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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
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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?
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:
Q. Which threat to small populations do conservation biologists combat with breeding programs?
Q. One method effective in reversing habitat loss is:
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
A fungal pathogen
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