Agriculture Trial Exams Paper 2 Questions - Alliance Boys High School Mock December 2020

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Instruction to Candidates

  • Write your name and index number in the space provided at the top of this page. 
  • Sign and write the date of the examination in the space provided above. 
  • C) This paper consist of three section A, B. and c. 
  • Answer all questions in section A and B. 
  • Answer any two questions in section c. 
  • Answers should be written in the space provided, 
  • Candidates should check the question paper to ascertain that all pages are printed as indicated and that no questions are missing. 
  • Candidates should answer the question in English.


 A  1-16  30  
 B  17-20  20  
 C    20  


Answer all the questions in this sections in the spaces provided

  1. Name the most appropriate tools used in the following operations
    1. Removing metal chippings in file (1 mrk)
    2. Cutting wood along grains (1mrk)
    3. Branding (1 mrks)
  2. State four characteristic of Boran cattle (2mrks)
  3. State two functions of a useful bacteria in livestock production (1mrk)
  4. Name four function of lipid in an animal body (2mrks)
  5. State two ways of reducing friction in moving part of farm tool (1 mrk)
  6. Outline four types of fence that can be used in mixed farm (2mrks)
  7. Name three methods of out breeding in livestock production (1 1/2 marks)
  8. Give two reasons for tailing in sheep production (1mrk)
  9. Name any five internal parts of cow's udder (21/2 marks)
  10. Give five ways of transmitting livestock diseases (21/2 marks)
  11. Give four features of improved grain (2mrks)
  12. Give three types of calving complications (1mrks)
  13. State four advantages of zero grazing as a grazing system (2mrks)
  14. State two functions of a queen bee in a colony (1mrk)
  15. Name four symptoms of anaplasmasis in livestock (2mrks)
  16. What do you understand by the following terms as used I animal production
    1. Coponisation (1mrk)
    2. Bullock (1mrk)
    3. Epistasis (1mrk)

SECTION B (20Mrks)
Answer all the questions in the spaces provided

  1. Study the diagram below and answer questions the questions that follow.
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    1. Identify the implement illustrated in the diagram (1mk)
    2. What is the method of power transmission for operating implements? (1mk)
    3. State the use of the implement (1mk)
    4. Give two maintenance practices for implement A. (2mks)
  2. Below is an illustration of a method of extracting honey from combs.Study the diagram and answer the question that follow.
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    1. Indentify the above method of extracting honey (1mrk)
    2. Give a reason why container x should not be heated directly (1mrk)
    3. Name the parts labeled w and y (2mrks)
    4. Besides the above method ,State one other method of extracting honey .(1mrk)
  3. The diagram below shows a certain practice carried out on pig
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    1. Identify the practice illustrated above (1mrk)
    2. Draw another illustration depicting pig number 37 (1mrk)
    3. Name the tool used to carry out the practice illustrated above (1mrk)
    4. State two other method of indentifying piglet (2mrks)
  4. The diagram below shows a cross-section of an udder. Study it and answer the questions that follow.
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    1. Identify the parts labeled B1,B2 and B3 (3marks)
      1. BI.............
      2. B2.............
      3. B3.............
    2. Give one function of the labeled B1 (1mk)
    3. Name the hormone responsible for milk let-down. (1mk)

Answer any two questions in the space provided

    1. Outline management practice carried out in a fish pond to ensure maximum harvest of fish (7mrlk)
    2. Discuss the importance of farm mechanization (6mrks)
    3. Discuss the short term maintenance practices carried out on a tractor (7 marks)
    1. Explain the feature of a piggery unit (10mrks)
    2. Explain the factor that influence the work output of a draught animal (10mrks)
    1. Outline various method of controlling ticks (10 marks)
    2. Describe the management of growers up to the point of lay (10mrks)
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