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Farming is the practice of cultivating plant crops and raising animals for food and commercial purposes. The art of raising animals in agriculture is referred to as animal husbandry. All activities on the farm are done to ensure maximum food production and maximization of profit. Many people consider farming a fun activity! What about you?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What s the act of planting only one type of crop called?

    • A.

      Shifting cultivation

    • B.

      Crop rotation 

    • C.

      Monoculture 

    • D.

      Mixed farming 

    Correct Answer
    C. Monoculture 
    Explanation
    Monoculture refers to the practice of planting only one type of crop in a given area. This method is commonly used in modern agriculture to maximize yield and simplify management. However, monoculture can lead to a variety of issues such as increased vulnerability to pests and diseases, soil degradation, and reduced biodiversity.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these is not a major branch of agriculture?

    • A.

      Agricultural engineering 

    • B.

      Livestock farming 

    • C.

      Crop production 

    • D.

      Apiary 

    Correct Answer
    D. Apiary 
    Explanation
    Apiary is not a major branch of agriculture because it refers to the practice of beekeeping and honey production, which is a subset of agriculture rather than a major branch. Major branches of agriculture typically include agricultural engineering, livestock farming, and crop production, which encompass a broader range of activities and practices in the field of agriculture.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these is not a class of food produced in agriculture?

    • A.

      Fiber 

    • B.

      Minerals 

    • C.

      Pulse

    • D.

      Cereals

    Correct Answer
    B. Minerals 
    Explanation
    Minerals are not a class of food produced in agriculture. While fiber, pulse, and cereals are all types of food produced through agricultural practices, minerals are naturally occurring substances found in the earth and are not directly produced through agricultural processes.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these is usually gotten from the poultry?

    • A.

      Milk 

    • B.

      Egg

    • C.

      Natural fiber 

    • D.

      Cereals

    Correct Answer
    B. Egg
    Explanation
    The correct answer is egg. Eggs are typically obtained from poultry, specifically from chickens. Poultry refers to domesticated birds raised for their meat, eggs, or feathers, and chickens are the most common type of poultry. Eggs are a common food item and are widely consumed around the world. They are a rich source of protein and are used in various culinary preparations.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these is not considered a poultry animal?

    • A.

      Goat

    • B.

      Turkey 

    • C.

      Ostrich 

    • D.

      Guinea fowl

    Correct Answer
    A. Goat
    Explanation
    Goat is not considered a poultry animal because poultry refers specifically to domesticated birds that are raised for their meat or eggs. While goats are commonly raised for their meat and milk, they are not classified as poultry. Poultry animals typically include birds such as chickens, turkeys, ostriches, and guinea fowl, which are all specifically bred for their meat or eggs.

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  • 6. 

    What is rabbit farming called?

    • A.

      Apiary

    • B.

      Cuniculture 

    • C.

      Heliciculture 

    • D.

      Aquaculture 

    Correct Answer
    B. Cuniculture 
    Explanation
    Cuniculture is the correct answer for this question. Cuniculture refers to the practice of raising and breeding rabbits for various purposes, such as meat, fur, or as pets. It involves the management and care of rabbits in controlled environments, ensuring their proper nutrition, health, and reproduction. Apiary refers to the farming of bees and the production of honey, while heliciculture is the farming of snails. Aquaculture, on the other hand, is the cultivation of aquatic organisms such as fish or shellfish.

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  • 7. 

    What is snail farming called?

    • A.

      Heliciculture 

    • B.

      Cuniculture 

    • C.

      Apiary 

    • D.

      Dairy farming 

    Correct Answer
    A. Heliciculture 
    Explanation
    Heliciculture is the correct answer because it refers to the practice of farming snails for human consumption. It involves the breeding, rearing, and harvesting of snails in controlled environments. This term specifically relates to the farming of snails, while the other options such as cuniculture (rabbit farming), apiary (beekeeping), and dairy farming are unrelated to snail farming.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is not a product of commercial poultry farming?

    • A.

      Feathers

    • B.

      Eggs 

    • C.

      Meat 

    • D.

      Milk

    Correct Answer
    D. Milk
    Explanation
    Milk is not a product of commercial poultry farming because poultry refers to domestic birds such as chickens, ducks, and turkeys, which primarily produce eggs and meat. Milk is produced by mammals such as cows, goats, and sheep. Therefore, milk is not a product of commercial poultry farming.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following is not an arable crop?

    • A.

      Maize 

    • B.

      Millet 

    • C.

      Cocoa 

    • D.

      Sorghum 

    Correct Answer
    C. Cocoa 
    Explanation
    Cocoa is not an arable crop because it is primarily grown in tropical regions and requires specific climatic conditions, such as high humidity and temperatures between 20-30 degrees Celsius. Arable crops are those that can be cultivated and grown in arable land, which refers to land that is suitable for farming and can be used to grow crops. Maize, millet, and sorghum are all examples of arable crops as they can be grown in a wide range of climates and soil conditions.

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  • 10. 

    What does the maximization of profit from agriculture require?

    • A.

      Mechanization 

    • B.

      Funding 

    • C.

      Industry 

    • D.

      Planning  

    Correct Answer
    C. Industry 
    Explanation
    The maximization of profit from agriculture requires the presence of industry. This is because industry provides the necessary infrastructure, technology, and resources for efficient and effective agricultural production. It allows for mechanization, which increases productivity and reduces labor costs. Additionally, industry provides funding and support for agricultural activities, such as research and development, marketing, and distribution. Without industry, agriculture would not be able to reach its full profit potential.

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