AP (Advanced Placement) Human-Geography: Questions 769 - 772 of 823

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Question number: 769

» Agriculture and Rural Land Use

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Why is double-cropping or even triple cropping important?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

It gives producers the profit margins to meet demands of investors.

b.

It provides consumers with more choices of foods to eat.

c.

It allows farmers to meet the demands of ever-increasing populations.

d.

It allows subsistence farmers to produce more income from selling their products.

e.

It allows farmers the freedom to rotate crops without harming the soil.

Question number: 770

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Which of the following is NOT a form of commercial farming?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Slash-and-burn farming

b.

Fruit farming

c.

Grain farming

d.

Mediterranean agriculture

e.

Livestock ranching

Question number: 771

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Which was probably the first form of agriculture in human history?

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a.

Seed agriculture

b.

Hunting and gathering

c.

Slash-and-burn farming

d.

Pastoral nomadism

e.

Shifting cultivation

Question number: 772

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What is the primary difference between livestock ranching and livestock fattening?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Livestock fattening requires less feed per head of cattle than livestock ranching.

b.

Livestock ranching requires more capital investment for feed products.

c.

Livestock ranching requires more space than livestock fattening.

d.

Livestock ranching has more profit per head of cattle than livestock fattening.

e.

Livestock fattening requires more human labor than livestock ranching.

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