Reading Quiz P 614-625

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 76

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Reading Quizzes & Trivia

Choose the best answer


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Of the following countries, the on that is putting forth the most effort to preserve and protect its lands is
    • A. 

      Panama

    • B. 

      Honduras

    • C. 

      Costa Rica

    • D. 

      Nicaragua

  • 2. 
    Today there are over ___________ parks in the world.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      1,100

  • 3. 
    In developed countries, many national parks are threatened by
    • A. 

      Air and water pollution

    • B. 

      Invasion of alien species

    • C. 

      Roads and noise

    • D. 

      All of these answers

  • 4. 
    Of the following, the biggest problem for U.S. national and state parks today is
    • A. 

      Increased number of park visitors

    • B. 

      Too many concessions

    • C. 

      Invasion of alien species

    • D. 

      Rock collectors

  • 5. 
    A well-designed biosphere reserve has all of the following zones except
    • A. 

      Buffer zone

    • B. 

      Transition zone

    • C. 

      Core

    • D. 

      Mantle

  • 6. 
    The Wilderness society estimates that a wilderness area should contain as least ______ square miles.
    • A. 

      1.5

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      150

    • D. 

      1,500

  • 7. 
    About _____ of Earth's land area is undeveloped wilderness
    • A. 

      1/10

    • B. 

      1/5

    • C. 

      1/4

    • D. 

      1/3

  • 8. 
    Wilderness areas are needed for
    • A. 

      Aesthetic reasons

    • B. 

      Recreation

    • C. 

      Preserving biological diversity

    • D. 

      All of these answers

  • 9. 
    All of the following are approaches to restore ecosystems except
    • A. 

      Rehabilitation

    • B. 

      Secondary succession

    • C. 

      Replacement

    • D. 

      Creating artifical ecosystems

Back to Top Back to top