Agriculture Paper 2 Questions - Eagle II Joint 2021 Mock Exams

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INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

  • This paper consists of three sections; A, B and C
  • Answer ALL questions in section A and B
  • Answer Any Two questions in section C

SECTION A (30MKS)
Answer all the questions in this section in the spaces provided

  1. State two breeds of dairy goats (1mk)
  2. Differentiate between a feed additive and a concentrate. (1mk)
  3. State four management practices carried out during mating season in sheep (2mks)
  4.  
    1. Define the term Health as used in livestock. (1mk)
    2. State four physiological body functions used to determine good health in livestock. (2mks)
  5. Name two livestock diseases that can be controlled through embryo transplant (1mk)
  6.  
    1. State three factors that imit external parasite control in Kenya ( 1½ mks)
    2. State one example of one-host tick (½mk)
  7. State four ways in which a vaccination can be administered to livestock. (2mks)
  8. What is dry cow therapy. (1mk)
  9.  
    1. State four milking materials and equipment needed in milking (2mks)
    2. State the use of the above named tools and equipment. (2mks)
  10. State two advantages of natural calf rearing method. (1mk)
  11. A 300kg pig ration containing 20% crude protein was to be made from wheat bran(3% crude protein) and cotton seed cake (24 % crude oil), Using pearson's square method calculate the amount of each feed stuff that is needed to prepare the ration (5mks)
  12. State two desirable qualities of a livestock ration. (1mk)
  13. State the meaning of the following terms as used in livestock production. (1mk)
    1. Bullock
    2. Capon
  14. State two heavy poultry breeds.  (1mk)
  15. State two economic importance of livestock production in Kenya.  (1mk)
  16. Give the name of (h mk) the camel with the following characteristics.   (½mk)
    1. Smaller in size
    2. Two humps
  17. State the meaning of the term egg candling. (1mk)
  18. State the hormones that initiate (1mk)
    1. Milk-let down
    2. Milk secretion
  19. State two requirement ofa calf pen. (1mk)

SECTION B (20MKS)
Answer all questions in this section in spaces provided.

  1. The diagram below shows livestock parasites. Study the diagrams and answer the questions that follow.
              Agri EJM PP2Q20
    1.  ldentify the parasites X and Y above. (1mk) 
    2. State two effects that are caused by the parasite label X on the animal's body. (1½ mk)
    3. Name one disease transmitted by parasite labeled X above. (½mk)
    4. State four measures taken to control the parasite labeled Y above. (2 mks)
  2. The diagram below is an illustration of an egg. Study it carefully and answer the questions that follow. 
          Agri EJM PP2Q21
    1. Name the parts labelled B,C,D and F.  (2mks)
    2. State two qualities of the part labeled A that should be considered when selecting eggs for incubation. (1mk)
    3. What is the function of the part labelled E in in a fertilized eggs?
  3. The diagram below represents an important farm structure study it and answer the questions that follow.
           Agri EJM PP2Q22
    1. ldentify the farm structure ( mk)
    2. Label the parts A, B, C, D (2mks)
    3. State two maintainance practices carried out in the structure above. (1mk)
  4. Below are the diagrams of workshop tools H, J and Q. Study them and answer questions that follow.
          Agri EJM PP2Q23

    1. Identify each tool.  (1½)
    2. What functional advantages does H have over J   (1mk)
    3. Why is the part labeled A an important component of watering can. (1mk)
  5. Below is a diagram, of an equipment used in agriculture. Study it carefully and answer the questions that follow.
             Agri EJM PP2Q24
    1. Identify the equipment.  (1mk)
    2. Name the parts labelled C, D and E.  (1½mk)
    3.  
      1. State one role played by the parts labelled C, D and F  (1½mk)
      2. Name other two types of equipment which serve the same function as the one illustrated above (1mk)

SECTION C (40MKs)
Answer any two questions in the spaces provided after question 27.

  1.  
    1. Explain the factors that a farmer should consider when constructing a farm structure.  (10mks) 
    2. Explain the predisposing factors of mastitis disease in cattle. (10mks)
  2.  
    1.  
      1. Describe the extraction of honey from the combs using heat method. (7mks)
      2. State three factors affecting quality of honey.  (3mks)
    2. Explain the factors considered when culling livestock.  (5mks)
    3. State five reasons why livestock should be kept healthy? (5mks)
  3.  
    1. Describe the uses of fences on the farm.  (10mks)
    2. Discuss New Castle disease under the following sub-headings.
      1. Causal organism (1mk)
      2. Five Signs of infection (5mks)
      3. Four Control measures (4mks)

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