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Conservation Biology: Don't Worry, Our Questions Are Not Endangered Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Conservation Biology? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!

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Q. If we stopped emitting greenhouse gases at our current rates, what would happen?


The Earth would immediately slip into an Ice Age
The Earth would start cooling down back to pre-industrial levels
The Earth would continue to warm for at least 50 years
All biodiversity loss would halt
Invasive species would be less successful
Q. Which type of organism is most at risk from overexploitation?


Insects
Alage
Shrimp
Vertebrates
Plants
Q. What idea best describes the underlying concept of management of public lands in the US?


All life on public land should be protected from harm.
Wildlife belongs to the people.
The President can decide what to do with public lands.
Congress has to approve of all modifications to public lands.
All land should be used for recreation.
Q. Earlier flowering times in the spring is a result of:


Ozone depletion
Habitat loss
Invasive species
Climate change
Overhunting
Q. Which threat to small populations do conservation biologists combat with breeding programs?


Habitat destruction
Evolution
Climate change
Invasive species
Inbreeding depression
Q. One method effective in reversing habitat loss is:


Restoration
Creation of National Monuments
Laws that regulate pollution
Treaties that ban trade in endangered species
Creation of zoos and museums
Q. Forests in Tierra del Fuego have been destroyed because of


Logging
Climate change
A fungal pathogen
Wildfires
Invasive beavers
Q. Which of these activities does the Environmental Protection Agency do?


List endangered species
Restore degraded habitat
Develop endangered species recovery plans
Set limits on air and water pollutants
Protect biodiversity hotspots from development
Q. Conservation depends on:


International agreements on protecting biodiversity
National laws limiting pollution and protecting habitat
Non-governmental organizations advocating for conservation and doing research
Individuals who care about conserving biodiversity
All of the above
Q. An endemic species:


Is in danger of going extinct in the near future
Is likely to become endangered soon
Occurs in only one region or area
Is not closely related to any other organism on Earth
Has lost over 90% of its habitat

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