Hidden EP Quiz No.14

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Hidden EP Quiz No.14

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Land Evaluation" and "Landscape Analysis" are
    • A. 

      The same and actually overlap

    • B. 

      Both obsolete and no longer used

    • C. 

      Used by different sets of specialists for the same land use process

    • D. 

      Essentially at odds because one is scientific while the other is not

  • 2. 
    Which of the following does not enhance 'connectivity' to create sociable, livable, walkable, health-oriented communities?
    • A. 

      Cul-de-sacs, cuvilinear streets, steel g&tes on roadblock comers; family pets wander & provide biodiversity excitement

    • B. 

      School, church, community assembly center, plaza, and sports facilities are located relatively close to each other.

    • C. 

      300-m average distance of homes to variety of transport choices like buses, FX vans, and shuttles to railway stations

    • D. 

      Bicycle lanes are delineated; strolling and biking promoted, 'no-car policy' declared on selected streets during holidays.

  • 3. 
    In all but one of the following measures, Land Use Planning shapes the pace and direction of city/town growth.
    • A. 

      Expand physically municipal jail and stockade to address increased incidence in criminality

    • B. 

      Propose roll-on roll-off port to hasten trade with coastal neighbors

    • C. 

      Identify which sections of territory are appropriate for low-rise, medium-rise, and high-rise structures.

    • D. 

      Define specific types of commerce that can be allowed in predominantly residential neighborhoods.

  • 4. 
    In all but one of the following measures, Land Use Planning addresses global warming and climate change. 
    • A. 

      Provide for locations of windmill farms as possible joint ventures with private sector

    • B. 

      Reward real estate projects that keep more than 40% of their total area as wooded open space

    • C. 

      Encourage intercropping of fruit trees and bio-fuel plants in lands designated for agro-forestry

    • D. 

      Transfer manufacturing firms to remote locations at least 10 kms away where their fumes can not reach homes

  • 5. 
    In all but one of the following measures, Land Use Planning mitigates natural hazards and reduces disaster risk.
    • A. 

      Expand open space in flood-holding areas, evacuation routes, lifelines, and areas of unstable soil

    • B. 

      Compel all real estate brokers and dealers to provide hazard disclosure to property buyers in geohazard zones

    • C. 

      Require 10-meter-deep foundations for bulky structures in places prone to recurrent liquefaction

    • D. 

      Redirect public funds for capital investment projects from tsunami-prone areas to locations of higher elevation

  • 6. 
    All of the following Land Use measures address Climate Change. Which one directly pertains to the carbon sequestration function performed by trees and plants?
    • A. 

      Design settlements and communities in. a manner that reduces ·use of vehicles

    • B. 

      Enforce energy-efficiency laws to cover buildings, homes, and industrial design of appliances and appurtenances identify

    • C. 

      Conducive locations and facilitate projects that generate renewable natural energy

    • D. 

      Maintain buffer zones and protect undisturbed lands with thick vegetative cover

  • 7. 
    All of the following Land Use measures address transport bottlenecks and congestion, but which one increases pedestrian traffic and requires intensified police/security presence?
    • A. 

      Establish Floor-Area Ratio and population density ceilings for buildings in the Central Business District

    • B. 

      Relocate intercity bus tennin&ls and freight tenninals from the center of town

    • C. 

      Enforce walking and biking in specific downtown sections that have vibrant bazaars, tiangges, and streetside sales

    • D. 

      Prohibit on-street or parallel roadside parking along busy arterial roads

  • 8. 
    To better conserve energy in a community, planners may recommend each of the following except
    • A. 

      Promote use of mass transit

    • B. 

      Design mixed uses for projects

    • C. 

      Encourage landscaping / ornamentation over planting of hardwood tree species

    • D. 

      Use of solar energy for passive lighting, passive heating, power for ventilation

  • 9. 
    Which map is least relevant in preparing a Forest Management Plan that covers multiple LGUs at scale of 1 :5,000? 
    • A. 

      Map of tribal or ancestral land

    • B. 

      Elevation map

    • C. 

      Density map

    • D. 

      NIPAS map

  • 10. 
    This is a Section of forestland with an area of at least 100-meter radius around rivers and springs which serve to capture freshwater sources being tapped for domestic water supply and irrigation.
    • A. 

      Hydrologic Capture Zone

    • B. 

      Eco-Park

    • C. 

      Water Catchment Reserve

    • D. 

      Escarpment

  • 11. 
    Under RA 7586 NIPAS Act of 1991, which type of protected area aims to assure the natural conditions necessary to protect species, groups of species, biotic communities or physical features of the environment where these may require specific human manipulation for their perpetuation.
    • A. 

      Haven and Refuge of Endangered Biota

    • B. 

      Protected Landscape and Seascape

    • C. 

      Genepool and Germplasm Reserve

    • D. 

      Wildlife Sanctuary

  • 12. 
    Which of the following steps in the establishment of NIPAS area addresses overlapping LGU jurisdictions?
    • A. 

      Compilation of technical maps & description of protected areas

    • B. 

      Census and registration of protected area occupants

    • C. 

      Public notification of coverage of protected areas A

    • D. 

      Boundary demarcation and monumenting

  • 13. 
    A Protected Area Management Plan guides a declared natural biotic area under RA 7586. Under which sections of 5 ecological zoning might Indigenous Peoples, tenured migrants and/or other residents be allowed to Coliect and utilize natural resources using traditional melt1ods that are not in conflict with biodiversity conservation
    • A. 

