Second Term Examination Agriculture/Agricultural Science for JSS 1 – SS 3 Term 2 Exam Questions

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

SECOND TERM EXAMINATION 

SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL

JSS 1 – JSS 3 EXAM QUESTIONS 

 

 

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JSS 1 AGRICULTURE 

SECTION A

ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS. 

Instruction: Fill the gaps with the most suitable word from the options A – D.

1 Example of work animal is _________.

 

2 The farm animal that provides the highest milk is _________.

 

Relevant links:

Second Term Examination Agricultural Science Basic 8 (JSS 2)

Second Term Examination Agricultural Science Basic 9 (JSS 3)

 

3 One of these is herbivore.

{a} dog

{b} goat

{c} cat

{d} lion

 

4 The farm animal that can last longer without water is _________.

{a} buffalo

{b} cattle

{c} horse

{d} carmel

 

5 Animal that produce milk is called _________.

 

6 A good example of animal used for protection is _________.

 

7 Pet animals include all except _________.

{a} lion

{b} cat

{c} dog

{d} monkey

 

8 When birds are raised for meat, eggs and and manure. It is called _________ farming.

 

9 A good example of poultry is _________.

{a} duck

{b} turtle

{c} parrot

{d} hawk

 

10 Higher farm animals include all except _________.

{a} cattle

{b} dog

{c} goat

 

11 One importance of farm animal is _________.

 

12 One means of controlling pests is _________.

 

13 The chemical for controlling pests is _________.

 

14 An example of biting and chewing insect is _________.

 

15 piercing and sucking insect here is _________.

{a} ants

{b} rat

{c} weevil

{d} mealy bugs

 

16 A weed is _________.

 

17 _________ is a chemical used in controlling weeds.

 

18 The process of removing weed is _________.

{a} control

{b} weed

{c} weeding

{d} mulching

 

19 Animals that destroy crops in the farm are called _________.

 

20 _________ animal can be used to control home pests.

{a} dog

{b} cats

{c} goats

{d} domestic fowls.

 

 

SECTION A — THEORY

 ANSWER ANY FOUR {4}] QUESTIONS IN ALL.

QUESTION 1

a. Explain the following classes of farm animals

(I) work animals

(ìí) guard animals

(iii) diary animals.

 

b State four (4) examples of poultry birds.

 

QUESTION 2

a. State five {5} importance of farm animals to man.

b List three (3) nutrients found in milk.

 

QUESTION 3

a. Outline four (4) methods of controlling pest.

b Explain the following:

(I) Biological weed control

(ii) Chemical weed control.

 

QUESTION 4

a. List with two examples each, three types of insect pest.

b What kind of damage do insect pests cause to crops?

 

QUESTION 5

a. List four (4) control measures for controlling pests.

b List four (4) measures for weed,

c Define weeding.

 

 

 

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JSS 2 AGRICULTURE 

SECTION A

ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS. 

Instruction: Fill the gaps with the most suitable word from the options A – D.

1 _________ structure can facilitate the production processes in the farm.

{a} Production

{b} Processing

{c} Utility

{d} Maintenance

 

2 Workshops for maintaining farm tools and implements are called _________ structures.

 

3 The overall records and coordination of all the activities going on is done in _________.

 

Relevant links:

Second Term Examination Agricultural Science Basic 7 (JSS 1)

Second Term Examination Agricultural Science Basic 9 (JSS 3)

 

4 The cereal among the following crops is _________.

{a} beans

{b} barley

{c} yam

{d} cocoa yam

 

5 _________ are grasses and legumes prepared mainly for livestock feeding.

{a} Hay

{b} Straw

{c} Silage

{d} Forage

 

6 _________ have high nutritive value because they are important sources of nutrients.

{a} Roughage

{b} Concentrates

{c} Folder

{d} Hay

 

7 _________ Are feeds which have high fibre content and less digestible.

{a} concentrates

{b} Straw

{c} Roughage

{d} Hay

 

8 Succulent grasses, legumes and green plants freshly stored in air tight container is _________.

{a} hay

{b} silage

{c} chaff

{d} straw

 

9 Grasses, legumes, cereals and root crops which are freshly grown for grazing is _________.

{a} fresh forage

{b} silage

{c} folder

{d} straw

 

10 _________ are grasses, legumes and other plants cut, dried and stored for feeding livestock.

 

11 The sum total of food required by an animal for a day is _________.

 

12 _________ is the amount of food given to farm animals to maintain them when they are not doing any work.

 

13 One of the factors to be considered before deciding animal feed is _________.

 

14 The disorder of the body or mind of animal is called _________.

{a} pest

{b} disease

{c} parasite

{d} worms

 

15 _________ is a disease affect cattle caused by tsetse fly.

 

16 Worms are the same thing as _________.

{a} fungi

{b} protozoa

{c} helminthes

{d} virus

 

17 _________ is a disease that cannot be seen with an ordinary microscope.

