Wildlife Issues Questions

Dr. Julie Savidge concluded that___was the cause of declines of forest bird populations in Guam
Brown-tree snake predation
Recently, the National Park Service banned ___ in Denali National Park
snow-mobiling
The National Audubon society of today is an offshoot of the ___ state Audubon society
Massachusetts
wildlife issues or other environmental issues should be resolved based on public opinion as the majority is never wrong
False
following the passage of the net ban amendment in Florida, some commercial fishers tried to use ____ to catch fish
tarps
Recently monocrotophos was implicated in the poisoning deaths of Swainson’s Hawks in__
Argentina
Management efforts on the Kaibab Plateau were aimed mostly at pleasing _______
the public
the state with the largest number of wild burros
Arizona
when campaigning for a certain cause it it important to win whenever possible in order to ____
generate positive propaganda
The waterfowl belong ot the taxonomic order _____
Anseriformes
bear-baiting is still practiced in pakistan and India
True
the soviet geneticist who argued against the idea that wheat could be made cold tolerant simply by exposing randomly chosen plants to cold temperatures with no regard for natural cold tolerance
Vavilov
The original Biological Survey was under the Department of ___
Agriculture
the pro-boating group is made up exclusively of boat owners
False
In order for the public to effectively resolve wildlife issues they must first __
be concerned about the issue
beliefs can be transformed into facts if enough people believe in them
False
a western state in the lower 48 states that has no wild horses
Washington
When the use of Greater Sandhill Cranes as surrogate mothers failed as a conservation measure for Whooping Cranes, scientists turned to _____
captive breeding
the passage of the clean water act in the early 1970s led to the return of mummichog to New York Harbor, which benefited____
certain water birds
In the early 1900s, many people in the US supported the extermination of wolves in ____ Naitonal Park
Yellowstone
the state where a tax on soft drink cans was used to fund non-game wildlife research
Missouri
In the 1990s, snow-mobiling was banned in Denali Naitonal Park by the ___
National Park Service
Propaganda is used in order to ____
gain support from the masses
Buros were introduced to the US in the ___ century
17th
Just a state of mind
Beliefs
accordign to Guither, animal advocates fall into __ general groups
two
Most of the so-called upland game birds belong to the order __
Galliformes
Issues involving rare and endangered species generally fall under the US Department of ___
Interior
According to Moulton there are basically __ categories of wildlife issues
two
Pittman-Robertson money is only used legally for game species
False
example of anon-game wading bird
the green-backed heron
a popular English pastime that was outlawed by the Parliament in 1582
bear-baiting
In 1985-1986 the division called Animal Damage Control was transferred to the US Department of ___
Agriculture
Game species may become non game species when___
when they become rare
not considered a wildlife management practice
rain
Beaver and muskrats are classified as ___
furbearers
In 1994 the Florida DEP became concerned about the high number of deaths of ___
manatees
all hallmarks of propaganda
Beau Geste Effect, Over-simplification, and fear-mongering
not a method used by states for funding non-game wildlife conservation and research
the penny a pound crop tax
One proposed way to kill non-indigenous Mute Swans is to pour ___ on the eggs
bleach
According to the St. Petersburg Times, by summer of 2000, manatee protection plans had been filed by __ of the 13 counties that were ordered to file them in 1989
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has a name that is itself propaganda
Wise Use
Punt guns were commonly used for commercially harvesting __
waterfowl
in 2002, __reversed the decision to ban recreational snow-mobiling in National Parks.
