NMTA: Geography of Land Resources Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a use of federally-owned land?

Question 2 2. If a plant species is endemic to Mt. Kilimanjaro, what does that mean?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is TRUE of the Environmental Movement?

Question 4 4. What is a taiga biome?

Question 5 5. As mentioned in the lesson, The wilderness is protected from development, but this does not mean that it goes untouched by humanity. Which of the following ideas does this statement BEST support?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a use of rangeland?

Question 7 7. Which of the following differentiates between deforestation and clearcutting?

Question 8 8. How does deforestation disrupt the water cycle?

Question 9 9. Why is air and water pollution a concern for national parks?

Question 10 10. Michelle works for the federal government, and as part of her job, she is responsible for managing and conserving federally-owned land. She most likely works for which federal agency?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is true about deserts?

Question 12 12. What law did President Lyndon B. Johnson sign that formally designated areas in the U.S. as wilderness?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a possible reason for a landowner to enter into a conservation easement?

Question 14 14. The following have been identified as areas of concern for national parks EXCEPT _____.

Question 15 15. What kinds of conditions are typical of areas with temperate deciduous forests?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is FALSE of rangeland?

Question 17 17. How has The Wilderness Law benefited wilderness areas?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is FALSE about wilderness areas?

Question 19 19. In which of the following biomes would you expect to find a complete absence of plant life.

Question 20 20. What was created to protect U.S. wilderness areas for the long-term preservation of their natural condition?

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Question 21 21. Who was a pioneer of the Wise Use Movement?

Question 22 22. All of the following represent possible uses of federal public lands EXCEPT _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following best describes the Wise Use Movement?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is TRUE of the Environmental and Wise Use Movements?

Question 25 25. An area where trees grow together close enough that the leaves offer shade on the ground is called a(n):

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the term used to describe alien plants that can spread quickly and cause harm to the ecosystem?

Question 27 27. An area where tree growth is difficult because of the cold weather is called a(n):

Question 28 28. What was the federal law that established The National Park Service?

Question 29 29. What philosophy should guide sustainable forest management?

Question 30 30.

Which of the following statements about estuaries are true?

A. They are the gateway to freshwater breeding grounds of some marine animals

B. They are the breeding grounds for many types of aquatic animals

C. Estuaries are resistant to pollution because the constant inflow of freshwater flushes the pollutants out into the ocean.

D. They are areas where freshwater streams or rivers merge with the sea

NMTA: Geography of Land Resources Chapter Exam Instructions

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