Agriculture in Nigeria - SS2 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the primary purpose of cultivating food crops in Nigeria?

 

A

Export

B

Generating Income

C

Human and animal consumption

 

D

Industrial production 

CORRECT OPTION: c
2

Where is cocoa, a major cash crop, primarily grown in Nigeria?

 

A

 Northern Nigeria

 

B

South-East Nigeria

 

C

Southwestern Nigeria

 

D

Western Nigeria

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

Which agricultural factor significantly contributes to employment in Nigeria?

 

A

 Infrastructure

 

B

Education

C

Climate

D

Agriculture

CORRECT OPTION: d
4

What is the major source of income for Nigerian cocoa farmers?

 

A

Livestock

B

Mining

C

Cocoa sales

D

Fishing 

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

Why is modernizing farming techniques essential in Nigeria?

A

To reduce crop diversification

 

B

To decrease productivity

 

C

To improve yield and productivity

 

D

To encourage traditional farming practices

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

What is the primary purpose of cash crop cultivation in Nigeria?

 

A

Local consumption

 

B

Generating income and export

 

C

Food security

 

D

Employment creation

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

Which region in Nigeria is known for extensive oil palm cultivation?

 

A

Northern Nigeria

 

B

South-East Nigeria

 

C

Southwestern Nigeria

 

D

South-South Nigeria

 

CORRECT OPTION: d
8

What is the primary role of access to credit in agriculture?

 

A

Enhancing productivity

 

B

Reducing crop diversity

 

C

Expanding land fragmentation

 

D

Promoting traditional farming practices

 

CORRECT OPTION: a
9

What is a common challenge in Nigerian agriculture due to land inheritance practices?

 

A

High productivity

 

B

Land consolidation

C

Low post-harvest losses

 

D

Modern farming techniques

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
10

Why is climate-resilient farming important in Nigeria?

 

A

To reduce agricultural productivity

 

B

To promote the use of traditional farming practices

 

C

To protect crops from pests and diseases

 

D

To cope with changing climate conditions

 

CORRECT OPTION: d
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