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Question 1 - Agricultural Science



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

The part labelled I in the diagram is the


A) hitch

B) handle

C) ploughshare

D) mouldboard

Correct Answer

The correct option is D.

Question Information

This question was adopted from 2016 WAEC past questions.



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In agriculture, 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 ridging plough is used for crops, such as potatoes or scallions, which are grown buried in ridges of soil using a technique called ridging or hilling. A ridging plough has two mouldboards facing away from each other, cutting a deep furrow on each pass, with high ridges either side.

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