      Strict protection zone & habitat management zone

    • B. 

      Sustainable Use Zone & Multiple Use Zone

    • C. 

      Cultural zone & restoration zone

    • D. 

      Special Use Zone and Buffer Zone

  • 14. 
    Under RA 7586, poor communities occupying sections of forestland continuously for at least 5 years prior to legal proclamations, who are dependent on the forest for subsistence, are considered "tenured migrant communities" and are engaged by government to undertake reforestation and upland management under this specific program.
    • A. 

      Agro-Forestry

    • B. 

      Sloping Agricultural Land Technology

    • C. 

      Integrated Social Forestry

    • D. 

      Industrial Forestry

  • 15. 
    Based on FAO framework, which component of Watershed Management needs to engage timber companies, upland concessions, and sawmills to the highest extent possible?
    • A. 

      Irrigation, water harvesting, control of land and water pollution

    • B. 

      Gully control, rehabilitation of landslips and landslides, control of road erosion

    • C. 

      Pastureland protection and improvement

    • D. 

      Forest protection and improvement, streambank protection, and sustainable mining

  • 16. 
    RA 9175 Chainsaw Act of 2002, one of the following does not possess a chainsaw in a legal manner.
    • A. 

      Has a subsisting timber license. agreement, production sharing agreement, or a private land timber permit

    • B. 

      Is duly elected official of upland barangay

    • C. 

      Is an Orchard and fruit tree farmer

    • D. 

      Is a licensed wood processor who cuts only timber that has been legally sold E) is an industrial tree farmer

  • 17. 
    These areas are so called because they pose serious dangers to human settlements due to their high susceptibility to, among others, landslides, subsidence, sinkholes, erosion once their topsoil is exposed.
    • A. 

      'geohazards'

    • B. 

      'brownfields'

    • C. 

      'environmentally critical'

    • D. 

      'naturally forbidden'

  • 18. 
    DENR-FMB 2003, of total Philippine forestland of 15.85 million hectares, 1.5 million hectares are denuded and 5. 7 million hectares are badly denuded. Under the 12-point agenda of Forest Management Bureau,which of the latter should have the highest priority in restoration and reforestation by engaging private sector investors.
    • A. 

      Cultivated Areas and Upland Settlements

    • B. 

      Shrub lands and marginal grasslands

    • C. 

      Wooded Grasslands

    • D. 

      Swamps and Marshes

  • 19. 
    Wilson (1992) estimated that 90% habitat loss of an area results in 50% reduction of number of species. Under RA 9174 Wildlife Resources Conservation 8 Protection Act, a species or sub-species that faces high risk of extinction in the immediate future is called
    • A. 

      Acutely Threatened Species

    • B. 

      Critically Endangered Species

    • C. 

      Species Vulnerable to Extinction

    • D. 

      Rapidly Disappearing Species

  • 20. 
    Under RA 9174 Wildlife Resources Conservation & Protection Act, killing of endangered wildlife is unlawful except in 5 cases. Which of the following might warrant an act of killing by Palawan tribal leaders after they've gathered proof that they had lost three children to river crocodiles which had escaped from a science-oriented crocodile farm?
    • A. 

      "when killing is done as part of the religious rituals of established indigenous cultural communities"

    • B. 

      "when the wildlife is afflicted with an incurable communicable disease"

    • C. 

      "when it is deemed necessary to put an end to the misery suffered by the wildlife"

    • D. 

      ''when it is done to prevent imminent danger to the life or limb of a human being"

    • E. 

      ''when the wildlife is killed or destroyed after it has been used in authorized research or experiments"

  • 21. 
    This refers to rights. of landowners along a water body to use the water for their economic needs provided they return to the same body the water in similar quality.
    • A. 

      Riparian Rights

    • B. 

      Hydrologic Rights

    • C. 

      Rights of First Use

    • D. 

      Riverine Rights

  • 22. 
    The do nothing scenario or absence of a spatial strategy allows a settlement to grow on its own like a dendrite or living organism without man-made controls, and is called
    • A. 

      Leapfrogging

    • B. 

      Organic development

    • C. 

      Crawling development

    • D. 

      Checkerboard spreadsheet

    • E. 

      Anything goes

  • 23. 
    A physical location where industry and/or commercial development is deliberately directed; done either to reduce I growth pressures elsewhere in the city or to redistribute growth within a city.
    • A. 

      Growth Node

    • B. 

      Growth Hub

    • C. 

      Growth Nub

    • D. 

      Growth Mole

    • E. 

      Growth Lump

  • 24. 
    "Urban design uses the climate, natural landscape as well as built assets to create distinctive places that contribute to locaI identity, structure and meaning. Urban design strengthens the city's character by reflecting its cultural layers and by enable residents and visitors alike to read the city' by way of its history, customs, icons, and visual elements."
    • A. 

      "Cosmopolitanism"

    • B. 

      "Semiotics"

    • C. 

      "Sense of Place"

    • D. 

      "Symbology"

  • 25. 
    Designed by Peter Calthorpe (1993), this is a compact, mixed-use urban area around a transport node, intermodal or rail station with commercial shops, offices, and homes within a pedestrian-oriented radius of 800 meters maximum. at density< 15-40 dwelling units per acre, all intended to maximize citizen access to public transport and encourage mass ridership.
    • A. 

      lntermodal Exchange Design

    • B. 

      Park & Ride

    • C. 

      Transit-Oriented Development

    • D. 

      Bus Rapid Transit

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