Bush
According to Moulton the Wildlife Management view basically follows that of the
Animal Reformists
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wants to kill introduced Mute Swans as they are thought to threaten native
Trumpeter Swans
The majority of vertebrate species in Florida and Colorado are properly classified as__species
non-game
California Condors vanished from the wild in California in about
1987
Game Species are those that are hunted for ___
for sport
According to a Time Magazine survey of 10007 adults ___ claimed to be vegetarians
4%
In the late nineteenth century, the Office of Economic Ornithology and Mammalogy spent most of its effort on
predator control
n 1996, six California Condors were released in the state of
Arizona
Australians use the “Judas” technique to manage populations of
donkeys
Kirtland’s Warblers build their nests
on the ground
as defined by Moulton, wildlife management practices are always inentional
False
according to Moulton, humans can successfully manage wildlife
true
PITTMAN-ROBERTSON MONEY IS NEVER USED LEGALLY FOR HABITAT MANAGEMENT
false
The whole motivation for protecting wild horses and burros began when the state of ___ suggested the hunters should shoot horses and burros for sport
California
in 2002 both houses of the US congress had bills before them that would ban_
canned hunts
the US forest service is an agency under the department of __
Agriculture
when two sides differ greatly in how much power they have, issues are resolved with–
little compromise
in the year 2000, wild burros occurred in ___ western states
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the first step to the scientific method
observation
public lands grazers in the western states are no longer as poweful as they once were, because of
increased public awareness
bear farms, where bears are kept for their bile, occur widely in
china
scientists are presently r-introducing whooping cranes to
florida
the so-called Federal-aid-in-wildlife restroation Act of 1937 is also known as the
Pittman-Robertson Act
the SEcretary of Interior Bruce Babbitt told peopel in New Mexico that___ were here to stay, even though someone had shot some of the introduced animals
Mexican Wolves
Boating rights advocates in Florida calim that increase manatee deaths must mean that ____
there are plenty of manatees so it doesn’t matter
the use of surrogate mothers was an unsucessful management practice used in the recovering of the ___
Whooping Crane
the animal rights group that opposes any use of animals by humans
PETA
was not one of the explanations advanced by Jenkins to explain declines of Guam’s forest birds
global warming
Rhode Island was the first state to close thehunting season on___
white-tailed deer
the Mute Swan population in Massachusetts is derived from individuals introduced from
Europe
the Wildlife Unification Amendment merged the GFC with the
MFC
the most widely used type of non-toxic shotgun shell shot according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game
steel
President ____ called for a ban on all recreational snow-mobiling in all National Parks
Clinton
teh Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act was passed to protect and manage horses and burros on
on public rangelands
the Bison were saved by a coalition of nature lovers and
sport hunters
in 1994, the ___ imposed a moratorium on hunting black bears in Florida
GFC
According to ___ the majority of people in the US favor the re-introduction of the Gray Wolf to Yellowstone National park
Defenders of Wildlife
In order to protect Mule Deer on the Kaibab Plateau, 300 wolves and more than seven hundred mountain lions were killed, and
deer hunting was banned
animal rights group that is leading the fight against using compound 1980
Animal Protection Institute
the net ban campaign relied heavily on the use of
photographs of dead wildlife
in practice___may determine wildlife management practices
convenience, economics and politics
in most issues hte majority of people have a strong opinion
False
___Naitonal Park was the first national park in the US
Yellowstone
Economically well-developed nations are called
MDCs
the Pittman-Robertson Act levied a 10% tax on
firearms and ammunition
once the net ban was imposed in Florida, Governor Lawton Chiles threatened to enforce it by
calling out the national guard
historically wildlife managers have focused on making___happy
hunters
the situation where individuals in a group try to bluff those in another group into thinking they have superior numbers is called ___ effect
Beau Geste
black skimmers are closely related to the
gulls and terns
the Human Society for the US is
anti-hunting
wildlife management practices that foavour one species may__
may harm another
were sea bird related to Puffins
great Auks
the so-called ___in Guither’s vernacular support animal welfare
Reformists
a brood parasite that attacks the nexts of Kirtland’s Warbler
the brown-headed cowbird
when it comes to resolving wildlife issues, the ___ is the most powerful force in America
the public
historically, most of hte revenue generated fro wildlife management has come from ___
hunters
habitat may be defined in terms of
dominant vegetation, soil, and species of interest
the main product that forms the bile of bears is ___
UDCA
for every 75 cents contributed to the Pittman-Robertson Act, the state agency must contribute __
0.25
when population sizes are not changing they are at___
equilibrium
Following passage of the clean water Act in the early 1970s, several species of water birds have returned to __
New York Harbor
