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Question 1: Featured in the non-fiction book "________" by Alan Weisman
The World Without UsHarper's MagazineHuman extinctionLife After People

Question 2:
What genus does Passenger Pigeon belong to?

Question 3: The bird painter ________ described the preparations for slaughter at a known pigeon-roosting site:
United StatesBostonJohn James AudubonBenjamin Franklin

Question 4:
What is the binomial of Passenger Pigeon?
Sicalis columbiana
Pareronia ceylonica
Mesonacis vermontanus
Ectopistes migratorius

Question 5:
What phylum does Passenger Pigeon belong to?

Question 6: Pigeon Rivers in: Minnesota-Ontario, North Carolina/Tennessee, ________ (four), and Wisconsin

Question 7: One of the most closely related species to Passenger Pigeon seems to be the ________ (Zenaida macroura),[25][26][27] which is one of the most abundant and widespread of all North American birds.
Canada GooseMourning DoveBobcatRed Fox

Question 8: An often-cited example of coextinction is that of the passenger pigeon and its ________ louse Columbicola extinctus and Campanulotes defectus.
Dirofilaria immitisToxoplasmosisCatParasitism

Question 9: Another significant reason for its extinction was ________.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ChangeKyoto ProtocolDeforestationClimate change and agriculture

Question 10: The passenger pigeon or wild pigeon was a species of bird, Ectopistes migratorius, that was once common in ________.
North AmericaSouth AmericaAmericasAmericas (terminology)

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