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The diagram above shows parts of a plough. Study it and answer this question.

The part labelled II is the

Options

A) wheel

B) ploughshare

C) handle

D) mouldboard

The correct answer is B.

Explanation:

In agriculture, according to Wikipedia, a plough is a tool or farm implement used in farming for initial cultivation of soil in preparation for sowing seed or planting to loosen or turn the soil.

A ploughshare is a component of a plough. It is the cutting or leading edge of a mouldboard which closely follows the coulter (one or more ground-breaking spikes) when plowing.


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  • In agriculture, according to Wikipedia, a plough is a tool or farm implement used in farming for initial cultivation of soil in preparation for sowing seed or planting to loosen or turn the soil.

    A ploughshare is a component of a plough. It is the cutting or leading edge of a mouldboard which closely follows the coulter (one or more ground-breaking spikes) when plowing.

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