Rangelands: Uses and Degradation


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Which of the following best describes rangeland?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a use of rangeland?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of how rangelands are used and degraded. Quiz topics include what best describes a rangeland and the uses of rangelands.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review these topics:

  • Definition of rangeland
  • Uses of rangeland
  • Why rangeland is ideal for renewable energy sources
  • Factors leading to rangeland degradation

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the factors that lead to rangeland degradation and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related environment lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about renewable energy sources

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson titled Rangelands: Uses and Degradation. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what rangeland is
  • Explain the conditions on a particular rangeland
  • Identify the main uses of this piece of land
  • Describe how to mitigate the effects of overgrazing
  • Appreciate how to protect the waterways in rangeland from contamination