Biotic factors affecting agricultural production - SS2 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What are biotic factors in agriculture?

A

Non-living elements

B

Living organisms

C

Weather conditions

D

Soil nutrients

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Which biotic factor in agriculture can be both beneficial and harmful?

A

Parasites

B

Soil microorganisms

C

Predators

D

Disease organisms

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

What do soil microorganisms primarily include?

A

Small rocks

B

Invasive plants

C

Bacteria and fungi

D

Earthworms

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

Which of the following is NOT considered a biotic factor in agriculture?

A

Weeds

B

Pests

C

Fertilizers

D

Parasites

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

What is the main impact of pests on agricultural production?

A

Improved crop quality

B

Increased crop yield

C

Reduced crop yield and quality

D

Enhanced soil fertility

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

Which biotic factor can cause diseases in plants?

A

Predators

B

Parasites

C

Soil microorganisms

D

Pests

CORRECT OPTION: c
7

What is the primary role of beneficial predators in agriculture?

A

To harm crops

B

To damage soil

C

To control pest populations

D

To increase disease spread

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

To increase disease spread

A

Predators

B

Parasites

C

Soil microorganisms

D

Pests

CORRECT OPTION: b
9

Which biotic factor refers to organisms living on or within another organism, often causing harm?

A

Predators

B

Pests

C

 Parasites

 

D

Disease organisms

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

What is the primary goal of crop rotation in managing biotic factors?

A

To increase soil microorganisms

B

To promote weeds

C

To control pests and diseases

D

To deplete soil nutrients

CORRECT OPTION: c
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