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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What animals do the grizzly bear eat in the spring?
(a) Chickens.
(b) Deer.
(c) Livestock.
(d) Lions.

2. What governmental district does the bus pass through?
(a) State Conservation District.
(b) Green River Soil Conservation District.
(c) Iowa County Conservation District.
(d) Red River Soil Conservation District.

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

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

5. What makes cheat grass inedible for the livestock?
(a) Thick leaves.
(b) Thorns.
(c) Hard stem.
(d) Prickly awns.

6. According to the narrator, wilderness for recreation is extremely what?
(a) Overused.
(b) Useful.
(c) Menacing.
(d) Needed by people.

7. What is the numeon of the Sierra Madre?
(a) The grouse.
(b) The bobcat.
(c) The geese.
(d) The thick-billed parrot.

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

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

10. The narrator feels that as everyone strives for safety, prosperity and comfort, life becomes what?
(a) Easier.
(b) Predictable.
(c) Exciting.
(d) Dull.

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

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

13. When the narrator sees the air hole, what does he decide to do?
(a) Try to fish.
(b) Leave.
(c) Wait.
(d) Make it bigger.

14. What animals are National Parks not able to protect?
(a) Field mice.
(b) Larger carnivores.
(c) Owls.
(d) Migrating birds.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. When the bus passes through a cemetery, what plant does the narrator see?

3. When too many people want the same trophies, what component of the trophy does this mass use problem decrease?

4. The narrator says that professors serve what?

5. The top of the White Mountain is originally only accessible to whom?

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