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exam_2_2003 - NAME: _ ID: _ RNR 200 FINAL EXAM Fall 2003...

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NAME: __________________________________ ID: _________________________ RNR 200 FINAL EXAM Fall 2003 Instructors: Multiple Choice: Circle the response that best answers the question. (Two points each: total of 30) 1. The founders of the USA had several reasons for aggressive pursuit of settlement across the continent. Which of the following were included in those reasons: a. Search for resources b. Pay off debts c. Ward off aggressors d. Only a and c e. All of the above f. Only b and c 2. Which of the following is true about the US Forest Service: a. It has an active, formally established international program b. It manages national forest lands with commercially valuable timber c. It is involved in range management on grasslands d. It has a division of state and private forestry e. All of the above are true 3. The US Geological Service was established in 1879 as a science and research agency. Its mission is to provide reliable scientific information to: a. Describe and understand the Earth b. Minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters c. Manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources d. Enhance and protect our quality of life e. Only b and c f. All of the above g. None of the above 4. This federal agency deals primarily with conservation and management of private lands a. Forest Service b. Bureau of Land Management c. d. Natural Resources Conservation Service e. None of the above; private land conservation and management are handled by state agencies. 5. Who espoused an ‘ecosophy’ that required followers to think about their values and to act on them? a. Peter Max b. Barry Commoner c. Arne Naess d. Garrett Hardin e. None of the above 6. Which federal land management agency typically has as its head, a purely political appointee who has not ‘come up’ through the agency ranks? a. Forest Service b. Natural Resources Conservation Service c. Environmental Protection Agency d. US Geological Survey e. National Park Service
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7. He was an adventurer, scientist, explorer, river runner and one of the first directors of the USGS. a. Gifford Pinchot b. John Wesley Powell c. George Catlin d. George Perkins Marsh 8. Which act is the ‘organic’ act for the BLM? a.
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