Manager Kerala Forest Development Corporation Ltd 492/2016 Answer Key

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Post : Manager
Department : Kerala Forest Development Corporation Ltd
Category Code : 492/16
Qualification : B.Sc (Forestry) Or B.Tech Forestry
Date of Test : 03-01-2018



  1. Kanchas and orans are local names for
    • Tree and grassland management systems in arid/semi-arid parts of India
    • The Kerala homegardens
    • Shifting cultivation in Arunachal pradesh
    • Grazing systems in central and western Himalayas

  2. Wheeler's pentaprism is used to measure
    • Inclination
    • Spread
    • Branch number
    • Diameter

  3. A mineral deficiency is likely to affect older leaves more than younger leaves if
    • the mineral is very mobile within the plant
    • the mineral is a micronutrient
    • the mineral is required for chlorophyll synthesis
    • the mineral is a macronutrient

  4. Holridge's climatic models are not based on
    • Biotemperature
    • Average annual precipitation
    • Potential evapotranspiration
    • Solar radiation

  5. National Agroforestry Policy was implemented in the year
    • 2014
    • 2012
    • 2010
    • 2011

  6. The reaction wood in soft woods is termed as
    • Compression wood
    • Tension wood
    • Juvenile wood
    • Ring porous wood

  7. If the objective of coppice crop is fuel production, then _________ is required
    • Crown thinning
    • Free thinning
    • Mechanical thinning
    • No thinning

  8. The first forest policy of Indian Republic was brought out in the year
    • 1894
    • 1952
    • 1980
    • 1988

  9. A plantation of genetically superior trees isolated to reduce cross pollination by inferior ones and managed intensively for seed production is
    • Seed stand
    • Seed orchard
    • Provenance
    • Plus stand

  10. Vigour test method in which the ability of germinants to overcome physical stress is evaluated by germinating the seeds under a layer of crushed brick stone gravel
    • Cutting
    • Grave yard
    • Hiltner
    • Tetrazolium

  11. This organism is commonly known as the teak defoliator
    • Eutectona macheralis
    • Hyblaea puera
    • Sahyadrussus malabaricus
    • Hypsipyla grandella

  12. The current annual increment for Ailanthus at 5 years age is 5 cu. ft and 10 years is 2.5 cu. ft. The MAI at 10 years of tree age is 3.5 cu. ft. What is the total tree volume at 10th year?
    • 10 cu ft
    • 25 cu ft
    • 35 cu ft
    • 50 cu ft

  13. Internal rate of return is the
    • Interest rate
    • Discount rate
    • Bank rate
    • Opportunity cost

  14. Usually ________ seed bearers per hectare are ratained even after all the shelterwood is removed in the case of chir in North India.
    • 12-15
    • 50-60
    • 2-3
    • 150-200

  15. The nursery operation to condition the nursery stock by loosening the contact between soil and root of the seedings in nursery bed is called
    • Box pruning
    • Lateral pruning
    • Under cutting
    • Wrenching

  16. Shigakai pods are obtained from
    • Acacia concinna
    • Acacia arabica
    • Butea monosperma
    • Caesalpinia sapan

  17. Pitch of a saw is
    • Length of teeth
    • Thickness of teeth
    • Number of teeth
    • Angle between teeth

  18.  _________ woods cannot be seasoned very fast without creating defects particularly cracking and splitting.
    • Highly refractory
    • Moderately refractory
    • Non-refractory
    • Slightly refractory

  19. Which among the following is a strong coppicer?
    • Casuarina equisetifolia
    • Cedrus deodara
    • Madhuca latifolia
    • Tectona grandis

  20. Central Agroforestry Research Institute is located at
    • Dehradun
    • Jhansi
    • Jodhpur
    • Nigeria

  21. Agroforestry was recognized as a GHG mitigation strategy as per
    • 4th assessment report of IPCC, 2007
    • 3rd assessment report of IPCC, 2001
    • Bali action plan
    • Copenhagen summit 2009

  22. A very commonly used surface sterilant for explants in plant tissue culture
    • NaCl
    • KMNO4
    • CaCl2
    • HgCl2

  23. The geo-stationery satellite is located at a height of
    • 920 km from earth
    • 3600 km from earth
    • 36000 km from earth
    • 1100 km from earth

