Land Title: Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions, Fourth Edition Authors: Michael I. McKinney, Robert M. Schoch, Logan Yonavjak
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Practice Quizzes

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1:  The Nature Conservancy has promoted species presentation in the U.S. and abroad by
A: promoting legal solutions
B: creating biodiverse zoos
C: buying land
D: advocating better forest management

2:  Which of the following is true about protecting marine species?
A: The protection of marine species is further advanced than the protection of land species.
B: The U.S. has failed to develop any sort of federal protection of marine areas.
C: Loss of biodiversity in marine areas is difficult to document.
D: Sanctuary development has been especially rapid in the Caribbean area.

3:  The first National Park established in the U.S. is
A: Yellowstone.
B: Yosemite.
C: Great Smokies.
D: Grand Canyon.

4:  Assume that there are 100,000 species of a certain type plant. This types of plant is going extinct at a rate of two/day. What percentage of this type of plant would have gone extinct by the end of one year?
A: .14 percent
B: .7 percent
C: .9 percent
D: 1 percent

5:  About ______ percent of all people in the world live in cities.
A: 12
B: 25
C: 50
D: 80

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