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NECO Agric Questions and Answers 2022/2023 (Essay and Objectives)

NECO Agric Questions and Answers 2022. I will be showing you the NECO Agricultural Science objective and theory questions for free. You will also understand how NECO Agric questions are set and many more examination details.

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NECO Agric Essay And Objective Questions and Answers 2022 (EXPO)

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Farm mechanization is the application of engineering principles and technology in agricultural production,storage and processing. Farm mechanisation is applicable to land preparation, planting, fertilizer application, weeding and crop harvesting, rearing, caring and feeding of animals as well as processing and storage of farm produce, using appropriate farm machinery.


(Pick any four)

(i) Small farm holding or land fragmentation or land tenure system does not permit mechanisation

(ii)The farming systems currently practiced do not encourage mechanisation

(iii)There is no access road for machines

(iv)High running costs of machinery discourages mechanization

(v)Machines or implements are expensive to purchase

(vi)Machines are costly to maintain.

(vii)There is inadequate extension services or education for farmers

(viii)Inadequate capital or credit facilities.


(i)Application of fertilizers

(ii)By making use of farm machines


(Pick Any Two)

(i)It provide portable water to the rural people for increased agricultural production.

(ii) It increase the total output per farmer with increased net revenue return.

(iii)It helps to bring more land under cultivation by increasing the farm size of a small scale farmer through the provision of land clearing services.

(iv)It provide irrigation facilities through construction of dams for all- year-round agricultural production.


(i)Poor marketing system:

(Pick Any Two)

(i)Government should buy excess produce from farmers

(ii)Government should stabilize prices of farm produce in the country

(iii)The activities of middlemen who buy produce at cheaper rates and sell at higher prices should be checked.

(iv)Commodity boards should be reestablished to help organize the marketing of agricultural produce.

(ii)Unpredictable climate:

(Pick any Two)

(i)Water conservation techniques such as mulching should be practise

(ii)Teaching peasant farmers new innovations in agriculture

(iii)Planting of cover crops like centrosema spp, calopogonium spp should be practised.



Soil drainage is a process whereby excess water in the soil is removed artificially to promote good farming activities. In order words, drainage is the withdrawal of excess water from the soil while at the same time retaining adequate reserves to carry the crops through the periods of scarcity


(Pick Any Four)

(i) Planting cover crops:Cover crops help to provide shade,prevent erosion and add more nutrient to the soil.

(ii) Mulching the soil: Mulching sandy soil prevents water loss through evaporation and nutrient loss by water erosion.

(iii) Application of compost manure: Application of compost manure helps to bind the sand particles together and also add humus(nutrients) to the soil.

(iv) Application of farm yard manure: This will also improve the structure of the soil as well as add nutrients to the soil.

(v)Avoidance of bush farming: Bush burning promotes soil erosion, kills soil organisms and remove organic matter which can contribute to the fertility of the soil.


(Pick Any Five)

(i)Mineral matter has moderating effects on soil temperature.

(ii)Mineral matter has affects soil porosity.

(iii) It forms the solid part of the soil and provides support for plants.

(iv) It represents the home of habitat of all soil living organisms.

(v) Mineral matter has moderating effects on soil temperature.

(vi)Mineral matter is the main source of plant nutrients such as nitrogen,calcium,magnesium and iron.


(Pick any Four)












Crop improvement is defined as the science that deal with the development of new crop varieties with superior quality and quantity. In other words, crop improvement refers to the ways of developing and breeding of crop varieties which are better than the existing varieties in a number of characters.


(Pick Any Five)

(i)The young forest trees receive direct and indirect attention from the the farmer

(ii)There is the availability of crop produce throughout the year.

(iii)It increase the income of the Farmer

(iv)Where land is scarce ,the farmer has a piece of land to cultivate

(v)When leguminous crops are used, the beneficial effect of root nodules increases soil fertility for the benefit of the forest trees


(i) They reduce the yield of crops

(ii) They can cause total death of crops plants

(iii) They can cause injuries which expose crops to disease attack

(iv) Some are carriers or vectors of diseases

(v) They reduce the quality of produce

(vi) The profits of farmers are reduced


(i) They serve as food for livestock

(ii) They help to reduce the cost of feeding animals

(iii) They serve as cover crops




(Pick Any Three)

(i)It ensures that only the best naturally available animal is selected.

