FW 353: Wildlife Management Test! Trivia Quiz

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FW 353: Wildlife Management Test! Trivia Quiz

I am creating this Wildlife Management quiz to help me study and will be adding to it throughout the weekend.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What animals would be considered wildlife?
    • A. 

      Mammals and birds only

    • B. 

      Game and non-game species

    • C. 

      Depends on one's perspective

    • D. 

      Mammals but not fish

    • E. 

      Reptiles and amphibians

  • 2. 
    Wildlife has value in which of the following ways:
    • A. 

      Material, spiritual, economic

    • B. 

      Scientific, economic

    • C. 

      Ecological, scientific, spiritual

    • D. 

      Intrinsic, ecological, economic

    • E. 

      Ecological, spiritual, material, intrinsic, economic, scientific

  • 3. 
    Man's attitude towards wildlife over time has included which of the following?
    • A. 

      Market hunting

    • B. 

      Sport hunting

    • C. 

      Wildlife as an obstacle to pioneers

    • D. 

      Subsistence hunting

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not a part of Adaptive Resource Management?
    • A. 

      Acknowledging incomplete knowledge of ecosystems

    • B. 

      Doing management as an "experiment"

    • C. 

      A linear management process

    • D. 

      Monitoring

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Wildlife management can be financed in part by:
    • A. 

      Sales tax

    • B. 

      License plate sales

    • C. 

      Income tax check offs

    • D. 

      Excise taxes

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    In North Carolina, the management of non-game species is principally financed by:
    • A. 

      Hunting and fishing license sales

    • B. 

      Teaming with Wildlife funds

    • C. 

      Passage of the Conservation and Reinvestment Act (CARA)

    • D. 

      State Wildlife Grants

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Who said "To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering"?
    • A. 

      Teddy Roosevelt

    • B. 

      James Watt

    • C. 

      Gifford Pinchot

    • D. 

      Aldo Leopold

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Who established Pelican Island Sanctuary?
    • A. 

      Teddy Roosevelt

    • B. 

      James Watt

    • C. 

      Gifford Pinchot

    • D. 

      Aldo Leopold

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    What contributed to the extinction of the passenger pigeon?
    • A. 

      Railroads and telegraphs

    • B. 

      Fragmentation of pine forest in the Southeast

    • C. 

      Breeding in small groups

    • D. 

      Poor flying ability

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following species is extinct?
    • A. 

      Heath hen

    • B. 

      Carolina parakeet

    • C. 

      Stellar's sea cow

    • D. 

      Labrador duck

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    A common theme for species that become extinct could involve:
    • A. 

      Introduced species

    • B. 

      Distribution confined to islands

    • C. 

      Habitat loss

    • D. 

      Over exploitation

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Bounties as a means to control overabundant or unwanted wildlife
    • A. 

      Are effective.

    • B. 

      Tend to encourage removing only the "annual surplus."

    • C. 

      Are no longer used as a management strategy.

    • D. 

      Are a cheap and easy to administer wildlife management strategy.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not an exotic species currently living in North Carolina?
    • A. 

      Brown trout

    • B. 

      House sparrow

    • C. 

      Mute swan

    • D. 

      Brown tree snake

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    William T. Hornaday
    • A. 

      Was a director of the New York Zoological Park

    • B. 

      Helped save the bison from extinction

    • C. 

      Was a contemporary of Teddy Roosevelt

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not true of bison in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem?
    • A. 

      In the late 1960's the population was allowed to "fluctuate naturally" and grew from about 400 to about 3,500 over the next few decades.

    • B. 

      They care brucellosis, which is a concern for cattle ranches in Montana.

    • C. 

      They make up a majority of the prey items of wolves.

    • D. 

      Bison wandering outside Yellowstone Park can be killed.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Lead availability to wildlife can depend on
    • A. 

      Hunting and fishing pressure.

    • B. 

      Water chemistry.

    • C. 

      Substrate texture.

    • D. 

      Cultivation.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Lead poisoning of wildlife is mainly a problem for
    • A. 

      Fish.

    • B. 

      Reptiles.

    • C. 

      Mammals.

    • D. 

      Waterfowl.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Although lead shot was banned in the U.S. and Canada by 1999, many sportsmen and manufacturers were against the ban because they feared that
    • A. 

      Gun barrels would be damaged.

    • B. 

      Crippling losses would be greater.

    • C. 

      Shotgun shells would be prohibitively expensive.

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Recovery of wood ducks in the Southeast involved which of the following:
    • A. 

      Increased restrictions on hunting

    • B. 

      More flooded woodlands concomitant with an increase in beaver populations

    • C. 

      Wide-spread installation of next boxes

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Which is not true of gray wolf populations?
    • A. 

      Wisconsin and Michigan each have gray wolf populations.

    • B. 

      Gray wolves in the West were removed from the endangered species list in 2008.

    • C. 

      There are about 2,500 gray wolves in Minnesota.

    • D. 

      Alaska has thousands of gray wolves.

    • E. 

      North Carolina has about 100 gray wolves.

  • 21. 
    In Italy,
    • A. 

      Wolves were extirpated long ago.

    • B. 

      Marsican brown bears were extirpated long ago.

    • C. 

      Parco Nationale d'Abruzzo, east of Rome, has wolves and brown bears.

    • D. 

      Wolves in the Apennine Mountains prey on Chamois, deer, and wild boar.

    • E. 

      C and D

  • 22. 
    Which form of life is found on Earth?
    • A. 

      Carbon based

    • B. 

      Sulfur based chemoautotrophic

    • C. 

      Subsurface lithoautotrophic

    • D. 

      A and B only

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    The process of energy transfer between trophic levels
    • A. 

      Is only about 10% efficient.

    • B. 

      Implies there are fewer carnivores than herbivores in the Serengeti.

    • C. 

      Implies there cannot be a lot of top level carnivores.

    • D. 

      Implies the length of the food chain is limited.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Beavers have a narrow thermoneutral zone because
    • A. 

      They are a large rodent.

    • B. 

      They are semi aquatic and can modify their environment.

    • C. 

      They transfer plant energy to beaver biomass more efficiently than most herbivores.

    • D. 

      They are like sea otters and have little fat to insulate them.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is often associated with r-selected species?
    • A. 

      Large body size

    • B. 

      Good competitors

    • C. 

      Poor dispersers

    • D. 

      Low turnover rate

    • E. 

      None of the above

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