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Question 1(Multiple Choice Worth 4 points) building a dam to regulate water flow

Which of the following is an example of land restoration?

 eliminating an indigenous species

 financing construction on brownfields

 removing a road that cuts through a wildlife crossing

 taxing landowners who build additions to their homes


Question 2(Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

How is restoration ecology related to biology?

 Restoration ecology is a subfield of Earth sciences, which is part of biology.

 Biology is a subfield of restoration ecology, which is part of conservation biology.

 Conservation ecology is a subfield of conservation biology, which is part of biology.

 Restoration ecology is a subfield of conservation biology, which is part of biology.

 Conservation biology is a subfield of restoration ecology, which is part of biology.


Question 3(Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

Which of the following would not occur during land restoration?

 creation of a long-term sustainability plan

 development of a mitigation plan

 funding for introduction of native animal species

 research into the land's original biological community

 study of the effects of reintroducing native plants


Question 4(Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

Which of the following is not present in restored land?

 ability to self-sustain

 reduction of threats of development

 indigenous assemblages of species

 integration of land into larger community

 invasive species throughout


Question 5(Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

Land that is being preserved is most likely to be

 abandoned by previous owners.

 returned to original inhabitants.

 revegetated by city or county agencies.

 unprotected at the city or county level.

 undeveloped by commercial interests.


Question 6(Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

Which of the following specific processes would most likely include planning for a wildlife crossing?

 mitigation plan

 land preservation

 land revegetation

 mine reclamation

 soil conservation


Question 7(Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

Which of the following would not necessarily be considered as part of a mitigation plan for a housing development?

 ecosystem services

 other developments

 soil

 vegetation

 water quality


Question 8(Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

Conservation biology and land conservation are related, but they are not identical. Which of the following would directly concern a land conservationist?


I. protecting an endangered orchid

II. converting oil-fired power plants to solar power

III. re-creating a short-grass prairie ecosystem

 I only

 II only

 III only

 I and III only

 II and III only


Question 9(Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

Which of the following is part of the reclamation process for a mine?

 addressing issues of future development in the area

 assessing water quality

 building new homes

 providing economic support for an area

 restoring slopes to previous angles


Question 10(Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

Land reclamation often addresses land that has been damaged by

 agriculture.

 desertification.

 development.

 industry.

 mining.

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