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NECO Agric Science Questions 2018 and Full OBJ and Theory Answers

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NECO Agric Science Questions 2018 and Full OBJ and Theory Answers.

NECO Agricultural Science Answers and Questions 2018 is out and available online. This page contains a list of Agricultural Science Questions that will be asked for the June/July 2018 Agricultural Science ExaminationStay focus and read through the whole post.

NECO Agric Science Questions 2018

NECO Agric Science Questions 2018

The National Examinations Council is an examination body in Nigeria that conducts the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination and the General Certificate in Education in June/July and December/January respectively.

Check current exams questions below;

NECO Agricultural Science Answers.

NECO Agricultural Science Answers and Questions








OBJ Questions

The Following Are Sample Neco Objective Questions. They are likely Agricultural Science questions for Neco 2018.

1. Oestrogen in female animals is not responsible for
  • A. development of secondary sexual charcteristics
  • B. on set of heat period
  • C. milk let – down after parturition
  • D. development of udde
2. A beef cow gained 75 kg over a period of two months and two days. What is its average weight gain?
  • A. 0.83 kg
  • B. 1.21 kg
  • C. 1.28 kg
  • D. 2. 25kg
3. A disadvantage of natural incubation is that
  • A. the eggs cannot be candled
  • B. the chicks are less healthy
  • C. the brooding hens sometimes abandon the eggs
  • D. it takes a longer time for eggs to hatch
4. Ruminants fed on dried grasses are given feed supplements to
  • A. increase water intake
  • B. provide bulk to feed
  • C. reduce microbial activity
  • D. provide deficient nutrients
5. Which of the following animal disease is not associated with malnutrition?
  • A. Aspergillosis
  • B. Acidosis
  • C. Milk fever
  • D. Rickets
6. The type of energy obtained from the sun for agricultural uses is known as
  • A. potential energy
  • B. mechanical energy
  • C. nuclear energy
  • D. solar energy
  • E. kinetic energy
7. Which of the following implements will be used for the next farm operation after clearing a new farmland?
  • A. harrow
  • B. ridger
  • C. cultivator
  • D. planter
  • E. plough
8. Which of the following cannot be used to rub the metal parts of farm tools before storage?
  • A. grease
  • B. plam oil
  • C. water
  • D. petroleum jelly
  • E. spent engine oil
9. The common surveying equipment for farmland include the following except
  • A. ranging pole
  • B. prismatic compass
  • C. measuring tape
  • D. gunter’s chain
  • E. spade
10. An example of fungal disease of stored grains is
  • A. rosette
  • B. wilt
  • C. soft rot
  • D. damping off
  • E. mould
11. Which of the following farm animals possess a pair of caeca?
  • A. pigs
  • B. cattles
  • C. sheep
  • D. rabbits
  • E. fowls
12. The head of the tapeworm is known as the
  • A. sucker
  • B. rostellum
  • C. scolex
  • D. hook
  • E. segment
13. Which of the following is not a function of the ruminal microorganism?
  • A. digestion of cellulose
  • B. conversion of plant proteins into microbial protein
  • C. production of vitamin B
  • D. production of gas in the rumen
  • E. eructation of the ruminal gas
14. Which of the following factors would you consider the least important for the successful incubation of eggs?
  • A. light
  • B. temperature
  • C. ventilation
  • D. relative humidity
  • E. turning of the egg
15. In which area of Nigeria is the kuri breed of cattle commonly found?
  • A. borno
  • B. sokoto
  • C. plateau
  • D. obudu
  • E. oyo north
16. Which of the following activities is not a marketing function?
  • A. Buying of agricultural commodities
  • B. planting of crops
  • C. transporting of farm produce
  • D. storgae of farm produce
17. Risks on commercial farms could result from
  • A. price stability
  • B. crop failure
  • C. insurance
  • D. diversification
18. An agricultural extension officer should be able to
  • A. create new jobs for farmers
  • B. raise funds for farmers
  • C. cultivate a large farm
  • D. guide and educate farmers
19. An agricultural extension officer should be able to
  • A. create new jobs for farmers
  • B. raise funds for farmers
  • C. cultivate a large farm
  • D. guide and educate farmers
20. An agricultural extension officer should be able to
  • A. create new jobs for farmers
  • B. raise funds for farmers
  • C. cultivate a large farm
  • D. guide and educate farmers
21. Granite is
  • A. a sedimentary rock
  • B. a wealtered rock
  • C. mentamorphic rock
  • D. an igneous rock
  • E. a plutonic rock
22. In which layer of the soil profile does most biological activity occur?
  • A. parent material
  • B. D-horizon
  • C. C-horizon
  • D. B-horizon
  • E. A-horizon
23. When leaves of crop plants show brownish coloration from the tips of the mid-ribs backward, they are showing deficiency symptom of
  • A. magnesium
  • B. zinc
  • C. nitrogen
  • D. copper
  • E. phosphorus
24. Which of the following is not associated with surface irrigation?
  • A. natural flooding
  • B. check flooding
  • C. sprinkler irrigation
  • D. mole drains
  • E. tiles

i)Amendment of the land use decree
ii)Training of maintenance technician
iii)Encourage the local manufacture of farming machines
iv)Improved access tocredit
-Institute of agricultural research
and training (IAR and T)-Ibadan -Rubber research institute of
Nigeria (RRIN)-Benin city
-Nigerian institute for oil palm
research (NIFOR)-Benin city
-Cocoa research institue (CRIN)-
Ibadan -National root crops research
institute (NRCRI)-Umudike
i)Wind power:
-It is cheap
-It is readily available ii)Electrical power:
-It is highly efficient
-It can be used many farm
iii)Solar power
-It is readily available -It is a cheap source of power
iv)Mechanical power
-It is very versatile
-It is easy control
v)Chemical power
-Cheap to acquire -It is very versatile
-Primary tillage implements are
implements which are initially used
for degrading soil into smaller
crumbs eg plough -Secondary tillage implements are
implements which are used for
making ridges and moulds eg
i ) farm should be educated to accept moderm
system of farming especially in area of
ii ) govenment should provide loans to enable
farmers to purchase from machines
iii ) the land tenure system should be reviewed
to enable farmers acquire large land
iv ) simple and less expensive machines should
be developed
i ) to improve farm yield
ii ) to make food available at large quantities
iii ) to enable farmers afford farm input
iv ) to attract more people into farming activities
i ) the national animal production research
institute ( NAPRI)
ii ) nigeria institute for typanosomiasis research
( NITR )
iii ) animal production, fisheries and
oceanography research institutes
i ) soya beans- oil
ii ) tea – lipton
iii ) sisal- textiles
i ) the farmer is at the mercy of government that
allocated the land
ii ) the land is usually smaller in size
i ) the farmer is at the mercy of the landlord
that allocated the land
ii ) the land is usually large in size

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