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This is an examination guide revealing all the expected JAMB Agriculture Questions and Answers for 2024 examination. Are you one of the JAMB candidate for this year? will you be writing Agric Science as one of your subject combination? If your response to any of the above questions is yes, then you should be excited to have come across this article that you are about to read.

JAMB Agricultural Science Questions and Answers 2024 was carefully arranged to bring a viable solution to those who are preparing for the examination. In case you have been thinking about the possibility of getting 100% in Agric Science subject, make sure you read this article carefully to the end.

What Does JAMB Agric Questions and Answers Contain?

JAMB Agriculture Questions and Answers are made up of all expected JAMB questions in agriculture and their respective answers. This article will strictly be dealing with those likely questions for the 2024 JAMB examination. The questions are made up of only objectives and no theory questions.

Just like other JAMB subjects, agriculture will also contain 40 questions and candidates would be required to correctly attempt all the question in order to score 100%. In the next section of this article, I will be revealing to you all the expected questions.

JAMB Agriculture Questions 2024

The following are the expected JAMB Agriculture Questions for 2024 examination:

1. Soil texture is described as the

A. distribution of different sizes of soil particles

B. arrangement of soil particles in a soil sample

C. rate at which water air moves through the soil

D. distribution of soil particles in a sample

2. Slate is derived from

A. Schist

B. Sandstone

C. Shale

D. Gnesis

3. Soil can be drained by the following except

A. sprinklers

B. channels

C. gutters

D. porous pipes

4. In which layer of the soil profile does not biological activity occur

A. parent material

B. D-horizon

C. C-horizon

D. B-horizon

5. Which of the following does not occur as a result of poor drained soil?

A. mottling near the top

B. decrease in rooting depth

C. change in colour of the subsoil

D. decrease in organic matter content

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

A. Ranging pole

B. prismatic compass

C. gunters chain

D. spade

7. In the establishment of pastures, it is best to

A. plant only grasses

B. plant only legumes

C. plant a mixture of grasses and legumes

D. let the natural grasses grow

8. The distance between two successive yam mounds should be about

A. 0.1m

B. 1.00m



9. Which of the following is not the function of ruminal micro-organism?

A. Digestion of cellulose

B. conversion of plant proteins

C. production of vitamin B

D. Production of gas in the remen

10. The part of the ruminant stomach from which digestive juices are secreted is the

A. rumen

B. reticulum

C. omasum

D. paunch

11. The most important of all the factors of production in crop farming is

A. labour

B. capital

C. land

D. management

12. Which of the following farm animals is considered as monogastric?

A. Goat.

B. Pig.

C. Cow.

D. Sheep.

13. The process of mating in poultry is referred to as

A. servicing

B. kidding

C. tupping

D. treading

14. In farm animals, a sign of heat includes

A. profuse salivation

B. secretions from the vulva

C. difficulty in breathing

D. continuous urination.

15. The anti-sterility vitamin in livestock nutrition is

A. vitamin K

B. vitamin E

C.   vitamin C

D. vitamin B.

16. The relative humidity in an incubator is usually set at

A. 10% – 30%

B. 40% – 60%

C. 70% – 80%

D. 90% – 100%.

17. A serious pest of sweet potato whose larvae destroy the foliage is

A. leaf miners

B. weevils mea

C. mealy bugs

D. aphids.

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18. The fertility of soils under forest is sustained mainly by

A. nutrient recycling

B. rodent activities

C. being protected from direct rays of the sun

D. preventing raindrops from directly hitting the soil.

19. The Mendelian law of segregation states that the characteristics which are hidden in an F1 reappear in F2 generation in a ratio

A. 1: 2

B. 2: 2

C. 1 : 3

D. 3: 2

19 The breed of sheep that can be found throughout Nigeria is

A. Yankasa

B. Uda

C. West Africa dwarf sheep

D. Balami.

20. A female cattle which has not had a calf or developed into the mature form of a cow is referred to as

A. stag

B. vealers

C. yealing

D. heifer

22. The major reason which necessitates the expansion of agriculture is the increase in

A. rainfalls

B. population

C. manpower

D. animal power

23. Which of the following groups of crops are mostly cultivated in the rainforest zone of Nigeria?

A. Millet, yam and coconut

B. Maize, cocoyam and cassava

C. Sorghum, sweet potato and date

D. Wheat, Irish potato and groundnut

24. In farm animals, gonads are organs associated with

A. circulation

B. excretion

C. respiration

D. reproduction.

25. Which of the following combinations of farm inputs enhances the healthy growth of crop?

A. Tractor and cash

B. Irrigation and fertilizer

C. Work bull and implement

D. Cutlass and sacks

26. When farmers engage in both plant and animal husbandry, he is practising

A. lay farming

B. mixed framing

C. mixed cropping

D. crop rotation

27. Elastic demand is the type in which a change in price….

A. brings about greater change in quantity of goods demanded

B. of a commodity leads to little or no change in demand 

C. leads to equal change in commodity demanded

D. may not change the demand of quantity of commodity.

28. Farm labour is usually measured in terms of

A. amount of wages paid to labour

B. hours or days of work by labour

C. level of education of labour

D. type of work done by labour.

29. A piece of information contained in payroll record of farms is

A. date of employment

B. equity income generated 

C. total credit.

D. Dividend

30. Retailers may create artificial scarcity of goods by

A. price hiking

B. hoarding

C. under producing

D. processing.

31. The most effective method of disseminating information among farmers is through

A. individual method

B. group method

C. mass method

D. cooperative method

32. The causative organism of Avian influenza is a

A. bacterium

B. virus

C. fungus

D. protozoan.

33. The best method (s) of regulating fish capture is/are

A. Gill-netting and electro-fishing

B. quota and mesh-size control

C. beach seine method

D. active netting

34. Exposing farmers to scientific knowledge is the responsibility of the

A. research institute

B. farm settlers

C. agro-service centres

D. extension personnel

35. The following are factors of agricultural production except

A. farmstead

B. land

C. labour

D. capital

Answers to 2024 JAMB Agric Questions

1. A 2. C 3. A 4. D 5. A 6. D 7. C 8. D 9. D 10. A

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Important Topics to Read for JAMB Agriculture

The following are the key topics to read for JAMB Agric science examination:

  1. Crop Production: This includes the study of different crop types, their production techniques, and pest management.
  2. Animal Production: Focuses on livestock management, breeding, and disease control.
  3. Agricultural Economics and Extension: Covers the business aspect of agriculture and the dissemination of agricultural innovations.
  4. Soil Science: Understanding soil types, properties, and management for optimal crop production.

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