Agricultural Economics II, Extension Education and Home Economics 2013 Past Question Paper

Agricultural Economics II, Extension Education and Home Economics 2013 Past Question Paper – KNEC Diploma

This Past Paper examination was examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and it applies to the following courses

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THE KENYA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL

DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE

MODULE II

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS II, EXTENSION EDUCATION AND HOME ECONOMICS

 

SECTION A:
AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS II

Answer at least TWO questions from this section in the spaces provided.

1. (a) Discuss the significance of economic planning in a developing country ( 10 marks)
(b) Describe the features of underdevelopment. ( 10 marks)

2. (a) Highlight the significance of international trade to economic growth ( 10 marks)
(b) Suggest any five methods that may be adopted for a country to accelerate development. ( 10 marks)

3. (a) Describe the components of a marketing mix ( 8 marks)
(b) Highlight the criteria for choosing an effective brand name ( 6 marks)
(c) State any six advantages of packaging milk ( 6 marks)

4. (a) Explain the comparative advantages theory in the production of a commodity. ( 10 marks)
(b) Describe the process of marketing agricultural products ( 10 marks)

SECTION B:
AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION EDUCATION

Answer at least ONE question from this section in the spaces provided.

5. (a) Describe the elements of a communication process ( 10 marks)
(b) Describe the classification of farmers in the adoption diffusion process. ( 10 marks)

6. (a) Highlight the advantages of teaching an individual. ( 5 marks)
(b) Explain ways in which mass contact may be effective ( 7 marks)
(c) Highlight the limitations of mass contact ( 8 marks)

SECTION C:
HOME ECONOMICS

Answer at least ONE question from this section in the spaces provided.

7. (a) Explain the features of wise purchasing ( 10 marks)
(b) Describe the function of iron in the human body ( 10 marks)
(c ) Highlight the role of Kenya bureau of Standards to consumers (5 marks)

8. (a) Describe any five methods of purification and treatment ( 10 marks)
(b ) Explain the reasons why water intake is high during hot weather ( 4 marks)
(c ) Describe the preventive measures against salmonellosis ( 6 marks)



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