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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. According to the narrator, the difficult part about finding a way to return to nature is to find a way to do this without destroying what?
(a) Plants.
(b) Nature.
(c) Animals.
(d) Soil.

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

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

4. The narrator says that professors serve what?
(a) Their universities.
(b) Science.
(c) The environment.
(d) The wilderness.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What are the fastest shrinking wilderness areas?

3. Chapter 14 begins with a bus ride through which state?

4. According to the narrator in Chapter 14, what is the purpose of the farms they are passing by?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does the narrator find that the sand farms aren't as poor as people think?

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

3. According to the narrator, what is the numenon and what is its opposite?

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

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

6. According to the narrator, what is the one thing that cheat grass is good for?

7. How does the narrator believe conservation is taught?

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

9. Why does the State Conservation Department buy back land along the Flambeau River?

10. Why should a person never return to nature twice?

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