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FORM 1 AGRICULTURE QUESTIONS

FORM 1 AGRICULTURE

  1. List down the major branches of Agriculture (5mks) 


2 (a) Differentiate between annual and perennial crops (2mks)


(b) Give two examples of

i. Annual crops (2mks)

ii. Perennial crops (2 marks)



3. Name the three methods of grazing practiced in Kenya (3mks)

4. Give the two names that form the term Agriculture and their meaning. (4 marks)


5. Explain the following terms (6mks)

i. Floriculture

ii. Olericulture

iii. Pomology

Give the two farming systems practiced in our country (2mks)


9. Differentiate and give similarities  between ranching and plantation farming (2mks)

Difference  :-

Similarity:-



10. Give four conditions that are necessary for shifting cultivation (4mks)


11. Explain 3 biotic factors and how they influence agriculture. 6 marks

8 list the advantages and disadvantages of shifting cultivation (6 marks)


11. Describe two aspects of light that affect agricultural production.  (4 marks)

12. Describe two aspects of rainfall that affect agricultural production (2mks)


SECTION B

Answer all the questions
13. Describe various methods of farming in Kenya today    10 marks



15. Outline the human factors that affect agriculture (7mks)


2. State the factors that influence soil formation (5mks)




4. Explain five reasons which makes agriculture a very important sector in the economy (10 mks)


5. List two ways each in which high and low temperature affects the quality of crop products (4mks)


6. (a) Define soil profile (1mks)



b. List down the four soil horizons (4mks)


7. List four effects of wind on crop production (4mks)

9. Name any 4 soil structures.    4 marks