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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Agricultural Science Mock Examination For JS3 - part 1

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1) Farm animals can be classified based on the following EXCEPT ………… (a) Sizes (b) Habitats (c) Diseases

(d) Stomach types.

2) Small farm animals include the following EXCEPT ……………..

(a) Pigs (b) Dogs (c) Rabbits (d) Poultry


3) Large farm animals include the following EXCEPT …………..

(a) Sheep (b) Goats (c) Horses (d) Guinea pigs.

4) Terrestrial farm animals include the following EXCEPT …………………

(a) Poultry (b) Cattle (c) Dogs (d) Lobsters

5) Aquatic farm animals include the following EXCEPT …………………….

(a) Fishes (b) Prawns (c) Cats (d) Lobsters.

6) The stomach compartments of ruminants include ……………

(a) Rumen & Reticulum (b)Omasum & Abomasum (c)All of the above

(d) None of the above

7) Ruminants include the following EXCEPT …………....

(a) Cattle (b) Pig (c) Goat (d) Sheep

8) Non-ruminants include the following EXCEPT …………………..

(a) Rabbit (b) Guinea pigs (c) Dogs (d) Donkeys.

9) Livestock feeds of ruminants should be …………………..

(a) Rich in protein/Low in fibre (b) Rich in fibre/ Low in protein

(c) Rich in protein (d) Low in fibre.

10) The following are oviparous farm animals EXCEPT ………………


(a) Turkey (b) Rabbit (c) Geese (d) Fish. 

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11) The following are mammals EXCEPT ………………..

(b) Goat (b) Rabbit (c) Guinea pig (d) Guinea fowl.

12) Viviparous farm animals …………………

(a) Give birth to offspring (b) lays eggs (c) All of the above

(d) None of the above.

13) Viviparous animals include ………………..

(a) Chicken (b) Geese (c) Fish (d) Pig

14) Cattle are sources of the following products EXCEPT…………………….

(a) Wool (b) Milk (c) Beef (d) Blood.

15) Poultry birds are sources of the following products EXCEPT …………….

(a) Feather (b) Eggs (c) Meat (d) Hides

16) The meat from sheep is called ………………

(a) Pork (b) Lard (c) Mutton (d) Beef.

17) Beef is the meat from …………………….

(a) Horse (b) Donkey (c) Rabbit (d) Cattle

18) Chevon is the meat from ………………

(a) Sheep (b) Cattle (c) Goat (d) Rabbit

19) Which of the following farm tools is not used for weeding? ……………

(a) Hand fork (b) Hoe (c) Sickle (d) Cutlass.

20) The following crops are classified as legume EXCEPT ……………

(a) Cowpea (b) Soyabean (c) melon (d) Oil palm.

21) Which of the following farm animals is a NON-RUMINANT? ………………….

(a) Billy (b) Bull (c) Ewe (d) Sow.

22) An industrial raw material which is a by-product of poultry is …………………

(a) Bones (b) Milk (c) Skin (d) feather.

23) An example of a non-mammal is ……………….

(a) Boar (b) Buck (c) Cock (d) Mare

24) Fishes are referred to as NON-MAMMALA because they ……………….

(a) have scales (b) live in water (c) produce in water

(d) do not have mammary gland

25) Pre-planting operations include the following EXCEPT …………..

(a) Farm layout (b) Stumping (c) harrowing (d) Weeding

26) Which of the following animal feeds is classified as roughages?..................

(a) Grass silage (b) Maize (c) Groundnut cake (d) Soyabean meal

27) A fertile soil must have the following characteristics EXCEPT ………………..

(a) Adequate organic matters and humus (b) essential elements in right proportion

(c) good water holding capacity (d) excess poisonous metallic compounds

28) Threshing and winnowing are common processing methods of ………………………

(a) Forage crops (b) spices (c) cereals (d) tuber crops.

29) The term aquaculture refers to the study of ……………………..

(a) Agriculture (b) livestock rearing (c) water habitants (d) snail rearing

30) Leather for production of wallets, belts and shoes is obtained from the skin of ………………

(a) catfish (b) tilapia (c) crocodile (d) mackerel

31) A youth wishing to earn a living through crop production will produce ………………….

(a) Eggs (b) Meat (c) Fruits (d) Wool

32) For planting operation, a farmer will select the following seeds for fast growth and maturity EXCEPT ………………………..

(a) Seeds free from insect holes (b) large sized seeds (c) newly harvested seeds

(d) well filled seeds. 

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33) …………… is the act of breaking up the soil clods and destroying weed seeds.

(a) Clearing (b) Harvesting (c) Ploughing (d) Ridging

34) …………… is the tool used for transplanting seedlings.

(a) Cutlass (b) Hand fork (c) Hand trowel (d) Hoe

35) Maintenance ration is an animal feed that is required to …………….

