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Agricultural Science Paper 2, Nov/Dec 2009  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Main
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Question 1

  1.   (i)   Explain the term agricultural development.                                   [2 marks]

 (ii)   List four non-agricultural uses of land.                                         [2 marks]

  1.    State three ways in which science and technology have contributed to agricultural

  development through each of the following:

  1.   farm structure;
  2.   animal nutrition.                                                                      [ 6 marks]

b)  Give two functions of each of the following survey equipment:

  1.  measuring tape;
  2.  theodolite;
  3.  ranging pole.                                                                           [ 6 marks]
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OBSERVATION

 This question was very popular with the candidates.  In 1a (i and ii), majority of the candidates were able to explain the term agricultural development and list non- agricultural uses of land.  In addition, many candidates could state ways in which science and technology have contributed to agricultural development through farm structures and animal nutrition as requested in 1b(i and ii).
 Further to this, in 1c(i – iii), majority of the candidates were able to give functions of survey equipment such as measuring tape, theodolite and ranging pole.

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