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FORM 2 ALL SUBJECTS EXAMS PLUS ANSWERS

AGRI FORM 1

 FORM 2 TERM 1 OPENER EXAM

NAME ……………………………………………….. ADM …………….. CLASS………….

Instructions:

Answer all the questions in the spaces provided

  1. What are farm records? (1mk)

 

 

  1. State five uses of farm records (5mks)

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. List four characteristics of a dairy cow. (4mks)

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Give five ways in which soil loses fertility (5mks)

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Name three types of organic manure. (3mks)

 

  1. Name the tool used for; (3mks)
  2. Shooting solid drugs through the mouth of an animal.

 

 

  1. Lifting seedlings from the nursery

 

 

 

  1. Checking the vertical straightness in construction

 

 

 

7) State three main sources of water on the farm (3mks)

 

 

 

  1. List four reasons for treating water (4mks)

 

 

 

 

 

  1. a) What are the functions of the following in preparation of compost manure?(3mks)

 

 

 

 

  1. what is the importance of the stick that is driven into the compost heap during preparation (1mk)

 

  1. Name various breeds of: (3mks)
  2. a) Beef cattle:

 

  1. b) Rabbit:

 

c)Dairy goats:

 

  1. State the six stages in treatment of water in an orderly manner (6mks)

 

 

 

 

 

  1. a) What is opportunity cost? (1mk)

 

 

  1. b) Give two instances when opportunity cost is zero (2mks)

 

 

  1. List four aspects of rainfall (4mks)

 

 

 

 

  1. Give four characteristics of crops used for green manure preparation (4mks)

 

 

 

  1. State four reasons for preparing land before planting (4mks)

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.a) Name five farm records kept by a farmer (5mks)

 

 

 

 

 

b). List two types of labour records (2mks)

 

 

 

  1. Name two categories of plant nutrients (2mks)

 

 

 

 

  1. List six biotic factors affecting agricultural production (6mks)

 FORM 2 TERM 1 OPENER EXAM-AUGUST

AGRICULTURE FORM ONE MAKING SCHEME

  1. What are farm records? (1mk)

Are documents kept in the farm showing farm activities over a given period of time?

  1. State five uses of farm records (5mks)

     Showing history of the farm

      Help in planning and budgeting of farm operating

      Help detect losses or theft on the farm

      Make it easy to share the profits and losses in partnership

      Show whether the farm business is making profits or losses

      Help in settling disputes among heirs       

       Help in the assessment of income tax

       Help determine the value of the farm

       Help to compare the performances of different enterprises within the farm

  1. List four characteristics of a dairy cow.(4mks)

     Bodies are wedge/triangular shape

    Straight top line

    Have well set apart hindquarters to allow room for the big udder

     Have large and well developed udders

      Have prominent milk veins

     Lean bodies with little flesh

     Large stomach capacity

      Are docile with mild temperament

  1. Give five ways in which soil loses fertility (5mks)

      Leaching

        Soil erosion

      Mono-cropping

      Continuous cropping

      Change in soil PH

       Burning of vegetation

        Accumulation of salts

  1. Name three types of organic manure.(3mks)

Green manure

Farm yard manure

Compost manure

 

  1. Name the tool used for; (3MKS)
  2. a) Shooting solid drugs through the mouth of an animal.

      Bolus gun

  1. b) Lifting seedlings from the nursery

       Garden trowel

  1. c) Checking the vertical straightness in construction

Plumb bob and line

 

7) State three main sources of water on the farm (3mks)

Rain

Underground

Surface

  1. List four reasons for treating water (4mks)

Kill disease causing micro-organisms

To remove chemical impurities

Remove sediments of solid particles

  1. What are the functions of the following in preparation of compost manure? (3mks)

Top soil: introduce micro-organism for decomposition of organic manure

Wood ash: improve the level of phosphorous and potassium

The layer of manure: provide nutrients to the micro-organism

  1. what is the importance of the stick that is driven into the compost heap during preparation (1mk)

Check temperature within the heap

  1. Name various breeds of: (3mks)
  2. beef cattle: Aberdeen angus, Galloway, Hereford beef shorthorn and Charolais.
  3. Rabbit: New Zealand white, California white, Flemish giant, chinchilla, ear lops
  4. dairy goats: Saanen, Toggenburg, British alpine, Anglo-Nubian, Jamnapari
  5. State the six stages in treatment of water in an orderly manner (6 mks)

Filtration at the intake

Softening of water

Coagulation and sedimentation

Filtration

Chlorination

Storage

  1. what is opportunity cost? (1mk)

Is the return from the best alternative foregone

  1. give two intances when opportunity cost is zero (2mks)

no alternative

when goods are for free

  1. list four aspects of rainfall (4mks)

Rainfall reliability

Rainfall distribution

Amount of rainfall

Rainfall intensity

  1. give four characteristics of crops used for green manure preparation (4mks)

Higly vegetative

Fast growth rate

High nitrogenous content

Rot quickly

Hardy

  1. state four reasons for preparing land before planting (4mks)

Kill weeds

Incorporate manure and other organic matter

Destroy different stages of crop pests

Aerate the soil

Encourage penetration of roots in the soil

Make subsequent operations possible

Encourage ware infiltrationby into the soil.

  1. name five farm records kept by a farmer (5mks)

Production records

Inventory

Field operation records

Breeding records

Feeding

Health

Marketing

Labor

  1. list two types of labour records (2mks)

Muster roll

labour utilisation analysis

  1. name two categories of plant nutrients (2mks)

Macro- nutrient

Micro-nutrientt

 

  1. Biotic factors

Nitrogen fixing bacteria

Pest

Parasite

Decomposers

Pathogens

Predators

Pollinators

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