"Wildlife Conservation" Quiz
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1. What are the four requirements of all habitats?
    food, water, space, and trees
    food, water, cover, and space
    food, cover, shelter, arrangement
    forest, grass, lakes, and swamp

2. Which of the following best describes a wildlife conservationist?
    Someone who believes wildlife animals have rights equal to humans.
    Someone who makes use of individual animals, but who also cares deeply about the welfare of wildlife populations.
    Someone who believes wildlife can be used anytime, anywhere, with no regard to the health of wildlife populations.
    Someone who believes all wildlife should be protected in refuges and preserves where hunting is not allowed.

3. The number of animals that a given area will support (or “carry”) without damage to the habitat or to the animals is called its:
    biological surplus
    renewable resource
    carrying capacity
    breeding stock

4. Which of the following could be a limiting factor for a wildlife population?
    food
    predators
    nesting locations
    water
    All of the above

5. The biological surplus is the:
    number of animals required to keep a wildlife population at its normal carrying capacity.
    number of animals that breed every year in a wildlife population.
    number of animals in a wildlife population that can be removed without harming the overall population.
    scientific name for limiting factors.

6. Which ONE of the following is a true statement?
    Wildlife animals prefer early-successional habitats.
    Different kinds of wildlife prefer different successional stages.
    Wildlife animals prefer late-successional habitats.

7. Which of the following pieces of information do wildlife managers need MOST?
    The amount of habitat available and how much food is in it.
    The amount of food and water available.
    The amount of habitat available and how many animals live there.
    The number of hunters who use the property and how many animals liver there.

8. As a hunter, how can you help manage wildlife?
    Take any animals you harvest to a check station whenever requested or required by law.
    Complete and return any mail surveys that wildlife biologists send to you.
    Carefully and accurately answer any questions that you may be asked when you buy your hunting license.
    All of the above.

9. How do hunters pay for wildlife conservation?
    Pay taxes on the purchase of new firearms and ammunition.
    Pay a fee for every game bird harvested.
    Pay for hunting licenses and stamps.
    Pay an 11% excise tax on the purchase of pickup trucks.

10. What is the best statement about hunters and conservation?
    Hunters caused wildlife populations to decline in the early 1900s.
    Hunters caused wildlife populations to decline in the early 1900s, but then provided money to help the wildlife recover.
    Hunters helped pass laws to conserve wildlife in the early 1900s, and since then have provided more than $5 billion for wildlife conservation.

        
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