Forestry Exam 2 Wvu

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Forestry Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    A soil that remains where it was formed is called a residual soil. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Three soils carried by water are alluvial, lacustrine, and colluvial. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Two soils carried by wind are loess and dunes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    An "beaver meadow" is made up of alluvial soil. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Limestone is soluble in water as evidence by the many caves in West Virginia. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A soil carried by gravity is called an alluvial soil. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Wind and water are the only two natural forces that cause the breakdown of rock. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A good soil contains about 25% air and 5% organic material. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Organic material in soil comes only from the decay of plant materials. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Animals have no affect upon soil formation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The major portion of freshwater in the world is found as a liquid. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    West Virginia does not have any natural lakes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The average annual precipitation for WV iis about 43 inches per year. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Soil texture is the term that refers to the size of soil particles. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The A horizon is also called the top soil. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The "A" horizon is the zone of maximum concentration of soil organism and biotic activity. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Coniferous forests produce soils that are very acidic, thus good for agriculture. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Man is the primary enemy of soils. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Pickens, averaging 27' of rain per year, is said to be in a "rain shadow" 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The earliest forest records for WV were by the early explorers and surveyors. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Spring wildflowers are said to be shade tolerant. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The part of the water cycle that is responsible for erosion is called the __________ cycle. 
  • 25. 
    In order to have an artesian well, you would need a _____________ aquifer.
  • 26. 
    Name the three phenomenon produced by the Appalachian hardwood forests. 
  • 27. 
    A tree species that is said to be tolerant is tolerant to what? 
  • 28. 
  • 29. 
    The three primary agents of weathering rocks are 
  • 30. 
    The three principle types of sedimentary rocks found in West Virginia are: 
  • 31. 
  • 32. 
    A ________normally occurs on the downwind side of a mountain range. This means a small amount of rainfall will occur. 
  • 33. 
    Land surface areas that collect water and discharge it through a system of streams are called ____________. 
  • 34. 
    The Zone of __________ is found above the water table. 
  • 35. 
    The Zone of __________ is found below the water table. 
  • 36. 
    In order to have a water well, you must penetrate the Zone of _____________. 
  • 37. 
  • 38. 
    We use a numerical scale, called a _________ value, to show how acidic or basic a substance is. 
  • 39. 
  • 40. 
    Mor means more acid and where funus is primary. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    Mull means more basic and where bacteria is primary. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    Top soil is made up of: 
  • 43. 
    Average yearly precipitation is about 43 inches. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    A ___________ is man made water systems. 
  • 45. 
    The oldest reservoir in WV is ___________
  • 46. 
    Secondary weather conditions are: 
  • 47. 
  • 48. 
    Natural lakes can be created via: 
  • 49. 
    Lake Baikal is the: 
  • 50. 
    An artesian well is a deep well under pressure. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    West Virginia is the ______rd most forested state. 
  • 52. 
    Water is most dense at _____degrees Celsius.
  • 53. 
    Eutrophication occurs when ____________production in system. 
  • 54. 
    WV has _____ species of trees. 
  • 55. 
    Softwoods are also known as needle trees. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    Hardwoods are also known as leafed trees 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False