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Question 1: While ideas for national parks had been suggested previously, what is held to be the first one established was the United States' ________, established in 1872.
Yellowstone National ParkAbsaroka-Beartooth WildernessBitterroot National ForestGlacier National Park (U.S.)

Question 2: While national parks are generally understood to be administered by national governments (hence the name), in ________ national parks are run by State Governments and predate the Federation of Australia.
United KingdomBarbadosCanadaAustralia

Question 3: In 1872, ________ was established as the world's first truly national park.
Absaroka-Beartooth WildernessYellowstone National ParkBitterroot National ForestGlacier National Park (U.S.)

Question 4: prohibition of exploitation of natural resources (including the development of ________) qualified by such activities as sport, fishing, the need for management, facilities, etc.
HydroelectricityHydropowerWater turbineDam

Question 5: The painter George Catlin, in his travels through the ________, wrote in 1832 that the Native Americans in the United States might be preserved
Northwestern United StatesMidwestern United StatesWestern United StatesSouthwestern United States

Question 6: An international organization, the ________ (IUCN), and its World Commission on Protected Areas, has defined National Parks as its category II type of protected areas.
Conservation statusExtinctionEndangered speciesInternational Union for Conservation of Nature

Question 7: The Scottish-American naturalist ________ was inspirational in the foundation of national parks, anticipating many ideas of conservationism, environmentalism, and the animal rights movement.
CaliforniaJohn MuirSierra ClubYosemite National Park

Question 8: In Australia, the ________ was established just south of Sydney in 1879.
Royal National ParkCronulla BeachKu-ring-gai Chase National ParkSydney Airport

Question 9: ________, already an active campaigner and so influential as good stump speakers were highly necessary in the pre-telecommunications era, was highly influential in convincing fellow Republicans and big business to back the bill.
Frank KnoxTheodore RooseveltWilliam Howard TaftCharles Evans Hughes

Question 10: In 1810, the English poet William Wordsworth described the ________ as a
High Street (Lake District)Lake DistrictScafell PikeBlencathra


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