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Form 2 Agriculture End of Term 3 Examination 2021

Class: Form 2

Subject: Agriculture

Level: High School

Exam Category: Form 2 End Term 3 Exams

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TUTORKE EXAMS

Name ……………………………………………………… ADM NUMBER……………...
CANDIDATE’S SIGN………….
DATE ………………………….
AGRICULTURE
FORM 2
Time: 2 Hours

END OF TERM THREE EXAMINATION 2022
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
(a) Write your name and Adm No number in the spaces provided
(b) Sign and write the date of examination in the spaces provided
(c) This paper consists of three sections A, B and C.
(d) Answer all questions in section A and B.
(e) Answer any two questions in section C
(f) All the questions should be answered in the spaces provided
(g) Candidates should check to ascertain that all pages are printed as indicated and that no questions are missing.

SECTION A(Answer all the questions)
1. Define the term Agriculture. 1mk

2. Give the meaning of the following terms as used in Agricultural Production. 1½mks
i. Olericulture……………
ii. Pomology ……………
iii. Floriculture……………
3. State four advantages of mixed farming. 2mks

4. State four importance of Agriculture. 2mks

5. Give four ways in which Health influence Agricultural production. 2mks

6. State three negative effects of wind in crop production. 1½mks

7. State four aspects of rainfall that influence agricultural production. 2mks

8. a )Name two dual purpose cattle breed reared in Kenya (1mk )

b )Outline four general characteristics of indigenous cattle breed (2mks)

9. Give two reasons why burning is discouraged as a method of clearing land .(1mk)

10. State three tertiary operations that are carried out in the farm. 1½mks

11. Give three importance of carrying out minimum tillage 1½mks

12. State four importance of drainage in Agriculture 2mks

13. Give three reasons as to why green manure is not commonly used. 1½mks

14. State three basic concept of economics. 1½mks

15. State four roles of Nitrogen in plants. (2mks)

16. Outline three characteristics of Nitrogenous fertilizers. 1½mks

17. State three impotances of testing soil. 1½mks

18. Give two areas to be avoided when carrying out soil sampling. 1mk


SECTION B(Answer all the questions in this section)
19. The following is a diagram of a certain crop. Study it carefully and answer the questions that follow.
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I. Identify the crop ………… 1mk
II. Label the parts labeled A ,B and C. 1½mks
A……………………………
B……………………………
C…………………………
III. State four factors to be considered when selecting materials for planting. 2mks

IV. State four factors which determine the depth of planting. 2mks

20. The following is a pruned crop. Study it carefully and answer the questions that follows.
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i. Identify the method of pruning. 1mk

ii. Give four disadvantages of using the above method of pruning. 2mks

iii. Apart from the above give any other method of pruning coffee. 1mk

iv. State four factors which determine the time of harvesting crops. 2mks

21. Study the diagram below and then answer the questions that follows:-
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Identify the parasite shown above (1mk)

Name the livestock species attacked by the parasite above (11/2mks)

How does the above parasite obtain its food from the host? (1mk)

What are the harmful effects of the parasite you have mentioned in (a) above?(2mks)

How would a farmer control the above parasite (2mks)

SECTION C.
(Answer any TWO questions in this section.)
22.a) State five reasons for keeping animals healthy. 5mks

b) State 5 predisposing factors to livestock diseases. 5mks

c) Discuss FIVE importances of crop rotation in crop production. 10mks.

(a) State and explain FIVE nursery management practices. 10mks

(b) Describe 6 factors influencing spacing of crops.. 6mks

(c) state FOUR methods of preparing planting materials 4mks

24. a)Describe importance of Drainage as a land Reclamation method. 6mks.

b. Discuss 6 characteristics of fertile soil. 6mks.

c. Explain any 4 factors to consider in choosing seed rates. 8mks.

 

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