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 Subject: AGRIC SCIENCE Duration: 2HRS Class: JSS 2

  1. ______________ are edible materials which are fed to farm animals in the course of rearing them to contribute energy and other nutrients to their diet.  (a)  ration (b) feeds  (c) succulent   (d) foods
  2. The following except one are basal or energy given feeds  (a)  millet (b)  vitamin A (c) maize  (d) cassava
  3. One of the following is not a dry roughage   (a) hay  (b)  straw  (c) fresh forage   (d) chaff
  4. Concentrates that are high in carbohydrates are called _____________ concentrates (a) protein    (b) energy  (c)body building   (d) forage 
  5. ___________ is the sum total of feeds needed by an animal in a day. (a) ration (b) nutrient (c) straw (d) fibre
  6. Which of the following is an example of fodder? (a) straw  (b) bone meal (c)  fish meal (d) lime stone
  7. Which of the following animals does not feed on hay? (a) cattle (b) goat (c) horse (d) poultry birds 
  8. The type of ration that contains all the essential nutrients needed by the animals in the right proportion is called __________  ration (a) maintenance  (b) balanced  (c) production (d) dietry
  9. The following are feeding tools except ___________  (a)feed scoup  (b) feeding trough  (c) drinking trough  (d) fork
  10. The removal of plant stumps and roots from the soil is called ______ (a) stumping (b) plotting (c) ploughing  (d) harrowing
  11. The process of making seedbed is known as (a) Ploughing (b) stumping (c) ridging (d) plotting 
  12. The lifting of seedlings from the nursery and planting them out in their permanent plot or field is (a) nursery (b) sowing (c) seed rate (d) transplanting
  13. The replacement of seeds that fail to germinate is called _________ (a) supplying (b) thinning (c) mulching (d) weeding
  14. The amount or quantity of planting materials required for planting one hectare of land is called _______ (a) staking (b) pruning (c) trimming (d) seed rate
  15. A _________________ is an abnormality in health.  (a) pest   (b) disease   (c) supplement  (d) ration 
  16. Staking is usually done for ____ (a) cassava (b) maize (c) rice (d) yam
  17. Layers are feed with ______________ mash in order to enhance egg production  (a)growers  (b) broilers  (c) layers  (d) none of the above
  18. ___________ refers to the stage of the animal in production (a) nutritive value  (b) physiological state  (c) specie of the animal  (d) growth
  19. The following are basal feds except _______   (a) maize (b) rice  (c) bone meal (d) millet
  20. The following are common symptoms of diseases of farm animals except

 (a) Abortion (b) increased food consumption (c) loss of appetite (d) loss of weight 

  1. Anthrax  is an examples of _____ disease in farm animals (a) bacteria (b) fungi (c) viral (d) protozoa 
  2. ____________ diseases are the diseases that can only affect an animal by physical contact with an infected animal or infected materials.  (a) viral   (b)  contagious (c) infectious  (d) bacterial
  3. Animals can contact contagious diseases through the following except (a) contaminated feeds  (b) animal droppings (c) infected feeding materials (d) none of the above
  4. Which of the following is not a feed supplement (a) hay (b) groundnut cake (c) soya beans (d) bone meal
  5. Trypanosomiasis is a common disease of   (a) cattle   (b) goat    (c) pig             (d) poultry 
  6. The following are economic importance of livestock diseases except (a) poor growth of animals  (b) poor feed utilization   (c) low yield of products  (d) high income for farmers
  7. ____________ is not a poultry disease  (a) Foot rot (b)Coccidiosis   (c) Fowl typhoid (d)Fowl cholera
  8. Any organism that live in or on another organism is a _________  (a) pathogens (b) host    (c)  parasite (d) diseases
  9. Tse-tse fly is a parasite that infect __________  (a) rabbit  (b) fish  (c) cattle  (d) fowl
  10. __________ is an endo-parasite  (a) tape worm (b) tick  (c) lice  (d) tsetse fly
  11. Concentrates that are high in carbohydrates are called ________________
  12. Concentrates that are high in protein are called _________________
  13. The type of ration that contains all the essential nutrients needed by the animal in the correct proportion is ________________ ration.
  14. ______________ ration is the amount of feeds needed to keep the animal’s live weight constant.
  15. Another name for dry roughages is ___________________
  16. Two examples of feed supplements are ______________________ and ____________
  17. Containers that are used for giving water to farm animals is called __________ 
  18. Growing animals are fed with more of ________________ than other feeds to enhance proper growth.
  19. Parasites which lives inside the body of the host are called _______________
  20. The husk separated from grains during threshing is called ______________


INSRTUCTION:- Answer any three questions from this section.

1a. Define animal feeds. 2mks

1b. Mention and briefly explain the six classes of animal feeds base on nutrients they supply. 6mks

1c. Mention any four examples of feed supplements and additives. 2mks


2a. Mention and briefly explain any four (4) factors that influence the choice of farmers on what to feed their livestock with. 4mks

2b. Define the term ration. 1mk

2c. Mention and briefly explain any two (2) types of ration 2mks

2d. Mention three (3) importance of feeds to farm animals. 3mks


3a.What is animal disease? 2mks

3b. Mention and briefly explain the two (2) categories of disease 4mks

3c. Mention any four (4) general symptoms of disease in farm animals 4mks


4a.What is a parasite? 2mks

4b. Parasites can be grouped based on where they lives and where they are found into two groups, mention and briefly explain the two (2) groups. 4mks

4c. Mention four (4) economic importance of livestock disease 4mks


  1. Describe the farm animal disease Anthrax under the following headings



SYMPTOMS (at least three): 3mks









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