Agricultural Science

Len Academy questions for Agric Science JSS1, 2nd Term, Part 2

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Academic Questions in Agricultural Science

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Which of the following is an example of oil crop?

  • A. Melon

  • B. Rubber

  • C. Flax

  • D. Moringa

  • E. Ginger

  • F. Coffee

Concerning crops and plants, which of the following statement is incorrect?

  • A. All plants are not crops

  • B. All crops are plants

  • C. Cactus can be a crop

  • D. Corpse flower is not a plant

  • E. Venus flytrap is not a crop

  • F. All the options are correct

Which of the following is not a problem associated with agriculture?

  • A. Superfluous research facilities

  • B. Poor road network

  • C. Illiteracy

  • D. Lack of storage facilities

  • E. Limited mechanized farming

  • F. Bad government policies

Mallet - Len Academy

The above image is a _____.

  • A. Hammer

  • B. Crowbar

  • C. Shear

  • D. Secateur

  • E. Bolo

  • F. Mallet

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The agricultural tool shown in the image (above) is used for the followings except _____.

  • A. For cutting tree branches, weeds, and other plant materials in farmland

  • B. To remove dirts from the top soil

  • C. For harvesting crops like sugarcane

  • D. To clear bushes

  • E. For planting crops like melon

  • F. To dig superficial holes for the planting of seeds

Which of the following statement is false concerning soil erosion?

  • A. The top soil is moved from one point to another

  • B. Man is an agent that bring about soil erosion

  • C. Wind and water are natural agents of soil erosion

  • D. Sheet erosion is said to occur when the surface of a land is eroded at an unequal levels

  • E. Deforestation will increase the likehood of wind erosion

  • F. Rill erosion results in the formation of miniature dongas on land

Gully erosion - Len Academy

The above diagram shows a _____ erosion.

  • A. Wind

  • B. Sheet

  • C. Rill

  • D. Gully

  • E. Landslide

  • F. Crooked

An instance of farming whereby a farmer uses animal and green manure as fertilizers in place of chemicals like NPK is termed _____.

  • A. Reformative farming

  • B. Alternative farming

  • C. Crude farming

  • D. Retrogressive farming

  • E. Non-Chemical farming

  • F. Agro-farming

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Agric Science questions, JSS1, 2nd Term, Continued:

Please read Questions 1 - 30 here.

31. A castrated pig is called a/an _____.

  1. Ox
  2. Capon
  3. Hog
  4. Broiler

 

32. Soil water can be lost through the following ways EXCEPT _____.

  1. Evaporation
  2. Transpiration
  3. Infiltration
  4. Surface run off

 

33. The movement of seedlings from nursery to a permanent field of growth is called _____.

  1. Translocation
  2. Transplanting
  3. Transcropping
  4. Transportation

 

34. Clay soil becomes easily water logged during rainy season because it _____.

  1. Has large pore articles
  2. Has large pore spaces
  3. Has coarse structure
  4. Has fine pore spaces

 

35. Which of the following is NOT an agro based industry?

  1. Cadbury
  2. Dairy industries
  3. Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
  4. Nigerian Textile Industry plc

 

36. Broilers are poultry birds kept mainly for _____.

  1. Egg production only
  2. Egg and Meat production
  3. Meat production only
  4. Egg and Feather production

 

37. Gizzard is present in which of the following farm animals?

  1. Fowls
  2. Cows
  3. Sheep
  4. Goats

 

38. Which of the following is NOT a source of food from farm animals?

  1. Blood
  2. Milk
  3. Streamed bone
  4. Fur

 

39. Grasses are seen mainly on the _____ zone?

  1. Tropical rainforest
  2. Temperate
  3. Montane forest
  4. Savanna

 

40. The fertilizer N.P.K stands for _____.

  1.  Nitrogen, Potassium, Kaolin
  2. Nitrogen, Phosphate, Kaolin
  3. Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium
  4. Nitrogen, Phosphate, Potassium

 

41. The stem is an organ of vegetative propagation in _____.

  1. Mango
  2. Yam
  3. Cassava
  4. Plantain

 

42. _____ class of food are rich in starch.

  1. Cereals
  2. Vegetables
  3. Legumes
  4. Beverages

 

43. _____ are housing types used in poultry production.

