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Form 2 Agriculture Paper 1 End of Term 3 Examination 2022

Class: Form 2

Subject: Agriculture

Level: High School

Exam Category: Form 2 End Term 3 Exams

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Term 3 - 2022 AGRICULTURE (443/1)
FORM TWO (2) Time: 2 Hours
Name: …………………………………………………………. AdmNo: ………………. School: ………………………………………………………..
Class: ………………….. Signature: …………………………………………………….. Date: …………………...
INSTRUCTIONS
 This paper consists of three sections A, B and C.
 Answer all questions in sections A and B.
 Answer any two questions from section C on the attached foolscaps.

SECTION A (30 MARKS)
1. (a) List three aspects of rainfall that determine the type of crop grown. (1½ marks)
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(b) List three human factors that hinder agricultural development. (1½ marks)
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2. Give four factors which influence the rate of weathering. (2 marks)
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3. Differentiate between pomoculture and olericulture. (1 mark)
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4. (a) State four benefits of water harvesting. (2 marks)
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(b) State three ways by which water can be collected and stored on the farm. (1½ mark) ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________
5. Give four factors that influence the choice of tools and equipment used in primary cultivation. (2 marks
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6. State five factors determining the quality of farm yard manure. (2½ marks)
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7. Give four reasons for seed selection before planting. (2 marks)
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8. State three factors which increase the depth of planting. (1½ marks)
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9. Give four deficiency symptoms for potassium in crops. (2 marks)
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10. Define the following terminologies as used in agriculture.
(a) Seed dressing. (1 mark)
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(b) Seed inoculation (1 mark)
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11. Give four ways of controlling damping off disease in nursery seedlings. (2 marks)
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12. List three physical weathering agents in the soil formation process. (1½ marks)
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13. State four advantages of drip irrigation. (2 marks)
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14. State two factors that would determine the amount of fertilizer to be top dressed to a crop in the field (1 mark)
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15. State four ways in which burning of vegetation may lead to lose of soil fertility. (2 marks)
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SECTION B (20 MARKS)
16. The diagram labelled D below shows a Kale crop infested by a pest.
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(a) Identify the pest. (1 mark)
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(b) What damage does the pest cause the crop? (1 mark)
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(c) State two methods of controlling the pest. (2 marks)
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17. The diagram labelled A1, A2, A3 and B below illustrate materials and methods of vegetative
propagation. Study them and answer the questions that follow.
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(a) Name the parts labelled A1 and A2. (2 marks)
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(b) Name the methods of propagation illustrated in diagrams A3 and B. (2 marks)
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18. The illustration below is a diagram of a nursery for raising tomato seedlings.
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(a) Name the part labelled J. (1 mark)
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(b) State two uses of part labelled J. (1 mark)
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(c) Give two management practices that should be carried out on the nursery from the time seedlings
emerge to the stage of transplanting. (2 marks)
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19. The diagram below shows a house water storage tank. Study it and answer the questions that follow.
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(a) Identify the parts labelled H, J, K, L. (2 marks)
(b) Give the function of the part labelled J. (1 mark)
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20. The diagram below shows a method of soil sampling.
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(i) Name the above method of soil sampling. (1
mark)
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(ii) State four precautions taken when collecting the soil for testing using the named
methodabove.
(2 marks)
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(iii) Give two reasons for testing soil from the farm. (2 marks)
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SECTION C (40 MARKS)
 Answer any two questions from the section.
21. (a) Explain the factors that determine the time of harvesting crop produce. (10 marks)
(b)Explain the various post harvest practices done on the crop produce after harvesting. (10 marks)

22. Describe the field production of tomatoes under the following sub-heading.
(i) Ecological conditions. (4marks)
(ii) Transplanting (4marks)
(iii) Field practices. (8 marks)
(iv) Disease control (4 marks)

23. (a) Describe ways in which soil loses its fertility. (10 marks)
(b)Explain the benefits of organic mulch in crop production. (10 marks)

 

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