Holiday Online Assessment Tests Junior Secondary Category Holiday Online Assessment Test – Junior Secondary 2-3 – Agricultural Science (Round 1) Posted on July 21, 2018 by solaugo / 0 Comment Welcome to your Holiday Online Assessment Test JS 2-3 - Agricultural Science (1st Round) Government generates revenue from agricultural activities through the following ways, except A. export duties from cash crops B. salaries paid to peasant farmers C. sales of agricultural produce D. taxes paid by agro-industries E. taxes paid by commercial farmers A B C D EThe early man wandered from place to place mainly in search of A. food B. friend C. fuel D. shelter E. water A B C D EThe practice of bush fallowing is becoming rare in Nigeria because of A. inadequate agricultural technology B. inadequate improved seeds C. increasing population pressure D. land tenure systems E. the reducing number of farmers A B C D EThe form of agriculture practised by farmers depends on the following except A. availability of labour B. nearness of urban areas C. size of the farmland D. type of soil in the area E. vegetation of the location A B C D EDicotyledonous plants possess A. branches called tillers B. fibrous root system C. leaves without petioles D. one seed-leaf E. secondary root branches A B C D EWhich of the following groups of crops are found in a horticultural garden? A. Amaranthus and citrus B. Cashew and oil palm C. Garden egg and kola D. Lettuce and cotton E. Pawpaw and groundnut A B C D EWhich of the following animals is reared as a pet? A. Cat B. Cattle C. Fish D. Goat E. Sheep A B C D EThe slow cooling of molten magma results in the formation of _____ rock. A. metamorphic B. organic C. plutonic D. sedimentary E. volcanic A B C D EThe layer of the earth’s crust from which plants obtain water and mineral nutrients is A. humus B. profile C. rock D. soil E. texture A B C D EClay soil is commonly referred to as a ‘heavy’ soil because it A. consists of large pore spaces B. has high mineral holding capacity C. has poor water-retaining capacity D. is difficult to cultivate all season E. possesses large-sized particles A B C D EIf a ribbon formed from a moistened soil sample bent to form a ‘U’ shape, the soil sample is described as A. clayey B. clayey loam C. loamy D. sandy E. sandy clay A B C D EWhich of the following soil components occupies 5% of a soil type? A. Soil air B. Living organism C. Organic matter D. Mineral matter E. Soil water A B C D ESoil mineral matter does not include A. clay B. gravel C. humus D. sand E. silt A B C D EAn agricultural junior school leaver is qualified to be employed as a/an A. agricultural superintendent B. educational officer C. graduate assistant D. research officer E. technical assistant A B C D EA student trained in animal health technology can best be employed as an animal A. breeder B. genetics C. husbandman D. nutritionist E. physiologist A B C D EWhich of the following farm tools is best used for trimming flowers? A. Axe B. Cutlass C. Saw D. Shears E. Sickle A B C D EIn a vegetable garden, wheel barrow is used for the following, except A. moving manure to the farm B. removal of harvested vegetable C. sowing of seeds D. transporting of seedlings E. transporting small load of soil A B C D EWhich of these is not carried out by a tractor operator daily? A. Checking the electrolyte of the battery B. Checking the engine oil level C. Checking the water level in the radiator D. Ensuring that the tyre pressure is normal E. Replacement of worn-out parts A B C D ECombine harvester is used for harvesting A. cereals B. fibres C. fruits D. legumes E. tubers A B C D EA tall circular or rectangular farm structure mainly used for storing grains is called A. barn B. crib C. metal drum D. rhombus E. silo A B C D EWhich of these is not a farm structure? A. Crib B. Office C. Paddock D. Rhumbus E. Silo A B C D EThe study which deals with the production and management of timber and other forest products is termed A. floriculture B. forest C. forestry D. olericulture E. pomology A B C D EWhich of the following is not an importance or forest to man? A. Conserves soil fertility B. Encouragement of mining activities C. Source of foods. D. Source of medicinal herbs E. Provision of income A B C D EWhich of the following animals is