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Agriculture form 1- water and irrigation

FORM 1 agriculture

  1. State any 5 uses of water in a farm                                                          5 marks

1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

4…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………5….………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

  • Name any 3 sources of water giving two examples to each           5 marks

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  • Name any 3 types of pumps                                                                  (1 ½ marks) 1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  • Give any3 types of water pipes        3 marks 1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  • Name any 3 methods of water conveyance        ( 1 ½ marks) 1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  • Give any 3 characteristics of clean water      3 marks 1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  • Describe the 6 stages of water treatment ( 3 marks) 1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………4.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………5…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………6…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  • Name any 4 types of irrigation giving a method of each  (4 marks) 1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………4.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  • Give the advantages of drip irrigation as compared to other methods of irrigation (4 marks) 1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………4.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  1. State 4 factors a farmer would consider when choosing a method of irrigation to use (4 marks) 1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………4.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  2. Give 4 disadvantages of using flood irrigation (4 marks) 1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………4.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  3. Define the following terms:-
  4. Irrigation  (1mark). …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………   Drainage     1(mark) .…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  5. Give two factors to consider while creating a dam     (2 marks) 1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

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  1. Name any 4 methods of water drainage  (4 mark) 1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

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  1. Name any 4 reasons for carrying minimum tillage  (4 marks) 1.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………4.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………