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Name:

Nkotsana Maakamedi

Date

7/9/2021

ID Number:

6407065526080

Workplace:

Waterberg District, Bela-Bela Municipality

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

3. Methane

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?

A. 1. Extreme events such as floods & drought

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?

4. All of the above

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

4. Control pests and weeds using integrated management approaches

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?

1. Increase use of fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides

10. The following human activities produce greenhouse gases except?

3. Walking, biking, & swimming

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

4. Adaptation and building resilience

12. The major reasons for multiple cropping are?

4. To save water

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

A. Deep cultivation, Construction of the rainwater harvesting technique,Compaction of the catchment area&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?

C. Wire for supporting the bag

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; D. Crushed stone; E. All options

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

C. Seeds

24. Climate smart crop production is an approach for?

A. Sustainable agriculture

25. What causes climate change?

E. None of the options

26. Climate change effects are reflected by?

A. Increased extreme temperatures

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

E. All options
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