Prbres Confi

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  • 1. 
    1. Under DAR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 01-02 dated February 28, 2002 Conversion of agricultural lands to non-agricultural uses shall bestrictly regulated and may be allowed only when the conditions prescribed under RA 6657 and/or RA 8435 are present and complied with.
    • A. 

      B. RA 6657 and RA 8435

    • B. 

      A. RA 6657 and P027

    • C. 

      C. RA 6657 and Act 3344

    • D. 

      D. RA 6657 and RA 7279

  • 2. 
    2. Agricultural land refers to land devoted to or suitable for the cultivation of the soil; planting of crops, growing of trees, raising of livestock, poultry, fish or aquaculture production, including the harvesting of such farm products and other farm activities and practices performed in conjunction with such farming operations by persons whether natural or juridical, and not classified by law as mineral land, forest or timber, or national park, or classified for residential, commercial, industrial or other nonagricultural uses before________________
    • A. 

      A. June 15,1988

    • B. 

      A. June 1, 1988

    • C. 

      A. June 1, 1988 b. July 1, 1988

    • D. 

      C. July 15, 1988

  • 3. 
    3. Area Highly Restricted from Conversion refers to agro-industrial cropland, or land presently planted to industrial crops that support the economic viability of existing agricultural infrastructure and agro-based enterprises; highland or area located at anelevation of__________ or higher and have the potential for growing semi-temperateand/or high value crops; land covered by a notice of land valuation and acquisition; irrigable land not covered by irrigation projects with firm funding commitment; and Environmentally Critical Area and Environmentally Critical Projects as determined by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
    • A. 

      D. 500 meters

    • B. 

      C. 400 meters

    • C. 

      B. 300 meters

    • D. 

      A. 200 meters

  • 4. 
    4. ______________________ refers to a document accompanied by maps andsimilar illustrations, which represent the community-desired pattern of population distribution and proposal for the future allocation of land for various land use activities. It identifies the allocation, character and extent of the area's land resources to be used for different purposes and includes the process and the criteria employed in the determination of the land's use.
    • A. 

      C. comprehensive land use plan

    • B. 

      B. zoning and land use plan

    • C. 

      A. zoning ordinance

    • D. 

      D. environmental compliance plan

  • 5. 
    5.______________________ refers to the policy enunciated in RA 8435 whichprohibits the conversion of irrigated lands, irrigable lands already covered by irrigation projects with firm funding commitments, and lands with existing or having the potential for growing high value crops so delineated and included within the Strategic Agriculture and Fisheries DevelopmentZones for the period starting 10 February 1998 to 09 February 2003.
    • A. 

      B. conversion moratorium

    • B. 

      A. zoning ordinance

    • C. 

      C. comprehensive land use plan

    • D. 

      D. environmental compliance plan

  • 6. 
    6. The following are considered Environmentally Critical Areas (ECA) except: 
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      C. Areas classified as prime agricultural lands;

    • C. 

      B. Areas with critical slopes of 18% and above;

    • D. 

      A. Areas declared by law as national parks, watershed reserves, wildlife preserves and sanctuaries;

  • 7. 
    The following are Environmentally Critical Projects (ECP) except
    • A. 

      D. All of the above

    • B. 

      C. Bridge or major road

    • C. 

      B. Major infrastructure project such as dam, reclamation, bridge, or a

    • D. 

      A. Golf course project

  • 8. 
    ._________________is the conversion by any landowner of his agricultural landinto any non-agricultural use with intent to avoid the application of RA 6657 to hislandholding and to dispossess his tenant farmers of the land tilled by them; or thechange of nature of lands outside urban centers and city limits either in whole or in partafter-the effectivity of RA 6657, as provided in Section 73 (c) and (e), respectively, of thesaid Act.
    • A. 

      B. illegal conversion

    • B. 

      A. variance

    • C. 

      C. illegal subdivision

    • D. 

      D. non-conforming use

  • 9. 
    9. refers to land displaying marked characteristics justifying theoperation of an irrigation system.
    • A. 

      D. irrigable land

    • B. 

      C. agricultural land

    • C. 

      B. site

    • D. 

      A. rawland

  • 10. 
    ______________refers to land serviced by natural irrigation or irrigation facilities.This includes lands where water is not readily available because existing irrigationfacilities need rehabilitation or upgrading or where irrigation water is not available year round.
    • A. 

      B. Irrigated land

    • B. 

      A. rawland

    • C. 

      C. agricultural land

    • D. 

      D. irrigable land

  • 11. 
    11.____________ refers to the manner of utilization of land, including its allocation,development and management.
    • A. 

      A. land use

    • B. 

      B. land use plan

    • C. 

      C. comprehensive land use plan

    • D. 

      D. land zoning plan

  • 12. 
    12. _____________refers to the act Or process of changing the currentphysical use of a piece of agricultural land into some other use or for anotheragricultural use other than the cultivation of the soil, planting of crops, growing of trees,including harvesting of produce there from, as approved by DAR.
    • A. 

      D. land use conversion

    • B. 

      B. reclassification of agricultural land

    • C. 

      C. land use conversion plan

    • D. 