  24. The approximate cubic content of a standing teak tree with GBH 2.0 m and commercial bole height 20 m is
    • 4.0 m3
    • 1.5 m3
    • 250 cu ft
    • 2.5 m3

  25. The number of seedlings required for planting in 10 ha area at a spacing of 2 m between plants and 4 m between rows
    • 10,000
    • 12,500
    • 15,000
    • 20,000

  26. UTM is
    • Universal Timber Manual
    • Universal Testing Machine
    • Universal Timber Methodology
    • Uniform Testing Machinery

  27. The leaves of this tree is used for making beedi
    • Nicotiana tabaccum
    • Diospyros ebenum
    • Diospyros melanoxylon
    • Diospyros affinis

  28. The growth regulator required to initiate seed germination is
    • Gibberellic acid
    • Absicic acid
    • Cytokinnin
    • Ethral

  29. The biochemical test employed to assess seed viability is
    • Formaldehyde test
    • Tetrazolium test
    • Ferric chloride test
    • Levene's test

  30. Length of the lowest section is _________ in stem analysis.
    • 3.0 m
    • 1.37 m
    • 2.74 m
    • 5.0 m

  31. The credits obtained through Joint Implementation is known as
    • Removal Units
    • Emission Reduction Units
    • Certified Emission Reduction
    • Kyoto Protocol Units

  32. The land use factor (L) in shifting cultivation where permanent cultivation is reached (zero fallow phase) through improved fallow management will be
    • > 10
    • = 1
    • < 1
    • = 2

  33. The type of germination in which the cotyledons are forced above the ground epicotyls
    • Hypogeal
    • Epgigeal
    • Open
    • Closed

  34. A silvicultural system in which regeneration fellings are carried out in narrow strips extending in east-west direction and advancing from north to south is
    • Bavarian Femelschag
    • Two storied high forest system
    • Wagner's Blendersaumschlag
    • Dauerwald

  35. The credits obtained through Joint Implementation is known as
    • Removal Units
    • Certified Emission Reduction
    • Emission Reduction Units
    • Kyoto Protocol Units

  36. In a normal increment curve
    • Initially CAI curve is at a higher level compared to MAI curve
    • Initially MAI curve is at higher level compared to CAI curve
    • Both CAI curve and MAI curve are parallel through out the growing period
    • Both CAI curve and MAI curve are highly erratic through out

  37. The inner seed coat is known as
    • Testa
    • Tegmen
    • Tertiary integument
    • Raphe

  38. The seed that can be stored at low moisture content and temperature
    • Orthodox seed
    • Intermediate seed
    • Recalcitrant seed
    • Registered seed

  39. The conservation Reserve is declared using the provisions under the ________ section of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
    • 36a
    • 36b
    • 36c
    • 36d

  40. A method of thinning in which attention is concentrated on evenly spaced selected stems (called elite stems) which are retained until maturity.
    • Crown thinning
    • Free thinning
    • Mechanical thinning
    • High thinning

  41. Quantitative traits exhibits continuous variation as they are controlled by
    • Single gene
    • Oligogenes
    • Polygenes
    • Special genes

  42. A felling made with a view to assist regeneration under the shelter wood system is
    • Final felling
    • Secondary felling
    • Clear felling
    • Seeding felling

  43. Plants are more readily manipulated by genetic engineering than are animals because
    • Plant genes do not contain introns
    • More vectors are available for transferring recombinant DNA into plant cells
    • A somatic plant cell can often give rise to a complete plant
    • Plant cells have larger nuclei

  44. LULUCF is a strategy under the
    • Bhopal-India Process
    • Kyoto Treaty
    • Montreal Process
    • WTO Regime

  45. The most striking advantage of laser hypsometers upon conventional hypsometers is
    • The strong laser beam help to clearly identify the tree tip
    • They provide the results in digital units and hence accurate
    • They don't require horizontal distance measurement
    • They don't require slopping distance measurement

  46. ASCU is a
    • Fungicide
    • Weedicide
    • Wood Preservative
    • Wood paint

  47. Which is not true about tyloses?
    • Enhances impregnation
    • Often found in cell lumen
    • Increase overall density
    • Impart protection

  48. An agroforestry tree species that strongly influenced the livelihood security of people in the western arid zones of India
    • Faidherbia albida
    • Acacia tortilis
    • Prosopis Cineraria
    • Acacia nilotica

