Forest Production and Management Reviewer [Practice Test 3]

In this page, you will find a Forestry Licensure Exam reviewer practice test which contains 50 questions related to the subject area: Forest Production and Management.

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  • Question of

    Residual inventory is one of the major phases of selective logging. Its purpose is to:

    • determine the residual growing stock
    • assess damage to the site
    • find out how much timber was cut
    • determine logging efficiency
  • Question of

    Wilderness areas are intended for:

    • timber production
    • environmental protection
    • agro-forestation
    • forage production
  • Question of

    In making topographic map, the bearing of the base line is N 60° W, what is the bearing of the strip?

    • S 30° E
    • D-W
    • S 60° E
    • N 30° E
  • Question of

    A land area drained by a stream or fixed body of water and its tributaries having a common outlet for surface runoff is called a:

    • watershed
    • watershed reserve
    • critical watershed
    • lake
  • Question of

    The discount rate that equates the various costs and benefits anticipated in future years

    • Present Net Worth
    • inflation rate
    • Internal rate of return
    • Payback interest
  • Question of

    Trees less that 5 cm in diameter and at least 1.3 m in height (30 cm for pine) are classified as

    • saplings
    • sawtimbers
    • reproduction
    • poletimbers
  • Question of

    The immediate impact of a ban on log exports would be:

    • a drop in log production
    • an increase in foreign exchange
    • an increase in log production
    • a decrease in wood processing
  • Question of

    A project with a benefit-cost ratio of 1 means the total:

    • project cost is equal to project benefit
    • project cost is greater than project benefit
    • project cost is 1 percent more than project benefit
    • project cost is less than project benefit
  • Question of

    The spacing between 100 sample plots systematically distributed in a 10,000-hectare forest would be:

    • 1 km x 1 km
    • 100 m x 100 m
    • 2 km x 5 km
    • 10 km x 10 km
  • Question of

    A circular plot with a radius of 18 meters has an area of:

    • 0.1 ha
    • 1.0 ha
    • 1.8 ha
    • 18 ha
  • Question of

    The silvicultural system used in the pine forests of the country is the:

    • seed-tree method
    • clear-cutting system
    • shelterwood method
    • selective logging system
  • Question of

    The purpose of thinning is to:

    • provide more growing space to favored trees
    • provide better habitat for wildlife
    • prevent the spread of disease in the stand
    • harvest matured and over-matured trees
  • Question of

    Land classification is a function of the:

    • Land Management Bureau
    • Bureau of Forest Development
    • Bureau of Soils
    • Bureau of Agricultural Extension
  • Question of

    How many seedlings will Ka Pilo have to raise if he wants to plant his 4.2 ha land using 3m x 2m spacing and a 10% stock reserve for replacement in case of mortality?

    • 6,650
    • 7,001
    • 4,070
    • 7,700
  • Question of

    Ancestral lands refer to lands of the public domain that are:

    • claimed by cultural communities
    • occupied by squatters
    • occupied by settlers
    • occupied by Mangyan tribes
  • Question of

    A long-term privilege granted by the state to a person to occupy and possess a grazing land of the public domain is called:

    • forest land grazing lease
    • pasture permit
    • provision pasture permit
    • pasture lease
  • Question of

    A measure of soil cover provided by vegetation or the abundance of established plants is called:

    • plant cover index
    • site quality
    • plant index
  • Question of

    In dense stands, ___ are trees or brush which are characterized by stunted or abnormal growth.

    • wolf trees
    • snags
    • scrubs
    • mosses
  • Question of

    Cutting cycle refers to the period between two major harvests in the same cutting area. What is the cutting cycle (in years) for areas falling within climatic type 3 (season not very pronounced, relatively dry from November to April and wet during the rest of the year).

    • 30
    • 40
    • 35
    • 45
  • Question of

    One of the following is not considered a climatic factor:

    • species diversity
    • rainfall
    • relative humidity
    • temperature
  • Question of

    Some timber species are endangered and as such their exploitation is restricted. Examples of such species are:

    • almaciga and ipil
    • dao and apitong
    • narra and ipil-ipil
    • kalantas and mayapis
  • Question of

    If the small end diameter is 40 cm and the big end diameter 55 cm, what are the basal areas of small and big end diameters?

    • 12.57 and 23.76 sq. m.
    • 0.1257 and 0.2376 sq. m.
    • 1257 and 2376 sq. m
    • Angat watershed
  • Question of

    Land set aside for the grazing of domestic livestock by the residents of a municipality is called:

    • communal grazing land
    • domestic grazing land
    • pasture lands
    • rangeland
  • Question of

    Timber harvesting in the dipterocarp forests is regulated based on the principle of:

    • area control
    • volume control
    • area and volume control
    • log export quota
  • Question of

    The selective logging system:

    • ignores non-dipterocarp species
    • includes non-dipterocarp species
    • ignores dipterocarp species
    • includes both dipterocarp and non-dipterocarp
  • Question of

    The number of years required to establish and grow timber crops to a specified condition of maturity.

