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Question number: 741

» Agriculture and Rural Land Use

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Which of the followings is not true about the Green Revolution?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

The high price of seeds and fertilizers perpetuates socio-economic divides

b.

Farmers must buy new seeds every year

c.

Some countries have instituted bans on genetically modified foods

d.

Crops are grown without the use of synthetic pesticides or fertilizers

e.

Crops are grown from genetically modified seeds to increase yields

Question number: 742

» Agriculture and Rural Land Use

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Which of the followings best describes the term Transhumance?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

The use of animal manures as fertilizer in intensive cultivation

b.

The practice by which crops are rotated in a four-field system

c.

Long cattle drive in the 19th century to move stocks from pastures to railheads in Kansas, Texas and Missouri

d.

The seasonal movement of people and livestock over short distances for the purposes of grazing

e.

The use of feedlots to raise livestock

Question number: 743

» Key Geography Concepts

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Which of the followings is the geographical region whose centre is located along the equator and whose area extends roughly north and south of the equator?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Polar Regions

b.

Rainforest Region

c.

Taiga

d.

Tropical Zone

e.

Tundra

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