Methods of rangeland improvement - SS2 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

 

What is the primary goal of controlled stocking on rangeland?

A

Promoting overgrazing

B

Regulating the number of livestock

C

Increasing soil erosion

D

Reducing biodiversity

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Rotational grazing involves:

A

Keeping livestock in the same pasture year-round

B

Grazing animals freely without management

C

Moving livestock among paddocks in a planned sequence

D

Using artificial lighting to extend grazing hours

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

When using fertilizers on rangeland, what is essential to consider?

A

When using fertilizers on rangeland, what is essential to consider?

B

Ignoring soil tests and nutrient needs

C

Proper timing and placement

D

Using any fertilizer available

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

What is the purpose of reseeding on rangeland?

A

Introducing invasive plant species

B

Decreasing biodiversity

C

Restoring native vegetation

D

Promoting overgrazing

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

Overgrazing can lead to which of the following?

A

Improved soil stability

B

Increased biodiversity

C

Soil erosion and degradation

D

Healthier rangeland ecosystems

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

Which of the following best describes controlled stocking?

A

Allowing unrestricted grazing by livestock

B

Regulating the number of animals based on their appetite

C

Adjusting the number of animals to match available forage

D

Completely removing livestock from the rangeland

CORRECT OPTION: c
7

What is the main purpose of rotational grazing?

A

To keep livestock stationary in one area

B

To maximize forage consumption

C

To promote overgrazing

D

To give pastures time to recover

CORRECT OPTION: d
8

What should be the basis for fertilizer application on rangeland?

A

Guesswork

B

Soil tests and nutrient needs

C

The color of the soil

D

Random distribution

CORRECT OPTION: b
9

Which environmental concern can arise from improper fertilizer use on rangeland?

A

Enhanced soil fertility

B

Nutrient runoff and water pollution

C

Increased biodiversity

D

Reduced plant growth

CORRECT OPTION: b
10

Reseeding on rangeland is typically done with which type of plant species?

A

Invasive species

B

Exotic species

C

Native or adapted species

D

Herbaceous weeds

CORRECT OPTION: c
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