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Studying Land Resources in Anthropology: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following differentiates between deforestation and clearcutting?

Question 2 2. Who owns and manages about one-third of the total U.S. land area?

Question 3 3. How is the balance of a forest's environmental, commercial, and recreational viability managed?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. In working to create a sustainable forest area, a forestry service should avoid which practice?

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Question 6 6. How does deforestation disrupt the water cycle?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is FALSE about wilderness areas?

Question 8 8. What philosophy should guide sustainable forest management?

Question 9 9. If a plant species is endemic to Mt. Kilimanjaro, what does that mean?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements is TRUE of the Environmental Movement?

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Question 11 11. All of the following represent possible uses of federal public lands EXCEPT _____.

Question 12 12. What kinds of conditions are typical of areas with temperate deciduous forests?

Question 13 13. Why is rangeland a good location for renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a possible reason for a landowner to enter into a conservation easement?

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

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Question 16 16. What is the approximate total land area of the United States?

Question 17 17. Which part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range receives the highest amount of rainfall?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a way privately-owned land can be used?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a use of rangeland?

Question 20 20.

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

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Question 21 21. What is one of the inferences that can be drawn about rangeland degradation?

Question 22 22. Which of the following best describes rangeland?

Question 23 23. Why is air and water pollution a concern for national parks?

Question 24 24. On a total net basis, which biome is the most productive?

Question 25 25. Which biome has the greatest species richness?

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Question 26 26. What law did President Lyndon B. Johnson sign that formally designated areas in the U.S. as wilderness?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a consequence of deforestation?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is FALSE of rangeland?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is true about savannas?

Question 30 30. What was created to protect U.S. wilderness areas for the long-term preservation of their natural condition?

Studying Land Resources in Anthropology: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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