not commonly found in game reserves in Nigeria? A. Babbon B. Buffalo C. Bullock D. Elephant E. Gorilla A B C D EAn okro plant found in a maize farm is termed a A. crop B. flower C. forage D. seeding E. weed A B C D EWeeds compete with crops for the following, except A. nutrients B. oxygen C. space D. sunlight E. water A B C D E The weed represented by the diagram above A. Cochorus B. Comrnelina C. Desmodium D. Emilia E. Mistletoe A B C D EWeeds can be useful in the following ways except A. is used as mulch material B. competes with crops for nutrients C. conserves soil water D. controls soil erosion E. serves as fodder crops A B C D EThe main aim of pest management practice is to A. completely eliminate crop pest on farm land B. destroy the host plants of crop pest on farm C. increase crops response to pest attack D. crop loss due to pest infestation E reduce transmission of crop diseases by pest A B C D EThe crop pest that is commonly referred to as “defoliator” is A. aphid B. beetle C. cricket D. grass cutter E. grasshopper A B C D EPests cause damages to crops in the following ways, except A. eating up other pests in the farm B. eating up the whole parts of plants C. boring holes into various parts of plants D. sucking juices from fruits and seeds E. transmitting disease-causing organisms A B C D EWhich of these pests does not bite and chew crops on the farms? A. Army worm B. Cricket C. Grasshopper D. Leaf beetle E. Thrip A B C D EGood conservative practices are adopted by farmers in order to A. avoid soil nutrient depletion B. decrease soil microbial activities C. produce food all year round D. reduce indiscriminate destruction E. reduce soil disease infection A B C D EThe covering of the soil surface with leaves and grasses around plants is termed A. earthen-up B. manuring C. mulching D. tillage E. weeding A B C D ERill erosion on a farmland is mainly caused by A. rain splash B. run-off C. soil water evaporation D. water percolation E. wind blow A B C D EA farmer who adopts measures to control water loss by percolation will be indirectly controlling excessive A. desertification B. erosion C. evaporation D. leaching E. transpiration A B C D EThe act of leveling a hilly or sloppy land in the form of step in order to reduce the slope length is A. contour bunding B. strip cropping C. sub soiling D. terracing E. tillage A B C D EPlanting of shade trees is adopted as a soil conservation practice because it A. discourages organic matter decomposition B. encourages soil disease incidence C. favours direct heating of soil by sun D. prevents direct dropping of rain on soil E. supports leaching of soil nutrients A B C D EDiseases of crop plants are caused by the following, except A. bacteria B. fungi C. nutrient deficiency D. soil type E. viruses A B C D EWhich disease is not caused by fungus? A. Fusarium wilt of tomato B. Leaf spot of groundnut C. Maize smut D. Rice blast E. Root knot of tomato A B C D EBlack pod disease of cocoa is caused by A. bacterium B. fungus C. nematode D. protozoan E. virus A B C D EThe following are symptoms of cassava mosaic disease, except A. leaf distortion B. lesions on leaves C. mosaic pattern on leaves D. mottling of leaves E. reduction in yield A B C D EFormation of galls and knotting of roots are symptoms of______ disease. A. bacterial B. fungal C. nutrient deficiency D. nematode E. viral A B C D EA farmer who observes round spots on his rice leaves and weak rice sterns will spray A. acaricide B. avicide C. fungicide D. herbicide E. insecticide A B C D E Which of the following farm produce can be stored for a long time using the structure shown in the diagram above? A. Cabbage B. Carrot C. Cucumber D. Irish potato E. Soya bean A B C D E Storage of produce in the diagram shown above will achieve the following, except A. creating unfavourable condition for pest B. ensuring availability of produce during off- season C. increasing farmers income D. maintaining the value of produce E. reducing the moisture content of produce A B C D EYam tubers are best stored in a A. bag B. barn C. crib D. rhombus E. silo A B C D EIn western Nigeria, a basket lined with banana leaves is used for storing A. cocoa bean B. groundnut pods C. kolanuts D. palm fruits E. sweet potatoes A B C D EHarvested pasture are best