Lore Lindu: Test Your Knowledge!
The Conservancy's work with schools around Lore Lindu National Park in Indonesia is helping to train a new generation of conservationists. How would you fare in a Lore Lindu classroom? Make sure your digital no. 2 pencils are sharpened and find out by taking our translated quiz.
Which of the following is used to manufacture ropes?
Tree bark | Incorrect
Resin | Incorrect
Fern roots | Incorrect
Rattan | Correct
Rattan from Indonesia is also commonly used in furniture.
Inappropriate forest logging can lead to ______.
Fertile land | Incorrect
Clean water | Incorrect
Flooding | Correct
Without forest cover to absorb runoff, excess water can flow into streams, raising water levels and occasionally leading to flooding.
Happier orangutans | Incorrect
What's the primary use of water taken from Lore Lindu National Park?
Crop irrigation | Correct
One focus of the curriculum is how Lore Lindu's resources directly help local communities.
Textile production | Incorrect
Slip 'n Slides | Incorrect
Bathing | Incorrect
Which type of bird can be found living in the crevices of Lore Lindu's trees?
The maleo | Incorrect
Hornbills | Correct
Lore Lindu is one of the only places on Earth that the red-knobbed hornbill calls home.
Cockatoos | Incorrect
Speaking of the maleo, where does it nest?
Tree branches | Incorrect
Grass | Incorrect
Houses | Incorrect
Sand | Correct
The endangered maleo nests in sands warm enough to automatically incubate eggs. Newly hatched chicks are completely independent and must dig to the surface on their own.
Which of the following animals is a pest to people?
Wild boars | Correct
Wild boars can cause major damage to fields.
Cuscus | Incorrect
Hornbills | Incorrect
The maleo | Incorrect
Which Sulawesi districts contain Lore Lindu National Park?
Poso and Sigi | Correct
We admit it: this is a very tough question to answer if you haven't visited Lore Lindu.
Palu and Donggala | Incorrect
Morowali and Banggai | Incorrect
Toli-Toli and Buol | Incorrect
One major threat to Lore Lindu's forests is ______.
Shifting cultivation | Correct
Referring to the practice of temporarily farming plots of land before abandoning them, shifting cultivation can have disastrous effects on forests.
Firewood collection | Incorrect
The harvesting of wild honey | Incorrect
Tourism | Incorrect