Read Important objective MCQ written on Poultry Farming Objective MCQ. This page includes new and important questions from poultry farming.


Major Agricultural Competition Exams such as ICAR JRF, SRF, NET, SAU CET, BHU, IBPS AFO etc. Also, these questions are important for the non-agricultural competition exams.

Topics of the post

  • Introduction to poultry farming.
  • Indian breeds of hen.
  • Foreign breeds of hen.
  • Broilers and players.
  • Poultry feed.
  • Poultry breeding.
  • Bleeding and rearing of chicks.
  • Avian diseases and their management.
  • Major institutes in India.
  • Major projects in India.
  • And, other important topics.

Poultry Farming Objective MCQ

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Question 01. Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India has …. Central Poultry Development Organisations?

(a). Four.
(b). Three.
(c). Two.
(d). Five.

Question 02. Central Poultry Development Organization (Southern Region) was formerly known as..?

(a). Central Poultry Research & Training Institute. 
(b). Southern Poultry Development Organisation.
(c). Central Poultry Devlopment Organisation & Training Institute.
(d). None of the above.

Question 03. The Directorate of Poultry Research is located in..?

(a). Lucknow.
(b). Hyderabad.
(c). Delhi.
(d). Bangalore.

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Question 04. The walls of  poultry house should face..?

(a). East – West direction.
(b). South – East direction.
(c). North – West direction.
(d). South – North direction.

Question 05. Folding system and poultry fences are the types of..?

(a). Intensive poultry farming system.
(b). Semi-intensive poultry farming system.
(c). Cheap house poultry farming.
(d). Deep litter poultry farming.

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Question 06. How many birds (chickens) can be kept in a unit measuring 20′ × 5′?

(a). 10.
(b). 25.
(c). 15.
(d). 18.

Question 07. Which is true about deep litter system?

For hen.

(a). It is a scientific method of poultry farming.
(b). It requires small space.
(c). It is the best method.
(d). All of the above.

Question 08. Deep litter system is good because the system creates an environment which  produces..?

(a). Vitamin B2.
(b). Vitamin A.
(c). Vitamin C.
(d). Vitamin E.

Question 09. The cage poultry farming system is ideal for..?

(a). Broilers.
(b). Layers.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Fighting hen.

Question 10. How many space is provided to one hen in cage system?

(a). 2 square feet.
(b). 3 square feet.
(c). 1 square foot.
(d). 1.5 square feet.

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Question 11. A hybrid hen starts laying eggs in..?

(a). 3.5 – 4 months.
(b). 2.5 – 3 months.
(c). 3.5 – 4 months.
(d). 4.5 – 5 months.

Question 12. Key stone, hy-line and star cross are the breeds of..?

(a). Layers.
(b). Broilers.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). None of the above.

Question 13. There should be one male hen for …. female hens?

(a). 5 – 10.
(b). 3 – 5.
(c). 10 -12.
(d). 5 – 8.

Question 14. Culling is necessary in..?

(a). Chicks.
(b). Layers.
(c). Grower.
(d). All of the above.

Question 15. Generally …. % mineral mixture is mixed in poultry feed?

(a). 5.
(b). 8.
(c). 10.
(d). 15.

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Question 16. The fresh egg-weight and the body weight of chicks contain  …. and …. % water, respectively?

(a). 40, 30.
(b). 66, 60.
(c). 70, 65.
(d). 35, 25.

Question 17. …. corn is considered as the best poultry feed?

(a). White.
(b). Red.
(c). Yellow.
(d). Orange.

Question 18. The groundnut cake contains …. % protein?

(a). 15%.
(b). 25%.
(c). 30%.
(d). 40%.

Question 19. The coconut cake contains …. % protein?

(a). 20%.
(b). 25%.
(c). 35%.
(d). 15%.

Question 20. The lime (lime stone) gravel contains ….% calcium?

(a). 13%.
(b). 33%.
(c). 39%.
(d). 23%.

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Question 21. A six month old chick is fed with ….% of whole grain?

(a). 5.
(b). 10.
(c). 15.
(d). 20.

Question 22. A 100 g food additive contains …. of vitamin a?

(a). 0.6 g.
(b). 2 – 4 g.
(c). 0.5 – 1.5 g.
(d). 4 – 6 g.

Question 23. ALC is a..?

(a). Viral disease.
(b). Bacterial disease.
(c). Fungal disease.
(d). Nutritional disorder.

Question 24. Coryza is a..?

(a). Viral disease.
(b). Bacterial disease.
(c). Fungal disease.
(d). Nutritional disorder.

Question 25. Coccidiosis is a..?

(a). External parasite.
(b). Internal parasite.
(c). Fungal disease.
(d). Nutritional disorder.

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Question 26. BWD is a..?

(a). Summer season disease.
(b). Winter season disease.
(c). Rainy season disease.
(d). All of the above.

Question 27. Death rate is highest in..?

(a). Mesogenic form of disease.
(b). Virulent form of disease.
(c). Lentogenic form of disease.
(d). All of the above.

Question 28. The double wall feeder was developed by..?

(a). ICAR, New Delhi.
(b). Department of animal husbandry, BHU, Varanasi.
(c). AAU, Anand.
(d). TNAU, Coimbatore.

Question 29. Which is a type of brooding?

(a). Natural brooding.
(b). Artificial brooding.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). None of the above.

Question 30. The distance between brooder house and layer house should be atleast..?

(a). 50 m.
(b). 75 m.
(c). 100 m.
(d). 125 m.

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Question 31. The first week temperature of brooder is..?

(a). 95 °F.
(b). 97 °F.
(c). 90 °F.
(d). 75 °F.

Question 32. S. K. F. is useful against..?

(a). Coccidiosis diseases.
(b). Bacterial diseases.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). Fungal diseases.

Question 33. Central Avian Research Institute is located at..?

(a). Gorakhpur, UP.
(b). Deoria, UP.
(c). Azamgarh, UP.
(d). Bareli, UP.

Question 34. Which pharmaceutical company produces lincospectin?

(a). Sun pharma.
(b). Unichem.
(c). Panacea biotec.
(d). Novartis India.

Question 35. Dimidon 16% is an..?

(a). External parasitic medicine.
(b). Internal parasitic medicine.
(c). Anti coccidiosis medicine.
(d). Anti influenza medicine.

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Last Updated: 29-12-2021

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