the FWC was officially formed by the
Wildlife Unificaiton amendment
species in the___ group are not considered game birds
Passeriformes
propaganda does not necessarily involve the use of lies
true
during the campaign for the net ban the supporters of the ban accused the ___ of “nonfeasance”
MFC
According to moulton, perhaps the best definition of habitat was advanced by
Caughley and Sinclair
currently mourning doves are hunted legally in __ states
39 states
the USFWS was formed by combining hte Bureau of Biological survey with the
Bureau of Fisheries
the ESA was passed in
1973
some citizens of hte state of ___ sued to halt the season of Mourning Doves in 2001
Wisconsin
enacted in 1913, focused on migratory waterfowl management
Weeks-McLean Act
the poison used in Colorado to kill bears
Thallium
Kirtland’s warblers winter in
Bahamas
in the early part of the 20th century, wildlifers released numerous non-indigenous species for hunting because
native game species were so reduced by market hunters
under the reign for William the Conqueror, the penaly for killing one of the King’s deer was
blinding
formed as an offshoot of an anti-huntin group in England
ALF
it is really not important who decides what is actually scientific and what is pseudoscientific
false
in order to nest successfully, Kirtland’s Warblers require ___ witha dense understory
jack pine
the legislation known as CARA would provide funds for wildlife resarch and conservation from revenues generated by oil and gas reserves on _
on the outer continental shelf
one reason propaganda is so effective is that it is
easy to believe
science is presumably based on ___% facts
100%
CARA was passed by the ___ in the summer of 2001
House of Representatives
forest in the pacific northwest is needed to protect populations of Northern Spotted Owls
old growth
not considered a component of habitat according to the traditional wildlife definition of habitat
potential competitors
CARA has been advanced as a superior method for funding the initiative called
teaming with wildlife
in south america, swainson’s Hawks were killed after they ingested ___poisoned by monocrotophos
grasshoppers
an example of a southeastern US game bird that, due to the effects of fire ants and habitat loss, is declining
the bobwhite
largest number of wild horses occurs in the state of ___
Nevada
a ban on commercial netting of fish within three miles of hte Atlantic coast adn nine miles of the Gulf coast of Florida was the result of
constitutional amendment
in arguin issues, any statements that are made must be
none of these
compound 1080 was a deadly poison used primarily for killing ___
coyotes
In the 1996 Congress places the NBS under the
USGS
sometimes the absence of human intervention can be considered a wildlife management practice
true
in 1970, some Boy Scouts found 2 dozen dead ___that were killed by exposure to thallium
bald and golden eagles
BLM is an agency under hte US Department of __
Interior
kirland’s warbler currently ness almost exclusively in the state of ___
Michigan
each year wild horses and burros are removed from the wild and ___
put up for adoption
Americans supported the re-introduction of ____ to Yellowstone National park in te 1990s
wolves
according to the Pets in America Project an estimated ___% of American households had at least one pet
61%
the theory of acquired characteristis was first advanced by
Lamarck
an agency under the department of interior
FWS
public input is very important in LDCs
false
one native species that has been negatively impacted by wild burros is the
desert bighorn
act that ultimately stopped the trade in wading bird feathers from Florida by banning interstate commerce in wildlife products taken illegally
the Lacey Act
ring-necked Pheasants were introduced to the US from
Asia
the first state to have paid game wardens
Maine
wild horses and burros are managed by the
BLM
the most vigorous supporters of the net ban campaign in florida
recreational fishers
the office of economic ornithology and mammalogy was established in
1885
the first ring-necked pheasant introduction into the US were made to the state of___
oregon
the original office of economic ornithology and mammalogy was later renamed
Bureau of Biologial survey
an animal shelter worker in Michigan was fired for
feeding puppies to a snake
market hunters once sold ___ for a dime a dozen in New York meat markets
passenger pigeons
the great auk was a seabird that was exterminated in part because
human harvest of their eggs
NBS was renamed the ___ in 1996
BRD
california condor re-introductions were carried out by a partnership between the USFWS and the___
Peregrine fund
some of the california condors release in the 1990s were later killed by
lead poisoning
in the summer of 2002 there were several forest fires in ___ which could not have been the result of hte US Forest Service practices
China
the waterfowl management act passed in 1913 was later repealed
true
management practices that aided the brown-headed cowbird are associated with the decline of ____
Wood thrush
california was the first state to have
Wildlife commission
the use of poisons for predator control was banned on all federal lands by
President Nixon
issues involving species of wildlife that have become pests are generally under the department of ___
agriculture
wild horses presently occur in ___ western states
10
in the late 1800s wading birds in Florida (mostly egrets) were being killed for the
fashion industry
the main problem with the various mechanisms for funding non-game wildlife research that are in place today that they are
unpredictable