  1. Battery cages and paddock
  2. Cages and pen
  3. Deep litter and battery cages
  4. Fold units and hutches

 

44. What primary nutrient do ammonium tetraoxosulphate add to the soil when applied?

  1. Boron
  2. Calcium
  3. Nitrogen
  4. Fluorine

 

45. Cocoa, kola, oil palm and rubber are best grown in _____.

  1. Guinea savanna
  2. Sudan savanna
  3. Rain forest
  4. Swamp forest

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46. The followings are protective tissues in farm animals EXCEPT _____.

  1. Feather
  2. Hoof
  3. Gland
  4. Scale

 

47. Sexual propagation involves the use of _____.

  1. Branches
  2. Leaves
  3. Stems
  4. Seeds

 

48. The time difference between fertilization and parturition is known as _____.

  1. Conception
  2. Lactation
  3. Weaning
  4. Gestation

 

49. Which of these groups of implements is used in small scale by farmers?

  1. Bulldozer, Shovel, Garden fork
  2. Cutlass, Hoe, Spade
  3. Plough, Planter, Cultivator
  4. Disc harrow, Wheelbarrow, Cutlass

 

50. Disease causing organisms are referred to as _____.

  1. Pests
  2. Pathogens
  3. Parasites
  4. Saprophytes

 

51. _____ meal is added to layer’s feed to enhance the production of eggs with strong shells.

  1. Fish
  2. Maize
  3. Palm kernel
  4. Bone

 

52. Which of the following is NOT a cash crop?

  1. Cocoa
  2. Guinea corn
  3. Oil palm
  4. Groundnut

 

53. Tannins used for coloring leather are obtained from the _____ of a plant.

  1. Leaves
  2. Barks
  3. Flowers
  4. Roots

 

54. Cambium tissues is absent in _____ plants.

  1. Perennial
  2. Dicotyledonous
  3. Monocotyledonous
  4. Forest

 

55. _____ bud is seen at the axis of a plants’ leaf?

  1. Auxiliary
  2. Terminal
  3. Apical
  4. Flowering

 

56. Birds incubate their eggs to _____.

  1. Make them stronger
  2. Add oxygen to them
  3. Keep them warm
  4. Protect them from predators

 

57. Which of the following fish is cartilaginous?

  1. Shark
  2. Tilapia
  3. Cat fish
  4. Carp

 

58. The _____ region of Nigeria will produce more fishes.

  1. North West
  2. North East
  3. North Central
  4. South South

 

59. _____ involves the combination of crop farming and forest management.

  1. Mixed cropping
  2. Continuous cropping
  3. Taungya farming
  4. Pastoral farming

 

60. The _____ is reared for their meat.

  1. Broiler
  2. Breeders
  3. Chicken
  4. Layers

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Amazing facts in Agricultural Science

🥜 Peanuts 🥜 are legumes and not nuts

Although plants neither see nor hear, they can recognize their siblings and even give them preferential treatments 🤔

Squirrels do plant more 🌲 trees 🌲 (through their actions) than an average human in their lifetime. They often hide their acorns and nuts underground and forget about them 😁

🐄 Cows 🐄 have got the ability to walk up stairs, but not down stairs

A group of cows 🐄 🐄 🐄  is called a team, drove or herd.

People just prefer to call them herd


NOTABLE POINTS IN Agricultural Science

Below are some common types of erosion:

  • Water Erosion: It is caused by rainfall and flooding on the topsoil. As a result of water erosion, some layers of the topsoil are lost.

  • Sheet Erosion: When an entire surface of land becomes eroded at a uniform (equal) level, such is referred to as sheet erosion.

    Sheet Erosion - Len Academy

  • Wind Erosion: It results from the actions of wind on a bare land. Wind erosion is often seen in deserts. Overgrazing and lack of vegetation cover will also enhance wind erosion on topsoil.

​​​Please read more on types of soil erosion here.

Soil erosion is defined as a process through which the topsoil is removed or moved from one point to another by agents like wind, water, man and animals.

Soil erosion occurs naturally (wind and water) and may also be facilitated by living organisms.

Soil erosion is more likely to occur on a sloppy land and land with no vegetation cover. When this occurs, the nutrient rich layer of the topsoil is washed away; and this ultimately results in fewer plants growing on such eroded soil.

Please read more on soil erosion here

There are about 630 different kinds of carnivorous plants.

Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients by consuming small animals, especially insects.

Carnivorous plants are also referred to as insectivorous plants.

Some example of carnivorous plants include sundew and Venus flytrap.

Please read more on Carnivorous Plants here