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Environmental Change and Challenge, Third Edition - Chapter 9

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) It is Canada’s largest ecozone
b) It covers almost 20 per cent of Canada’s land mass
c) About 50 per cent is allocated to industry
d) About 50 per cent is allocated to protected areas
e) It accounts for 22 per cent of the country’s freshwater surface area

Question 2:


a) True
b) False

Question 3:


a) Approximately 350
b) Approximately 600
c) Approximately 1,000
d) Approximately 1,350
e) Approximately 1,600

Question 4:


a) famous park rangers
b) famous environmentalists
c) West coast Native tribes
d) forestry disputes
e) forestry companies

Question 5:


a) 40 per cent
b) 50 per cent
c) 60 per cent
d) 70 per cent
e) 80 per cent

Question 6:


a) an additional 5–10 million hectares to meet wood demands
b) an additional 10–20 million hectares to meet wood demands
c) an additional 20–50 million hectares to meet wood demands
d) an additional 50–100 million hectares to meet wood demands
e) at least another 100 million hectares to meet wood demands

Question 7:


a) They are all mammals
b) They are all threatened species
c) They are all endangered species
d) They are all forest dwellers
e) Both a and b.
f) Both c and d.

Question 8:


a) A ban on hunting of owls
b) Introduction of prey species to reforested areas
c) Protection of old-growth forests
d) Restrictions on the use of biocides
e) More smaller clear-cuts instead of fewer larger clear-cuts

Question 9:


a) tree age and species
b) season of tree harvesting
c) harvesting method
d) soil temperatures
e) All of the above.
f) Both a and d.

Question 10:


a) 5
b) 7
c) 8
d) 10
e) 11

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) new forestry
b) sustained yield forestry
c) clearcut logging
d) sustainable logging
e) Both b and d.

Question 13:


a) is composed of all provincial and territorial forest ministers
b) created the National Forest Strategy
c) created the National Forest Strategy Coalition
d) All of the above.
e) Both a and c.

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False