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Unformatted text preview: Gaurav Singh Environmental Issues Midterm Exam Environmental Issues 11:372:202 Midterm Examination 03/12/09 Instructions: Please review the exam first. Choose the sections you prefer to answer. Except for section V, you must answer each question of the chosen sections. Section V has no limit, you can answer as many as you like. However, if you answer more than one question from section V do not answer one of the other sections, as the sum of your answers must potentially equal 100. There is no extra credit so dont answer more questions than you need. I Circle or highlight the correct answer (2pts each 20 pts total): 1) A land ethic consists of: A) an obligation to act with an ecological conscious. B) an obligation to value human life. C) an obligation to consider that all life has equal value. D) all of the above . 2) Pragmatic conservationists, including Gifford Pinchot and Theodore Roosevelt, supported forest conservation in order to protect: A) wildlife habitat. B) the recreational resource. C) untouched, unvisited wilderness areas. D) resources such as wood for future generations. 3) Biocentric preservationists, first led by John Muir, advocate saving natural areas for there: A)wood and mineral resources for the future. B) beauty and wildlife habitat. C) hunting and fishing value. D) tourism and recreation potential. 4) The results from the environmental ethics inventory for this class were biocentric. Twenty years ago a similar test would probably have proven: A) more biocentric B) more ecocentric C) more vegan D) all of the above 5) Aldo Leopold, trained as a forester, was most well known for his work on: A) reforestation B) wildlife management and land ethics C) tests of competitive exclusion 1 Gaurav Singh Environmental Issues Midterm Exam D) fisheries management and land ethics 6) The world's population is now (3/09) 6,735,365,670, projected maximum is: A) between 10 and 14 billion. B) 8 billion. C) not important as disease will limit growth. D) is it important as the quality of life is the question. 7) An area practicing sustainable forestry: A) Africa B) Tropical South America C) Oceania D) Europe 8) A species making a strong comeback in the northern section of New Jersey is: A) the white tailed deer B) the red-tailed hawk C) the pheasant D) the black bear 9) A niche can be defined as: A) the habitat of the species B) intraspecific competition between species C) the competition between two species D) the functional role of the species 10) The potential to increase agricultural production through increased irrigation: A) could double the amount of food produced.. B) is not expected to have an impact as there is already a water balance deficit and water tables are falling....
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