4 August, 2016

SS1 Assignments

Agricultural Science

1.) Independent study on plant nutrient and nutrient cycles. Place emphasis on the following.

a.) Macro-nutrients and Micro nutrient.
b.) Functions and Deficiency of plant nutrient.
c.) Factors influencing nutrients availability in the soil.
d.) Method of replenishing lost nutrients.
e.) Ways in which soil nutrients can be lost.
f.) Nutrient cycles.

2.) An independent study on the anatomy and physiology of farm animals, taking major notes on:

a.) The major parts or divisions of farm animals.
b.) The digestive system.
c.) The circulatory system.
d.) The respiratory system.
e.) The nervous system.
f.)  The reproductive system.
g.) Organs of farm animals.


a) What are environmental resources?
b) Name 5 environmental resources and discuss their importance to man
i.) Represent by means of a pie chart the values of the most important exports of Nigeria both in percentage and in degree.

Cocoa 2OO
Groundnut 140
Petroleum 240
Coal 50
Other 90
                     Total 720



1.) Read the following Bible passages and answer these questions. John 1:19-30; John 10:1-18.

a.) Check your dictionary for the literal meanings of ‘lamb’, ‘door’, and ‘shepherd’; what meanings would you give to these words in the passage read?

b.) Jesus describes Himself as ‘the Good Shepherd’. What do these terms mean for us today, as Christians?

2.) Read the following Bible passages and answer these questions. John 3:19;8:12;9:4-5;12:35-36: 1 John 1:5-7

a.) Look into your dictionaries for the literal meanings of the following words: ‘Light’, ‘Vine’, ‘Vinedressers’ and ‘abide’.

b.) Discuss your personal experiences of walking in darkness in contrast to walking in the Light.


  1. Comment on the reasons for the explorers’ activities in Nigeria.
  2. Explain the importance of the leather industry to Nigeria economy.
  3. Discuss how weapons developed by the late Stone Age helped man to live an improved life.
  4. What were the roles of ‘houses’ in the socio-political and economic organization of the coastal people?


  1. Explain the meaning of career.
  2. Discuss industrial, commercial and service occupation.
  3. What is your career and how do you intend to achieve it.
  4. Discuss the qualities of money.
  5. What benefits have you derived for using money compare to trade by barter?
  6. What are the problems faced by public corporation.

English Language

  1. In details, explain the four types of essays.
  2. Write a descriptive essay on the topic; MY SCHOOL.
  3. Expatiate vowel and consonant sounds.
  4. Write out the phonetic symbols for voiced and voiceless consonants.
  5. Distinguish between regular and irregular verbs, finite and non-finite verbs and transitive and intransitive verbs.
  6. Define conjunction and state its types.

Financial Accounting

  1. Balam started business on 1stApril, 2015 with a capital of #300,000. The following is the summary of his business transaction during the month.
2 Bought goods for cash 130,000
3 Cash sales 170,000
5 Furniture and fittings bought for cash 60,000
6 Cash sales 240,000
7 Lent to Zanu 50,000
16 Paid wages 120,000
19 Sundry expenses 1,000
25 Drawings 40,000
30 Payment for rent 35,000

You are required to;
a.) Write up the ledger Accounts.
b.) Extract the inat Balance as at 30thApril, 2015.

  1.  Explain the following terms in Accounting.
    i.) Bad debt.
    ii.) Provision for doubtful debts.
    iii.) Accrued income.
    iv.) Prepaid expenses.
    v.)   Accrued expenses.

Book Keeping

  1. (a) Narrate the History of Book Keeping?
    (b) Discuss the term source documents and list the types of source documents.(c) State the purpose of preparing each of the following financial statements.
    i.) Trial Balance.
    ii.) Trading Account.
    iii.) Profit and Loss Account.
    iv.) Balance Sheet.
  2. Academy limited operates an imprest system with N20,000 paid out of bank.

The following expenses were settled out of petty cash during the month of March, 2010.

March N
1 Wages 1,500
2 Rates 1,000
4 Postage stamps 100
5 Transport expenses 4,100
6 Postage stamps 150
7 Wages 500
10 Rates 500
13 Frank Mua (Creditor) 1,000
18 Wages 1,200
19 Brima (Creditors) 2,000
20 Rates 1,500
22 Wages 700
24 Registered letter 500
26 Rates 900
28 wages 1,000
31 Wages 800