Forestry, Wildlife, and Aquaculture

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Forestry, Wildlife, and Aquaculture
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  1. A MAJOR part of a wildlife officer's job includes:

    A) Phone interviews advising farmers on the best cropping practices.
    B) Working in a lab testing groundwater for pesticide contamination.
    C) Working outdoors to monitor hunting and fishing.
    D) Time at a drafting table designing land capability maps.
    C) Working outdoors to monitor huning and fishing.
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  2. Hope must monitor her aquaculture production system very carefully since the system confines fish in floating pens because fish:

    A) Are subject to electrocution during storms
    B) Cannot escape stressful water conditions by moving to other parts of the pond
    C) Must be encouraged to get enough exercise to stir up the oxygen levels in the pens
    D) May become entangled in filters designed to purify the water
    B) Cannot escape stressful water conditions b moving to other parts of the pond
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  3. Tining practices are used in forests when:

    A) All trees mature and ready to be harvested
    B) Wind or ice storms have damaged standing trees.
    C) Competition among trees slows the growth of all trees.
    D) Insects and diseases have damaged many trees.
    C) Competition among trees slows the growth of all trees.
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  4. Carrying capacity refers to:
    The number of wildlife the habitat can support
  5. A DECREASE in habitat quality if often the result when:

    A) Carrying capacity is more than the number of wildlife living in the habitat.
    B) More than one type of wildlife live in a habitat.
    C) Population of wildlife in habitat is more than the carrying capacity.
    D) The habitat is too large for the number of wildlife.
    C) Population of wildlife in habitat is more than the carrying capacity.
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  6. When a farmer leaves crop residue standing, the MOST likely result is:

    A) Increased competition from wildlife for the food supply.
    B) A decrease in the wildlife population due to starvation.
    C) An increase in wildlife population due to increased food supply.
    D) Sick wildlife that are poisoned by pesticides.
    C) An increase in wildlife population due to increased food supply.
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  7. Jimmy decides to use cage culture in his new aquaculture system. Which factor probably MOST influenced his decision?

    A) Fish are easily monitiored for growth rates and feeding purposes
    B) Water quality does not have to be monitored
    C) Did not have to worry about aeration when using cage culture
    D) Find tend to grow bigger when confined to cages
    A) Fish are easily monitored for growth rates and feeding purposes
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  8. Managed hunting is a term that refers to:

    A) Being responsible for endangerin some wildlife species.
    B) The number of animals competing for the food supply.
    C) Removing some game that would otherwise be lost due to natural causes.
    D) The loss of animals due to natural predators.
    C) Removing some game that would otherwise be lost due to natural causes.
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  9. The BASIC goal of forest management is described as:

    A) Prevention fo cutting trees.
    B) Use of wildlife resources with depletion of wildlife.
    C) Profit for the wood lot owner.
    D) Use of forest resources without depletion of forest lands.
    D) Use of forest resources without depletion of forest lands.
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  10. Kerry is raising farm grown catfish. What time of the day is he MOST concerned that the dissolved oxygen levels in his ponds may be too low?
    Early morning
  11. Lorie monitors the water quality very closely as she processes waste water through a biological filter before returning it to the growing area. Which system is she MOST likely using?

    A) Open ponds
    B) Cage culture
    C) Net pens
    D) Recirculating tanks
    D) Recirculating tanks
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  12. What is selection cutting?
    Harvesting in a forest of trees different ages and mixed species
  13. Prescribed burning is used in the management of forests in order to:

    A) Add nutrients to the soil.
    B) Remove excess leaves, reducing risks of wildfires.
    C) Kill all unwanted trees.
    D) Destroy the habitat of deer that damage young trees.
    B) Remove excess leaves, reducing risks of wildfires.
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  14. The agency in North Carolina responsible for controlling and harvesting of wildlife and fish is the :
    North Carolina Wildlife Commission
  15. Individuals who advise governments in establishing fish/game laws and habitat improement programs are called:
    Wildlife biologists
  16. The MOST popular Christmas tree grown comerciall in the mountain region of North Carolina is the:

    A) Virginia pine
    B) Cedar
    C) Scotch pine
    D) Frazier fir
    D) Frazier fir
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  17. The MOST important commercially grown species of trees for lumber in the United States is the:
    Douglas fir
  18. A species of fish MOST often raised in aquaculture systems where there is cold, running water in streams is:

    A) Catfish
    B) Carp
    C) Trout
    D) Sunfish
    C) Trout
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  19. What tree species is commonly used in the construction of furniture, baskets, paneling, and veneer?
    Birch
  20. What type of stress can cause some animals to slow down or stop reproducing altogether as a result of malnutrrition?

