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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What does the bus pass through, after it passes State College?
(a) More farmland.
(b) Forest.
(c) Marsh area.
(d) Chicago.

3. What is one of the main birds that makes the marshland its home, as the marshes are moving northward to Canada?
(a) The grebe.
(b) The grouse.
(c) The spotted warbler.
(d) The sandwort.

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

5. According to the narrator, what are people not able to successfully control?
(a) The growth of invasive species.
(b) Fires.
(c) Diseases.
(d) The health of the land.

6. Who does the the state send to kill the bear?
(a) None of these.
(b) A state trooper.
(c) A bounty hunter.
(d) A government trapper.

7. When the bus passes through a cemetery, what plant does the narrator see?
(a) Draba.
(b) Silphium.
(c) Puccoons.
(d) Pasque-flowers.

8. What river does the narrator talk about in Chapter 13?
(a) The Sasquehena.
(b) The Porterville.
(c) The Wisconsin River.
(d) The Flambeau.

9. According to the narrator, who or what is responsible for the last of the grizzlies being shot?
(a) The State Department of Fish and Game.
(b) The federal government.
(c) Congressmen.
(d) Progress.

10. Wildlife managers try to raise game in the wild by what means?
(a) Limiting the length of the hunting season.
(b) Limiting the types of guns that are used.
(c) Manipulating the environment.
(d) Limiting the amount of wildlife that are killed.

11. The narrator believes that wildlife administrators are too busy figuring out what to shoot at rather than paying attention to what?
(a) The type of guns being used.
(b) What is happening to the wildlife.
(c) The false advertisments.
(d) The cultural values of shooting.

12. According to the narrator, the land ethic changes the role of humans from conquerors to what?
(a) Students.
(b) Teachers.
(c) Members of the biotic community.
(d) Healers.

13. What is another area of Wisconsin that the narrator has a deep love for?
(a) The lakes.
(b) The sand counties.
(c) The cities.
(d) The mountains.

14. What is cachinilla?
(a) A bird.
(b) A drink.
(c) A shrub.
(d) An animal.

15. What does the narrator call wildlife tourism?
(a) The what to do department.
(b) The nature department.
(c) The where to go department.
(d) The wildlife management department.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the narrator, what is the main weakness for conservation?

2. In Chapter 14, what are the grandfather and grandson cutting down?

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

4. Who does the narrator meet at the river in Chapter 13?

5. When does the narrator buy a farm?

(see the answer keys)

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