Fertilizer Quiz: Test Your Fertilizer Knowledge

Questions : 14 | Total Attempts: 9 | Recent Updated: 09-Jun-2024
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Fertilizers play a pivotal role in modern farming practices, contributing to high yield and global food security. Fertilizers are essential agrochemicals that enhance soil fertility, promoting robust plant growth and crop yield. They contain essential nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, they supplement natural soil components. Nitrogen aids leaf development, phosphorus supports root and flower formation, and potassium strengthens overall plant health. Fertilizers can be organic or synthetic, with varying compositions tailored to specific crops. Proper application increases crop yields by addressing nutrient deficiencies in the soil. However, misuse can lead to environmental concerns, such as water contamination. Striking a balance between nutrient optimization and environmental sustainability is crucial for effective fertilizer application in modern agriculture. So let's start this quiz and see how well you know about Fertilizers.

Questions Excerpt


1. What is the primary purpose of fertilizers in agriculture?

A. Pest control

B. Weed management

C. Irrigation improvement

D. Soil fertility enhancement

2. Which of the following is not a common nutrient found in fertilizers?

A. Calcium

B. Nitrogen

C. Potassium

D. Phosphorus

3. Organic fertilizers are derived from which of the following sources?

A. Natural sources

B. Synthetic chemicals

C. Petroleum products

D. None of the above

4. Which of the following nutrients is essential for leaf development in plants?

A. Calcium

B. Nitrogen

C. Phosphorus

D. Potassium

5. What is the main nutrient responsible for root development in plants?

A. Nitrogen

B. Phosphorus

C. Potassium

D. Magnesium

6. Which type of fertilizer is bone meal?

A. Gas

B. Liquid

C. Organic

D. Synthetic

7. Urea is a common source of which fertilizer?

A. Calcium

B. Nitrogen

C. Phosphorus

D. Potassium

8. Which fertilizer application method involves placing fertilizer directly in the soil around the plant roots?

A. Banding

B. Broadcasting

C. Foliar feeding

D. Topdressing

9. Which nutrient deficiency causes the yellowing of plant leaves?

A. Nitrogen

B. Iron

C. Phosphorus

D. Potassium

10. Humus, compost, and manure are examples of............?

A. Synthetic fertilizers

B. Nitrogen-rich fertilizers

C. Organic fertilizers

D. Micronutrient fertilizers

11. What is the primary source of potassium in fertilizers?

A. Urea

B. Potash

C. Ammonia

D. Dolomite

12. Which form of nitrogen is commonly found in synthetic fertilizers?

A. Urea

B. Nitrate

C. Ammonium

D. Organic nitrogen

13. What role does sulfur play in plant nutrition?

A. Photosynthesis

B. Protein synthesis

C. Root development

D. Water absorption

14. Which government agency often regulates the quality of fertilizers in many countries?

A. WHO (World Health Organization)

B. FDA (Food and Drug Administration)

C. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)

D. USDA (United States Department of Agriculture)

 

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