Types of Pastures - SS2 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What type of pasture is characterized by grasses and forage plants maintained for several years without replanting?

A

Permanent pasture

B

Permanent pasture

C

Temporary pasture

D

Irrigated pasture

CORRECT OPTION: a
2

Which type of pasture involves moving livestock between different sections to prevent overgrazing?

A

Permanent pasture

B

Rotational pasture

C

Temporary pasture

D

Irrigated pasture

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

Temporary pastures are typically planted with:

A

Perennial grasses

B

Annual or short-lived plants

C

Trees and shrubs

D

Cacti

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

What is the primary purpose of irrigated pastures?

A

Providing shade for livestock

B

Preventing soil erosion

C

Enhancing forage growth with regular watering

D

Creating wildlife habitats

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

Which factor affects pasture establishment?

A

Proper grazing management

B

Access to water sources

C

Fertilization

D

Soil type and quality

CORRECT OPTION: d
6

To prevent overgrazing, which management practice involves moving livestock between different pasture sections?

A

Fertilization

B

Fertilization

C

Weed control

D

Weed control

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

What is an essential consideration for distributing pastures?

A

Soil quality

B

Pest control

C

Pest control

D

Topography and land layout

CORRECT OPTION: d
8

Which practice involves adding nutrients to the soil to enhance forage growth?

A

Pest control

B

Grazing management

C

Fertilization

D

Irrigation

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

Adequate rest periods for pasture are crucial to:

A

Promote soil erosion

B

Prevent overgrazing

C

Encourage weed growth

D

Increase livestock density

CORRECT OPTION: b
10

Soil testing is performed to assess:

A

Livestock health

B

Topography

C

Soil nutrient levels

D

Pest infestations

CORRECT OPTION: c
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