What Is Wilderness? - Definition, Problems & Preservation


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Which of the following is FALSE about wilderness areas?

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz can help you check your understanding of the wilderness. You will need to know what law was enacted to designate wilderness areas in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • Areas in the U.S. wilderness
  • Uses of wilderness
  • Characteristics of the wilderness
  • Concerns for the wilderness

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you test out these skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the US wilderness and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the uses of the wilderness
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the concerns for the wilderness

Additional Learning

To learn more about the wilderness, review the corresponding lesson on What Is Wilderness? - Definition, Problems & Preservation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the uses of the wilderness
  • Define wilderness
  • Understand the importance wilderness preservation
  • Review areas of concern for the wilderness