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

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

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

4. The narrator believes that the conservation movement is the first step to acknowledging that there is an ecological necessity to establish a code of ethics for the environment and what?
(a) People.
(b) National parks.
(c) Governments.
(d) Land.

5. In the narrator's view, wilderness is the raw material that man uses to create what?
(a) National Parks.
(b) Recreational areas.
(c) Frontier areas.
(d) Civilization.

Short Answer Questions

1. What governmental district does the bus pass through?

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

3. What steers the course of history, according to scientists?

4. The narrator feels that as everyone strives for safety, prosperity and comfort, life becomes what?

5. To the superficial eye, the Gavilan region is hard, stony and full of what?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are the three different values listed by the narrator that people have when it comes to nature?

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

3. The narrator states that State College is more concerned with beauty and ease than with what?

4. How does the narrator believe conservation is taught?

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

6. Why does the narrator say that nobody knows all the terrain on top of the White Mountain?

7. What are the conditions that the narrator's father set when he gives the narrator permission to shoot partridges?

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

9. 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?

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

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