stored for silage production in a/an A. air-tight silo B. food crib C. metal drum D. mud rhumbus E. wooden barn A B C D EDiseases are transmitted to farm animals through the following ways, except A. air B. contact C. feed D. stings E. water A B C D EOrganisms that have the ability to cause farm animal diseases are said to be — A. genetic B. parasitic C. pathogenic D. symbiotic E. zoonotic A B C D EWhich of the following is not a symptom of diseases? A. Anaemia B. Enlarged udder C. Loss of hair D. Loss of weight E. Regurgitation A B C D ETrypanosomiasis is a common disease of A. cattle B. goat C. poultry D. rabbit E. sheep A B C D ESwollen and eruptions on the udder of a cow are symptoms of A. anthrax B. aspergillosis C. brucellosis D. mastitis E. rinderpest A B C D EIn order to prevent losses due to disease infection in farm animals, the farmer should A. castrate the male animals B. maintain a clean environment C. overstock the pen D. provide enough drinking water E. provide palatable feed for animals A B C D EWho should be consulted in preventing and controlling animal diseases? A. agronomist B. florist C. nurse D. nutritionist E. veterinarian A B C D EWhich of the following is not an ectoparasite? A. Flea B. Lice C. Mite D. Roundworm E. Tick A B C D EIn which part of a farm animal can ticks be found? A. Brain B. Large intestine C. Mouth D. Skin E. Small intestine A B C D EWhich of the following is not a sign of tapeworm infestation in farm animals? A. Anaemia B. Enlarged stomach C. Loss of appetite D. Loss of weight E. Pain in the stomach A B C D EWhich of the following practices will not be carried out in controlling endoparasite on the farm? A. Grazing animals on infested pasture B. Good sanitation C. Regular deworming D. Regular observation to detect signs of infestation E. Rotational grazing A B C D EA crop plant that grows and produces seeds during the first year of growth is referred to as ______crop. A. annual B. biennial C. cereal D. legumirious E. perennial A B C D EWhich of the following classes of crops is not based on uses? A. Annual B. Beverages C. Fibre D. Latex E. Spice A B C D ERubber is an example of______ crop. A. beverage B. fibre C. fruit D. latex E. oil A B C D EThe following crops belong to the spices group, except A. carrot B. garlic C. ginger D. hot pepper E. onion A B C D EWhich of the following is a seed fibre? A. Cotton B. Hemp C. Jute D. Kenaf E. Sisal A B C D EWhich of the following crops produces latex? A. Cocoa B. Coconut C. Kolanut D. Rubber E. Sugar-cane A B C D EFarm animals are classified based on the following, except A. habitat B. product C. size D. stomach type E. uses A B C D EWhich of the following factors affects the distribution of farm animals in Nigeria? A. Farmers’ economic status B. Farming system C. Government policies D. Land tenure system E. Religion of the people A B C D EWhich of the following factors is responsible for low population of ruminants in southern part of Nigerian? A. Availability of pasture B. Hot temperature C. low rainfall D. prevalence of tsetsefly E. Relative humidity A B C D EWhich of the following is an aquatic animal? A. Cattle B. Fish C. Goat D. Rabbit E. Sheep A B C D EFarm animals are useful to man in the following ways except the provision of A. clothing B. farm power C. fertilizer D. herbs E. medicine A B C D EDairy cattle is reared primarily for A. meat B. milk C. sports D. skin E. work A B C D E The diagram illustrated above is A. cocoa B. cocoyam C. ginger D. onion E. orange A B C D E The crop illustrated in the diagram above is propagated by A. bulb B. corm C. rhizome D. stem tuber E. sucker A B C D ESexual propagation requires ______ as planting material. A. bulbs B. corms C. rhizomes D. seeds E. suckers A B C D EThe following are advantages of sexual propagation except that A. plants grown from seeds are not uniform in growth B. seeds are cheap to get C. seeds are convenient to transport D. seeds can be stored for a long period E. stored seeds remain viable for long period A B C D EWhich of the following is a planting operation? A. Fertilizer application B. Ridging C. Spacing D. Supplying E. Thinning A B C D EPost-planting operations include the following, except A. fertilizer application B. mulching C. stumping D. watering E. weeding A