Activities of Marketing Boards In Nigeria - SS1 Economics Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

Which program was aimed at reducing Nigeria's dependence on imported food?

A

OFN

B

RBDA

 

C

NAFPP

 

D

GRP

CORRECT OPTION: c
2

What was the primary goal of RBDA?

A

To promote the use of modern agricultural techniques.

 

B

To manage the development of river basins for irrigation and other agricultural purposes.

C

To increase agricultural productivity through the use of fertilizers and high-yield crop varieties.

 

D

To provide funding for agricultural development in Nigeria and other African countries.

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

Which activity aimed at increasing agricultural production in Nigeria involves providing farmers with training and support to improve their farming practices?

A

Provision of fertilizers

B

Improved seedlings

C

Formation of cooperative societies

 

D

Provision of extension services

CORRECT OPTION: a
4

What was the primary goal of ADB?

A

To increase agricultural productivity in Nigeria.

B

To reduce the country's reliance on imported food.

 

C

To provide funding for agricultural development in African countries.

 

D

To establish modern farming techniques in Nigeria.

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

Which program focused on promoting the use of local and traditional farming methods in Nigeria?

A

OFN

 

B

RBDA

C

NAFPP

 

 

D

GRP

CORRECT OPTION: a
6

What was the main purpose of NAFPP?

The main purpose of NAFPP was to focus on promoting the use of modern agricultural techniques, such as mechanization, improved seed varieties, and better storage facilities.

7

What activities are aimed at increasing agricultural production in Nigeria?

Provision of fertilizers, improved seedlings, formation of cooperative societies, improved storage facilities, and provision of extension services are activities aimed at increasing agricultural production in Nigeria.

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