Third Term agricultural science




Part A: Objective

Read the following questions and pick the best answer from the given alternative
_______ is the process of felling trees without planting another one
afforestation (b) deforestation (c) mulching (d) degeneration

Agriculture is best defined as the production of ______ for man’s use
crop (b) fish (c) animal (d) crops and animals

Aquate animals include the following except _____ (a) shark (b) fish (c) crab (d) chameleon

______ is the process of preventing food from being spoiled
distribution (b) preservation (c) importation (d) exportation

Scientists that study climate and weather conditions are called ____
(a) meteorologist (b) geographers (c) human wares (d) engineers

The raw materials that are used in textile industry is _____
yam (b) cocoa (c) cotton (d) oak

Planting more than one crops on a piece of land and at the same time is called ____
mixed cropping (b) monocropping (c) bush fallowing (d) inter planting

The organ of the plant that manufactures food is the ____ (a) root (b) leaf (c) flower (d) seed

Wooden farm structures are usually attacked by ____
bee (b) termites (c) moths (d) cockroach

All the following belong to poultry except ____ (a) piegrons (b) geese (c) pea cock (d) tilapia

_____ is the branch of agriculture that deals with planting of trees
fishery (b) forestry (c) sowing (d) planting

Agriculture provides ____ for industries (a) raw materials (b) life (c) blood (d) capital

______ is the raw material that is used to produce beverages like bournvita or milo
kola (b) cocoa (c) cashew (d) pawpaw

______ is added to the soil to improve its fertility (a) manure (b) clay (c) lizard (d) acid

_____ is the uppermost part of the soil that support plants growth
air (b) water (c) fire (d) soil

______ is used by farmers to transfer young plants from nursery to permanent site
hand trowel (b) hand gloves (c) hand fork (d) handmade

Agriculture was started by the____ (a) early men (b) bush men (c) foreign men (d) Londoners

The branch of agriculture that deals with the education and orientation of farmers is known as agricultural ____ (a) radio (b) economic (c) extension (d) budget

A farmer who provides foods mainly for his family is said to be practicing ____ agriculture (a) commercial (b) industrial (c) subsistence (d) local

The early men were mostly wanderers that lived in ____
hotels (b) garage (c) caves (d) mountains

Goats, Cows and pigs are examples of ____ animals (a) domestic (b) wild (c) nice (d) wicked

Lions, wolves and zebras are examples of _____ animals
wild (b) domestic (c) deadly (d) nice

The process whereby green plants manufacture their own food in the presence of sunlight is known as ____ (a) photosynthesis (b) vitamins (c) budgeting (d) resources

The flat green organ in plant is called ____ (a) leaf (b) pestsl (c) budding (d) root

The leaf is always attached to the stem by the ____ (a) stomata (b) stalk (c) apex (d) blade

The major importance features of agriculture are provision of food, clothing and ____
blood (b) weapon (c) shelter (d) peace

Young fish reared in the ponds are called ____
pond fish (b) fingerlings (c) tad pole (d) whale

The use of complex or improved agricultural tools such as tractor, combined harvester in farming is known as ____ farming (a) domesticated (b) computerized (c) mechanized (d) rural

A scientist that studies the behaviours and lives of animals is called a ____
zoo (b) zoologist (c) expert (d) technician

The part of plant that is fixed deep down in the soil is the ____
(a) root (b) shoot (c) leaf (d) leg

Part B: Theory

Mention four farm records

Mention four factors that are necessary for seed germination

Mention four post planting operations

Mention four people that are involved in agricultural science

Fill the gaps

Raw materials Finished Goods / Product




Oil Palm


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