Animal Husbandry Examination Questions for Senior Secondary School(SS2)

Animal Husbandry Examination Questions for Senior Secondary School(SS2)

CLASS: SS2       SUBJECT:  Animal Husbandry      TIME: 2 HOURS

Instructions: Answer all questions in section A

  1. The average gestation period of a grasscutter is ____ days A. 145
  2. 158 C. 158 D. 166
  3. The male grasscutter is referred to as A. Billy Boar   C. Buck  D.bull

Use the diagram to answer questions 3 and 4

  1. The release of the component of the part labeled I into the part labeled II is called Copulation   B. Fertilization  C. Lactation  D. ovulation
  2. The part labeled III is responsible for the formation of A. Albumem
  3. Chalaza C. Egg yolk D. Shell membrane
  4. The provision of a suitable housing in livestock management is necessary because it A. encourages indiscriminate mating among the animals Ensures that animals are protected  C. Increases the market price of animals  D. Keeps  farm attendants busy all through the day
  5. Farmers feed animals with basal feed in order to ensure improved lactation  B. Improve  the quality of animals sperms  C. Provide the animal with energy  D. Protect the animal from diseases
  6. The immune system of farm animals can be enhanced through A. good sanitation Paddocking   C. Quarantine  D. Vaccination
  7. The advantage of local dairy farmer has over a wholesaler in the marketing of his products is that the farmer A. Breaks the bulk
  8. Carries out market research C. Provides warehouse D. Sells directly to the consumers
  9. Which of the following processed animal product has high potential to generate foreign exchange A. Butter  Cheese  C. Ice Cream
  10. Leather
  11. The risk involved in the movement of animal and its by-products during marketing can be shouldered by A. Bankers Insurers
  12. Transporters D. Wholesalers
  13. Which of the following animal products does NOT require refrigeration for preservation? A. Cheese Evaporated milk   C. Meat
  14. Powdered milk
  15. Basal feed is an important composition of livestock ration because it is A. High in fibre High in minerals  C. High in protein  D. Highly digestible
  16. Maintenance ration is mostly fed to ____ animals A. Fattening
  17. Lactating C. Pregnant D. Weaned
  18. A farm animal that is suffering from night blindness could be diagnosed to be deficient in vitamin A. B A  C. D  D. K
  19. Bone meal and oyster shell are added to animal feed to supply
  20. Calcium B. Copper C. Iron  D. Sodium
  21. Which of the following forage crops is NOT a legume? A. Calopognium muanoides Centrosema pubescens  C. Mucuna utilis
  22. Pennisetum purpureum
  23. The number of animals that can be conveniently fed on a hectare of rangeland is known as A. Grazing weight  Carrying capacity
  24. Herbage size D. Stocking rate
  25. For artificial insemination to be successful, the farmer needs to have good knowledge of A. Gestation Ovulation   C. Parturition
  26. Semen evaluation
  27. A common pest honey bee is A. Ant Lice  C. Rat  D. Squirrel
  28. Which of the following is the mode of transmission of the suspected disease? A. Contaminated feed Contaminated milk  C. Dirty litter  D. Vector
  29. A large expanse of land where natural forage is allowed to grow for grazing is called A. Rangeland Farm  C. Orchard  D. Plantation
  30. Common management practices is pastures include the following EXCEPT A.rotational grazing Weed  and pest control  C. Fertilizer application  D. Paddocking
  31. Crops grown specifically to serve as food to farm animals are called
  32. Forages B. Pasture C. Grasses  D. Legumes
  33. Pigs wallow in muddy pools of water primarily to A. Ensure adequate exercise Obtain forage materials  C. Dislodge ectoparasites from the body   D. Lower their  body temperature
  34. Fowls are debeaked in order to A. Reduce feed intake Make them grow faster  C. Reduce cannibalism   D. Check spread of disease
  35. A footbath on a poultry farm contains A. Herbicides Antiseptics
  36. Antibiotics D. Disinfectants
  37. Ectoparasites of cattle do not include A. Fleas and mites  Ticks and mites   C. Lice and termites  D. Fleas and ticks
  38. In hook and line fishing the bait is fixed onto the A. Float Hook
  39. Line D. Pole
  40. Forages cut fresh and preserved in silo or pit are referred to as
  41. Compost B. Fodder C. Hay  D. Silage
  42. The farm animal whose alimentary Canal consists of mouth, Oesophagus, proventriculus, the small and large intestines is
  43. Cattle B. Fowl C. Pig   D. Rabbit
  44. Another name for fallopian tube is A. Cervic Infundibulum
  45. Oviduct D. Uterus
  46. Which of the following serves as a purpose in reproduction and egestion of waste products in a bird? A. Caecum  Cloaca
  47. Gizzard D. Kidney
  48. The gestation period of a doe is about ____ days 110-115
  49. 148 – 151 C. 210 – 215 D. 265 – 270
  50. Chevon is referred to as the meat of A. Cattle Goat  C. Poultry
  51. Sheep
  52. Another name for trypanosomiasis is A. Coccidosis Fowl pox
  53. Nagana D. Mastitis
  54. Which of the following farm produce could be obtained from aquaculture  Hides   B. Wool  C. Lard  D. Scales
  55. The hormone that promotes the development of Ova in an animal is
  56. Follicle stimulating hormone B. Oestrogen  C. Oxytocin
  57. Testosterone
  58. A mature male goat is called a A. billy Bullock   C. Stallion
  59. Chery
  60. Lactation can be stimulated in female animal by a decrease in the level of ____ hormone    Luteinizing   B. Oestrogen  C. Oxygocin
  61. Progesterone
  62. Fry refers to the young of A. Duck   Fish  C. Rabbit    D. Sheep


Attempt only five questions

1a.     What is agricultural marketing?

  1. List six importance of agricultural marketing in Nigeria
  2. State six problems associated with agriculture marketing

2a.     State three advantages  and two disadvantages of each of the marketing agents  (i) Retailers  (ii) Wholesalers  (iii) Co-operative societies

  1. Describe and outline marketing channels using a diagram

3a.     State THREE reasons why oestrus detection in important in farm animal

  1. State 8 signs of heat period

4a.     What is mating?

  1. Discuss three types of natural mating

5a.     State in a tabular form, using the gestation period, parturition, and meat

  1. Goat
  2. Sheep
  • Rabbit
  1. Cattle
  2. Write short note on the following
  3. Ovulation
  4. Lactation

iii. Oestrus cycle

6a. What is hormone?

  1. State at least two functions of 5 reproductive hormones you know