UTME CBT FREE Practice Test – Agriculture Hello and Welcome to UTME CBT FREE Practice Test - Agriculture You are to attempt 40 Random Objectives Questions ONLY for 30 minutes. Supply Your Full Name in the text box below and begin immediately. Your time starts NOW! Full Name (Surname First): Location: The major reason which necessitates the expansion of agriculture is the increase in _____A. rainfalls B. population C. manpower D. animal powerABCDNew Zealand is a breed of which animal? A. Goat B. Cattle C. Rat D. RabbitABCDA fermented product of green fodder is _______A. hay B. silage C. soilage D. forageABCDWhich type of loan should a farmer obtain to start an oil palm plantation? A. short-term loan B. long-term loan C. non-institutional loan D. operational loanABCDWhich of the following statements about soil organisms is false? A. soil pH will attack population of soil organisms B. population of soil living organisms is increased with increase in soil organic matter C. soil with good texture and structure cannot harbour soil microbes D. soil temperature affects the activities of soil organismsABCDAgriculture contributes to the economy of West African Countries through the following means except ______A. reduction of poverty through job creation B. supply of armaments for territorial defence C. provision of foreign exchange D. supply of raw materials to industriesABCDWhen farmers engages in both plant and animal husbandry, he is practising ______A. lay farming B. mixed framing C. mixed cropping D. crop rotationABCDThe most devastating agent of erosion is _______A. wild wind B. slope C. run-off water D. rodents.ABCDSoil texture can be referred to as _____A. distribution of soil particles in a given sample B. movement of water through the soil C. Distribution of the different sizes of soil particles D. The degree of soil aerationABCDWhich of the following groups of rocks is formed as a result of volcanic eruption? A. limestone, basalt and shale B. basalt, granite and pumice C. sandstone, granite and quartzite D. marble, gneiss and shaleABCDWhich one of the following is not a target group of an agricultural Extension agent?A. Non-governmental organisation B. Commercial farmers C. Bee keepers D. Political partiesABCDThe relative humidity in an incubator is usually set at ______A. 10% - 30% B. 40% - 60% C. 70% - 80% D. 90% - 100%.ABCDWhich of the following is not a source of farm power? A. wind B. Bull C. Tractor D. PloughABCDExamples of crops that require nurseries are ______A. cotton, sorghum and tomatoB. oil palm, cocoa and pepperC. cocoa, maize and riceD. banana, coffee and tomato.ABCDA cowpea farmer obtained a loan of D 50,000.oo from his co-operative society at an interest rate of 5%. Calculate the interest to be paid on the borrowed capital after one year? A. D 2,500.00 B. D 5,000.00 C. D 7,500.00 D. D 10,000.00ABCDRejuvenation of soil fertility was carried out by early farmers through ______A. the application of fertilizerB. bush clearingC. bush fallowingD. the application of manure.ABCDIn farm animals, gonads are organs associated with ______A. circulation B. excretion C. respiration D. reproduction.ABCDWhich of the following crops has a fibrous root system? A. cotton B. coffee C. cowpea D. sugarcaneABCDWhich of the following statements about agricultural development is true? It leads to I. increased processing of produce II. increased food production III. high productivity IV. increased agricultural labour force A. I, II and III only B. I,II and IV only C. I,III and IV only D. II,III and IV onlyABCDThe maturity period of groundnut in month is _____A. 1 - 2 B. 2 - 3 C. 4 - 5 D. 6 - 7ABCDThe part labeled I is made of ______A. wood B. iron C. aluminium D. lead.ABCDSelection based on the performance of ancestors is referred to as _______A. family selection B. pedigree selection C. progeny selection D. line selection.ABCDWhich of the following factors does not influence the distribution of cattle in West Africa? A. pastures B. light C. diseases D. rainfallABCDThe weight of a sheep increased from 25 kg to 45 kg in two months. If the total consumption during the period was 60 kg,determine the feed conversion ratio.A. 1:1 B. 1:2 C. 3:1 D. 4:1ABCDWhich of the following parasites lives inside the body of its host? A. mite B. louse C. ascaris D. tickABCDWhich of the following groups of crops are mostly cultivated in the rainforest zone of Nigeria?A. Millet, yam and coconutB. Maize, cocoyam and cassavaC. Sorghum, sweet potato and dateD. Wheat, Irish potato and groundnutABCDA piece of information contained in payroll record of farms is _______A. date of employment B. equity C. income generated D. total credit.ABCDRetailers may create artificial scarcity of goods by ______A. price hiking B. hoarding C. under producing D. processing.ABCDIf the recommendation spacing for planting plantain is 4m by 4m, calculate the plant population per hectare of farmland.A. 16 B. 63 C. 625 D. 1000ABCDJute and kenaf thrive well in a soil that is ______A. clayey B. sandy loam C. clayey loam D. humus.ABCDIf T represents the gene for tallness while t represents dwarfness. The genotypic ratio of the second filial generation will be _____A. 3:1 B. 1:2:1 C. 2:2 D. 4:0ABCDThe fertility of soils under forest is sustained mainly by ______A. nutrient recyclingB. rodent activitiesC. being protected from direct rays of the sunD. preventing raindrops from directly hitting the soil.ABCDWhich of the following required daily checking in a tractor?A. spark plug B. Engine oil C. Air cleaner D. BatteryABCDA hypothesis can be described as ______A. predictive statement relating to experimental variablesB. a postulate of general acceptanceC. a research reasoning based on an accurate statement about the populationD. a postulate based on experimental samples.ABCDIn farm animals, gonads are organs associated with _____A. circulation B. excretion C. respiration D. reproductionABCDThe following are the features of subsistence agriculture except ______A. subsistence agriculture is mostly practised by peasant farms B. It requires the use of family labour C. Pests and diseases are not really controlled D. It requires the use of both skilled and unskilled labourABCDOne major difference between disc plough and disc Harrow is _____A. Disc plough is used to create wider ridges on the field than disc Harrow B. A disc plough can have up to 54 discs on it at once whereas a disc harrow can have up to 6 disc C. Disc plough is used to tilled the disc harrowed land D. The disc part of plough is notched while that of harrow is roundABCDThe instrument which enables a surveyor to find the direction of a base line is _____A. abney level B. ranging pole C. plumb bob D. magnetic compassABCDThis type of root is associated with ______A. nitrogen fixationB. photosynthesisC. storage of organic acidsD. storage of minerals.ABCDFertilizer application in maize should be completed before ______A. Tasseling B. Silking C. Riponing D. Knee high stageABCD1 out of GREAT! You finished before the expiration of the 30 minutes allotted to you. 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