Chapter 2 Online Study Guide

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Chapter 2 Online Study Guide - Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Read the guest essay by Kat Anderson and answer the critical thinking. (this should be at least 5 sentences).
  • 2. 
    What does OPEC stand for and why was it formed?  (at least 2 sentences)
  • 3. 
    The first page of chapter 2 talks about which of the following animals
    • A. 

      Peregrine falcon

    • B. 

      Bald eagle

    • C. 

      Bison

    • D. 

      Sheep

    • E. 

      Reindeer

  • 4. 
    When did the agricultural revolution begin?
    • A. 

      1 thousand years ago

    • B. 

      10-12 thousand years ago

    • C. 

      10 million years ago

    • D. 

      12 million years ago

  • 5. 
    In shifting cultivation how long is land left fallow?
    • A. 

      100 years

    • B. 

      75 years

    • C. 

      50 years

    • D. 

      10-30 years

    • E. 

      40-60 years

  • 6. 
    Which of the following eras in the Environmental History of the United States occurred from 1832-1960?
    • A. 

      Conservation Era

    • B. 

      Frontier Era

    • C. 

      Environmental Era

    • D. 

      Tribal Era

  • 7. 
    Who founded the sierra club?
    • A. 

      Muir

    • B. 

      Pinchot

    • C. 

      Leopold

    • D. 

      Hoover

  • 8. 
    Who was a strong proponent of land ethics? He was a professor in Wisconsin and died while fighting a brush fire.
    • A. 

      Muir

    • B. 

      Pinchot

    • C. 

      Leopold

    • D. 

      Hoover

  • 9. 
    What book did Rachel Carson right? (read the Individuals matter on page 36)
    • A. 

      A silent spring

    • B. 

      Pollution and People

    • C. 

      Plan B 3.0

    • D. 

      Ishmael

    • E. 

      Herpetofauna

  • 10. 
    When did Rachel Carson pass away?
    • A. 

      1964

    • B. 

      1971

    • C. 

      1954

  • 11. 
    Which elected official designated the Grand Canyon as one of the first 16 National Parks?
    • A. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • B. 

      John Muir

    • C. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • D. 

      Jane Adams

  • 12. 
    What does the acronym CCC stand for? 
    • A. 

      Conservation Collateral Company

    • B. 

      Company Correlation Constant

    • C. 

      Constant Cultural Cliche

    • D. 

      Civilian Conservation Corps

  • 13. 
    About how frequently does the world's scientific knowledge double?
    • A. 

      100 years

    • B. 

      50 years

    • C. 

      20 years

    • D. 

      12 years

  • 14. 
    Who said - "Only to the white man was nature a 'wilderness' and only to him was the land infested with 'wild animals' and 'savage' people. To us it was tame and bountiful.
    • A. 

      Blackbeard

    • B. 

      Dark Moon

    • C. 

      Luther Standing Bear

    • D. 

      Charles chikadee jang

  • 15. 
    Who was our country's first influential expert in industrial medicine? (hint: was an assistant professor at Harvard)
    • A. 

      Einstein

    • B. 

      Alice Hamilton

    • C. 

      Rachel Carson

    • D. 

      Louis Pasteur

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