WAEC Fishery Practical Questions 2021 Latest Updates

Filed in Exam, WAEC News by on September 28, 2021

– WAEC Fishery Practical Questions –

WAEC Fishery Practical Questions Expo is out now on our website. In this article, I will show you past WAEC Fishery Practical random repeated questions for free. You will also understand how this exam’s questions are set and many more examination details.

WAEC Fishery Practical Questions

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is an examination board that conducts the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, for University and Jamb entry examination in West African countries.

In a year, over three million candidates registered for the exams coordinated by WAEC.

Paper 1 – OBJ Question

31-40: ABA

Paper 2 – Theory Question

(1) (a) (i) Define the term fisheries.
(ii) Explain the two sub-divisions of fisheries.
(b) List five materials used in constructing a set net and state one use of each.
(c) Differentiate between intensive and extensive management systems of aquaculture.
(1b) (a) (i) What is capture fisheries?
(ii) Describe three methods used in capturing fish.
(b) (i) State five ways in which fisheries is important to the economy of your country.
(ii) State four common fishery organisms in your country.

(2) (a)(i) State five qualities of culturable fish species.
(ii) List four culturable fish species.
(b)(i) Explain the term fish culture facility.
(ii) List six facilities for culturing fish.
(c) Mention three fish preservation methods.

Paper 3 – Practical Question

A – Fish-meal
B – Tilapia
C – Wheelbarrow
1. (a) Identify specimens A, B and C
(b) State three uses of specimen A.
(c) Describe making specimen A.
(d) Name four other by-products of fish apart from A.

2. (a) State nine benefits of raising specimen B.
(b) Describe three management systems used in raising specimen B

WAEC Fishery Practical Questions

3. Diagrams A and B are illustrations of equipment used in fishing. Study them carefully and answer the questions that follow.

(a) (i) Identify the fishing gear illustrated as A and B below.
(ii) Describe how the fishing gear is used to catch fish.
(iii) Mention two materials that could be used to construct the gear.
(iv) Classify the gear as active or passive gear.
(b) (i) A farmer feeds fish at 8:30a.m.and again at 4:30p.m.daily.
Explain what would happen if on a particular day the second feeding is done at 12:00 noon instead of 4:30 p.m.
(ii) State the precautions that should be taken in order to prevent wastage of feed when feeding fish in a pond?
(c) Describe briefly how each of the following materials is added to a fish pond:
(i) Pure poultry droppings;
(ii) Poultry droppings mixed with wood shavings.

DISCLAIMER! These are not real WAEC Fishery Practical questions but likely repeated questions over the years to help candidates understand the nature of their examinations. Ensure to note every question provided on this page.

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  1. Femmy says:

    I need the update for the Specimen of fishery

  2. Esther chi says:

    I need answers badly

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