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Unit 5 Game Management

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

When European settlers first came to the United States, they saw a vast array of plant and animal life.
 

 2. 

Scientists define game management as the science and art of changing characteristics and interactions of habitats, wild animal populations, and humans to achieve specific human goals by a wildlife resource.
 

 3. 

Water is one of the most important requirements of wildlife.
 

 4. 

The bodies of most game contain 60–100 percent water.
 

 5. 

Home territory is the area over which game travel.
 

 6. 

The area an animal will defend is called its territory.
 

 7. 

Refuges only protect wildlife from hunters, not from their natural enemies.
 

 8. 

To increase game populations, developing their habitats must be an integral part of game management procedures.
 

 9. 

The fencerow area once used by game for cover and food has become nonexistent.
 

 10. 

The management of game as a resource is not independent of other resources.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

We can classify game based on the type and the amount of ____ they consume.
A.
water
B.
food
 

 2. 

____ eat plants.
A.
Herbivores
C.
Insectivores
B.
Carnivores
D.
Omnivores
 

 3. 

____ eat meats.
A.
Insectivores
C.
Carnivores
B.
Omnivores
D.
Spermivores
 

 4. 

____ eat insects.
A.
Insectivores
C.
Omnivores
B.
Carnivores
D.
Frugivores
 

 5. 

____ eat fruits.
A.
Insectivores
C.
Omnivores
B.
Carnivores
D.
Frugivores
 

 6. 

____ eat many different types of food.
A.
Carnivores
C.
Insectivores
B.
Omnivores
D.
Frugivores
 

 7. 

____ eat seeds.
A.
Insectivores
C.
Spermivores
B.
Omnivores
D.
Carnivores
 

 8. 

A ____ animal consumes great varieties of food.
A.
stenophagous
B.
euryphagous
 

 9. 

A ____ animal eats a specialized diet.
A.
stenophagous
B.
euryphagous
 

 10. 

____ established the first state reserve in 1870.
A.
Iowa
C.
California
B.
South Dakota
D.
New Jersey
 

Matching
 
 
Match the question with the correct response
A.
cover
F.
stenophagous
B.
game refuges
G.
reserves
C.
disease
H.
fencerows
D.
great
I.
territory
E.
artificial stocking
J.
Leopold
 

 1. 

Early authority on game management
 

 2. 

Basic habitat requirement
 

 3. 

Euryphagous chances of survival
 

 4. 

Animal with less chance to adapt to new food
 

 5. 

Area an animal will defend
 

 6. 

Commonly accepted game management procedure
 

 7. 

Land set aside for the protection of wildlife
 

 8. 

Most common habitat development
 

 9. 

Factor that game populations depend on
 

 10. 

Introduction of new species
 



 
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