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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Agricultural science

CLASS: PRIMARY 6                                         SUBJECT: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE    


1.)   _______ is the uppermost part of the earth that supports plants growth

(a) land                (b) floor         (c) soil


2.)   The ______ men originally started faming  (a) early   (b) bush  (c) superior

3.)   ___ soil is used for the construction of roads and bridges (a) clay (b) humus (c) sandy

4.)   ______ provides raw materials for industries (a) music (b) agriculture (c) act

5.)   The downward movement of water is faster in_____ soil (a) sandy (b) clay (c) loamy

6.)   Farm building include the following except _____ (a) poultry (b) pen (c) office

7.)   A farm tool that is used to apply water to animals is called ___________

(a) headpan         (b) waterpan              (c) frying pan


8.)   Which of the following human activities does not reduce the benefits of forest resources ______ (a) afforestation       (b) bush burning       (c) hunting


9.)   Demonstrated birds are kept for ______ production (a) fish (b) feather (c) egg

10.)          The part of the plant that is fixed deep down in the soil is the _________

(a) root     (b) shoot        (c) leaf


11.)    Which of the following is not a forest product ____ (a) firewood (b) steel (c) timber

12.)          Which of the following animals is used as a beast of burden ____

(a) sheep              (b) horse                    (c) donkey


13.)          Plant take in gas through the _____ (a) lungs   (b) stomata   (c) spiracle

14.)          The process by which green plants lose water is called _____

(a) evolution       (b) transpiration       (c) colouration


15.)          One seed leaf is called_____ (a) monocotyledon (b) polycotyledon (c) dicotyledon

16.)          The process by which a pollen grain is carried from the anther to the stigma of a flower is called ____ (a) pollination       (b) power       (c) stigma


17.)          A farming system whereby a farmer grows only one type of crop on a piece of land is called ____ (a) mixed farming          (b) monocropping   (c) pastoral farming


18.)          _____ are animals that have back bones and mammary glands

(a) reptiles           (b) mammals             (c) birds


19.)          These are farm animals that are cold blooded and live in water ______

(a) mammals       (b) fishes       (c) ruminants


20.)          _______ consists of a flat metal blade and long wooden handle

(a) cutlass            (b) rake          (c) watering can







21.)          Snakes, crocodiles, alligators and lizards are all examples of ____

(a) reptiles           (b) mammals             (c) amphibians


22.)          The following are agents of weathering except___ (a) rainfall (b) wind (c) duster

23.)          _____ are animals that cause damage to farm animals (a) pests (b) rock (c) danger

24.)          A piece of land is said to be on lease to a farmer when the land is ____

(a) inherited from the fatter (b) given for a specific period on rental basis

(c) purchased on credit


25.)          Soil texture is described as the _____ (a) distribution of the different sizes of soil particles (b) Rate at which water moves through the soil (c) the degree to which air aerates the soil


26.)          The device that help to stabilize heat in an incubator is the ____

(a) thermometer              (b) hydrometer         (c) thermostat


27.)          Poaching is prohibited in game reserve to ______________

(a)  conserve wildlife (b) starve hunter (c) reduce wildlife population


28.)          The early men were mainly ____ (a) wanderers  (b) traders  (c) teacher

29.)          The following are simple farm tools except ______ (a) harvester (b) axe (c) cutlass

30.)          In the diagram below, the part labeled B is the_____ (a) handle (b) fork (c) blade


Part B:

1.)   Mention four simple farm tools

2.)   Explain the following terms

a.)   Afforestation

b.)   Deforestation

c.)   Monocropping

d.)   Mixed farming

3.)   Mention two food crops

b.) Mention two cash crops

4.)   Mention four methods by which farm produce may be preserved

5.)   Mention four factors that are necessary for germination of seed.