Question 4 - Agricultural Science
The diagram above shows parts of a plough.
Study it and answer this question.
The function of the part labeled II is that it
A) makes vertical cuts
B) makes horizontal cuts
C) inverts the furrow slice
D) removes mud that clings to the disc
The correct option is B.
This question was adopted from 2016 WAEC past questions.
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.