Forest management techniques - SS2 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the primary goal of forest regulation?

A

To clear-cut forests for development

B

To maintain a balance between human activities and forest preservation

C

To promote illegal logging

D

To protect only the most valuable tree species

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Which forest management technique involves targeting specific trees for harvesting while leaving others intact?

A

Clear-cutting

B

Regeneration

C

Afforestation

D

Selective exploration

CORRECT OPTION: d
3

What is the main environmental consequence of deforestation?

A

Increased biodiversity

B

Reduced greenhouse gas emissions

C

Soil erosion and disrupted water cycles

D

Improved wildlife habitats

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

Which forest management technique allows a forest to naturally regrow after some trees have been harvested?

A

Reforestation

B

Afforestation

C

Regeneration

D

Clear-cutting

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

Afforestation is the practice of:

A

Harvesting mature trees for timber

B

Allowing a forest to naturally regrow

C

Planting trees in areas without forests

D

Regulating logging activities in forests

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

In the Taungya system, what is the primary purpose of allowing farmers to grow crops among young trees in a forest?

A

To maximize timber production

B

To eliminate the need for farming elsewhere

C

To promote forest degradation

D

To provide farmers with additional income

CORRECT OPTION: d
7

Which forest management technique combines farming and forestry for mutual benefits?

A

Reforestation

B

Afforestation

C

Taungya system

D

Deforestation

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

What is the main benefit of the Taungya system?

A

Increased timber production

B

Improved soil quality

C

Forest preservation and food production

D

Reduction in carbon emissions

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

Which forest management technique is akin to nature's way of hitting the "reset" button?

A

Reforestation

B

Regeneration

C

Clear-cutting

D

Afforestation

CORRECT OPTION: b
10

What does selective exploration in forest management primarily involve?

A

Clearing the entire forest for agriculture

B

Harvesting trees based on size, species, and health

C

Ignoring the need for sustainable practices

D

Focusing only on clear-cutting

CORRECT OPTION: b
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