Agricultural Science

Len Academy questions for Agric Science JSS1, 2nd Term

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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:

1. The branch of agriculture that is concerned with sending new ideas to farmers and also sending problem to research stations is called ______.

  1. Agricultural economics
  2. Agricultural extension
  3. Agricultural science
  4. Agricultural accounting


2. The process through which water is lost from the plant’s leaf is termed _____.

  1. Evaporation
  2. Capillary action
  3. Percolation
  4. Transpiration


3. Pollination in plants can be described as a process of _____.

  1. Sexual reproduction
  2. Asexual reproduction
  3. Asexual propagation
  4. Vegetative propagation
  5. Please read on this Article for correct answer here.


4. A weaned calf should be fed on large quantities of _____.

  1. Silage
  2. Hay
  3. Succulents
  4. Concentrates


5. The following farm animals are monogastric EXCEPT _____.

  1. Rabbit
  2. Pig
  3. Goat
  4. Dog


6. Pest are economically important because they _____.

  1. Destroy soil fertility after their death and decay
  2. Break down organic materials in the soil
  3. Enhance the economic potential of crops
  4. Transmit diseases and damage crops
  5. Please read on the Economic Importance of Crop Pests for correct answer.


7. Which of the following crop is a rhizome?

  1. Cassava
  2. Cocoyam
  3. Yam
  4. Ginger


8. Which of the following crops is used for fibre production?

  1. Indian rubber
  2. Para-rubber
  3. Jute
  4. Benniseed


9. Which of the following is NOT a vegetable?

  1. Tomato
  2. Carrot
  3. Cucumber
  4. Benniseed


10. Which of the following ecological zones is best suited for pastoral farming?

  1. Mangrove swamp
  2. Rain forest
  3. Mangrove forest
  4. Savanna
  5. Please read on this Article for correct answer here.


11. Which of the following animals can be classified as a vertebrate?

  1. Prawn
  2. Tilapia
  3. Snail
  4. Aphid


12. Guinea grass can be classified as a _____ crop.

  1. Cereal
  2. Fibre
  3. Vegetable
  4. Leguminous


13. A female flower is called _____.

  1. Pistil
  2. Stigma
  3. Stamen
  4. Thalamus
  5. Please read on Sexual Propagation in Plants for correct answer.


14. Which of the following plant parts is vegetative?

  1. Flower
  2. Leaf
  3. Fruit
  4. Nectar


15. Concentrates are animal feeds which are _____.

  1. High in digestible nutrients and low in fibre
  2. High in fibre and low in digestible nutrients
  3. High in fibre and high in digestible nutrients
  4. Prepared from crops of the grass family

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16. The foetus in a cow develops in the _____.

  1. Oviduct
  2. Uterus
  3. Placenta
  4. Cervix


17. The act of giving birth is a pig is called _____.

  1. Calving
  2. Farrowing
  3. Kidding
  4. Kindling
  5. You can read on various Agricultural Terms and Meanings here.


18. The newly hatched offspring of a catfish is best described to as _____.

  1. Fingerling
  2. Stock
  3. Larva
  4. Fry


19. A female animal is said to be on heat when it _____.

  1. Perspires frequently
  2. Often sweats
  3. Readily accepts males
  4. Drinks more water


20. Magana is a disease associated with _____.

  1. Goats
  2. Pigs
  3. Sheep
  4. Cattle


21. Rabbits are best reared in _____.

  1. Fold units
  2. Pens
  3. Hutches
  4. Cages


22. Iroko is mainly used for _____.

  1. Latex production
  2. Furniture making
  3. Paper production
  4. Dyeing materials
  5. Please read on Hardwood and Softwood for correct answer.


23. Which of the following is a monocot?

  1. Banana
  2. Citrus
  3. Cocoa
  4. Cotton


24. Most woody plants are _____ crops.

  1. Annual
  2. Biennial
  3. Perennial
  4. Shrubs


25. Which of the following crops will add nitrogen to the soil?

  1. Cotton
  2. Cowpea
  3. Maize
  4. Millet


26. Sun dried grasses used for feeding ruminants are called _____.

  1. Fodder
  2. Forage
  3. Silage
  4. Hay


27. Fermented grasses and legumes for feeding animals are called _____.

  1. Fodder
  2. Forage
  3. Silage
  4. Hay


28. The feeding habit of a pig can be classified as _____.

  1. Carnivorous
  2. Herbivorous
  3. Omnivorous
  4. Parasitic


29. Which of the following is NOT a production structure for farm animals?

  1. Battery cage
  2. Paddock
  3. Pen
  4. Silo


30. The true stomach of a ruminant is the _____.

  1. Rumen
  2. Reticulum
  3. Omasum
  4. Abomasum


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There are about 630 different kinds of carnivorous plants.

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Carnivorous plants are also referred to as insectivorous plants.

Some example of carnivorous plants include sundew and Venus flytrap.

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