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Question number: 643

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Which of the following types of crops are grown for profit?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Staple Crops

b.

Cash Crops

c.

Primary Crops

d.

Domesticated Crops

e.

Food Crops

Question number: 644

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Which of the followings exemplifies the situation where a developer clears several acres of forest to make room for a shopping centre and all traces of the original landscape have been eliminated?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Agribusiness

b.

NIMBY

c.

Sustainable Development

d.

Desertification

e.

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Question number: 645

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Which of the following practices is related to the farming of oysters?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Aquaculture

b.

Waterlogging

c.

Hydroponics

d.

Aeroponics

e.

Polyculture

Question number: 646

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Which among the followings is a characteristic of the Green Revolution?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Much more land was put under cultivation during the Green Revolution and this rather than the development of high-yield varietals was responsible for the increase in food production from 1960 to 1985

b.

The Green Revolution was able to increase the crop yields and food production in several areas throughout the world but its impact on the environment, geopolitics and the world economy have yet to be fully understood

c.

The Green Revolution resulted in increased biodiversity worldwide especially in places where monocropping and high-yield varietals were prevalent

d.

There have been no major famines since the agricultural practices of the Green Revolution took hold in the 1960s

e.

The Green Revolution relied solely on technology to increase the crop yields in the years following the World War II

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