Fishery/Wildlife/Forestry Review- Env/Ntrl Resources 1
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The best minimum depth for an embankment pond is:
Which species of fish prefers cool, clear streams with gravel bottoms and has a broad pink band along its sides?
Which freshwater game fish is so popular that the industry has created specialized gear for catching them?
The water conditions of 68°F or greater, adequate oxygen, and a pH of 6.5 to 9.0 are best for:
The pond management factor that best describes the area that drains into a pond is:
Lake management techniques such as draining and poisoning are methods primarily used in:
The littoral zone in a lake is best described as:
shallow with rooted vegetation.
What is another name for the silver-green, black-blotched speckled perch?
Which fish is native to North Carolina and is also called papermouth, calico bass, and speckled perch?
Which fish species is characterized by a pan-shaped body with black blotches at the base of the dorsal fins?
When a lake or pond is used for fish production, it is especially important to consider:
A species of fish native to the pollution-free, higher elevation streams and brooks of Western North Carolina is the:
Compared to the amount of dissolved oxygen in other waters, the amount of dissolved oxygen in an estuary is:
The concentration of sodium, chlorine, magnesium, and potassium in the water is called:
Because of the high level of dissolved oxygen found in the waters of estuaries, what else is normally found there?
When compared to other bodies of water, the nutrient content of estuary water is:
What is the best name for the 200-nautical-mile zone where coastal states have sovereign rights?
Exclusive economic zone
Because of the conditions and location of estuaries, what percent of the marine fish harvested by American fisheries either comes from or passes through the estuarine ecosystem?
What characteristic of ocean water averages 35%?
Sovereign rights over the continental shelf by coastal states can best be described as being up to:
200 miles from the shore.
Which description best represents the change in aquaculture production from 1988 to 1998?
The basic requirements of food, cover, water, territory, and home range are collectively called:
Water is important to wildlife because the bodies of game animals are:
60-80 percent water.
Which agency is primarily responsible for providing assistance to landowners in regard to monitoring the habitat of bog turtles and salamanders?
Wildlife Resources Commission
The extinction or endangerment of animals has been the result of:
killing animals faster than they multiply.
The survival of animals such as bears and wildcats was once threatened because:
they appeared hostile.
Most recently, what is the most accurate amount of grant money given to North Carolina to do wildlife conservation projects?
Almost two million dollars
The most appropriate name for conservation programs that determine the current wildlife situation is:
The control of animals that feed on game animals is called:
One way a farmer can help improve game management is to stop:
Animals that are in the amphibious habitat can live:
on land and in the water.
A program in North Carolina designed to educate people about migratory birds, train people to monitor birds, and better appreciate birds is best known as
Partners in Flight
Two common methods for habitat development are woodland management and:
fence row plantings.
In which habitat do wading birds belong?
The amount of essentials of life for game that is provided by a given land area is:
Predator animals can be useful to wildlife management by:
killing weak animals.
During a hike with his friends, Doug saw a beaver and a muskrat. Which habitat was he most likely near?
Which two animals are most likely to include a farmer's small animals in their diet?
Virginia opossum and skunk
Which animal helps keep mice and rat populations down because of its appetite for rodents?
Which animal is known to be the main carrier of rabies in North America?
Jennie is looking to identify bird species that live near her home. During her time outside, Jennie observed a red-tail hawk, bobwhite quail, eastern bluebird, and a mourning dove. What habitat was Jennie near?
Edge of woods
The animal that is most likely to cause overall damage to agriculture by eating both field and nursery crops is the:
A group of interested students decided to make a list of the animals that would be least likely to be seen on a series of nature hikes in the state forest. Which group of animals would most likely be on the list?
Mink and beaver
If an environmental education class were to visit a marshy area near the coast, what species of birds would it most likely see?
Canada goose, osprey, and duck
If a student observes a gray squirrel, bobcat, and black bear, he/she is most likely in a:
Trent and Ben decided to do a class project to identify species of birds in the dense woods near their home. During their time in the woods, they found:
turkey vulture, hummingbird, and wood thrush.
In which type of habitat is one most likely to find a red fox, a cottontail rabbit, and a woodchuck?
The animal most likely to cause damage to the dams and dikes of an aquaculture operation is the:
Two bird species that are sensitive to environmental problems such as pesticide use and pollution are the:
osprey and eastern bluebird.
Which bird species, in addition to being a game bird, is also known for eating weed seeds from fields?
The animal that one is least likely to see out in the wild is a:
If a student observing birds notices a Canada goose, mallard duck, osprey, and a bald eagle, the student is most likely in a habitat:
near a body of water.
Jack was bird watching in an open field. The bird species most likely to be seen would be a/an:
Two species of birds that have been known to suffer from woodlands being cut are the:
wood thrush and turkey vulture.
The best protector of soil that conserves soil and water is:
In recent years, forest production has increased and the area of forested land has:
stayed the same.
Because of transpiration, trees in a forest affect the climate by:
cooling the air temperature.
Another name for sapwood is:
The part of the trunk that provides protection from drying is the:
The part of the tree responsible for taking in water and nutrients is the:
One agricultural and environmental impact of forests is the:
conserving of soil and water.
An evergreen tree with shiny green leaves and red berries is the:
When all the trees in a stand are cut at one time, it is called:
Which hardwood tree can have leaves with irregularly shaped lobes and pointed tips or can have pear-shaped leaves with three rounded lobes at the outer end?
southern red oak
The largest conifer of eastern North America with needles growing in clumps of five is the:
Sanitation cutting is a management practice that involves:
removing injured or diseased trees from the forest.
How many cords of wood would be in a 16' × 16' × 4' stack of wood?
Removing injured, diseased, or insect infested trees from a forest is called:
The most certain and quickest way to reproduce trees in a forest is:
A deciduous conifer growing in swamps that are flooded for a long time is:
Leaving some standing trees after harvest to shelter the sprouts or suckers produced by a tree's stump and to encourage vegetative regeneration is called:
How many 16-foot logs would be in a tree with a merchantable height of 64 feet?
A large, valuable forest tree with star-shaped leaves and also known as a red gum is the:
How many 16' merchantable logs are in a 56' tree?
Removing dominant, taller trees from a timber stand is called:
A hardwood tree with leaves that are five to nine inches long with seven to nine rounded deep lobes is the:
What is the name of the management practice used when a mature forest is harvested in two or three stages, leaving some to produce seeds?