Pry 5 Agric Science Exams 1st Term

 

EDU DELIGHT TUTORS

FIRST TERM EXAMINATION 2020/2021

CLASS: PRIMARY 5 SUBJECT: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

 

NAME:……………………………………………………………………………………

Section A:

1.) The uppermost layer of the earth surface in which plants grow and animals live is known as __

(a) soil (b) stone (c) rock

2.) _______________ is the breaking down of rocks into smaller particles

(a) cracking (b) weathering (c) watering

3.) There are _____________ types of soil (a) 2 (b) 5 (c) 3

4.) _______________ are crops that complete their life cycle in two seasons

(a) annual crops (b) biennial crops (c) perennial crops

5.) All of these are characteristics of monocotyledonous plants except _______________

(a) it has a tap root system (b) it has parallel veined leaf (c) it has one seed leaf

6.) An example of igneous rock is __________________ (a) granite (b) sand stone (c) shale

7.) What percentage does the pore spaces contain in the soil (a) 45% (b) 5% (c) 50%

8.) Which of the following is not an example of simple farm tools (a) cutlass (b) harrow (c) hoes

9.) All the following are examples of ectoparasites except ________ (a) tick (b) lice (c) tapeworm

10.) A ______________ is any organism that is capable of causing damage to our plants

(a) pests (b) parasite (c) disease

 

Section B: Answer all questions

1.) Define soil ________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________

 

b.) List the three components of soil

________________________, ________________________, _________________________

 

2.) What is cotyledons ___________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________

 

b.) State two differences between a monocotyledonous plants and dicotyledonous plants

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

3.) Give two examples of each crop types

(i) Cereal crops: __________________________, ___________________________

(ii) Tuber crops: __________________________, ___________________________

(iii) Legumes: ___________________________, ____________________________

(iv) Beverage crops: ________________________, __________________________

 

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