B C D EThe removal of excess seedlings from a stand to avoid over-crowding of the crops is known as A. harvesting B. mulching C. pruning D. supplying E. thinning A B C D EMulching is required for tomato production during dry season because it A. allows tomato roots to proliferate B. conserves moisture for tomato growth C. increases evapotranspiration of moisture D. reduces tomato pest infestation E. suppresses pest in the tomato farm A B C D EThe factors that determine the adoption of farming systems in an area include the following, except A. family size B. rainfall C. soil fertility D. soil texture E. temperature A B C D EA cropping system whereby the crop planted first is harvested first is called A. crop rotation B. interplanting C. mono-cropping D. mono culture E. relay cropping A B C D EThe system of growing different crops on the same piece of land season-after-season in a systematic manner is referred to as A. continuous cropping B. crop rotation C. mixed farming D. mono-cropping E. multiple cropping A B C D EA farmer who grows early maize in April on a piece of land and alter harvesting decides to plant late maize on the same land in August is practising A. crop rotation B. intercropping C. mixed cropping D. multiple cropping E. relay cropping A B C D EIn planning crop rotation, deep rooted crops follow shallow rooted crops because they A. adjust the rate of tillage done on soil B. balance the use of nutrient from soil horizons C. neutralize the fertilizer applied on the soil D. normalize the soil cation exchange capacity E. regularize the framers harvest from land A B C D EWhat is added to the soil when the leaves of cover crops fall down and decay? A. Disease organism B. Inorganic manure C. Insect pest D. Mineral matter E. Organic matter A B C D EThe following are macro nutrients required by plants, except A. boron B. calcium C. magnesium D. nitrogen E. phosphorus A B C D EThe following crops have root nodules and supply nitrogen to the soil, except A. cowpea B. groundnut C. maize D. mucuna E. soybean A B C D EPoor shoot and root development is a deficiency symptom of A. boron B. calcium C. manganese D. phosphorus E. sulphur A B C D EA soil fertility maintenance practice which can discourage weed infestation on the farmland is A. bush fallowing B. cover cropping C. crop rotation D. fertilizer application E. organic manuring A B C D EThe following are sources of proteins, except A. cowpea B. egg C. fish D. meat E. oat A B C D EWhich of the following is an example of succulent feed? A. Bone meal B. Fish meal C. Hay D. Silage E. Straw A B C D EWhich of the following is not a routine management practice in cattle production? A. Castration B. Debeaking C. Dehorning D. Identification E. Weaning A B C D EThe main aim of any poultry farmer is to produce A. eggs and feathers B. eggs and manure C. feathers and meat D. meat arid egg E. meat and skin A B C D E‘Hutches’ refers to the housing unit for A. domestic fowl B. pig C. rabbit D. sheep E. snail A B C D EThe management system in which the animals are kept in portable houses moved at frequent intervals is known as ________ system. A. battery cage B. deep lifter C. fold unit D. free range E. intensive A B C D EWhich of the following does not determine the type of feed given loan animal? A. Age of the animal B. Availability of the feed C. Breed of the animal D. Digestive system of the animal E. Purpose for which the animal is kept A B C D EThe process of separating young animals from their mother so that they can be fed independently is termed A. culling B. feeding C. herding D. rearing E. weaning A B C D E The following by-products can be obtained from the animal shown in the diagram above, except A. animal feed B. cod-liver oil C. drug D. fertilizer E. wool A B C D EThe animal in the diagram above can be classified based on A. age B. habitat C. product D. shape E. size A B C D EWhich of the following is an example of wounding gear for fishing? A. Gourds B. Nets C. Screens D. Spears E. Traps A B C D EWhich of the following is not a common method of fish preservation in Nigeria? A. Canning B. Freezing C. Irradiation D. Salting E. Smoking A B C D EThe main aim of farmers in agricultural business is to A. maximize profit B. increase cost of production C. increase land