THIRD TERM AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE EXAMINATION FOR 2014/2015 ACADEMIC SESSION

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           SUBJECT: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE              
CLASS: JSSII         
DURATION: 2½HRS
 
SECTION A: OBJECTIVE: Answer all
1.        Leaf spot of groundnut, rusts, smuts, powdery mildew etc. are examples of___ disease (a) bacterial (b) fungal (c) nematode (d) viral
2.        The causal organism of potato ring is______ (a) clavibacter spp (b)   pseudomonas solanacearum (c)Puccini arachdis (d) tomato nosaic virus
3.        The aspect of agriculture that deals with management of farm enterprises is called (a) forestry (b)fishing (c) farm business management (d) agribusiness
4.        Tractor repairs and maintenance, farm mechanization, farm building etc           are related to ___________ (a) farm engineering (b) farm business (c) farm                     mechanization (d) agribusiness
5.        Fish farming, fish marketing, fish processing etc is related to ___________ (a) forestry (b) agribusiness (c) mechanization (d) fishery
6.        FAO stands for ______ (a) Fruit for Agriculture Ornament (b) Food and Agriculture organization (c) Food and Agro-based Organization (d) Fishery and Agriculture Organization
7.        The management of forest and its resources is called ____________ (a) forest management (b) forest control (b) poaching (d) forestry
8.        The following are the savanna zones except ______ savanna (a) Guinea                  (b)
sahel (c) Montane (d) Gambia
9.        Fores animals are called __________ in Nigeria         (a) beef (b) bush meat (c)
pork           (d) forest meat
10.      All these are effects of deforestation except _______ (a) formation of secondary forest (b) modification of the environment (c) formation of eroded forest (d) proper functioning in the
environment
11.      A tractor that can be referred to as horticultural tractor is known as ________ tractor (a) two-wheeled (b) general purpose (c) track layering (d) shaft
12.      The machine that turns over the top soil and buries the plant remains is called _________ (a) harrows (b) ploughs (c) ridgers (d) mowers
13.      ____ and ____ are the two types of harvesters we have (a) mowers and harrows(b)balers and ploughs(c)disc and ridgers(d) mowers and balers
14.      ________ is used for extracting grains from the cobs (a) shellers (b) balers (c) mowers (d) disc plough
15.      Disc and mouldboard are the two types of _____(a)harvesters(b) mowers (c) ploughs (d) incubators
16.      The following are the causative agents of farm animal diseases except ______ (a) viruses (b) bacteria (c) fungi (d) coccidiosis
17.      The following are diseases of farm animals except ________ (a) Typhoid (b) Bird flu (c) Aspergillosis (d) Nematodes
18.      The following are symptoms of diseases in farm animals except __________ (a) healthy growth (b) abortion (c) stunted growth (d) Anaemia
19.      Paralysis or weakness in the body of animal is known as _______ (a) symptoms (b) effects (c) modes of transmission (d) control
20.      Trypanosomiasis can also be called ______ (a) meningitis (b) avian influenza (c) Nagana (d) Aspergillosis
21.      ______ is the practice of raising livestock with the aim of increasing their production or output (a) animal husbandry (b)       farm business (c) animal nutrition   (d) veterinary
22.     All these are ruminants except _____(a)sheep (b) rabbit (c) goat (d) cattle
23.      The systems of animal husbandry include all the following except _______ (a) extensive (b) intensive           (c) semi-intensive (d) semi-extensive
24.      A system where animals are allowed to roam freely over a large area of land in search of food and water is _______       (a) extensive (b) intensive                    (c) semi-intensive            (d)
semi-extensive
25.     A system of rearing where animals are restricted to limited movement is           called ______(a)extensive(b)intensive(c)semi-intensive(d)semi-extensive
26.      Which of these is not an effect of farm animal parasite                        (a)
anaemia            (b) skin irritation                    (c) weight loss       (d) rapid growth
27.      All these are ecto-parasites except _________ (a) tapeworm (b) hookworm            (c)
mites            (d)      roundworm
28.      Which of these parasites is an external parasite (a)   lice    (b) liver fluke             (c)             roundworm (d)      tapeworm
29.      Living organisms that live on the skin or within the body of other organism _______             (a)parasites (b)commensals (c) insects (d) nematodes
30.      Which of these is not a method of controlling parasites of farm animals (a)             vaccination (b) isolation (c) good sanitation  (d) conversion
Theory
1a. Define crop plant disease
1b.   List all the causative agents of crop plant diseases with at least two (2) diseases in each
1c.   Use a table to show one (1) disease, causative agents, symptoms, modes of transmission,  effects and prevention and controls
2a.   Name any five (5) careers opportunities in Agriculture
2b.   List any four (4) careers in regional and international organization
2c.    Highlight any three (3) international organization in Agriculture
3a.    Enumerate any five uses of forest
3b.    With examples and locations in each, give any four (4) plant species and animal specie found in the forest
3c.     Explain any four of the following
i. Forest
ii. poaching
iii. Afforestation
iv.Deforestation
v.Re-afforestation
4a. Define Tractor
4b. Write on any five maintenance practices of farm machinery
4c. Discuss on the following
   i.  Dryer      ii. Incubator   iii. Milking machine   iv. Shellers     v. Tractor-coupled machine
5a. Discuss in detail, one disease under the following headings  i. Viruses  ii. Bacteria           iii. Fungi     iv. Protozoa
5b.   Give any seven (7) general symptoms of farm animal diseases
5c.    List any five (5) general control and prevention of farm animal diseases
 6a.  Define farm animal parasite
6b.   Differentiate between endo-parasite and ecto-parasite with examples in each
6c.   State any three (3) methods of controlling each of the classes of parasites
7a.   What is soil conservation
7b.   Give any three (3) importance of soil conservation
7c.   List and explain any four factors responsible for loss of soil nutrients
8a.   Give any four (4) human activities which contributes to loss of soil nutrients
8b.   List with examples the classes of farm animals
8c.  List and explain the three (3) systems of management of poultry with at least two (2) advantages and one (1) disadvantage in each
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