quiz4-100 - FNR 103 INTRO. ENVIRON. CONSERVATION QUIZ 4 8...

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FNR 103 INTRO. ENVIRON. CONSERVATION QUIZ 4 8 March 2010_____ _____ NAME __________________ ON THE ANSWER SHEET, MARK THE LETTER THAT CORRESPONDS TO THE BEST ANSWER FOR EACH QUESTION. DO YOUR OWN WORK!! ______________________________________________________________________ __B__ 1. Much more land is “locked up” in the National Wilderness System than is available for active use on lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management. A. True, B. False. ___C_2. Under the General Mining Act of 1872, mining corporations must pay $10,000 per acre to the Federal government for the right to explore for minerals on Federal property. A. True, B. False, the correct amount is $100 per acre, C. False, the correct amount is around $5 per acre or less, D. it depends on how much minerals they find. __D__3. The rock material in which mineral deposits are located is called: A. tailings, B. granite, C. overburden, D. ore. __C__ 4. The law that requires coal companies to restore their property when mining is done is the: A. Clean Water Act, B. National Environmental Protection Act, C. Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, D. General Mining Act of 1872. __B__5. Ground subsidence is a mining problem unique to: A. surface mines, B. subsurface mines, C. copper mines, D. mines with acid mine drainage. __B__ 6. The Safe Drinking Water Act regulates: A. what can be dumped into the nation’s rivers and streams, B. the amount of certain toxic substances that can be in city water systems, C. the price water companies can charge for bottled water. __A__ 7.
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course FNR 103 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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