

c) Cobalamin

d) Riboflavin

Q5. Which type of Anthrax is ordinary in human beings? (Biochemistry)

A) Cutaneous form

B) Pulmonary form

C) Intestinal form

D) Reproductive form

Q6. World Zoonoses Day is (Biochemistry)

A) 6th July

B) 6th June

C) 6th August

D) 6th September

Q7. Which of the following methods can be used to produce seedless watermelon? (Agricultural Biotechnology)

  1. Apomixis
  2. Interspecific crosses
  3. Tetraploidy
  4. Apomixis and interspecific crosses

Q8. The component presents only in the Ti plasmid and is not present in any other binary vector system is: (Agricultural Biotechnology)

  1. Vir gene
  2. Gus gene
  3. OLB, RB
  4. Opine Gene

Q9. The quickest method for the production of pure breeding individuals from heterozygous parents: (Agricultural Biotechnology)

  1. Aneuploidy and colchicine treatment
  2. Anther culture and chromosome doubling of haploids
  3. Hybridization followed by selection
  4. Repeated backcross

All appearing candidates are advised to solve as many mock tests and practice tests as they can. By doing this, you can easily crack the ASRB exam with flying colours as it allows your examination approach and time management skills to be more practical. Candidates can have easy access to free mock tests, practice tests, and previous year’s question papers these days by downloading them.

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