  49. Present tropospheric CO2 concentrations is about ________ ppm.
    • 365
    • 288
    • 105
    • 300

  50. The measure of the relative productive capacity of a site with respect to a particular species is known as
    • Site index
    • Species productivity
    • Site quality
    • Site productivity

  51. The external factor that affects seed longevity includes
    • Wind velocity
    • Soil moisture
    • Relative humidity
    • Seed size

  52. The sum (by numbers or volume) of all the trees growing in a forest or a specified part of it is known as
    • Growing stock
    • Normal growing stock
    • Forest capital
    • Basal area

  53. Which of these trees is propagated by branch cuttings?
    • Teak
    • Ailanthus
    • Poplar
    • Mahua

  54. In forestry Huber's formula is used to find out
    • Crown shape
    • Crown spread
    • Volume
    • Height

  55. Cutting the stem of a tree in order to obtain a flush of shoots, usually above the height to which the browsing animals can reach is known as
    • Pruning
    • Browsing
    • Pollarding
    • Gridling

  56. Identify a most suitable grass species for soil conservation in the Western Ghats region
    • Eulaliopsis binata
    • Chloris gayana
    • Vetiveria zizanoides
    • Brachiaria ruziziensis

  57. The interval between seeding felling and final felling in a particular area is
    • regeneration interval
    • secondary felling
    • thinning cycle
    • felling interval

  58. Full cell or Bethel Process is a type of
    • Wood preservation technique
    • Wood seasoning method
    • Test of mechanical properties
    • Test to find out the luminescence of wood

  59. Grevillea robusta belongs to the family
    • Verbenaceae
    • Meliaceae
    • Bombacaceae
    • Proteaceae

  60. Agar oil is extracted from
    • Santalum album
    • Aquilaria agallocha
    • Acacia arabica
    • Artocarpus hirsuta

  61. During the 1980's global deforestation accounted for about _______ of C emission.
    • 5.5 Pg C per year
    • 7.4 Pg C per year
    • 26 Pg C per year
    • 1.6 Pg C per year

  62. What is advance thinning? A thinning operation
    • in which attention is concentrated on evenly spaced selected stems
    • that removes inferior individuals
    • that removes trees n alternate rows following some rule of thumb
    • done in a regular crop in anticipation of suppression

  63. Climber yielding strong fibre is
    • Hardwickia binata
    • Bauhenia vahlii
    • Quisqualis indica
    • Ficus bengalensis

  64. Advance thinning is a thinning operation
    • in which attention is concentrated on evenly spaced selected stems
    • that removes inferior individuals
    • that removes trees and alternate rows following some rule of thumb
    • done in a regular crop in anticipation of suppression

  65. Water blister of teak is a
    • Physiological disorder
    • Mycoplasma disease
    • Growth pattern influenced by climate
    • Viral disease

  66. The potential limitation to intensive agroforestry in the humid tropics is
    • PAR availability
    • Moisture availability
    • Heavy nutrient demand
    • Crop density

  67. Luecaena psyllid is
    • Hoplocerambyx spinicornis
    • Eligma narcissus
    • Hyblaea peura
    • Hipsipyla robusta

  68. __________ is a tree species extensively used for border planting in the coastal tracts of central Kerala.
    • Ailanthus triphysa
    • Vatica chinensis
    • Thespesia populnea
    • Casuarina equisetifolia

  69. Pink disease in Eucalyptus is caused by
    • Corticium salmonicolor
    • Rhizopogon nigrescens
    • Rhizotonia solani
    • Phytophthora palmivora

  70. Primary classification of silvicultural system is based on
    • Mode of regeneration
    • Pattern of felling
    • Locality factors
    • Species composition

  71. Sal borer is
    • Hoplocerambyx spinicornis
    • Eligma narcissus
    • Hyblaea peura
    • Hipsipyla robusta

  72. The number of 25-cm (quadratic mean diameter at breast height) trees per hectare in a stand is
    • Importance value index
    • Reineke's stand density index
    • Crown competition factor
    • Wilson's percent of height

  73. The forgone value of the next best alternative that is not chosen or the true sacrifice incurred by the choice of a given action
    • Real rate of interest
    • Opportunity cost
    • Shadow price
    • Net present value

