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Guillerma Village, Sta. Rita (o) 3011 San Miguel, Bulacan, Philippines FIRST PERIODICAL TEST IN TECHNOLOGY AND LIVELIHOOD EDUCATION I First Year S.Y. 2011-2012 Name:__________________________________________________________Score:_____________ Year and Section:_________________________________________________ Date:_____________ Direction: Encircle the letter of the best answer. 1. Which of the following best describes plant production? a) It contribute much in human and animal life b) It provides enjoyment and recreation for people c) It contributes to the economic stability of our country d) It provides learning experiences to the gardener and members of the family 2. The following are characteristics of good seeds except one: a) Damage-free b) Through to type c) Suitable to local conditions d) Free from seed borne diseases 3. How to prepare seeds properly? a) Use additives such as mothballs, charcoals, and others. b) Leave seeds under the shade for three weeks to remove moistures c) Place the seeds to airtight containers and label all containers properly d) Wash, wet, clean, and spread the seeds thinly in well-ventilated place 4. The following are materials that is commonly used in testing seeds for dinner-plate method except one: a) Water b) Dried seeds c) Dinner-plate d) Muslin cloth 5. Mang Jose planted mongo bean seeds in his garden near the house. He sowed 830 mongo bean seeds but only 780 were germinated. What is the percentage germination of Mang Joses mongo bean seeds? a) 93.98 b) 98.93 c) 106.41 d) 104.61 6. It is the very common method of seed germination. a) Rag doll b) Seed box c) Dish plate d) Scarification 7. Which of the following is the most reliable method of determining seeds viability?

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a) Testing seeds b) Selecting seeds c) Seed clarification d) Seed germination Which of the following is the natural medium of the plant growth? a) Soil b) Water c) Sunlight d) Fertilizer Arrange the following methods of preparing the soil in sequential order: I. Treat the soil before planting II. Pour boiling water directly into the soil III. Cover the soil with paper or plastic until it cools IV. Apply compost at the rate of two kilos per square meter of land V. Pulverize the soil to fine silt and mix thoroughly with farmyard manure a) I, II, III, IV, and V b) II, I, III, V, and IV c) III, II, I, IV, and V d) IV, II,III, I, and V The following are tools for digging holes and pulverizing the soil except one: a. Water pail and sprayer b. Grub-hoe, spade, and wheelbarrow c. Bolo, crow-bar, and hand cultivator d. Pick-mattock, shovel, and hand trowel Which of the following is equipment for loading and transporting the soil and fertilizers? a) Sprayer b) Water pail c) Wheelbarrow d) Water sprinkler How is direct seeding differing from indirect seeding? a) Direct seeding is planted in an area where they are grown until they are ready for harvesting while indirect seeding is planted first in seedbeds to produce seedlings which are then transplanted in the field. b) Direct seeding is planted first in seedbeds to produce seedlings which are then transplanted in the field while indirect seeding is planted in an area where they are grown until they are ready for harvesting c) Indirect seeding is planted in an area where they are grown until they are ready for harvesting while direct seeding is planted first in seedbeds to produce seedlings which are then transplanted in the field. d) Indirect seeding is planted first in seedbeds to produce seedlings which are then transplanted in the field while direct seeding is planted in an area where they are grown until they are ready for harvesting

13. Which is not true about transplanting seedling? a) Provide the plants each with a shade. b) Lift the seedling carefully and transfer it to the prepared lot. c) Sprinkle water over the seedlings in the seed box to harden the soil. d) Press the soil hardly around the roots of the seedlings then water the plant immediately. 14. Arrange the following steps in transplanting seedling in sequential order: I. Provide the plants each with a shed. II. Lift the seedling carefully and transfer it to the prepared lot. III. Sprinkle water over the seedlings in the seed box to loosen the soil. IV. Press the soil slightly around the roots of the seedlings then water the plant immediately. a) I, II, III, and IV b) II, III, I, and IV c) III, IV, I, and II d) IV, II, I, and III 15. It is where the seeds are planted first in seedbeds to produce seedlings. a) Seeding b) Transplanting c) Direct seeding d) Indirect seeding 16. Seeds are planted first in a seed box. a) Seeding b) Transplanting c) Direct seeding d) Indirect seeding 17. It is done late in the afternoon or early in the morning. a) Seeding b) Transplanting c) Direct seeding d) Indirect seeding 18. Seeds are directly planted on their permanent site. a) Seeding b) Transplanting c) Direct seeding d) Indirect seeding 19. It will level and make finer the soil. a) Soil b) Water c) Harrowing d) Transplanting 20. Natural medium for plant growth. a) Soil b) Water c) Harrowing d) Transplanting