 

18 Fungal diseases are caused by _________.

 

19 Bacterium diseases are caused by _________.

{a} virus

{b} bacteria

{c} fungi

{d} protozoa

 

20 Ultra microscopic organism means _________.

 

 

SECTION A – THEORY

ANSWER FOUR{4} QUESTIONS IN ALL . 

QUESTION 1

Explain the following types of farm structures and buildings.

(I) Production structure

(ìí) Processing structure

(iii) Farm office

(iv) Maintenance structure

(v) Farm building

 

QUESTION 2

a. Explain the factors to be considered before deciding animal feeds. At least three (3) factors.

b List four (4) forms of animal feeds.

 

QUESTION 3

Explain the following:

(I) ration

(ii) production ration

(iii) balanced ration

(iv) maintenance ration

(v) hay

 

QUESTION 4

a. Define farm animal diseases and Pests.

b State four{4} ways of preventing animal diseases.

 

QUESTION 5

Write a short note on the following.

(I) Virus

(ii) Trypanosomiasis

(iii) Tsetse fly

(iv) Three ways of controlling trypanosomiasis

(v) Helminthes

 

 

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JSS 3 AGRICULTURE 

SECTION A

ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS. 

Instruction: Fill the gaps with the most suitable word from the options A – D.

1 _________ is the recording of financial transactions and is part of the process of accounting in business.

{a} Receipts

{b} Expenses

{c} book keeping

{d} Transaction

 

2 _________ is used to keep all the activities in the farm.

 

3 _________ are goods returned to the selling entity by the customer.

{a} Purchase invoice

{b} Return inwards

{c} Returns outwards

{d} Purchase invoice

 

4 A good returned by an organization to its suppliers is called _________.

{a} purchase journal

{b} returns outwards

{c} purchases invoice

{d} sales journal

 

5 _________ is used to record day to day events of the farm.

 

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6 _________ is a document containing the financial activities in the farm.

 

7 Revenue means _________.

 

8 Expenditure means _________.

 

9 Three sources of government income are _________, _________ and _________.

 

10 When the expenditure is greater than the revenue, we have _________.

{a} profit

{b} loss

{c} returns

{d} equal amount

 

11 When income and expenditure are at equilibrium, we have _________.

 

12 When revenue is greater than expenses, it is _________.

 

13 The record used to put down the amount of production in the farm is called _________.

{a} produced record

{b} producer record

{c} production record

{d} productional record

 

14 Consumption records shows _________.

 

15 _________ is an electronic or paper type file that keeps tracts of the sales that is associated with the farm.

{a} Purchases record

{b} Sales record

{c} Loss account

{d} Expenditure record

 

16 _________ is a market where shares, stocks and other securities are bought and sold.

{a} Commodity

{b} Perfect

[c} Stock exchange

{d} Monopolistic

 

17 The governing body of the stock exchange is _________.

 

18 The market deals in the following except _________.

{a} shares

{b} stock

{c} income

{d} bond

 

19 The salaried office workers employed by brokers and jobbers are _________.

{a} investors

{b} speculators

{c} brokers

{d} authorized clerk

 

20 People who specialize in a particular type of stocks and shares ARE _________.

{a} speculators

{b} brokers

{c} jobbers

{d} investors

 

 

SECTION A — THEORY

ANSWER FOUR{4} QUESTIONS IN ALL.

QUESTION 1

a. Define farm records.

b. Highlight four of its importance.

c. What is meant by financial records.

 

QUESTION 2

Discuss in detail, ‘ Income and Expenditure’. Use three examples to show your view.

 

QUESTION 3

Comment on the following:

a. Farm diary

b. Production record

c. Consumption record

d. sales record.

 

QUESTION 4

a. Discuss profit and loss account using figures to distinguish them.

b. Discuss computer aided farm.

 

QUESTION 5

a. Define agriculture in stock exchange.

b. Enumerate five (5) people involve in it.

 

c. Comment on the following:

(I) The jobbers

(ii) Authorized clerk

(iii) Investors

 

 

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SS 1 AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE 

SECTION A

ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS. 

Instruction: Fill the gaps with the most suitable word from the options A – D.

1 Factors affecting land availability and uses include all but _________.

{a} soil type

{b} Edaphic factor

{c} socio-economic factors

{d} topography

 

2 The climatic factors influencing agricultural production include all except _________.

{a} rainfall

{b} wind

{c} humility

{d} light

 

3 One of the importance of climate is _________.

 

4 One biotic factor affecting agricultural production is _________.

 

5 All but one are edaphic factors affecting agricultural production.
{a} soil PH

{b} topography

{c} parasite

{d} soil texture

 

6 The average weather condition of a place over a long period of time is _________.

 

7 The types of rocks include the following except _________.

{a} igneous

{b} sedimentary

{c} volcanic

{d} metamorphic

 

8 Sedimentary rock types does not includes _________.

{a} mechanically

{b} organically

{c} biologically

{d} chemically

 

9 One economic importance of rock in agriculture is _________.

 

10 Weather means _________.

 

11 _________ is not included in types of weathering.