  74. Standard basal media formulations commonly used in Plant Tissue Culture
    • Murashige and Skoog
    • Mannitol salt agar
    • Potato dextrose agar
    • Agarose gel media

  75. Species highly suitable for afforestation in laterite soil is
    • Acacia auriculiformis
    • Tamarix articulata
    • Acacia nilotica
    • Populus deltoids

  76. What is podzolisation?
    • A soil forming process by which igneous rocks, usually of basic composition weather in tropica climates
    • A soil forming process of cool, humid climates in which leaching by organic acids remove bases and translocate sesquioxides from A horizon
    • Disintegration of rocks chemically under the influence of water containing dissolved CO2
    • Physical disintegration of rocks resulting in exposure of internal surfaces

  77. Nitrogen fixing ability of Casuarina is attributable to
    • Azotobacter
    • Frankia
    • Rhizobium
    • Azospirillum

  78. Marginal cost is
    • Cost of total output produced
    • Cost of acquiring an additional unit of input
    • Cost of producing an additional unit of output
    • Average cost of output

  79. Free-Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) offers a mechanism for
    • regulating C emissions under the Kyoto Protocol
    • protecting global biodiversity under CBD
    • evaluating the effects of enriched atmospheric CO2 on ecosystem processes
    • predicting climate change with coupled atmosphere-ocean general circulation models (A-O GCM)

  80. The Forest Conservation Act was constituted in the year
    • 1970
    • 1975
    • 1980
    • 1985

  81. Family planning has been initiated in India on a national scale in
    • 1952
    • 1954
    • 1956
    • 1955

  82. Who acts as the Chairman of Rajyasabha?
    • President
    • Prime Minister
    • Finance Minister
    • Vice President

  83. The first bank to introduce ATM in the world
    • SBI
    • Lloyds Bank
    • Barclays Bank
    • HSBC Bank

  84. The 200 metres Womens Champion in the World Athletic Championship 2017 is
    • Dafne Shippers
    • Mary Josey
    • Tory Bovi
    • Elena Thompson

  85. The famous Dilwara Temples is situated in
    • Odisha
    • Maharashtra
    • Rajasthan
    • Punjab

  86. The largest river island in India is
    • Majuli
    • Elephanta
    • DIU
    • Barren

  87. Which of the following is the oldest mountain range of India?
    • Himalaya
    • Aravalli
    • Vindhya
    • Satpura

  88. First secretary of N.S.S. was
    • K. Kelappan
    • Mannathu Padmanabhan
    • Chattampi Swamikal
    • P. K. Narayana Panikkar

  89. Who won the Nobel prize for literature in 2016?
    • Eric Clapton
    • Juan Manuel Santos
    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    • Bob Dylan

  90. The period of Rolling plan in India was
    • 1966-69
    • 1990-92
    • 1978-80
    • 2000-2005

  91. Largest city in India in terms of population as per 2011 census
    • Mumbai
    • Delhi
    • Bangalore
    • Hyderabad

  92. National award for best actress in 2017 was won by
    • Sobhana
    • Surabhi Lakshmi
    • Bhavana
    • Parvathi

  93. Which of the following News paper was published from Thrissur as a month piece of Congress Socialist Party?
    • Swadeshabhimani
    • Mathrubhumi
    • Prabhatam
    • Kerala Kaumudi

  94. Which of the following is an east flowing river?
    • Periyar
    • Pamba
    • Pambar
    • Chaliyar

  95. The founder of All Travancore Muslim Mahajanasabha was
    • Muhammad Abdurahiman
    • E. Moithu Moulavi
    • Pookoya Thangal
    • Vakkom Abdul Khader Moulavi

  96. The hills that lies at the junction of Eastern and Western and Western ghats
    • Nilgiri hills
    • Anamudi
    • Munnar hills
    • Chin hills

  97. The highest temperature recorded sofar in India is
    • 55°C
    • 51°C
    • 45°C
    • 48°C

  98. Wagon Tragedy in connection with Malabar Rebellion took place on
    • 01 Dec. 1921
    • 15 Nov. 1921
    • 10 Nov. 1921
    • 21 Nov. 1921

  99. Vaikkom Satyagraha ended in the year
    • 1921
    • 1925
    • 1926
    • 1924

  100. The founder of Cheramar Sangham was
    • K. P. Karuppan
    • Krishnadiyasan
    • Kumaragurudeva
    • Pambadi John Joseph

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