(ii)Animals with desirable characteristics are selected

(iii)Animals with undesirable characteristics are detected and rejected.

(iv)It reduces the spread of parasites association with breeding stocks.

(v)Selection reduces the spread of diseases.


(Pick Any Four)

(i)The animal becomes restless and sometimes also isolates itself from other animals

(ii)The animal shows signs of sexual excitement

(iii)The reaction of the animal to feed is reduced or totally lost.

(iv)The animal develops unusual high body temperature

(v)There would be mucus discharge from the animal’s vullva.

(vi)The animal keeps urinating frequently and in very minute volumes.


(Pick Any Four)

(i)Good feeding: Animal should be properly fed in order to resist diseases attack.

(ii)Isolation: All sick animals should be isolated from healthy ones to pens where they will be treated separately

(iii)Breeding: Disease resistant stocks should be bred in the farm

(iv)vaccination: Farm animals should be vaccinated or immunised at the right time.

(v)Hygiene: Good hygiene or sanitary measures must be taken to prevent infection of farm animals


(Pick Any Five)

(i)Regular feeding: The fish must be fed twice daily form selected points

(ii)Deweeding: This is the removal of weeds from the pond

(iii)Aeration: Aeration enables oxygen to dissolve in water which is required by fish for respiration

(iv)constant supply of water: The pond should always be filled with water and any leakage repaired.

(v)Regular application of fertilizer: This should be done once in a month to promote the growth of fish pond(planktons)in the pond.

(vi)prevention of disease: diseases should be prevented as this could kill all the fish in the pond.




Supply of rice can be defined as the quantity of rice which a producer is willing and ready to offer for sale at a given price over a given period of time. It can also be defined as the ability and willingness to offer for sale specific quantities of rice at alternative prices, over a given period of time.


(Pick any four)


(ii)Income of the consumer


(iv)Period of Festivals


(vi)Change in Taste of consumer


(Pick Any Six)

(i) Agricultural Development projects

(ii) Agro services centres

(iii) Operations Feed Yourself

(iv) Farm settlement schemes

(v)River Basins and rural development authority

(vi) National agricultural land development agency

(vi) Directorate For Food, Roads and Rural infrastructure (DEFRRI)

(vii)National Fedama development project

(viii)Tikonko Agricultural Extension


(Pick Any four)

(i)Agricultural banks

(ii)Commercial banks

(iii)Supervised agricultural credit scheme

(iv)Thrift and saving societies

(v)Cooperative society

(vi)Government agencies

(vii)Micro finance banks

(viii)International Development Agencies (IDAs)

NECO Agriculture Practice Questions and Answers

The questions below are not exactly 2022 NECO Agric science questions and answers but likely NECO Agric repeated questions and answers.

These questions are strictly for practice. The 2022 NECO Agric expo will be posted on this page on the day of the NECO Agriculture examination. Keep checking and reloading this page for the answers.

