Forest: Quiz


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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Even, dense old-growth stand of beech trees (Fagus sylvatica) prepared to be regenerated by their saplings in the understory, in the Brussels part of the Sonian Forest.
  Amazon Rainforest in Brazil.
  The Fatu Hiva rainforest in Polynesia.
  Coastal Douglas fir woodland in northwest Oregon.

Question 2: Although a forest is classified primarily by trees a forest ________ is defined intrinsically with additional species such as fungi.
EcologyEcosystem ecologySystems ecologyEcosystem

Question 3: This vegetation is variously called open taiga, open ________ woodland, and forest tundra.
LichenParmeliaceaeLobaria pulmonariaPeltigerales

Question 4: There are also many natural factors that can cause changes in forests over time including ________, insects, diseases, weather, competition between species, etc.
Fire lookout towerWildfireHotshot crewWildfire suppression

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Loss of old growth forest in the United States; 1620, 1850, and 1920 maps:
These maps represent only virgin forest lost. Some regrowth has occurred but not to the age, size or extent of 1620 due to population increases and food cultivation. From William B. Greeley's, The Relation of Geography to Timber Supply, Economic Geography, 1925, vol. 1, p. 1-11. Source of "Today" map: compiled by George Draffan from roadless area map in The Big Outside: A Descriptive Inventory of the Big Wilderness Areas of the United States, by Dave Foreman and Howie Wolke (Harmony Books, 1992).
  Mixed deciduous forest in Stara Planina, Bulgaria.
  Taiga forest near Saranpaul in the northeast Ural mountains, Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug, Russia. Trees include Picea obovata (dominant on right bank), Larix sibirica, Pinus sibirica, and Betula pendula.

Question 6: ________, a term often used interchangeably with old growth forest
EcologyNatureNatural environmentOld-growth forest

Question 7: ________ contains mainly natural patterns of biodiversity in established seral patterns, and they contain mainly species native to the region and habitat.
Old-growth forestNatureNatural environmentEcology

Question 8: Smaller areas of woodland in cities may be managed as ________, sometimes within public parks.
Urban forestryGarden designTreeArboriculture

Question 9: Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005 by the ________
AzerbaijanFood and Agriculture OrganizationUniversal Postal UnionCyprus

Question 10: The two major zones in which these ________ occur are in the boreal region and in the seasonally dry tropics.
EcosystemEcosystem ecologyEcologySystems ecology

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