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

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

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

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

5. When does the narrator buy a farm?
(a) 1930s.
(b) 1910s.
(c) 1940s.
(d) 1920s.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of grass do the cattle love to eat?

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

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

4. What does the bus pass through, after it passes State College?

5. What flower does the narrator describe as blooming in the sand?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. How does the narrator believe conservation is taught?

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

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

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

7. How does peoples' ability to enjoy nature begin?

8. 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?

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

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

(see the answer keys)

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