Forestry Exam 2 Wvu

57 Questions | Total Attempts: 92

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  • 1. 
    What are two things that WV lacks that would make it the recreation Mecca of the east? 
  • 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. 
    When WV was first settled, the forest was about 20% conifers and 80% decidious. 
    • 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.
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