Forest Production Management Reviewer [Practice Test 2]

This Forestry Licensure Exam reviewer contains 50 questions related to the subject area: Forest Production and Management.

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  • Question of

    A method of hewing branches of big trees with wide-spreading branches before felling operation to avoid or minimize damages to residuals

    • lopping off
    • bucking
    • skylining
    • pruning
  • Question of

    Animal Unit Month (AUM) means the quantity of forage requirement of one (1) mature cow for a period of:

    • one month
    • one year
    • one day
    • one week
  • Question of

    Soil structure, soil fertility, soil pH, and soil water and drainage are examples of what site factor?

    • edaphic
    • environmental
    • biotic
    • climatic
  • Question of

    The classification of the lands of the public domain into alienable and disposal or forest lands is a responsibility of the Bureau of:

    • Lands
    • Soils
    • Fisheries
    • Forest Development
  • Question of

    A cutting made to remove trees killed or badly injured to utilize sound materials before they become worthless

    • salvage cutting
    • selection cutting
    • coppicing
    • clearcutting
  • Question of

    A balance between food, cover and animal population is a primary objective of:

    • wildlife management
    • watershed management
    • timber management
    • recreation management
  • Question of

    Hunting and fishing activities have a direct impact on:

    • wildlife populations
    • water regimen
    • timber production
    • natural regeneration
  • Question of

    Prices of timber were surveyed in a certain locality. The average free on board (FOB) market price of a certain group of timber was P1,275.00 per cu m. What was the corresponding forest charge?

    • P382.50/cu m
    • P191.25/cu m
    • P255.00/cu m
    • P318.75/cu m
  • Question of

    Refers to small, fenced grazing lands that may have been improved by reseeding, fertilizing or irrigation

    • pasture
    • backyard garden
    • rangeland
    • sloping agricultural land
  • Question of

    A watershed is said to be critical when it is:

    • in need of immediate reforestation
    • supporting a logging business
    • supporting a multipurpose dam and in need of reforestation
    • erosion is prevalent
  • Question of

    The process of allocating land to specific use or combination of uses is called:

    • land-use planning
    • land use valuation
    • land evaluation
    • land capability
  • Question of

    To bring about forest cover through artificial means to denuded areas with or without previous forest vegetation is referred to as:

    • reforestation
    • afforestation
    • deforestation
    • forestation
  • Question of

    Timber in the natural forest are largely harvested and disposed of through:

    • stumpage sales
    • government licensing systems
    • public bidding
    • negotiated contracts
  • Question of

    The money collected by the Bureau of Internal Revenue from loggers for timber cut from forest lands is called:

    • forest charges
    • reforestation fund
    • stumpage price
    • forest rent
  • Question of

    The arrangement of natural streams on a watershed is referred to as:

    • drainage basin
    • drainage network
    • watershed discharge
    • aspect
  • Question of

    Benefit-cost analysis involves consideration of:

    • benefit and cost of a project
    • alternative investment
    • return on investment
    • net present value
  • Question of

    Ancestral lands refer to lands claimed by:

    • upland farmers
    • shifting cultivation
    • kaingineros
    • cultural communities
  • Question of

    Aerial photos are very useful in:

    • timber inventories
    • land capability surveys
    • wildlife surveys
    • streamflow gauging
  • Question of

    A measure of the degree of responsiveness of quantity demanded to price changes

    • deflation
    • elasticity
    • inflation
    • fluctuation
  • Question of

    Drainage density of a watershed refers to:

    • stream quantity
    • sediment load
    • water volume
    • silt load
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    The larger and heavier sediments like sands and gravels that are sliding, rolling or bouncing along the bottom or bed of a stream is technically called:

    • bedrock
    • bedload
    • solid suspension
    • silt
  • Question of

    Vertical exposure assembled by cutting, matching, and pasting together into a large photograph that appears as a single print is called:

    • photomosaic
    • aerial map
    • photographic map
    • aerial photo
  • Question of

    A type of aerial photograph most adapted to forest inventories:

    • oblique photographs
    • vertical photographs
    • horizontal photographs
    • low oblique photographs
  • Question of

    A photo scale is also referred to as:

    • representative fraction
    • parallax formula
    • natural scale
    • differential parallax
  • Question of

    A community of trees possessing sufficient uniformity as regards composition, age and spatial arrangement:

    • forest stand
    • forest community
    • ecosystem
    • setup
  • Question of

    Refers to the accumulated growth of trees in a stand:

    • yield
    • mortality
    • accretion
    • production
  • Question of

    A tabular presentation that gives the volume of a standing tree given DBH, log length and species group is a:

    • volume table
    • stand and stock table
    • yield table
    • site index
  • Question of

    In timber inventory “log” refers to:

    • a standing tree
    • the length of a standing tree
    • a felled tree
    • 5-meter section of log
  • Question of

    The dot-dash tally sheet is used in:

    • scaling felled logs
    • recording damaged residuals
    • tallying standing timber
    • computing volume of trees
  • Question of

    The removal of undesirable species is a stand for the purpose of improving the quality of the desired trees is referred to as:

    • pruning
    • release cutting
    • timber stand improvement
    • selection cutting
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    This is an intermediate cut, the purpose of which is to provide more growing space to the preferred trees in the stand:

    • thinning
    • sanitation cutting
    • pruning
    • release cutting
  • Question of

    Slope is a basic consideration in land classification. As a rule, the maximum gradient allowable for alienable and disposable lands is:

    • 17 percent
    • 10 percent
    • 19 percent
    • 15 percent
  • Question of

    Land-use planning involves:

    • land-use allocation
    • land capability evaluation
    • land suitability classification
    • all of the choices
  • Question of

    Government regulations provide that the maximum gradient of lands allowed for grazing is:

    • 18 percent
    • 20 percent
    • 49 percent
    • 40 percent
  • Question of

    The diameter of a tree with a circumference of 226.2 cm

    • 72
    • 47
    • 88
    • 69
  • Question of

    The objective/s of establishing buffer zones between production forests and areas used for agricultural and other purposes is/are: (1) to serve as protective belt on the exposed natural forest from encroachment and destruction; and (2) to provide livelihood opportunities to rural communities.

    • Only objective 2 is correct
    • Only objective 1 is correct
    • Both objectives are incorrect
    • Both objectives mentioned are correct
  • Question of

    A poisonous weed common in pasture lands is hagonoy or “bungargar”. It’s scientific name is:

    • Paspalum sp.
    • Amorpopalus campanulatus
    • Chromolaena odorata
    • Agathis alba
  • Question of

    Stewardship certificates are long-term forest occupancy permits issued by the [BFD], under its:

    • Integrated Social Forestry Program
    • Range Management Program
    • Forestation program
    • PROFEM
  • Question of

    The volume of timber a licensee is allowed to cut inside his timber concession per year is called:

    • annual allowable cut
    • annual field
    • annual log export quota
    • annual increment
  • Question of

    One of the following is not a measure of determining the financial or economic value of forest land and/or forest resources

    • Benefit-cost ratio
    • Consumer index
    • Internal rate of return
    • Net present value
  • Question of

    Approaches to allowable cut determination are classified generally into area control and …

    • marking goal
    • marking goal
    • volume control
    • number of trees
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    The amount by which one photograph includes the same area covered by another, customarily expressed as a percentage –

    • parallax
    • photographic lapse
    • overlay
    • overlap
  • Question of

    A method used for wildlife inventory that makes use of a devise in order to live capture and take a certain animal species –

    • quadrat method
    • rapid visual survey
    • trapping
    • shooting
  • Question of

    A grazing method where livestock are stalled separately from the grazing area and herbage is cut and carried to the animals for feeding

    • continuous grazing
    • zero grazing
    • rotational grazing
    • none of the choices
  • Question of

    An instrument used for determining elevation

    • altimeter
    • caliper
    • abney hand level
    • clinometer
  • Question of

    If the distance between two objects on a photograph is 1 centimeter and on a map with a scale of 1:20,000 the same objects are one-half centimeter apart, the scale of the photograph is:

    • 1/10,000
    • 1/20,000
    • 1/5,000
    • 1/15,000
  • Question of

    Volume control means regulating timber cutting by specifying:

    • the species to cut
    • the sizes of trees to be cut
    • the volume that shall be cut
    • the area where cutting is done
  • Question of

    Timber stand improvement (TSI) involves the:

    • cutting of vines, defective trees and weeds
    • enrichment planting
    • marking of trees to be left after logging
    • prescribed burning
  • Question of

    The purpose of TSI is to:

    • improve site quality
    • produce high-quality
    • improve water yield
    • prevent the incidence of pest
  • Question of

    The selective logging system specifies that healthy residuals should be:

    • distributed around the spar tree
    • located along cableways
    • concentrated around the spar tree
    • concentrated along the setup boundary

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