2019 JAMB Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

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1

Which of the following cereal crops most requires nursery practices?


A

Maize

B

Rice

C

Millet

D

Guinea corn


Correct Option: B

Solution

Maize, millet and guinea corn do not necessarily need a nursery.


2

The maturity period of groundnut in month is


A

1 - 2

B

2 - 3

C

4 - 5

D

6 - 7


Correct Option: C

Solution

Groundnut (Arachis hypogea) maturity period is between 4 to 5 months


3

Oil palm trees do well in soils with pH level of


A

2.5 - 3.5

B

3.5 - 4.5

C

5.5 - 6.5

D

6.5 - 7.5


Correct Option: C

Solution

Elaeis guinensis (oil palm) requires a pH scale of 5.5 to 6.5; that is, it requires a pH scale which is acidic. Hence, 5.5 - 6.5.


4

The optimum temperature for storing yam tuber under cold storage is


A

7°C

B

9°C

C

13°C

D

15°C


Correct Option: A

Solution

The optimum temperature for storing yam tuber under cold storage is 280K (7°C). 


5

Dura, Tenera and Pisifera are all cultivated varieties of


A

coconut

B

oil palm

C

rubber

D

banana


Correct Option: B

Solution

Dure, Tenera and Pisifera are cultivate varieties of oil palm. 


6

Dura, Tenera and Pisifera are all cultivated varieties of


A

coconut

B

C. rubber

C

D. banana

D

oil palm


Correct Option: D

Solution

Dure, Tenera and Pisifera are cultivate varieties of oil palm. 


7

The non-oil crop among the following is


A

coconut

B

beniseed

C

melon

D

cowpea


Correct Option: D

Solution

Choice B, A and C are oil crops but choice D is a leguminous crop. 


8

A variety of oil palm is


A

Amelonado

B

Acuminata

C

Tenera

D

Trinitario


Correct Option: C

Solution

Tenera is a variety of oil palm.


9

Fertilizer application in maize should be completed before


A
Tasseling
B
Silking
C
Riponing
D
Knee high stage

Correct Option: D

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10

Ideal pH for coffee cultivation is


A

4.0 - 4.5

B

5.0 - 5.5

C

6.0 - 6.5

D

6.5 - 7.5


Correct Option: D

Solution

Coffee has an ideal pH between 6.5 to 7.5.


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