21. In preparing the soil for planting the following activities should be done properly except one: a) Plow the land b) Furrow the fields c) Clean the area or site by pulling out grasses d) Raise plant beds to provide drainage during rainy season 22. What are tools or equipments for digging holes and pulverizing the soil? a) Light hoe, water sprinkler, hand travel b) Rake, wheelbarrow, spading fork, water pail c) Hand cultivator, sprayer , grab hoe, pick mattock d) Bolo, crow-bar, pick-mattock, grab-hoe, spade 23. What are tools or equipments for loading and transporting the soil fertilizer and others? a) Hand travel, shovel, spade and grab-hoe b) Grab-hoe, pick mattock, bolo and crowbar c) Wheelbarrow, spade, shovel and water pail d) Wheelbarrow, water pail, water sprinkler and sprayer 24. How does direct seeding differ from indirect seeding? a) Direct seeding are seeds planted first in seed beds to produce seedlings while indirect seeding are seeds planted in an area where they grown until they are ready for harvesting. b) Direct seeding are methods planted first in seed beds to produce seedlings while indirect seeding are seeds planted in an area where they grown until they are ready for harvesting. c) Direct seeding are seeds planted in an area where they grown until they are ready for harvesting while indirect seeding are seeds planted first in seedbeds to produce seedlings. d) Direct seeding are methods planted in an area where they grown until they are ready for harvesting while indirect seeding are seeds planted first in seedbeds to produce seedlings. 25. What are seeds or spores which can be used in direct seeding? a) Yeast, tomatoes, carrots b) Palay, corn , yeast , mango c) Camote, malunggay, onion d) Eggplant, petchay, tomatoes 26. It is vital to the growth of plants and it is also the carrier of nutrients to plants. a) Soil b) Water c) Sunlight d) Waste materials 27. Which of the following is not belonging to the different kinds of irrigation? a) Sprinkler irrigation b) Overhead irrigation c) Subsurface irrigation d) Below surface irrigation

28. How can you describe weeds? a) Weeds can cause decrease in plant production b) Weeds serve as the hosts of insect pests and diseases. c) Weeds are considered as unwanted or undesirable plant. d) Weeds compete with the plants for nutrients, water, and sunlight. 29. The following are types of weeds except one: a) Annual weeds b) Biennial weeds c) Perennial weeds d) Multi-lineal weeds 30. It is a kind of weeds that needs 2 seasons to complete their life cycle. Which is it? a) Annual weeds b) Biennial weeds c) Perennial weeds d) Multi-lineal weeds 31. It is considered as unwanted or undesirable plant. a) feeds b) Seeds c) Needs d) Weeds 32. What are the different tools used for weeding actuation. a) Grass cutter, rake b) Light hoe, grab-hoe c) Pick-mattock, grab-hoe d) Spading fork, grass cutter 33. Why is fertilizer important to the soil? a) Because fertilizer minimize the cost of production b) Because fertilizer maximize the cost of production c) Because fertilizer are substances added to soil that are able to increase fertility d) Because fertilizer are substances added to soil that are able to decrease fertility 34. Which of the following fertilizer elements increases vigor and disease resistance in plant? a) Nitrogen b) Potassium c) Phosphate d) Phosphorus 35. Why is organic fertilizer differing from inorganic fertilizer? a) Because organic fertilizer is made of decayed plants b) Because organic fertilizer is consist of commercially prepared fertilizer c) Because organic fertilizer contains much valuable materials for the growth of the crops d) Because organic fertilizer is made of ammonium sulfate, super phosphate, and muriate of potash.

36. Which of the following organic fertilizer contains much organic materials valuable to the growth of crops? a) Composting b) Green manure c) Animal manure d) Decayed plants and animals 37. The following are ways of applying fertilizer except one: a) Side dressing b) Band application c) Foliar replication d) Broadcast method 38. Which of the common method of composting is done by digging big hole to accommodate cut grass and other dried plants in the garden? a) Compost fit method b) Compost pit method c) Compost hip method d) Compost heap method 39. The following are major elements of fertilizer except one: a) Nitrogen b) Potassium c) Phosphate d) Phosphorus 40. It aids the root development, flowering and seed formation. a) Nitrogen b) Potassium c) Phosphate d) Phosphorus 41. This element of fertilizer gives a dark color to the plants and promotes their growths. a) Nitrogen b) Potassium c) Phosphate d) Phosphorus 42. Which of the following group of insect pests bite off and eat up the leaves and other parts of the plant? a) Licking insects b) Sucking insects c) Lapping insects d) Chewing insects 43. Which of the following are examples of sucking insects? a) Aphids and leaf hoppers b) Caterpillar and scale insects c) Cabbage worms and cutworms d) Tomato horn worms and mealy bugs

44. Which of the following ways is the best way to control pest? a) Repellents b) Chemical control c) Mechanical method d) Fumigation or smoking 45. It refers to a condition different from that of the normal due to the presence and activities of the certain microorganisms or pathogens. a) Pest b) Fungus c) Disease d) Bacteria 46. -50. PARTS OF A PIG. a) Loin b) Hock c) Belly d) Rump e) Hump f) Snout g) Middle cut