Forestry MCQS for CSS PMS

(i) Raising trees on farm areas is called:
(a) Forestry (b) Social forestry (c) Agro-forestry (d) Urban forestry (e)
None of these
(ii) According to one estimate that even if 20,000 hectares of land is brought under trees annually the percentage
of forest area will not increase by more than:
(a) 0.025 % (b) 0.05 % (c) 0.075 % (d) 0.1 % (e)
None of these
(iii) Tree planting along farm roads and boundaries is considered as:
(a) Avenue
planting
(b) Linear planting (c) Inter planting (d) Compact
planting
(e) None of
these
(iv) Plants those grow on stream banks are known as:
(a) Hydrophyte (b) Halophyte (c) Mesophyte (d) Pheritophyte (e)
None of these
(v) Keeping health and care of tree in view, removal of branches to improve the quality of timber is referred to as:
(a) Pollarding (b) Lopping (c) Pruning (d) Cutting (e)
None of these
(vi) Periodical removal of selected trees during various growth stages for the promotion of growth of remaining
standing trees is known as:
(a) Clearing (b) Cleaning (c) Weeding (d) Thinning (e)
None of these
(vii) Trees those provide shelter/protection to desired tendered plants during their early growth stages after which
they are removed are considered as:
(a) Dominant trees (b) Co-dominant trees
(c) Sub-dominant trees (d) Nurse trees (e)
None of these
(viii) Root/shoot cuttings are also known as:
(a) Stem cuttings (b) Roots cuttings (c) Stumps  (d) Layerings (e)
None of these
(ix) In shelterwood system all the trees are removed:
(a) In one installment (b) More than one installments
(c) Trees are not removed at all (d) None of these
(x) A forest having all trees of same species is called as:
(a) Mixed forest (b) Pure forest (c) Uniform forest (d)
Even aged forest (e)
None of these
(xi) Range forage and other feeds having dietary essentials in sufficient quantities and proper proportions for
growth, maintenance and reproduction of range livestock are considered as:
(a) Complemental ration (b) Supplemental ration
(c) Balanced ration (d) None of these.
(xii) The grazing practice whereby the forage on a part or on all of the range area is allowed to be grazed after it
had attained seed maturity stage is called:
(a) Conservative grazing (b) Deferred grazing
(c) Proper grazing (d) Optimum grazing (e)
None of these
(xiii) Range plants which decrease in number in response to heavy grazing are known as:
(a) Indicator species
(b) Decreasers  (c) Increasers (d) Invaders (e)
None of these
(xiv) The act of grazing animals of removing roots whether woody or herbaceous is know as:
(a) Nibbling (b) Browsing (c) Grubbing (d) Grazing (e)
None of these
(xv) Extensive grasslands comprising tall grasses and scattered dwarf thorny trees located in sub-humid,
sub tropical regions of East Africa and India are known as:
(a) Pampas (b) Prairies (c) Savannah (d) Tundra (e)
None of these
(xvi) Living cum functional place of wild animals is called:
(a) Niche (b) Roosting place  (c) Parching place (d) habitat (e)
None of these
(xvii)
Natality means:
(a) Birth rate (b) Death rate (c) Population rate (d) Growth rate (e)
None of these
(xviii) A place where the natural flora and fauna is preserved, promoted, managed and is opened to visitors is called as:
(a) Game reserve (b) Wild life sanctuary
(c) National park (d) Recreational park (e)
None of these
(xix) Out of total water potential of 140 MAF of Western rivers, the amount of water that flows into sea without
being utilized is:
(a) 25 MAF (b) 36 MAF (c) 48 MAF (d) 50 MAF (e)
None of these
(xx) A small obstruction constructed in a gully or other water course to decrease the velocity of flow of water is known as:
(a) Dam (b) Check dam (c) Dyke (d) Spillway (e)
None of these

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