{a} Physical

{b} Chemical

{c} Organical

{d} Biological

 

12 Agents of physical weathering include all but _________.

{a} wind

{b} ice

{c} hydration

{d} temperature

 

13 The one that is not an agent of chemical weathering is _________.

{a} carbonation

{b} hydration

{c} water

{d} hydrolysis

 

14 One biological factor affecting weathering is _________.

 

15 When a soil contains a greater percentage of clay, the soil is said to be _________.

 

16 The percentage of mineral in composition of the soil is _________.

{a} 25

{b} 45

{c} 5

{d} 35

 

17 The measure of the degree of acidity or alkalinity of the soil is _________.

{a} soil texture

{b} soil structure

{c} soil PH

{d} soil profile

 

18 The farm implement used in harvesting rice is _________.

{a} matchet

{b} sickle

{c} hand trowel

{d} hand fork

 

19 The most common source of power in the farm operations is _________.

 

20 The major source of machine power in the farm is _________.

 

SECTION B THEORY

ANSWER FOUR{4} QUESTIONS ONLY. 

1a Highlight 5 importance of climate.

1b State four{4} biotic factors affecting agricultural production.

1c Explain briefly three{3} types of weathering.

 

2a Mention 5 importance of rocks in agriculture.

2b Explain 3 types of soil clearly.

2c Highlight 4 properties of sandy soil.

 

3a With the aid of a diagram, illustrate the composition of soil and their percentages.

3b Describe the term organic matter.

3c State three{3} importance of organic matter on agriculture.

 

4 Define soil P.H.

4b With the aid of a diagram show a soil P.H.

4c What is soil profile?

4d Show a sketch diagram of a soil profile.

 

5a List 5 machinery and implements in farm operation and function for each.

5b Highlight 5 ways of maintaining farm implements and machinery.

5c State 2 advantages and 2 disadvantages of farm machinery and implements on farm operation.

 

 

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SS 2 AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE 

SECTION A

ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS. 

Instruction: Fill the gaps with the most suitable word from the options A – D.

1. All except one are climatic factors.

(a) thermometer

(b) rainfall

(c) wind

(d) sunlight

 

2. The hotness or coldness of a place or thing is called _________.

(a) sunlight

(b) rainfall

(c) heat

(d) temperature

 

3. The average weather condition of a place over a long period of time is referred to as _________

 

4. The incubation period of egg takes _________ days.

(a) 14

(b) 31

(c) 21

(d) 28

 

5. The domestication of birds for the purpose of meat, eggs and feathers is _________.

 

6. _________ is referred to as the form and structure of the body.

 

7. The functions of the forms and parts of the body is called _________.

 

8. The movement of the blood all over the body is called _________.

(a) respiration

(b) excretion

(c) circulation

(d) digestion

 

9. The liquid portion of the blood is referred to as _________.

(a) blood cells

(b) plasma

(c) erythrocytes

(d) leucocytes

 

10. Erythrocytes means _________.

 

11. _________ respiration involves the presence of oxygen.

(a) Anaerobic

(b) Aerobic

(c) Inhalation

(d) Exhalation

 

12. The process of measuring and mapping out the position, topography, axis and boundary of farmland is called _________.

 

13. _________ consists of a series of dump belt –shaped links of steel wires joined together by three small rings.

(a) Arrow

(b) Theodolite

(c) Gunter’s chain

(d) Ranging pole

 

14. Factors influencing the siting of farm stead include all except _________.

(a) topography

(b) temperature

(c) soil type

(d) drainage

 

15. One type of irrigation is _________.

 

16. An example of pollution type is _________.

 

17. The substances causing pollution are called _________.

 

18. Animals that live on land are called _________.

 

19. The animal that produces the highest milk is _________.

(a) camel

(b) goat

(c) cattle

(d) sheep

 

20. One of these is an ornamental crop.

(a) Cashew

(b) Allamanda

(c) Plantain

(d) Coconut

 

 

SECTION B: THEORY

Answer four (4) questions in all.

1. Explain the following terms below:

(i) Circulatory system

(ii) pulmonary circulation

(iii) systemic circulation

(iv) oxygenated blood

(v) deoxygenated blood

 

2a. Define Reproduction.

2b. Mention the male reproduction and female reproductive organs, stating each oegan and roles they perform.

2c. Explain the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system.

 

3a. What is farm surveying?

3b. State five (5) importance of farm surveying.

3c. Outline five surveying equipment.

 

4a. Explain three (3) factors influencing the siting of farmstead.

4b. Distinguish between irrigation and drainage system.

4c. Highlight three (3) types of irrigation.

 

5a. Describe agricultural pollution.

5b. Explain three sources/types of pollution.

5c. Mention four effects of water pollution.

 

6a. Define habitat.

6b. Explain two types of habitat, with three examples of animals that live in each.

6c. Show the difference between monogastric and polygastric animals and give three examples of each.

 

 

 

SS 1 AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE 

SECTION A

ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS. 

Instruction: Fill the gaps with the most suitable word from the options A – D.

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