    A) Hunting
    B) Overpopulation
    C) Killing
    D) Overeating
    B) Overpopulation
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  21. Mr. Langdon left a brush pile when harvesting his woodlot. Why is it a good management practice for improving wildlife?

    A) Provides cover for shelter and protection
    B) Keeps water from becoming contaminated
    C) Cuts down on the number of mosquitoes
    D) Gives wildlife easy access to food
    A) Provides cover for shelter and protection
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  22. Hunting and fishing are wildlife management practices which help reduce which pressure upon wildlife populations?

    A) Too much carrying capacity
    B) Introduction of non-native species
    C) Standing crop residue
    D) Excess animal populations
    D) Excess animal populations
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  23. What tree species is used to make handles, baseball bats, boat oars, and furniture?
    Ash
  24. A forest that has never been harvested by humans is called:
    Virgin
  25. A career that involves moving downed trees from the cutting site to the loading area is a:
    Skidder operator
  26. Pulpwood is MAINLY produced from:
    Loblolly pine
  27. A person who estimates timber volume is called a:
    Timber cruiser
  28. Who studies the effects of the environment on animal life?

    A) Ecologist
    B) Veterninarian
    C) Breeder
    D) Producer
    A) Ecologist
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  29. The LEAST expensive method of replacing trees harvested from the woodlot is:

    A) Using airplanes to sow seeds.
    B) Hiring commercial reforestation companies.
    C) Hand planting of seedlings.
    D) Natural seedling.
    D) Natural seedling.
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  30. The scientific management of trees is MOST likely associated with:

    A) Pomology
    B) Olericulture
    C) Aboriculture
    D) Silviculture
    D) Silviculture
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  31. What is the MINIMUM level of education reuired for a timber cruiser?

    A) Postsecondary vocational education
    B) Bachelors degree (4 years)
    C) High school diploma and special training
    D) Associates degree (2 years)
    C) High school diploma and special training
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  32. What tree species is a hardwod used for structural timbers, florring, and furniture?
    White oak
  33. the seed tree method of harvesting involes cutting:

    A) About one-third of the trees in the wood lot.
    B) All trees over a certain diameter.
    C) All but a few of the larger trees.
    D) All trees under a certain diameter.
    C) All but a few of the larger trees.
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  34. A person who assists the forest land owner in evaluating the value of timber is a:
    Timber cruiser
  35. A person who studies and manages forests is called a:
    Forester
  36. Whose responsibility is it to enforce hunting and fishing regulations in order to manage wildlife?
    Game warden
  37. The minimum level of education required for a wildlife biologists is:

    A) An Associates degree (2 years)
    B) A Masters degree
    C) Postsecondary vocational education
    D) A high school diploma
    B) A Masters degree
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  38. A tree scale stick is used to measure:
    Tree volume
  39. The greater the density of fish in a system, the:

    A) Smaller the tank.
    B) Higher the temperature.
    C) More difficult the management.
    D) Larger the tank.
    C) More difficult the management.
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  40. Ash is used in the construction of:

    A) Log homes.
    B) Veneer.
    C) Baseball bats.
    D) Plywood.
    C) Baseball bats.
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  41. A tree diameter tape is used to:
    Measure the circumfrence of a tree.
  42. A planting bar is used to:

    A) Measure the circumfrence of a tree.
    B) Estimate the volume of timber in a tree.
    C) Determine the age of a tree.
    D) Replant tree seedlings.
    D) Replant tree seedlings.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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