Forestry (CSS 2015 Paper)

Forestry

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2015
FORESTRY

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS (PART-I MCQs) Maximum Marks: 20
PART –I (MCQs) Maximum 30 Minutes (PART-II) Maximum Marks: 80

Note: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry EQUAL Marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at One Place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(v) No Page /Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

PART-II

Q. 2. What are the various Silvicultural Systems to obtain Forest Regeneration in Pakistan? Describe each system in detail along with its merits and demerits by giving at least one example of the forest type which is managed under any particular silvicultural system.
Q.3. (a) Enlist forest resources of Pakistan. Describe ‘Scrub Dry Tropical Thorn Forests’ and also give its distribution and tree composition.
(b) Why we have very low forest area in Pakistan? Mention the constraints and problems to develop tree cover.
Q.4. For efficient forest management, a forest must be maintained on sustained basis. How could you ensure sustained yield of a forest? Explain principles of forest management.
Q.5. (a) Recently developed modern wood technology has opened new avenues of efficiently utilizing small logs in a variety of ways. Give a brief account of few innovations.
(b) How trees are helpful in reclaiming wateriogged and saline soils?
Q.6. (a) Most of the rangelands of Pakistan are degraded and have low productivity. Do you think there is need to develop a rangelands policy to improve the productivity of the rangelands and rehabilitate
(b) Name the grazing systems which are prevalent in the country. Describe Deferred Grazing Systems in detail.
Q.7. When consent is said to be free?
Q.8. Write short notes on any TWO of the following:
(a) Consequences of a breach of contract
(b) Indemnity and guarantee
(c) Condition and warranty

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