Environmental factors affecting Agricultural Production - SS2 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the primary function of sunlight in agriculture?

A

Soil aeration

B

Pest control

C

Photosynthesis

D

Water retention

CORRECT OPTION: c
2

Which climatic factor can lead to crop failure if inadequate?

A

Temperature

B

Wind

C

Rainfall

D

Light

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

Which crop is likely to suffer from frost damage?

A

Rice

B

Wheat

C

Tomatoes

D

Cacti

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

How do mild winds benefit agriculture?

A

They prevent pollination

B

They disperse pollen

C

They cause soil erosion

D

They reduce water retention

CORRECT OPTION: b
5

What is the primary concern with excessive rainfall in agriculture?

A

Drought

B

Crop failure

D

 Soil desiccation

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

Which factor influences the choice of crops suitable for a region?

A

Temperature

B

Wind speed

C

Soil color

D

 Crop rotation

CORRECT OPTION: a
7

What can strong winds do to agricultural fields?

A

Enhance crop growth

B

Aid in irrigation

C

Damage crops and erode topsoil

D

Improve water retention

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

Which climatic factor can lead to heat stress in plants?

A

Rainfall

B

Temperature

C

Light

D

Wind

CORRECT OPTION: b
9

What role do windbreaks play in agriculture?

A

Enhance wind speed

B

Protect crops from strong winds

C

Increase soil erosion

D

Promote pollination

CORRECT OPTION: b
10

Which crop requires a lot of sunlight for optimal growth?

A

Wheat

B

Corn

C

Rice

D

Potatoes

CORRECT OPTION: c
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