      A. land use variance

  • 13. 
    13. _________________________refers to the classificationand administration of all designated protected areas to maintain essential ecologicalprocesses and life support systems, to preserve genetic diversity, to ensure sustainableuse of resources found therein, and to maintain their natural conditions to the greatestextent possible.
    • A. 

      D. national integrated protected areas system

    • B. 

      C. national protected areas system

    • C. 

      B. land use administration

    • D. 

      A. network of protected areas

  • 14. 
    14. _________________refers to the undertaking of anydevelopment activity, the result of which may modify or alter the physicalcharacteristics of the agricultural land as would render it suitable for non-agriculturalpurposes without an approved Conversion Order from the DAR.
    • A. 

      B. premature conversion of agricultural land

    • B. 

      A. illegal conversion of agricultural land

    • C. 

      C. land reclassification undertaking

    • D. 

      D. illegal land modification

  • 15. 
    15. ______________refers to land that can be used for various or specificagricultural activities and can provide optimum and sustainable yield with minimuminputs and development costs as determined by the DA.
    • A. 

      B. prime agricultural land

    • B. 

      A. multi purpose land

    • C. 

      C. private agricultural land

    • D. 

      D. high yield agricultural land

  • 16. 
    16. Private Agricultural Land refers to agricultural land as defined herein arid ownedby :
    • A. 

      D. all of the above

    • B. 

      C. juridical persons

    • C. 

      B. natural persons

    • D. 

      A. agricultural land of the government in its proprietary capacity

  • 17. 
    17._____________involves the investigation of the market, technical,financial, economic, and operational viability of the project. 
    • A. 

      B. project feasibility study

    • B. 

      A. due diligence study

    • C. 

      C. cost-benefit study

    • D. 

      D. highest and best-use study

  • 18. 
    18.______________________ refers to the act of specifying howagricultural lands shall be utilized for non-agricultural uses such as, residential,industrial, commercial, as embodied in the land use plan, subject to the requirementsand procedure for land use conversion, undertaken by a Local Government Unit (LGU).
    • A. 

      B. reclassification of agricultural land

    • B. 

      A. land use variance

    • C. 

      C. land use conversion plan

    • D. 

      D. land use conversion

  • 19. 
    19._______________ refers to housing programs and projects covering housesand lots or home lots undertaken by the government or the private sector for theunderprivileged and homeless citizens where the maximum cost per unit does notexceed the maximum amount as prescribed by the Housing and Urban DevelopmentCoordinating Council (HUDCC) which shall include sites and services development,long-term financing, liberalized terms on interest payments, and such other benefits inaccordance with RA 7279.
    • A. 

      C. socialized housing

    • B. 

      A. low cost housing

    • C. 

      B. BP 220 housing

    • D. 

      D. socialized and economic housing

  • 20. 
    20.__________________ involves the assessment of the project's netcontribution to the national economic and social welfare, done through a comparison ofthe economic and social benefits expected to be generated from the project with thesocial and economic costs of its implementation and operation.
    • A. 

      D. socio-economic benefit —cost study

    • B. 

      A. due diligence study

    • C. 

      C. cost-benefit study

    • D. 

      B. project feasibility study

  • 21. 
    21.__________________________ is the act of changing the current use of the land fromagricultural (e.g. riceland) to another agricultural use, the effect of which is to excludethe land from CARP coverage (e.g. livestock) without a Conversion Order from the DAR,or changing the use of the land other than that allowed under the Conversion Orderissued by the DAR.
    • A. 

      C. unauthorized conversion

    • B. 

      A. illegal conversion of agricultural land

    • C. 

      B. premature conversion of agricultural land

    • D. 

      D. illegal land modification

  • 22. 
    22. _________________refers to a catchment area or drainage basin from which the watersof a stream or stream system are drawn.
    • A. 

      A. watershed

    • B. 

      B. catch basin

    • C. 

      C. dam

    • D. 

      D. reservoir

  • 23. 
    23._____________ is the delineation/division of a city/municipality into functional zoneswhere only specific land uses are allowed. It directs and regulates the use of all lands inthe community in accordance with an approved or adopted land use plan for thecity/municipality. It prescribes setback provisions, minimum lot sizes, building heightsand bulk.
    • A. 

      A. zoning

    • B. 

      B. comprehensive land use plan

    • C. 

      C. reclassification

    • D. 

      D. police power

  • 24. 
    24. ___________________________refers to a local legislation approving the comprehensive landuse plan and providing for the regulations and other conditions, on the uses of landincluding the limitation on the infrastructures that may be placed thereon within theterritorial jurisdiction of a city or municipality.
    • A. 

      A. zoning ordinance

    • B. 

      B. comprehensive land use plan

    • C. 

      C. restriction and land use plan

    • D. 

      D. police power

  • 25. 
    25. Beneficiaries of the agrarian reform program may apply for conversion after the lapse ofyears from award, reckoned from the date of the issuance of the Certificate of LandownershipAward (CLOA), and who have fully paid their obligations. 
    • A. 

      C. 5 years

    • B. 

      A. 2 years

    • C. 

      B. 3 years

    • D. 

      D. 10 years