Forestry CSS Paper 1990

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN B.P.S. – 17,
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 1990

Maximum Marks: 100 Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Note: Answer any FIVE questions. Each question carries 20 marks.

1 What is the extent of arid and semi-arid area in Pakistan? What are the causes of degradation in such lands? What measures do you suggest to bring back the green vegetal cover?

2 “Proper watershed management is so essential to preserve the agricultural economy of Pakistan”. Analyse this statement to bring out the importance of well-managed water-sheds.

3 Development of modern infrastructure has resulted in depletion of the forest wealth of Pakistan. Suggest ways and means to improve the productive forest area of Pakistan.

4 How many different forest types are available in Pakistan? Discuss their management for sustained production.

5 What do you understand from the term Social Forestry? It is being practiced in Pakistan? Discuss its role in bridging the gap between supply and demand.

6 What is a Forest Ecosystem? How a perfect system can supply the requisite goods and services without damaging the bio-diversity.

7. What are the major causes of deterioration of range lands in Pakistan? Suggest suitable measures to improve the present poor production.

8 Write short note on any FIVE of the following: (i) Retrogression (ii) Wildlife Habitat (iii) Nitrogen fixing trees (iv) Silviculture (v) Yield tables (vi) Regression equation (vii) Randomised Block Design (vii) Provenances

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