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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to the narrator, what is sportsmanship aimed at getting rid of?
(a) Bullets that kill many animals at once.
(b) Gadgets.
(c) Guns.
(d) Decoys.

2. The narrator believes that conservation is the state of harmony between the land and what?
(a) Man.
(b) Plants.
(c) Nature.
(d) Animals.

3. What kind of grass do the cattle love to eat?
(a) Bitterbrush.
(b) Downy chess.
(c) Sagegrass.
(d) Wheatgrass.

4. How much of the woods and mountains is already taken up by mechanized recreation?
(a) About 25%.
(b) About 90%.
(c) About 50%.
(d) About 75%.

5. Who does the narrator think is the only one who listens to the wolf's howl objectively?
(a) The farmer.
(b) The White Mountain.
(c) The deer.
(d) The hunter.

6. To the superficial eye, the Gavilan region is hard, stony and full of what?
(a) Cliffs and slopes.
(b) Trees.
(c) Sand.
(d) Rocks.

7. Chapter 14 begins with a bus ride through which state?
(a) Iowa.
(b) Illinois.
(c) Wisconsin.
(d) Idaho.

8. The narrator likens the hunter in the Sierra Madres to what?
(a) Monkeys.
(b) Bears.
(c) Conquistadors.
(d) Soldiers.

9. What is on top of the White Mountain?
(a) Rocks.
(b) A boneyard.
(c) A desert.
(d) A meadow.

10. According to the narrator, today the honey-colored hills of the northwest mountains are covered with what?
(a) Cheat grass.
(b) Bunchgrass.
(c) Degrading hay.
(d) Old alfalfa fields.

11. When too many people want the same trophies, what component of the trophy does this mass use problem decrease?
(a) The quality.
(b) The origin.
(c) The style.
(d) The color.

12. Why is the narrator given his first shotgun at an early age?
(a) To learn how to shoot.
(b) To shoot rabbits.
(c) To shoot squirrels.
(d) To shoot ducks.

13. What forms a lake in Wisconsin that is half as long as the state itself?
(a) A volcano.
(b) Man.
(c) A glacier.
(d) A mammoth rock slide.

14. In the narrator's view, wilderness is the raw material that man uses to create what?
(a) Recreational areas.
(b) National Parks.
(c) Frontier areas.
(d) Civilization.

15. According to the narrator, how many different components of the recreational process are there?
(a) Five.
(b) Six.
(c) Three.
(d) Two.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many values does the narrator say that people have when it comes to nature?

2. What flower does the narrator describe as blooming in the sand?

3. The narrator believes that the conservation movement is the first step to acknowledging that there is an ecological necessity to establish a code of ethics for the environment and what?

4. What is one of the main birds that makes the marshland its home, as the marshes are moving northward to Canada?

5. The narrator says that professors serve what?

(see the answer keys)

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