(a) give adequate amount of nutrients in right proportion

(b) produce energy for all metabolic activities

(c) provide nutrients needed for growth and reproduction

(d) sustain weaners.




36) …………… is the act of changing the form of farm produce in order to increase its value and utilization.

(a) Grading (b) Packaging (c) Processing (d) Storage

37) The distribution of agricultural produce involves the following EXCEPT ……………

(a) Production (b) Storage (c) Transportation (d) Stacking

38) Which of the following preservation methods is not used for fish and fish products?

(a) Drying (b) Freezing (c) frying (d) Sugaring

39) Which of the following is not an agricultural product?

(a) Cocoa (b) Hides (c) Petroleum (d) Groundnut

40) The act of encouraging farmers to sell farm produce to other countries is called ………… .

(a) Stock promotion (b) Bond promotion (c) Share promotion (d) Export promotion

41) Dicotyledonous plants possess ………………….

(a) Fibrous roots (b) Leaves without petioles (c) one seed-leaf (d) Secondary root branches

42) …………… and …………….. are group of crops found in a horticultural garden.

(a) Amaranthus and Citrus (b) Cashew and Oil palm(c) Garden egg and Kola (d) Lettuce and Cotton

43) ……………. Is an animal reared as a pet.

(a) Cattle (b) cat (c) Goat (d) Sheep

44) The layer of earth’s crust from which plants obtain water and mineral nutrients is ………… .

(a) Rock (b) Soil (c) Texture (d) Humus.

45) …………….. is referred to as heavy soil.

(a) Humus soil (b) Sandysoi (c) Clay soil (d) loamy soil

46) …………… is a tool best used for trimming flowers.

(a) Axe (b) Cutlass (c) Shears (d) Sickle

47) Combine harvester is used for harvesting ………………… .

(a) Cereals (b) Fruits (c) Legumes (d) Tubers.

48) A crop plant that grows and produce seeds during the first year of growth is referred to as ………………….. .

(a) Animal crop (b) Beverage crop (c) Fibre crop (d) Latex crop.

49) Rubber is an example of …………. .

(a) Fibre crop (b) Beverage crop (c) Latex crop (d) Oil crop.

50) The following crops belong to the spices group EXCEPT …………. .

(a) Garlic (b) Ginger (c) Carrot (d) Onion

51) Farm animals are classified based on the following EXCEPT ………… .

(a) Habitat (b) Size (c) Product (d) Uses.

52) The distribution of farm animals in Nigeria is affected by …………….. .

(a) Farmer’s income (b) Farming system

(c) Government policies (d) religion

53) There is low population of ruminants in Southern part of Nigeria due to ………….. .

(a) Availability of pasture (b) Hot temperature

(c) low rainfall (d) Prevalence of tse-tse flies

54) Aquatic animals live in the following EXCEPT ……………. .

(a) Seas (b) Oceans (c) Land (d) Lakes.

55) Which of the following is an aquatic animal …………… .

(a) Cattle (b) Rabbit (c) Prawn (d) Goat.

56) Farm animals are useful to man in the following EXCEPT ……………. .

(a) Clothing (b) Farm power (c) Herbs (d) Fertilizer

57) Diary cattle is reared primarily for ………………… .

(a) Meat (b) Sports (c) Milk (d) Work.



58) Sexual propagation requires …………… .

(a) seeds (b) bulbs (c) rhizomes (d) suckers.




59) Which of the following is a planting operation?

(a) Fertilizer application (b) Ridging (c) Supplying (d) Spacing



60) Post-planting operations include the following EXCEPT ……………. .

(a) harvesting (b) mulching (c) weeding (d) stumping

61) Removal of excess seedlings from a stand to avoid overcrowding of crops is called …………… .

(a) Pruning (b) Supplying (c) Thinning (d) Mulching

62) The system of growing different crops on the same piece of land season-after-season in a systematic manner is called …………………

(a) crop rotation (b) continuous cropping

(c) mixed cropping (d) mono- cropping

63) The following crops have root nodules and supply nitrogen to the soil EXCEPT ………… .

(a) Maize (b) Cowpea (c) Groundnut (d) Soyabean

64) The following are sources of protein EXCEPT ……………. .

(a) Cowpea (b) Egg (c) Fish (d) Oat.

65) Which of the following is not a routine management practice in cattle production?

(a) Castration (b) Dehorning (c) Debeaking (d) Weaning

66) The main aim of a poultry farmer is to produce …………..

(a) Eggs and feathers (b) meat and skin (c) eggs and meat (d) eggs and manure.

67) Hutches refers to the housing unit for ………………… .

(a) fowls (b) pigs (c) rabbits (d) sheep

68) The process of separating young animals from their mother for independent feeding is called …………………. .

(a) Culling (b) Rearing (c) Culling (d) Quarantine

69) Fish can provide the following by-products EXCEPT ……………….. .

