Agriculture Economics Past Papers


Subject: Agriculture Economics

Time Allowed: 10 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only. Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I  Encircle the correct option, cutting and overwriting is not allowed. (10)

1. Agriculture is the lifeline of Pakistan’s economy accounting for of the GDP
a) 19.5% b) 20.5%
c) 18.5% d) 23%
2. In Pakistan two cropping season are exist
a) Kharif and spring b) kharif and autumn
c) Rabi and Kharif d) Rabi and Spring
3. Agriculture employing _________ labor force and providing raw material for several value- added sectors.

a) 42.3% b) 38.5%
c) 403% d) 41.5%
4. Agriculture sector provides
a) Raw material b) Food
c) Employment d) All (a, b, c)
5. Farm mechanization is
a) Use of new technology b) Old technology
c) Manpower d) All (a, b, c)
6. Number of crops grown on a piece of land is
a) Cropping density b) Crop intensity
c) Crop fertility d) None
7. Number of people to feed on earth is
a) Decreasing b) Increasing
c) Constant d) All (a, b, c)
8. Main issue of Agriculture in Pakistan is
a) Poor Infrastructures b) Improper marketing channels
c) Low per hacter yield d) Bed quality of extension
9. Support price effect on Pakistani farmers is
a) Encouraging b) Discouraging
c) Neutral d) None
10. Due to farm mechanization agricultural productivity is
a) Increasing b) Decreasing
c) Falling d) None


Subject: Agriculture Economics

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50


Part-II Give short details of each of them, each answer carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: Assumption of Ricardian theory of rent?

Q#2: What is the green revolution?

Q#3: How do you define the Concept of market surplus?

Q#4: What are the Causes of malnutrition?                          Q#5: What is subsistence farming?

Q#6: What is the main principal of agriculture farm management?

Q#7: What is the food safety?

Q#8: Land reforms                                                          Q#9: What is farm productivity?

Q#10: Define quasi rent.

Part-III Give brief answers, each answer carries equal marks. (30)

Q#3: Critically analyze Williamson model.

Q#4: What is agriculture project planning? And also explain the choice of planning strategy for agriculture development.

Q#5: (a) What is agricultural economic? Give suggestions how to improve the agricultural sector.

(b) Explain the relationship between farm size and productivity.

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