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Question 1: Poaching is the illegal hunting, ________, trapping, or eating of wild plants or animals contrary to local and international conservation and wildlife management laws.
Wild fisheriesFishing techniquesFishing industryFishing

Question 2: The game or fish is not in season; usually the breeding season is declared as the closed season when wildlife ________ are protected by law.
Biological classificationDomain (biology)SpeciesEvolution

Question 3: Some species such as the sturgeon or ________ (aka spoonbill catfish) are listed as species of "special concern" by the U.S.
PaddlefishAcipenseriformesHusoAcipenser

Question 4: Hunting for ivory was banned in 1989, but poaching of elephants continues in many parts of ________ stricken by economic decline.
AfricaScramble for AfricaAfrican UnionSub-Saharan Africa

Question 5: The animal or plant is protected by law or that it has been listed as extinct or endangered (see for example the ________ for the USA or the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 and similar laws/treaties.
Bald EagleEndangered Species ActBill ClintonGeorge W. Bush

Question 6: The use of parts of endangered species (such as seahorses, rhinoceros horns, and tiger bones and claws) has created controversy and resulted in a ________ of poachers who hunt restricted animals.
Underground economyMixed economyPlantation economyAnarchist economics

Question 7: A prominent example is the removal of ginseng growing in the ________.
Great Smoky Mountains National ParkOvermountain Victory National Historic TrailAppalachian TrailJoyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness

Question 8: [4] The species, which is being overfished for its eggs to make ________ is still allowed to be taken in all other states.
Beluga (sturgeon)CaviarSturgeonRussia

Question 9: Federal government, but are only banned from fishing in a few states such as Mississippi, and ________.
OklahomaIllinoisUnited StatesTexas

Question 10: The ________ have more than 400 endangered animals, all of which are illegal to poach.
East TimorPhilippinesPapua New GuineaUnited States







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