NR 320 Quiz

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Final Exam Review

  • 1
    1. Which of the following is the environmental analysis option under NEPA that requires the most rigorous analysis?
  • 2
    Why did Clinton announce the designation of Grand-Staircase Escalante National Monument from Arizona, and not from Utah where the monument is located?
  • 3
    In order, who designates National Parks and National Monuments?
  • 4
    Which of the following is not one of the typical components of forest plans?
  • 5
    Which of the following cases led Congress to amend the ESA and include a provision for a God Squad?
  • 6
    Generally, Congress passes wilderness bills if which of the following is true:
  • 7
    Who is considered the “father” of the U.S. Forest Service?
  • 8
    Under the Wilderness Act, which is true of mining?
  • 9
    Which of the following serves as the organic act for the Bureau of Land Management?
  • 10
    Under the Organic Act of 1897, what were the primary uses of National Forests?
  • 11
    When an agency is overly influenced by a special interest group, this is called:
  • 12
    Which Act requires the Forest Service to provide for a diversity of plant and animal communities?
  • 13
    What species almost prevented construction of the Tellico Dam?
  • 14
    Section 7 of the ESA covers
  • 15
    Which of the following is supposed to be based on best available science only under the ESA?
  • 16
    Which of the following is not an aspect of rulemaking?
  • 17
    The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 provides the framework for:
  • 18
    A Biological Opinion is written by:
  • 19
    The Multiple Use Sustained Yield Act requires:
  • 20
    Discretion results from:
  • 21
    Which of the following statutes does not include a major emphasis on land use planning?
  • 22
    Legislation that is written to declare the creation of a specific National Park is called:
  • 23
    Forest plans are meant to:
  • 24
    Which of the following acts is not a multiple or dual use statute?
  • 25
    A provision in the annual budget bill that has nothing to do with the federal budget is called:
  • 26
    Which of the following is not allowed in Wilderness?
  • 27
    Forest management has been characterized by conflict since WWII. Which of the following was not a contributing factor?
  • 28
    Every year Congress, in an annual budget bill, decides how much money to give the agencies to do their jobs. This is called:
  • 29
    Under NEPA, a major federal action that will significantly affect the environment must be accompanied by:
  • 30
    Which of the following statutes was passed prior to 1969?
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    Which of the following is true of National Monument designation?
  • 32
    Which of the following is not one of the primary purposes of public lands planning?
  • 33
    Maintaining a mining claims requires:
  • 34
    Eastern water law is known as:
  • 35
    The Taylor Grazing Act established:
  • 36
    Prior appropriation doctrine involves all of the following except:
  • 37
    Say you have a small 3-acre mining claim on BLM land that is open to exploration. Once you discover valuable hardrock minerals on your land, you have a right to:
  • 38
    When a law or policy leads people to take actions that are contrary or opposite to the policy’s goal, we say the policy is an example of:
  • 39
    Wilderness bills usually require what to pass?
  • 40
    A species that is designated as “warranted-but-precluded” is:
  • 41
    Which branch of government houses the federal land management agencies?
  • 42
    With regard to water, what is true of Native American tribes?
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    Which law is not particularly relevant for National Forest management?
  • 44
    Some wilderness areas allow motorcraft:
  • 45
    A wilderness area could include all of the following except:

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