area for production D. market their produce immediately alter harvest E. obtain loan from commercial banks A B C D EWhich of the following activities in a pineapple orchard will not empower an illiterate youth economically? A. Buying and consuming of pineapple juice B. Harvesting and processing of pineapple fruits C. Loading and off loading of pineapple suckers D. Packaging and advertising of pineapple juice E. Sorting and grading of pineapple fruits A B C D EA young school leaver who is self-employed in livestock production for financial empowerment will have the following products for sale, except A. egg B. juice C. meat D. milk E. wool A B C D EUse the information below to answer the question An oil palm company produces, processes and sells her oil palm yearly to a soap producing company that buys off the supply directly without the help of wholesalers and retailers. What type of market did both companies establish? A. Consumer B. Industrial C. International D. Invisible E. Local A B C D EUse the information below to answer the question An oil palm company produces, processes and sells her oil palm yearly to a soap producing company that buys off the supply directly without the help of wholesalers and retailers. If the company decides to sell its products through wholesalers and retailers, which of the following marketing activities can it adopt to create awareness A. Advertisement B. Grading C. Merchandizing D. Packaging E. Warehousing A B C D EThe following are agricultural marketing activities, except A. advertisement B. grading C. packaging D. production E. transportation A B C D EThe market price of an agricultural produce is usually low’ when it passes through a channel represented as A. assembler — retailer — consumer B. assembler— wholesaler—,consumer C. producer— commodity board ----consumer D. producer—, wholesaler—consumer E. wholesaler ----retailer----- consumer A B C D EWhich of these can be stored in a dried form? A. Coconut B. Guava C. Mangoes D. Pawpaw E. Wheat A B C D EThe following agricultural produce can be stored in a refrigerator, except A. egg B. fish C. groundnut D. meat E. milk A B C D EThe process by which the life of a farm produce is extended for a period of time is known as A. harvesting B. marketing C. planting D. preservation E. production A B C D EAgricultural co-operatives are formed by people who have A. common initiatives B. common interest in farming C. huge capital D. big farms E. management skills A B C D EThe first step to be considered when establishing an agricultural co-operative society is A. clarification of business purpose B. developing business plan C. membership drive D. preliminary exploration E. preparation of legal document A B C D ETo appoint a president, consumer co-operative society will need a member who is A. dishonest B. enthusiastic C. illiterate D. selfish E. unwilling A B C D EA cocoa co-operative society which produces surplus tonnes of cocoa beans after pulling their resources together should A. charge fine on members for surplus production B. deviate from cocoa to coffee production C. distribute surpluses to members as gift D. procure storage and preservation facilities E. reduce their total resource next season A B C D EThe following items are bought and sold in stock exchange market, except A. bonds B. companies C. farm machinery D. securities E. shares A B C D EStockbrokers differ from stockholders because stockbrokers A. participate in election of board of directors B. purchase newly advertised shares of the company C. purchase the company’s unviable fixed assets D. represent potential sellers and buyers enterprise E. share in the distribution of the company’s income A B C D EWhich of the following is not of importance in export promotion? A. It attracts foreign exchange B. It creates more employment opportunities in agricultural sector C. lt increases government revenue base through export duties D. It increases the farmer’s income E. It reduces cost of production A B C D EFor federal government to increase her foreign exchange earnings from agriculture, which of the following crops will she promote? A Gamba and gum arabic B. Garlic and garden egg C. Ginger and gum arabic D. Grape and guinea corn E. 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