The History of Wildlife Management – Ch 1 – Quiz

Modern __________ has evolved since the early 1900s.
a. agriculture
b. wildlife management
c. fish production
d. wildlife harvesting technology
b
__________ had a closed season on white-tailed deer as early as 1694.
a. Georgia
b. Lincolnton
c. Massachusetts
d. Mexico
c
America was blessed with a tremendous abundance of _________.
a. wild fauna
b. soil
c. climate
d. rain
a
Early settlers in America went from starvation to prosperity by learning how to _________ wildlife.
a. manage
b. produce
c. exploit
d. starve
c
During the first 200 years of our nation, before _______ became well established, wildlife provided food and clothing for a growing nation.
a. agriculture
b. wildlife management
c. Congress
d. the railroad
a
Early English colonists, unlike the French to the North, had no intention of adapting to the ______.
a. acquisition
b. wilderness
c. modicum
d. poachers
b
Many species of wildlife were found in great numbers; it is estimated that there were ______ million plains bison and billions of ______.
a. 50-60 ; pigeons
b. 45-55 ; doves
c. 60-70 ; pigeons
c. 50-60; doves
a
An early observer of American wildlife was _________ _______.
a. Roosevelt
b. Lewis & Clark
c. Aldo Leopold
d. Alexander Wilson
d
The last ______ died in the Cincinnati Zoo in 1914.
a. buffalo
b. deer
c. passenger pigeon
d. dove
c
The U.S. government unofficially encouraged the slaughter of the ________ as a means of defeating Native Americans on the Great Plains.
a. Buffalo
b. Pigeons
c. Indians
d. Wolves
a
Through the efforts of______ and conservationists, many species of wildlife are plentiful today.
a. sport hunters
b. market hunters
b. preservationists
d. change agents
a
Early sport hunters worked to change American attitudes toward the______ of wild game.
a. profit
c. shooting
b. commercialization
d. abundant
b
_______ hunters played a major role in eliminating much of America’s wildlife from its original range.
a. Sport
c. Wildlife
b. Wild
d. Market
d
All wildlife produces a ______, which allows for some harvest without damaging the overall population.
a. stock
c. surplus
b. regulate
d. scruples
c
All wildlife are extremely vulnerable when ______ tactics are used.
a. unsporting
c. dramatic
b. relatively
d. congregate
a
Market hunters were motivated to kill for______.
a. fun
b. sport
c. profit
d. eliminate species
b
In the late 1870s it became stylish for women to wear hats heavily decorated with______.
a. feathers or whole birds
b. fox fur
c. deer fur
d. bobcats
a
The passage of the ______ in 1900 effectively ended the market hunting era.
a. Pittman-Roberson Act
b. Conservation Act
c. Wildlife act
d. Lacey Act
d
______, the nation’s first national park, was established in 1872.
a. Yellow Stone National Park
b. Elijah Clark State Park
c. Hoochie Creek National Park
d. Stone Mountain
a
An avid big game hunter, as well as president of the United States, ______ has been called the Father of American Conservation.
a. Theodore Roosevelt
b. George Washington
c. Ulysses Grant
d. Woodrow Wilson
c
This act called for a 10 percent excise tax on firearms and ammunition, is collected directly from the manufacturer and provides most of the funding for the wildlife departments in all 50 states.
a. Lacey Act
b. Pittman-Roberson Act
c. Migratory Conservation Act
d. Duck Stamp Act
b
The passage of the ___________________ Conservation Act in 1929 was important the recovery of waterfowl populations.
a. Lacey
b. Pittman-Roberson
c. Goose-Duck
d. Migratory Bird
d