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 not a function of the Wholesaler?

  • A. Storage function

  • B. Distributive function

  • C. Relates with final consumer

  • D. Specialization function

  • E. Carries out the packaging and branding of products

  • F. Financing Function

Chemicals generally used to kill pest are called _____.

  • A. Insecticides

  • B. Avicides

  • C. Pesticides

  • D. Rodenticides

  • E. Fungicides

  • F. All of the above

The following are physical methods of controlling crop pest except _____.

  • A. Placing hen in farmlands to eat insects

  • B. Setting up traps to catch rats and rodents

  • C. Fencing the farmland

  • D. Erecting gates on the farmland

  • E. Use of guns to kill monkeys

  • F. Hand picking

A female chicken less than one year old is referred to as a _____.

  • A. Poult
  • B. Pullet
  • C. Poulta
  • D. Chicken
  • E. Hen
  • F. Fowl

Small plants that grow via vegetative propagation from the parent plants are called _____.

  • A. Child Plants
  • B. Crop Plants
  • C. Plant Crops
  • D. Croplets
  • E. Plantlets
  • F. Progeny

The female part of the flower comprising the stigma, style and ovary is the _____.

  • A. Ovule
  • B. Androecium
  • C. Stamen
  • D. Petal
  • E. Sepal
  • F. Pistil

Which of the following food is best preserved through pasteurization?

  • A. Rice
  • B. Beans
  • C. Coconut
  • D. Meat
  • E. Milk
  • F. Tomatoes

The total number of parasites that are present in a host organism is termed _____.

  • A. Parasite
  • B. Parasite Count
  • C. Parasite Number
  • D. Parasite Load
  • E. Parasite Value
  • F. Parasite Figure



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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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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.

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