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Name:

Mapengo Basani Sharon

Date

9/7/2021

ID Number:

7909090072088

Workplace:

Ba-Phalaborwa Selwane service center

1. Which of these gases contribute to the greenhouse effect?

1. Carbon dioxide

2. Which of the following agricultural practices are major contributors to climate change?

4. Deforestation

3. Which of the following can negatively influence crop production?

4. Increased pest infections

4. Climate  change is only affecting large commercial farmers

False

5. Regenerative agriculture practices like minimum or no tillage, crop rotation, and cover cropping increase soil biodiversity and organic matter, leading to more resilient soils that can?

1. Better withstand climate change impacts like flooding and drought.

6. Select the aspects below that can be considered a climate smart agricultural practice?

1. Intensify use of existing agricultural areas

7. Which of the following is NOT a farming method that is used to make agriculture sustainable?

4. Growing one type of crop

8. Which of the following is an environmental benefit of sustainable agriculture?

2. Soil quality is maintained

9. All of the following are adaptive strategies to cope with climate change except?

4. Restore, conserve and use natural resources sustainably

10. The following human activities produce greenhouse gases except?

4. Generating electricity from natural gas, oil, & coal

11. Climate Smart Agriculture is based on which of the following principles?

1. Mitigation – reducing greenhouse gas emissions

12. The major reasons for multiple cropping are?

3. To maintain long term sustainability

13. How can trees play a role in mitigating climate change challenges?

3. Absorb carbon dioxide

14. Advantages of mulching include which of the following?

1. Reduces evaporation and moisture loss from the soil

15. What is rainwater harvesting?

C. Collection and concentration of runoff from rainwater

16. What is rainwater harvesting used for?

D. All options

17. Mention three rainwater harvesting techniques

B. Tied ridging, In-field rainwater harvesting&Small pits

18. Mention four logic steps to follow  in the design of a rainwater harvesting system

B. Compaction of the catchment area, Deep cultivation, Construction of the rainwater harvesting technique&Planting

19. Which type of roof is expected to collect the lowest runoff amount?

A. Organic (e.g. thatched)

20. What material is NOT needed to establish a bag system vegetable garden?

D. Watering Can

21. What are the advantages or benefits of the bag system?

A. It conserves water; B. No to minimum weed control is needed; C. Requires less area to optimize yield per unit area

22. Which material/s can be used for mulching?

A. Compost; B. Straw and/or hay; C. Black plastic

23. When collecting grass from veld for mulching, avoid grass with?

C. Seeds

24. Climate smart crop production is an approach for?

E. All options

25. What causes climate change?

D. Depleted natural resources

26. Climate change effects are reflected by?

A. Increased extreme temperatures; C. Changes in rainfall pattern

27. Climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies in crop production include?

A. Rainwater harvesting; C. Conservation agriculture
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