Social Science
Literature Arabic Islamic Studies C.R.KHistory MusicVisual Art Clothing/Textile Home Management Shorthand
Agricultural Science Paper 2, Nov/Dec 2008  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Main
General Comments

Candidates Strength

Majority of the candidates showed an appreciable improvement in their ability to:

  1. discuss the importance of agriculture under the following headings: foreign exchange, raw materials and food;
  2. mention international non-governmental agricultural organizations and their main objectives;
  3. state advantages of sources of farm  power such as human, water, electricity, solar

   and internal combustion engine;

  1. give reasons why a farmer should survey  a farmland;
  2. list equipment used in farm surveying;
  3. state the effects of farm practices on the soil (inorganic fertilizer application,

   continuous cropping, flooding and bush burning);

  1. state ways in which soil water is important to crops;
  2. list ways by which water is lost from the soil;
  3. explain animal production terms such as: dipping, culling and quarantine;
  4. list methods of identifying farm animals;
  5. define the term diet as used in animal nutrition;
  6. state factors to consider in formulating diet for a farm animal;
  7. state merits of co-operative societies in the marketing of agricultural produce;
  8. explain group and mass methods of agricultural extension and state their merits and demerits.
Powered by Sidmach Technologies(Nigeria) Limited .
Copyright © 2012 The West African Examinations Council. All rights reserved.