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1 NAME: __________________________________ ID: _________________________ RNR 200 MID-TERM EXAM Fall 2004 Instructors: Multiple Choice: Circle the response that best answers the question. (Two points each) 1. Leopold’s writings often portray plants, animals and landscapes as having very “human’ characteristics. Ascribing human form or attributes to things not human is known as a. Anthropocentrism (anthropocentric) b. Anthropomorphism (anthropomorphic) c. Homeocentrism (homeocentric) d. Homeomorphism (homeomorphic) e. Anthopogenism (anthropogenic) 2. The Preemption Act was one of the first of what we call the ‘Land’ Acts. To whom did it give rights, and why? a. Ranchers; they needed more land b. Farmers; they supplied the nation’s food c. Industrialists; they lobbied for it d. Squatters; they had been living on and improving the land e. None of the above 3. Ecosystems are a. Closed b. Open c. May be open or closed depending on the situation (.e.g an island) d. Static 4. An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) demands what from an agency’s proposed project? a. A full assessment of the project’s impact on the environment b. A list of alternative ways to achieve the goal c. The impacts of each of the alternatives d. All of the above e. None of the above f. A and B g. B and C 5. ___________________________________ refers to the dynamics or behaviours of ecosystems that occur when their components interact a. Reductionist properties b. Symbiotic properties c. Emergent properties d. Additive properties e. Collegial properties
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2 6. Where would you go to learn about the career paths of some prominent people in ecology and natural resources management (i.e. where they went to school, what degrees they obtained, what influenced them to pursue careers in ecology and natural resources management, what kinds of job experiences they had, what strategies they used to get where they are today, etc.)?
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2008 for the course RNR 200 taught by Professor Archer during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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