(a) Cod liver oil (b) fertilizer (c) Animal feeds (d) wool.

70) Which of the following activities in a pineapple orchard will not empower a youth economically?

(a) Buying/Consuming pineapple juice (b) Harvesting/Processing of pineapple fruits

(c)Loading/Offloading of pineapple suckers. (d) Packaging/Advertising of pineapple juice

71) The following agricultural produce can be stored in a refrigerator EXCEPT ………… .

(a) Egg (b) Fish (c) Milk (d) Groundnut.

72) Which of the following produce can be stored in a dried form?

(a) Guava (b) Mango (c) Pawpaw (d) Wheat.

73) The following are agricultural marketing activities EXCEPT……………… .

(a) Advertisement (b) Grading (c) Packaging (d) Production.

74) Agricultural is defined as the production of ……… and ………… .

(a) Crop, animal s (b) farm animals and domestic animals

(c) fishes, aquatic animals (d) Food crops, cash crops.



75) Agriculture deal with keeping of ……………… .

(a) Bees (b) Ducks (c) Rabbits (d) Snails.

76) The following crops are sources of carbohydrate EXCEPT ……………… .

(a) Millet (b) Cocoyam (c) Spinach (d) Yam.

77) Which of the following aquatic animal is a fish?

(a) Lobster (b) Prawn (c) Shrimp (d) Shark.

78) The relative proportion of sand, silt and clay in a soil sample is referred to as …………… .

(a) Porosity (b) Profile (c) Structure (d) Texture



79) Which of the following soil components is essential for decomposition of green manure? ……

(a) micro-organisms (b) organic matter (c) mineral salt (d) Air.

80) The upward movement of water in soil is known as ………………. .

(a) Capillarity (b) Diffusion (c) Evaporation (d)Infiltration

81) Career opportunities in Agriculture is available in the following areas EXCEPT ……………

(a) Animal Husbandry (b) Crop Husbandry (c) Coal Mining (d)Tractor Driving

82) Which of the following branches of Agriculture will a farmer who is interested in ornamental plants engage in? …………….. .

(a) Agronomy (b) Extension (c) Horticulture (d) Forestry.

83) Axe as a farm tool is used for the following farm operation EXCEPT ………………

(a) Cutting of logs (b) Felling trees (c) Splitting of firewood (d) Trimming of hedges.

84) Bulldozer is used for the following farming activities EXCEPT…………….

(a) Bush clearing (b) Tree felling (c) Pulling of farm implement (d) Stumping of tree trunks.

85) Which of these farm structures is a processing structure?

(a) Cold store (b) Drainage canal (c) Tools workshop (d) Shelling barn.

86) The following are benefits derived from the forest EXCEPT …………. .

(a) Harbouring dangerous animals (b) Increasing soil fertility

(c) Preventing soil erosion (d) Serving as recreation centres.

87) The following products are obtained from forest EXCEPT ………… (a) Coal (b) Wood (c) Resin (d) Rope

88) A pepper plant growing in a yam plot is a …………..

(a) vegetable (b) crop (c) pest (d) weed.

89) A fluffy seed coat weed can be dispersed by ……………….. .

(a) animal (b) man (c) water (d) wind.


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90) Weeds are beneficial to the farmer EXCEPT ……………..

(a) They harbor crop diseases (b) Prevent soil erosion

(c) Serves as medicinal herbs (d) Serves as mulching materials

91) Weed control measures include the following EXCEPT …………….. .

(a) Hand pulling (b) Crop rotation (c) Bush burning (d) Use of pesticide

92) Which of the following is not a pest on farmland? ……………

(a) Squirrel (b) Termite (c) Caterpillar (d) Earthworm.

93) The movement of soil nutrients deep down the subsoil beyond the reach of plants is called ………………

(a) Erosion (b) Evaporation (c) Leaching (d) Percolation.

94) The placement of leaves on the surface of the soil to prevent evapo-transpiration is called ………………

(a) Leaching (b) Manuring (c) fallowing (d) Mulching

95) Diseases in crop plants are caused by the following micro-organisms EXCEPT ……………….

(a) Bacteria (b) Fungi (c) Protozoa (d) Nematodes

96) Which of the following farm produce can be stored in a crib?

(a) Maize (b) Rice (c) Cowpea (d) Groundnut

97) The following are common symptoms of diseases of farm animals EXCEPT …………… .

(a) Abortion (b) Loss of hair (c) Loss of weight

(d) Increased food consumption.

98) Cotton is an example of …………………………..

(a) Fibre (b) Latex (c) Cereal (d) Spice.

99) ……………. Is cultivated mainly for its high protein content.

(a) Rice (b) Beans (c) Cocoa (d) Maize.

100) A farmer can control endoparasites in his flock by ………………..

(a) Grazing animals together (b) feeding animals adequately

(c) regular deuorming (d) Selling animals at maturity.



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