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Allegheny National Forest: Quiz


Question 1: Bear Run • French Creek • Lehigh River • LeTort Spring Run • Lick Run • Lower Brandywine • Octoraro Creek • Pine Creek • ________ • Stony Creek • Tucquan Creek • Tulpehocken Creek • Yellow Breeches Creek
Allegheny National ForestSchuylkill RiverValley Forge National Historical ParkFort Washington State Park

Question 2: In 1984, President ________ signed the Pennsylvania Wilderness Act into law, which designated the Hickory Creek Wilderness Area and Allegheny Islands Wilderness Area as part of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
George H. W. BushRonald ReaganRichard NixonGerald Ford

Question 3: Today the Allegheny Plateau is known for ________, maple and other hardwoods, but two hundred years ago these species were less numerous.
Wild CherryPrunus serotinaPrunus virginianaPrunus

Question 4: Demand for ________ and other wood pulp products increased.
Fourdrinier machinePapermakingPulp (paper)Paper

Question 5: In the north are northern hardwood forests of sugar maple, American beech, yellow birch, ________, and Eastern white pine.
Tsuga carolinianaTsuga canadensisTsuga heterophyllaTsuga diversifolia

Question 6: By 1900, ________ and their predators were almost eliminated due to overhunting.
CattleWild boarDeerEven-toed ungulate

Question 7: In the 1700s, the forest in northwest Pennsylvania was mostly ________ and American beech, with white pine along river bottoms and oak on the slopes of river valleys.
Tsuga heterophyllaTsuga canadensisTsuga diversifoliaTsuga caroliniana

Question 8: In the 1930s, the ________ changed the face of National Forests across the country by building hundreds of recreation facilities, including Twin Lakes and Loleta Recreation Areas on the ANF.
New DealGreat DepressionCivilian Conservation CorpsFranklin D. Roosevelt

Question 9: Altoona | Philadelphia | Erie | Harrisburg–Carlisle | Johnstown | Lancaster | Lebanon | ________ | Pittsburgh | Reading | State College | Williamsport | Scranton‑Wilkes-Barre | York-Hanover
Allentown, PennsylvaniaLehigh County, PennsylvaniaBethlehem, PennsylvaniaLehigh Valley

Question 10: The most widely distributed forests are upland hardwood forests of ________, American beech, black cherry, and black birch.
Acer saccharumAcer platanoidesAcer negundoAcer rubrum


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