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Form 1 Agriculture End of Term 3 Examination 2022

Class: Form 1

Subject: Agriculture

Level: High School

Exam Category: Form 1 End Term 3 Exams

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TUTORKE EXAMS

NAME:…………………………………………………………… ADM. NO………………

SCHOOL:……………………………………………………SIGNATURE……………………DATE…………….……………………

443
AGRICULTURE
(Theory)
TIME: 2 HOURS
End Term 3
2022 EXAMINATIONS
FORM 1

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
 Write your name and Adm. Number in the spaces provided.
 Answer ALL the questions in the spaces provided,

1. Give four reasons as to why Agriculture is regarded as an art.(4marks)

2. Give the meaning of the terms.(2 marks)
Olericulture

Pomology

3. List four branches of livestock farming.(2 marks)

4. What is agroforestry? (1mark)

5. a) Name two intensive farming systems in crops and in livestock farming. (1 mark)
Crops

livestock. (1 mark)

b) State four characteristics of extensive farming. (4marks)

6. Name a system of farming which is characterized by use of large tracks of land and production of one crop. (1 mark)

7. State two limitations of mixed farming. (2 marks)

8. List three characteristics of shifting cultivation.(3 marks)

9. State four as to why agriculture is important in Kenya. (4marks)

10. a) What are the advantages of organic farming in regard to environmental conservation. Give three.
(3 marks)

b) State four activities that may be undertaken to achieve organic farming.(4 marks)

11. Name four factors that influence agricultural production.(2marks)

12. Give two reasons why the healthy wellbeing of a farmer is important in Agricultural production

(2 marks)

13. Give three policies that the government has to impose in order to regulate agricultural production.(3 marks)

14. Name four biotic factors that have negative effects on agricultural production.(3 marks)

15. State four climatic factors that influence Agricultural production. (4marks)

16. State three effects of low temperature on crop production.(3marks)

17. a) Identify any two methods of increasing light intensity in crop production.(2 marks)

b)Give the meaning of the following terms as used in light duration.(2 marks)
i) short day

ii) day neutral

18. Give three soil forming processes.(3 marks)

19 Name the soil horizons which; has ;(3 marks)

i) high amounts of nutrients

ii) contains a hard pan-

iii. Is referred to as the layer of accumulation

20. List three soil composition (3 marks)

21. The diagram below shows an experiment set up using soil type G &, H and J and observations made after 24 hours. Study the diagram an answer the questions that follow.
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a) What is the experiment represented above designed to study?(1mark)

b) Name the three soil types G & H and J.(3 marks)

G-

H –

J -
C) What is the characteristic texture of soil types G and J?
G-
J-
(1 mark)

d) State two ways a farmer would improve the structure of soil type G.(4marks)

22. The table below shows different types of soil structure. Study and answer the questions that follow.
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