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Agricultural Science Paper 1, May/June 2011  
Questions:   1 2 3 4   Main
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Question 1

Using specimens A,B,C and D, carry out an experiment to show that soil is made up of different particle sizes.
(a) (i) Describe the procedure used in conducting the experiment. [ 5 marks]
(ii) State your observations and results. [ 5 marks]
(b) State one function of each of specimen B and specimen C in the experiment. [2 marks]
(c) State three precautions taken in carrying out the experiment.[3 marks]

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OBSERVATION
 

This question was well attempted by the candidates. In question 1 (a)( i & ii), majority of the candidates could describe the procedure used in conducting the experiment and state the observations and results. Also, in question 1 (b), most candidates were able to state the functions of specimen B(water) and specimen C (sodium carbonate) in the experiment. Further to this, majority of the candidates were able to state the precautions
taken in carrying out the experiment.

 

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