 1. Oestrogen in female animals is not responsible for

A. development of secondary sexual characteristics

B. on set of heat period

C. milk let – down after parturition

D. development of udder

2. A beef cow gained 75 kg over a period of two months and two days. What is its average weight gain?

A. 0.83 kg

B. 1.21 kg

C. 1.28 kg

D. 2. 25kg

3. A disadvantage of natural incubation is that

A. the eggs cannot be candled

B. the chicks are less healthy

C. the brooding hens sometimes abandon the eggs

D. it takes a longer time for eggs to hatch

4. Ruminants fed on dried grasses are given feed supplements to

A. increase in water intake

B. provide bulk to feed

C. reduce microbial activity

D. provide deficient nutrients

5. Which of the following animal disease is not associated with malnutrition?

A. Aspergillosis

B. Acidosis

C. Milk fever

D. Rickets

6. The type of energy obtained from the sun for agricultural uses is known as

A. potential energy

B. mechanical energy

C. nuclear energy

D. solar energy

E. kinetic energy

7. Which of the following implements will be used for the next farm operation after clearing a new farmland?

A. harrow

B. ridger

C. cultivator

D. planter

E. plough

8. Which of the following cannot be used to rub the metal parts of farm tools before storage?

A. grease

B. palm oil

C. water

D. petroleum jelly

E. spent engine oil

9. The common surveying equipment for farmland include the following except

A. ranging pole

B. prismatic compass

C. measuring tape

D. gunter’s chain

E. spade

10. An example of fungal disease of stored grains is

A. rosette

B. wilt

C. soft rot

D. damping off

E. mould

11. Which of the following farm animals possess a pair of caeca?

A. pigs

B. cattle

C. sheep

D. rabbits

E. fowls

12. The head of the tapeworm is known as the

A. sucker

B. rostellum

C. scolex

D. hook

E. segment

13. Which of the following is not a function of the ruminal microorganism?

A. digestion of cellulose

B. conversion of plant proteins into microbial protein

C. production of vitamin B

D. production of gas in the rumen

E. eructation of the ruminal gas

14. Which of the following factors would you consider the least important for the successful incubation of eggs?

A. light

B. temperature

C. ventilation

D. relative humidity

E. turning of the egg

15. In which area of Nigeria is the kuri breed of cattle commonly found?

A. borno

B. sokoto

C. plateau

D. obudu

E. oyo north

16. Which of the following activities is not a marketing function?

A. Buying of agricultural commodities

B. planting of crops

C. transporting of farm produce

D. storage of farm produce

17. Risks on commercial farms could result from

A. price stability

B. crop failure

C. insurance

D. diversification

18. An agricultural extension officer should be able to

A. create new jobs for farmers

B. raise funds for farmers

C. cultivate a large farm

D. guide and educate farmers

19. An agricultural extension officer should be able to

A. create new jobs for farmers

B. raise funds for farmers

C. cultivate a large farm

D. guide and educate farmers

20. An agricultural extension officer should be able to

A. create new jobs for farmers

B. raise funds for farmers

C. cultivate a large farm

D. guide and educate farmers

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How To Pass NECO Agric Science Examination

The National Examination Council (NECO) is a body in charge of the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination. The Certificate offered here is a very important credential that awards or certifies the completion of your Secondary School Education.

It is a major document that qualifies you into any tertiary institution and is equally a major factor affecting admission today.

For this reason, every Student preparing for this examination NECO 2022 is preparing for something great.

Care should be taken when participating in this examination in other not to come out with bad grades. The following are the key answers to  NECO Agric 2022.

1. Be Determined to Pass

The NECO 2022 Agricultural Science is mainly for those who have made up their mind to pass it with a good grade.

Any candidate who, at this point in time, has not made up his or her mind to make the excellent grade in the forthcoming NECO 2022 Agric Science is actually not ready to pass.

Your mind should be ready for the task ahead, do not follow lazy friends who believe in a miracle on the day of the exams, stay positive and study your books.

2. Have self-confidence

Self-confidence is another factor that affects a candidate’s performance. Promise to do it all by yourself and everything will come out very simple for you.

It is a well-known fact that many students cancel the right answers just to copy the wrong ones because of a lack of self-confidence. Study and pray hard and you are the miracle for the day.

3. Start Studying Early

Studying is very important in your life as a student. NECO is a very simple Exam to deal with as long as studies are involved. Studying is one thing and studying on time is another thing entirely.

Do not wait for the NECO 2022 Agriculture exams to be so close before you start studying for them. Late preparation will not really help you. When you start studying early there will be time for you to revise before the exams.

2. Make Use the NECO 2021 Syllabus

Using the NECO 2022 syllabus is very essential as it will guide you on major topics to cover. Studying without the Syllabus will make you focus on unnecessary topics that will not appear in the exams.

Also, most of the Agricultural Science topics you have not done in class are there in the NECO syllabus.

3. Pray to God Your creator

Many think that they can do it all alone without God. The Almighty God is your creator, seek His assistance and He will never fail to help you. Your faith in God determines your success. God is there for you, call upon Him.

4. Adhere to exams instructions.

Any student who is not ready to adhere to the examination conducts is planning to fail. The majority of NECO Candidates that have their results held are from those that were not ready to follow the Exam instructions.

5. Use Your Time Wisely.

It is a well-known fact that NECO Agric requires a lot of time, manage the little time given to you wisely. Consider the number of questions you are to answer and the time given so that you can time wisely.

6. Be punctual to the examination venue

Punctuality matters during the exams. Go to the exam venue early so that your brain can settle for the task. Rushing to the exam hall will make you unstable for the exam and can prone you to so many mistakes.

Take time to go through the exam question paper before you start answering. NECO Agriculture Questions and Answers

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Last Updated on January 9, 2022 by Admin

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