Role of Government in Agricultural Production - SS2 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the primary purpose of government agricultural policies?

A

To maximize profits for farmers

B

To regulate and guide the agricultural sector

C

To promote international trade in agriculture

D

To encourage crop diversification

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Which government program aims to reduce the cost of agricultural inputs for farmers?

A

Crop diversification program

B

Agricultural extension services

C

Subsidy programs

D

Research and development initiatives

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

What is the role of agricultural extension services provided by the government?

A

Providing low-interest loans to farmers

B

Promoting crop diversification

C

Educating farmers about modern farming techniques

D

Regulating market prices

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

Which government initiative supports research to improve crop yield and sustainability?

A

Market regulation

B

Environmental conservation laws

C

Research and development funding

D

Transportation infrastructure

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

What does the government typically provide to farmers to help them invest in their farms or cover operational costs?

A

Quality standards for agricultural products

B

Subsidies on fertilizers

C

Low-interest loans

D

Transportation infrastructure

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

Which government responsibility ensures consistent water supply to farms?

A

Market access and fair trade

B

Infrastructure development

C

Crisis management

D

Environmental conservation

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

What role do government regulations play in protecting natural resources in agriculture?

A

Encouraging excessive pesticide use

B

Promoting soil erosion

C

Supporting sustainable farming practices

D

Regulating crop prices

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

In the event of natural disasters affecting farmers, what assistance might the government provide?

A

Emergency relief and financial support

B

Export subsidies for agricultural products

C

Increased taxes on agricultural income

D

Crop diversification programs

CORRECT OPTION: a
9

What is the primary purpose of agricultural research institutions funded by the government?

A

To control market prices

B

To develop and disseminate agricultural knowledge

C

To enforce quality standards for crops

D

To provide emergency relief to farmers

CORRECT OPTION: b
10

Which government responsibility involves establishing marketplaces and storage facilities for agricultural products?

A

Environmental conservation

B

Market access and fair trade

C

Crisis management

D

Policy formulation

CORRECT OPTION: b
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