Pasture and forage crops - SS2 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is a pasture?

A

A type of cereal crop

B

Land covered with grass for animal grazing

C

A method of irrigation

D

A type of tree commonly found in Nigeria

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Which of the following is not a common grass species in Nigerian pastures?

A

Elephant Grass

B

Buffel Grass

C

Napier Grass

D

Clover

CORRECT OPTION: d
3

What is the primary purpose of forage crops?

A

Human consumption

B

Providing habitat for wildlife

C

Feeding livestock

D

Soil erosion prevention

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

Which legume species is known for nitrogen fixation in pastures?

A

Lablab

B

Stylo

C

Centro

D

Napier Grass

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

Which grass species is valued for its drought tolerance in Nigeria?

A

Elephant Grass

B

Buffel Grass

C

Napier Grass

D

Bermuda Grass

CORRECT OPTION: b
6

What is the primary characteristic of Napier Grass?

A

Fine leaves

B

High biomass production

C

Blue flowers

D

Short stature

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

Which legume species is known for improving soil fertility?

A

Lablab

B

Stylo

C

Centrosema

D

Bahia Grass

CORRECT OPTION: b
8

Which grass species is often used in cut-and-carry feeding systems?

A

Elephant Grass

B

Buffel Grass

C

Napier Grass

D

Kentucky Bluegrass

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

What is the main purpose of buffel grass in Nigerian pastures?

A

Nitrogen fixation

B

Soil erosion control

C

Drought tolerance

D

Shade for livestock

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

Which legume species has trifoliate leaves and purple or blue flowers?

A

Lablab

B

Stylo

C

Centrosema

D

Bahia Grass

CORRECT OPTION: a
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