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A Landowner’s Guide to Building Forest Access Road


Quiz Questions

1.________________ is a hole created to divert sediment laden water, creating enough residence time to allow the solid material in suspension to drop out, before it is diverted back into a body of water.
Sediment
Sediment pond
Sedimentation
None of the above
2. Geotextiles extend the service life of roads, increase their load-carrying capacity, and reduce the incidence of ruts.
True
False
3.The following figure represents and explains __________________.?
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Geotextile material used with riprap allows water movement while preventing movement of soil particles.
Geotextile material provides separation, which preserves the integrity and extends the life of the road surface layer.
Geotextile material under the roadbed reinforces soft soil and preserves the road embankment.
4.Roads are often constructed across wetlands in winter to take advantage of frozen ground conditions. Which of the following recommendations should be considered to cross all wetland types in winter?
Avoid using soil fill.
Remove temporary fills and structures to the extent practical when use is complete.
Provide buffer strips near open water.
All the above
5.Trash racks are detrimental to fish passage.
True
False
6.Improperly installed culverts can block fish passage, in the following figure which picture represents no resting pool below culvert?
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A
B
C
D
7.Polyurethane culverts have which of the following characteristic ____________.?
Lighter
Easier to handle
Can be cut to length with a handsaw
All the above
8.For which of the following slopes Mulching and fertilization is almost always necessary?
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9.The following figure represents which of the five road cross-sections typically are used in road construction.?
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Crowned fill section
Crowned turnpike section
Out slope section
In slope with ditched section
10.A turnout is needed when more than one vehicle will use the road at the same time.
True
False