Agricultural Science

Len Academy Agric Science exam questions, JSS1, First Term, part 2

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Academic Questions in Agricultural Science

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Cordage is made from _____ crop.

  • A. Food

  • B. Fibre

  • C. Ornamental

  • D. Oil

  • E. Cash

  • F. Vegetables and Spice

_____ is defined as the solid and arable part of the earth where agricultural activities are be carried out.

  • A. Soil

  • B. Farmland

  • C. Agricultural land

  • D. Biosphere

  • E. Open land

  • F. Planting and grazing land

Gymnosperms and angiosperms are seed bearing plants under the division spermatophyta?

  • A. True

  • B. False

Which of the following is false concerning gymnosperms?

  • A. Cones are present

  • B. Sepals are present

  • C. Petals are absent

  • D. Only seeds are produced

  • E. Sporophyll form the cones

  • F. In seed formation, the ovules aren't present in the ovary

Which of the following statement is incorrect concerning seeds?

  • A. The ovary develops into the seed after fertilization

  • B. The embryo in the seed develops into a young plant

  • C. The seed's endosperm serve as a source of food reserve for the developing embryo

  • D. A seed has its own genotype

  • E. Seeds are products of sexual reproduction

  • F. Apomictic seeds aren't produced sexually and the hawkseed is an example

The _____ is the reproductive organ in plant's sexual reproduction.

  • A. Pollen grain

  • B. Ova

  • C. Sperm

  • D. Flower

  • E. Fruit

  • F. Seed

In flowering plants, fertilization occurs when the _____ comes into contact with the ova (as genetic materials are eventually exchanged).

  • A. Sperm

  • B. Endosperm

  • C. Exosperm

  • D. Stigma

  • E. Ovule

  • F. Pollen grain

The fusion of sperm and ova in animals leads to the formation of _____.

  • A. Foetus

  • B. Embryo

  • C. Ovary

  • D. Neonate

  • E. Zygote

  • F. Egg



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Agric Science questions, JSS1, 1st Term:

Please read questions 1 - 30 here.

31. Photosynthesis produces food in the form of _____.

  1. sugars
  2. proteins
  3. seeds
  4. fruits
  5. Please read on Photosynthesis for correct answer.


32. Which of the following is NOT a function of the leaf veins?

  1. Supports the leaf
  2. Makes the leaf green
  3. Contains vessels that transport food
  4. Contain vessels that transports water


33. The loss of water from the plant’s leaf is known as _____.

  1. excretion
  2. transpiration
  3. precipitation
  4. run off


34. Swollen structures seen at the axis of leaves and stem is termed _____.

  1. cud
  2. curd
  3. bud
  4. burd


35. Carpel, Stamen and Receptacle are all associated with the _____.

  1. leaf
  2. stem
  3. root
  4. flowers
  5. Please read on Sexual Propagation in Plants for correct answer.


36. Decayed organic matter adds _____ to the soil.

  1. oxygen
  2. clay
  3. minerals
  4. vitamins and water


37. The part of a plant below the soil forms the _____ system.

  1. shoot
  2. tap
  3. root
  4. fibrous


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

  1. yam
  2. cassava
  3. rice
  4. cashew
  5. Please read on Asexual Propagation in Plants for correct answer.


39. All farm animals are _____.

  1. ruminants
  2. non ruminants
  3. domestic
  4. poultry


40. Donkey may be regarded as a _____ animal.

  1. pet
  2. dairy
  3. guard
  4. work
  5. Please read on this Article for correct answer.


41. Dairy animals are kept for the purpose of their _____.

  1. red meat
  2. white meat
  3. milk
  4. eggs


42. Which of the following is NOT present is a domestic fowl?

  1. Scales
  2. Feathers
  3. Beak
  4. Fur


43. Omnivorous animals eat _____

  1. plant
  2. flesh
  3. plant and flesh
  4. eggs


44. The following crops are legumes EXCEPT _____.

  1. cowpea
  2. soyabean
  3. groundnut
  4. sorghum
  5. Please read on Plants versus Crops for correct answer.


45. The milky sap obtained from rubber tree is known as _____.

  1. latex
  2. gum
  3. kapok
  4. fibres

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46. The meat derived from a snail is rich in _____.

  1. fats
  2. oil
  3. carbohydrates
  4. proteins


47. _____ gives a flower its bright color.

  1. Sepal
  2. Petal
  3. Stamen
  4. Carpel


48. The _____ houses the egg in a female flower.

  1. stigma
  2. style
  3. ovule
  4. thalamus


49. The stamen of a flower is comprised of _____ and _____.

  1. carpel and pistil
  2. anther and filament
  3. ovule and ovary
  4. stigma and style


50. Which of the following plants will fertilization NOT occur?

  1. Orange
  2. Cassava
  3. Bean
  4. Guava


51. Hens incubate their eggs to _____.

  1. keep them warm
  2. keep them cool
  3. keep them company
  4. feed them


52. _____ animals depend only on plants for food.

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


53. Which of the following is a poikilothermic animal?

  1. Tilapia
  2. Dog
  3. Horse
  4. Hen
  5. Please read on this Article for a clue to the correct answer.


54. All the followings are products of Agriculture EXCEPT _____.

  1. cloth
  2. leather chair
  3. fan
  4. ropes


55. The thin outer covering of a seed is known as _____.

  1. testa
  2. micropyle
  3. ovule
  4. generative nucleus


56. A root that provides an additional support to the stem is the _____ root.

  1. lateral
  2. adventitious
  3. fibrous
  4. tap


57. Gases enter and leave the plant through the _____.

  1. pores
  2. stomata
  3. guard cells
  4. lenticels


58. The base of a flower is called the _____.

  1. pedicel
  2. flower stalk
  3. receptacle
  4. thalamus


59. When pollen grains are transferred from the anther to the stigma, it is termed _____.

  1. reproduction
  2. fertilization
  3. pollination
  4. metamorphosis


60. Which of the following animal is NOT homiothermic?

  1. Peacock
  2. Rat
  3. Bat
  4. Snake

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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. It is shown below:
    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.

Examples of carnivorous plants include sundew and Venus flytrap.

Please read more on carnivorous plants here