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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of tree does the State College want the farmers to plant?
(a) Cottonwood.
(b) Pine.
(c) Oaks.
(d) Chinese elm.

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

3. According to the narrator, what is the main weakness for conservation?
(a) The lack of economic importance.
(b) The lack of support.
(c) The lack of education.
(d) The lack of money.

4. According to the narrator in Chapter 14, what is the purpose of the farms they are passing by?
(a) To grow food.
(b) To make money.
(c) To preserve the land.
(d) To preserve a way of life.

5. What flower does the narrator describe as blooming in the sand?
(a) All of the above.
(b) The dustwort.
(c) The hydrangea.
(d) The draba.

6. In Chapter 13, the narrator discusses the extinction of what?
(a) The crane.
(b) The passenger pigeon.
(c) The golden swallow.
(d) The draba.

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

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

9. When does the narrator kill his first partridge?
(a) In his third hunting season.
(b) In his second hunting season.
(c) In his first hunting season.
(d) In his fourth hunting season.

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

11. In the summer, the weather on White Mountain is unpredictable because of what?
(a) Wind.
(b) Summer snow storms.
(c) Summer rain storms.
(d) Lightning.

12. Recreation is an economic resource of the government, but the narrator believes that it also has what kind of component to it?
(a) Esthetic.
(b) Ecological.
(c) Ethical.
(d) Evolutionary.

13. According to the narrator, recreation becomes what kind of process?
(a) Self-destructive.
(b) Self-awareness.
(c) Mass use.
(d) Evolutionary.

14. According to the narrator, what bird is particularly liked among people in Wisconsin?
(a) Duck.
(b) Crane.
(c) Goose.
(d) Grouse.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What animals do the grizzly bear eat in the spring?

2. The narrator believes that conservation is the state of harmony between the land and what?

3. One type of outdoor recreation enthusiast is the kind that wanders in the woods searching for what?

4. What is another area of Wisconsin that the narrator has a deep love for?

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

(see the answer keys)

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