Economic importance of selected pests - SS2 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is one economic impact of pests on crops?

A

Increased crop yields

B

Reduced crop quality

C

Lower production costs

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Which method involves planting flowers that attract beneficial insects to control pests?

A

Crop rotation

B

Pesticide application

C

Companion planting

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

What is a potential side effect of chemical pest control methods?

A

Increased crop yields

B

Harm to beneficial insects

C

Improved soil quality

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

Which method involves changing the type of crop planted in a field each season?

A

Companion planting

B

Crop rotation

C

Pesticide application

CORRECT OPTION: b
5

How can chemical pollution occur in pest control?

A

By planting different crops

B

By using beneficial insects

C

By the use of insecticides

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

What is the primary purpose of using integrated pest management (IPM)?

A

To eliminate all pests using chemicals

B

To combine various methods to manage pests effectively

C

To rely solely on natural predators for pest control

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

What is a potential consequence of pests becoming resistant to insecticides?

A

Reduced need for stronger chemicals

B

Easier pest control in the future

C

A need for even stronger chemicals

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

Which method aims to eliminate hiding spots for pests in fields?

A

Companion planting

B

Weeding and cleaning

C

Pesticide application

CORRECT OPTION: b
9

What is a significant economic impact of pests on agriculture?

A

Increased market value of crops

B

Reduced food supply

C

Lower crop yields

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

Which method involves introducing helpful bugs to control pest populations?

A

Weeding and cleaning

B

Predators and parasites

C

Companion planting

CORRECT OPTION: b
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