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Form 2 Agriculture End of Term 2 Examination 2022

Class: Form 2

Subject: Agriculture

Level: High School

Exam Category: Form 2 End Term 2 Exams

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1. State the two main farming systems practiced in Kenya. (2 mks)
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2. State four reasons for ridging in potato production. (2 mks)
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3. State three effects of low temperature on crop production. (1 ½ mks)
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4. Outline three effects of soil organisms which benefit crop growth. (3 mks)
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5. Give four features of plastic pipes a farmer should consider before buying the pipes
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6. Define the following terms as used in Agricultural Economics. (2 mks)
a) Scarcity
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b) Opportunity cost
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7. State the functional difference between a pruning saw and a sickle. (2 mks)
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8. State two main functions of the crop in the digestive system of poultry. (1mk)
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9. Give three symptoms of excessive nitrogen in plants. (1 ½ mks)
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10. Name two main categories of tomatoes. (1mks)
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11. Name the following vitamins:
i) Its deficiency leads to retarded growth, poor eyesight and reduced resistance to diseases. (1 mk) ______________________________________________________________
ii) Found in whole grains and can be synthesized by micro- organisms in the rumen.(1mk) ______________________________________________________________
iii) Helps in reproduction and its deficiency causes sterility and premature birth. (1mk) ______________________________________________________________
12. State four factors that determine the type of irrigation to be used in an area. (2 mks)
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13. List four tick borne diseases. (2 mks)
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14. Give four desirable characteristics of bosindicus. (2 mks)
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15. Give four characteristics that make a crop suitable for green manuring.(2 mks)
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16. State two methods used in training crops. (1 mk)
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SECTION B (30 MARKS) Answer all the questions in this section.
17. Study the illustration below and answer the questions that follow.
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a) Identify the equipment represented by the illustration. (1 mk)
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b) What is the use of the equipment. (1 mk)
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c) Name the parts labeled H,J,L and give their functions. (3 mks)
H – J – L –
18. Study the diagram below and answer the questions that follow.
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a) Identify the method of propagation illustrated. (1 mk)
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b) Outline the procedure followed when carrying out the above practice. (4 mks)
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19. The diagram below illustrates some parasites study them and answer the questions that follow.
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a) Identify the parasite A,B,C (3 mks)
A B C
b) Name the part of the host where the parasites A and B are found. (1 mk)
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c) Name the intermediate host of parasite C. (1 mk)
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20. A farmer is required to prepare 100 kg of ration of 30% digestible crude protein (DCP) from simsim seed cake containing 50% DCP and maize meal 10% DCP. Using Pearson’s square method, calculate the amount of simsim and maize the farmer requires. (5 mks)
21. The figure below illustrates the external parts of a cow.
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a) Name all the parts labeled A to H. (4 mks)
b) State one function of the part labeled H. (1 mk)
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22. A farmer spreads lime on the soil at the rate of 0-.3 kg per m2.
a) How much lime will be needed for one hectare of land? (2 mks)
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b) How will adding lime affect the PH of the soil. (1 mk)
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c) What is the benefit of adding lime to clay soil. (2 mks)
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SECTION C (40 MARKS) ANSWER TWO QUESTIONS FROM THIS SECTION IN THE SPACES PROVIDED
23. a) State and explain six field management practices carried out in tomato production. (12 mks)
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b) State the role of each of the following components of the compost manure. (4 mks)
i) Farm yard manure _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
ii) Maize stalks _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
iii) Wood ash _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
iv) Top soil ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
c) Give four factors that should be considered when siting the compost pit. (4 mks)
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24. a) Describe the life cycle of a two host tick. (10 mks)
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b) Outline five preventive measures used to control livestock diseases. (5 mks) ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Compare the differences of the Ruminants and non-ruminants (5 mks)
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