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Question 21
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A

sand

B

sand loam

C

clay loam

D

clay

Explanation

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Correct option: D
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Question 22
A
irregular slopes
B
rocky environments
C
embarkment areas
D
plain topography
Explanation
answer is D, all other options are wrong because they are not too suitable for chain survey to their land forms(topography)
Plain topography is the most suitable in chain survey because in chain survey, the only instruments required are a pair of compass and a scale rule. On the plain topography there is no bend or contour which makes the setting of compass easy and chain throwing not be stressful

Correct option: D
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Question 23
A
Ox-bow lake
B
Meander
C
V-shaped valley
D
Artificial embankment
Explanation
V-shaped valley is formed as a result of vertical erosion of a river which makes it deeper with step sides because the water as active in following
Ox-blow lakes are crescent-shaped lakes formed by running water flowing through a meander neck. It is formed at the lower course of a river
Meanders are found at the middle course of a river network
Artificial embankment is a long artificial mound of stone or earth, built to hold back water

Correct option: C
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Question 24
A
most countries do not agree on having the same time zone
B
it is a major way of differentiating countries from each other
C
the sum does not shine on the earth surface at the same time
D
the variation in weather and climate will not allow countries to have the same time zone
Explanation
the sun does not shine on the earth surface at the same time. the earth spin on its axis, every 24 hours , the earth makes a complete rotation on its axis each rotation is called a day as the earth rotate different part of the earth receive sunlight and darkness

Correct option: C
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Question 25
A
Fertility
B
Texture
C
Permeablity
D
Acidity
Explanation
Texture has to do with feeling and touching. One can get to know if a soil sample is smooth or coarse by touching.
Testing a soil sample fertility can only be done at the laboratory with equipment, the same goes with testing of soil acidic properties.

Soil permeability involves introduction of liquid to know if the particular soil can retain water or not. It might be stressful as particular soil can retain water or not. It might be stressful as movement to get the liquid may be required unlike checking soil texture by just bending to the ground to prick and feel with the hand

Correct option: B
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Question 26
A
stratus
B
cirrus
C
altostratus
D
alto cummullus
Explanation
Cirrus make up the high cloud and it is composed of ice-crystals, white and wispy. High clouds are cloud whose highest is between 6,000 m to 12,000m above the earth surface.

Stratus is one of the layers that make up the low cloud, altostratus is composed of water droplets partially covering the sky and it is also a part of middle cloud

Alto cumullus is also a distinct part of the middle cloud characterized by water droplets in layers with flattered bases in lines.

The high cloud is made up of three distinct parts which are cirrus, cirrocumulus, cirrostratus

Correct option: B
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Question 27
A
Cup anenometer
B
barometer
C
wind anenometer
D
wind vane
Explanation
Cup anenometer is an instrument used for measuring the direction of the speed of wind

Barometer is used to measure air pressure and predicting changes in the weather

Wind vane is used to indicate the direction of the wind.

Correct option: D
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Question 28
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A

cottons

B

millet

C

groundnut

D

raffia palm

Explanation
The area marked E on the map of Nigeria is Kano state and Kano is known for its cultivation of groundnut it is the groundnut most producing state in Nigeria

Correct option: D
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Question 29
A
improved social and medical facilities
B
stable government
C
rainfall and its reliability
D
agricultural system practised
Explanation
The provision of modern and improved medical and social facilities to area tends to attract more population concentration to another.
Other options are wrong because the government being stable does not determine population growth, social amenities provided by the government is the only factor that can make the population growth low, either rainfall or not, people will migrate and reproduce.
The agricultural system practical in an area also does not determine rapid population growth. Either mono-cropping or mixed farming is practiced population will always grow.

Correct option: A
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Question 30
A
groundnuts
B
cotton
C
cattle
D
cocoa
Explanation

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Correct option: B

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