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NMTA Social Science: Geography of Land Resources Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements about deserts is FALSE?

Question 2 2. What philosophy should guide sustainable forest management?

Question 3 3. How does deforestation disrupt the water cycle?

Question 4 4. An area where tree growth is difficult because of the cold weather is called a(n):

Question 5 5. Which of the following differentiates between deforestation and clearcutting?

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Question 6 6. Who owns and manages about one-third of the total U.S. land area?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a use of federally-owned land?

Question 8 8. The following have been identified as areas of concern for national parks EXCEPT _____.

Question 9 9. What is one of the inferences that can be drawn about rangeland degradation?

Question 10 10. Why is air and water pollution a concern for national parks?

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Question 11 11. 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?

Question 12 12. In working to create a sustainable forest area, a forestry service should avoid which practice?

Question 13 13. An area where trees grow together close enough that the leaves offer shade on the ground is called a(n):

Question 14 14. What is a non-legally binding document that outlines suggestions for sustainable forestry?

Question 15 15. How does deforestation result in increased emission of greenhouse gases?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is TRUE of U.S. national parks?

Question 17 17. Which of the following best describes rangeland?

Question 18 18. Why is rangeland a good location for renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a cause of deforestation?

Question 20 20. What is the approximate total land area of the United States?

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Question 21 21. Why does sustainable forest management matter to society?

Question 22 22. What was the federal law that established The National Park Service?

Question 23 23. What is the name of the agency that administers the national parks?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is the term used to describe alien plants that can spread quickly and cause harm to the ecosystem?

Question 25 25. How is the balance of a forest's environmental, commercial, and recreational viability managed?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT a use of rangeland?

Question 27 27. Ice sheets are found in which regions of the world?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a consequence of deforestation?

Question 29 29. To be classified as an ice sheet, a glacier must cover the land for more than ____ miles.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a way privately-owned land can be used?

NMTA Social Science: Geography of Land Resources Chapter Exam Instructions

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