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Environmental Change and Challenge, Third Edition - Chapter 14

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) Terrestrial nesting
b) Low adult mortality
c) Low youth mortality
d) Late maturation
e) Longevity

Question 2:


a) True
b) False

Question 3:


a) 50 per cent
b) 60 per cent
c) 70 per cent
d) 80 per cent
e) 90 per cent

Question 4:


a) True
b) False

Question 5:


a) Kluane National Park Reserve, a World Heritage Site
b) Banff National Park
c) Algonquin Provincial Park
d) All of the above.
e) None of the above.

Question 6:


a) a low remaining population of 350
b) shipping traffic
c) whale hunting
d) All of the above.
e) Both a and b.
f) Both b and c.

Question 7:


a) contains over two-thirds of the native terrestrial and freshwater vascular plants
b) contains over 90 per cent of the native vertebrate species
c) has proven ineffective because it covers only 2.6 per cent of the land base
d) began with the establishment of the first national park in Banff, Alberta
e) originated as a means to generate tourism income rather than to protect species and ecosystems

Question 8:


a) True
b) False

Question 9:


a) Ontario
b) Quebec
c) Yukon
d) British Columbia
e) Alberta

Question 10:


a) it contains wetlands of global significance
b) it is a World Heritage Site
c) it provides critical habitat for the bison and the whooping crane, both endangered species
d) it was the first national park to be established in North America
e) None of the above.

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) intrinsic view
b) ecocentric view
c) anthropocentric view
d) extrinsic view

Question 13:


a) endangered species
b) intricsic species
c) extinct species
d) extirpated species

Question 14:


a) farm intensification
b) pollution
c) habitat loss
d) All of the above.

Question 15:


a) 3.5 million
b) 1 million
c) 35,000
d) 35 million