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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. When the narrator finds the air hole in the frozen lake, what animal does he know comes?
(a) A deer.
(b) Fish.
(c) A rabbit.
(d) A duck.

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

5. In Chapter 14, what are the grandfather and grandson cutting down?
(a) Oak tree.
(b) Chinese elm tree.
(c) Pine tree.
(d) Cottonwood tree.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the summer, the weather on White Mountain is unpredictable because of what?

2. According to the narrator, when he kills his first wolf what does he see in its eyes?

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

4. Wildlife managers try to raise game in the wild by what means?

5. What forms a lake in Wisconsin that is half as long as the state itself?

Short Essay Questions

1. According to the narrator, what do people need to do who are a part of recreational development?

2. What is the best way to manage national parks according to the narrator?

3. Where is the history of the area of White Mountain recorded?

4. The narrator compares puccoons to what other plant and why?

5. According to the narrator, what are two problems that humans face with regards to the wilderness?

6. According to the narrator, why do people not go to Escudillo?

7. The narrator says that he thinks getting rid of the wolves means more deer, but this isn't the case in the long run. Why?

8. What does the narrator state is the main premise for ethics and the environment?

9. What is meant by invasive species?

10. What two ideas that are part of the split-rail value does the narrator say the pioneer period creates?

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