AIC JS 1 Prevoc 3rd Term Exam 2022/23
  • 1. A storage pest of maize is........
A) Beetle
B) Grasshopper
C) Termite
D) Weevil
  • 2. ........ Can destroy maize or beans in storage
A) Housefly
B) Sun
C) Weevils
D) Cold
  • 3. The following are agricultural practices in Nigeria except.....
A) Weed cultivation
B) Animal rearing
C) Fishing
D) Hunting
  • 4. The first type of farming system practiced in Nigeria is......,
A) Mixed farming
B) Crop rotation
C) Mulching
D) Monocropping
  • 5. ............ are animals that give birth to their young ones alive and feed them with milk from the mammary glands
A) Mammals
B) Fish
C) Bird
D) Reptiles
  • 6. Cowpea found growing in a rice farm will be regarded as a........
A) Manure
B) Weed
C) Vegetable
D) Bonus
  • 7. Weeds can be used for the following except...........
A) Drugs
B) Food
C) Controlling erosion
D) Increase crop yield
  • 8. Examples of biting and chewing insect pests include all except......
A) Bird
B) Rat
C) Beetles
D) Bat
  • 9. The use of machinery, skilled labour and large areas farmland are all characteristics of ......
A) Mixed cropping
B) Monocropping
C) Subsistence farming
D) Commercial farming
  • 10. Living organisms that destroy agricultural products when stored are known as.....
A) Pets
B) Wild animals
C) Farm animals
D) Pests
  • 11. ........... Is a process by which green plants manufacture their food.
A) Transportation
B) Photosynthesis
C) Fertilization
D) Pollination
  • 12. When a farmer produces for himself and his family needs, he is practicing........ Farming
A) Natural farming
B) Family farming
C) Subsistence farming
D) Real farming
  • 13. The seasonal movement of livestock by the farmer from place to place in search of food and water is called.......
A) Ranching
B) Normadic farming
C) Real farming
D) Ley farming
  • 14. The chemicals used in control of weeds are called......
A) Insecticides
B) Weedicides
C) Pesticides
D) Herbicides
  • 15. Science and technology have contributed to agriculture in the production of all these except...
A) Machinery
B) Crude tools
C) Pesticides
D) Fertilizer
  • 16. A typical storage pest of crops is....
A) Grasshopper
B) Aphid
C) Locust
D) Weavil
  • 17. Problems facing subsistence farming include the following except......
A) Crude farm tools are used
B) Farmers are illiterates
C) Availability of loan
D) Pests and diseases are not controlled
  • 18. Mixed farming means
A) Keeping of goat and chickens
B) Mixing two types of soil before planting on it
C) Mixing two crops for planting
D) Cultivation of crops and rearing of farm animals
  • 19. Heavy attack of crops by pests may result in
A) High yield
B) Quick germination
C) Total crop failure
D) Increase in quality
  • 20. Non insect pests include all except
A) Goats
B) Sheeps
C) Monkeys
D) Weevils
  • 21. Keeping imported seeds, plant products, plants and animals ,soil etc in isolation and under observation for a period of time is called.....
A) Observation method
B) Plant rotation
C) Personal decision
D) Quarantine
  • 22. Weeding means
A) Using weeds as food
B) Planting more weeds
C) Mixing weeds with crops
D) Uprooting the weeds
  • 23. We use fertilizers to........... On the farmland
A) Reduce fertility of the soil
B) Poison the animals
C) Destroy a particular plant on the farm
D) Increase fertility of the soil
  • 24. Local tools include all except
A) Cutlass
B) Hoe
C) Tractor
D) Watering can
  • 25. ............ Is often referred to as assests
A) Land
B) Water
C) Labour
D) Capital
  • 26. The free gift of nature includes all except ........
A) Water
B) Rainfall
C) Capital
D) Soil
  • 27. ........... Can be bought or rent
A) Capital
B) Enterprenuer
C) Labour
D) Land
  • 28. ............ includes buildings, machines, roads, inputs and materials used
A) Labour
B) Capital
C) Land
D) Mineral resources
  • 29. ........ refers to living environment of an organism
A) Habitat
B) Abattoir
C) River
D) School
  • 30. Which of the following industries does not use agricultural raw materials?
A) food processing industry
B) pharmaceutical industry
C) automobile industry
D) textile industry
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