    • rotation
    • cutting cycle
    • period of adjustment
    • period of increment
  • Question of

    The dipterocarp forests are:

    • even-aged
    • b. uneven-aged
    • a mixture of even-aged and uneven-aged stands
    • predominantly even-aged
  • Question of

    Forest nurseries play a vital role in reforestation. Which of the following should not be considered in the establishment of a forest nursery?

    • A perfectly level ground should not be preferred over slightly sloping ground
    • The area should be large enough for future expansion
    • The soil where the nursery is located should be of neutral acidity
    • There is adequate amount of water supply.
  • Question of

    Removal of a strip of bark about 10-20 cm wide along the circumference of a tree with the intention of killing it without felling

    • salvaging
    • trimming
    • girdling
    • flanging
  • Question of

    Underground divide that fixes boundary of an area that contributes groundwater to each stream system

    • phreatic divide
    • aquifer
    • stream limit
    • watershed divide
  • Question of

    Timber licenses have a maximum tenure of:

    • 5 years
    • 15 years
    • 10 years
    • 25 years renewable for another 25 years
  • Question of

    Forest charges on timber cut in forest lands:

    • are constantly adjusted following price trends
    • are adjusted every 5 years
    • are more or less constant
    • are adjusted every 10 years
  • Question of

    It is the scientific management of forests for the continuous production of goods and services:

    • Forestry
    • Forestry Biometry
    • Tree Morphology
    • Timber Management
  • Question of

    No harvest of timber in any forest land shall be allowed unless it has been the subject of at least ____ percent inventory, or any statistically sound timber estimate, made not earlier than 5 years prior to the issuance of a license allowing such utilization (PD 705, Sec 24)

    • 2
    • 10
    • 5
    • 20
  • Question of

    It is the process of utilizing men and material resources towards attainment of specific objectives:

    • business
    • management
    • supervision
    • planning
  • Question of

    The Philippines has a total land area of approximately:

    • 35 million hectares
    • 20 million hectares
    • 30 million hectares
    • 50 million hectares
  • Question of

    The place where logs are pulled by a cable-hauling system for loading on a wheeled transportation. It is immediately adjacent to a road or railroad.

    • logpond
    • log landing
    • cutting area
    • working area
    • working area
  • Question of

    A classification of trees according to size

    • intermediate
    • dominant
    • overtopped
    • pole
  • Question of

    Any manipulation in a stand that occurs between two regeneration periods. It is done to ensure the desired composition, stem quality, spacing and growth performance in a given developing stand.

    • enrichment planting
    • intermediate treatment
    • clearcutting
    • prescribed burning
  • Question of

    In the Philippines, grazing in forest lands is limited to areas having a slope of:

    • 18% below
    • less than 50%
    • 50% and above
    • 19 – 49%
  • Question of

    Area drained by a river system supporting existing and proposed hydroelectric power and irrigation works needing immediate rehabilitation.

    • watershed
    • critical watershed
    • watershed reservation
    • drainage area
  • Question of

    It consists of a bar which is calibrated with two arms perpendicular to the bar such that one arm is fixed at zero point while the other is movable.

    • calibrator
    • diameter tape
    • biltmore stick
    • tree caliper
  • Question of

    It is an indication of the number of trees in a stand as compared to desirable number for best growth and development.

    • optimal growth
    • stand structure
    • stocking
    • spacing
  • Question of

    A piece of wood having dimensions of 1 inch x 12 inches x 12 inches has a volume of:

    • 1 board foot
    • 2 board ft.
    • 10 board feet
    • 5 board feet
  • Question of

    Refers to the benefit forgone when a factor of production is withdrawn from an alternative course of action

    • opportunity cost
    • net loss
    • disbenefit
    • bankruptcy
  • Question of

    The branch of forestry which deals with altering the attitude, behavior and skills of forest occupants towards conservation:

    • forest policy
    • forestry extension
    • forest law enforcement
    • forest influences
  • Question of

    Device which measures the quantity or rate of downward water movement through the soil, or collect such percolated water for analysis as to quality

    • discharge instrument
    • percolator
    • runoff meter
    • lysimeter
  • Question of

    It is the operation of pulling logs from where they are felled and bucked to the first concentration point:

    • swinging
    • landing
    • yarding
    • hauling
  • Question of

    One animal unit is equivalent to:

    • 600 kilograms
    • 350 kilograms
    • 455 kilograms
    • 1,000 kilograms
  • Question of

    It refers to shifting cultivation practices on land normally not suitable for permanent field crop cultivation.

    • kaingin
    • slash and burn
    • swidden agriculture
    • all of the choices

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