Agricultural Science

Len Academy Agric Science exam questions, JSS1, First Term

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Topics in Agricultural Science

Types of agricultural practices Crop rotation explained Benefits of crop rotation Differences between subsistence and commercial farming Subsistence farming explained with its characteristics What is commercial farming? Types of commercial farming Characteristics of commercial farming Importance of forest: Forest reserves in Nigeria Wildlife reserves in Nigeria and its importance Prevention and Control of Crop Pests Economic Importance of Crop Pests Classification of Insect Pests and their Economic Importance Agricultural machines and their uses Causes of soil erosion Ways to prevent soil erosion Asexual Propagation in Plants, Types and Examples Differences between gymnosperms and angiosperms Scheme of Work, Agricultural Science, SS1, First Term Scheme of Work, Agricultural Science, SS1, Second Term Scheme of Work, Agricultural Science, SS1, Third Term

Academic Questions in Agricultural Science

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All plants are crops.

  • A. True

  • B. False

In agriculture, macronutrients are essential nutrients required by plants. Which of the following is not a macronutrient?

  • A. Zinc

  • B. Sulphur

  • C. Calcium

  • D. Phosphorus

  • E. Potassium

  • F. Magnesium

Which of the following is false concerning micronutrients?

  • A. They are non-essential nutrients

  • B. They are required by plants in minute quantities

  • C. Iron is a micronutrient

  • D. Chlorine is a micronutrient

  • E. Copper is a micronutrient

  • F. Boron is a micronutrient

_____ is a term that describes the biological, chemical and cultural control tactics employed to make pest management economical, environmentally friendly and socially acceptable.

  • A. Integrated Pest Management

  • B. Integral Pest Management

  • C. International Pest Management

  • D. Inclusive Pest Management

  • E. Imbibed Pest Management

  • F. Inclusion Pest Management

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

Agric Science questions, JSS1, 1st Term:

1. Which of the following is a major form of agriculture?

  1. Horticulture
  2. Livestock farming
  3. Snailery
  4. Fish farming


2. Cash crop includes the following EXCEPT _____.

  1. cocoa
  2. rubber
  3. groundnut
  4. hides and skin


3. Livestock farming does NOT include _____.

  1. sheep rearing
  2. cattle rearing
  3. dog rearing
  4. poultry


4. The following are finished products from agricultural raw materials EXCEPT _____.

  1. tyre
  2. timber
  3. paper
  4. wallet


5. A farming that meets the food need of the farmer and his immediate family is said to be _____.

  1. subsistence
  2. biological
  3. agricultural
  4. commercial


6. Which of the following is NOT a form of agriculture?

  1. pastoral farming
  2. shepherd farming
  3. fish farming
  4. taungya farming


7. A root crop does NOT include _____.

  1. carrot
  2. yam
  3. beniseed
  4. cassava


8. Which of the following is NOT a vegetable?

  1. Okra
  2. Pumpkin
  3. Garden egg
  4. Water melon


9. The following are ornamental plants EXCEPT _____.

  1. pride of Barbados
  2. water lily
  3. onion
  4. sun flower


10. _____ chew their curds.

  1. Ruminants
  2. Non ruminants
  3. Poultry
  4. Birds


11. Products from livestock will NOT include _____.

  1. fruits
  2. bones
  3. tusks
  4. wools


12. A major importance of bees in agriculture is that _____.

  1. they can sting
  2. they feed on honey
  3. they bring about pollination
  4. they are insects


13. The scientific study of fish, shrimps, prawns, crabs and other aquatic animals is known as _____.

  1. fishery
  2. watery
  3. aquaculture
  4. apiculture


14. Heliciculture can also be referred to as _____.

  1. aquaculture
  2. fishery
  3. horticulture
  4. snailery


15. _____ crops will complete their life cycle within one year.

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

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16. The following crops have flowers EXCEPT _____.

  1. gymnosperms
  2. angiosperms
  3. monocots
  4. dicots
  5. Please read on this Article for correct answer.


17. _____ refers to the natural leaf borne by the seed of a plant.

  1. Cotyledon
  2. Carpel
  3. Stamen
  4. Pistil


18. The reproductive part of a plant is the _____.

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


19. The stomata are found in a plant’s _____.

  1. root
  2. stem
  3. leaf
  4. flower


20. The _____ gives a plant stem support.

  1. pericycle
  2. cambium
  3. stolon
  4. root hair


21. A creeping stem may be also be referred to as _____.

  1. adventitious
  2. runner
  3. apical
  4. axillary


22. Oxygen is given out from the plant mainly through the _____.

  1. root
  2. stem
  3. leaves
  4. flowers
  5. Please read on Autotrophic Nutrition in Plants for correct answer.


23. A root that arises from the tap root is the _____ root.

  1. adventitious
  2. runner
  3. apical
  4. axillary


24. Fibrous root is always present in _____.

  1. fruits
  2. vegetables
  3. monocots
  4. dicots


25. Pollination occurs in the _____.

  1. root
  2. stem
  3. leaves
  4. flowers


26. Photosynthesis takes place in the _____.

  1. root
  2. stem
  3. leaves
  4. flowers
  5. Please read on this Article for correct answer.


27. _____ is responsible for the green color in a plant’s leaf.

  1. Pollination
  2. Photosynthesis
  3. Chlorophyll
  4. Melanin


28. The root stores food in following plants EXCEPT _____.

  1. mango
  2. yam
  3. carrot
  4. cassava


29. The _____ attaches the leaf to a plant.

  1. petiole
  2. receptacle
  3. pedicel
  4. leaf vein


30. The _____ attaches the flower to a plant.

  1. petiole
  2. receptacle
  3. pedicel
  4. flower vein

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Amazing facts in Agricultural Science

Cows technically have one stomach, not four. However, a cow's stomach has four compartments. These are: rumen, reticulum, omasum and abomasum

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 the classification of crops based on their uses:

  • Oil crops

  • Vegetable crops

  • Latex crops

  • Drug and Medicinal crops

  • Beverage crops

  • Fibre crops

  • Fruit crops

  • Root and Tubers

  • Legumes

  • Spices

  • Cereals

All crops are plants but not all plants are crops. Below are some instances:

  • Weeds are considered as plants, not crops.

  • Parasitic plants are not necessarily crops. Examples of parasitic plants include mistletoe, corpse flower and striga.

  • Carnivorous or insectivorous plants are not necessarily crops. Examples are sundew, venus flytrap and pitcher plant. The image below shows a carnivorous plant (venus flytrap).

Venus flytrap - Len Academy


Meanwhile, always understand that all crops are plants, and they are grown for food, money or something beneficial.

Please read on plants versus crops here

Below are some of the problems of agriculture in Nigeria:

  • Lack of mechanized farming

  • Poor government policies

  • High cost of fertilizers

  • Lack of education

  • Lack of storage facilities

  • Bad road network

  • Poor research facilities

Please read a detailed explanation on the problems of agriculture in Nigeria here.

Secateurs are agricultural tools.

Secateurs - Len Academy

  • Secateurs are also referred to as pruning shears or hand pruners.

  • It looks like a pair of scissors.

  • It’s used for trimming flowers and leaves.

  • It is also used for pruning the branches of shrubs.

An example of an agricultural tool is the hoe. It is shown below:

Hoe - Len Academy

  • We have a variety of hoes.

  • They are generally used for tilling the soil.

  • They are used for making trenches in farmlands.

  • A hoe is utilized in harvesting crops like yam and cocoyam

  • They are also used for cutting weeds on farmlands.

Please read on agricultural tools and their uses here