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Adirondacks: Interactive Quiz

Can you answer all of the following questions and get a perfect score? Click on the links that you believe best answer each question below. Good luck and have fun!

  1. Which of the following represents the largest employment sector in the Adirondack Park?

    Wood Products/forestry

    Wood Products/forestry | Incorrect

    Agriculture

    Agriculture | Incorrect

    Hydropower

    Hydropower | Incorrect

    Government

    Government | Correct

  2. Which of the following poses a significant threat to the natural ecosystems within the Adirondack Park?

    Economic forces pushing private landowners to sell and subdivide

    Economic forces pushing private landowners to sell and subdivide | Incorrect

    Non-native invasive species infiltrating lakes and forests.

    Non-native invasive species infiltrating lakes and forests. | Incorrect

    Air pollution

    Air pollution | Incorrect

    All of the above

    All of the above | Correct

  3. The Adirondack Park is larger than all the following except…?

    Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

    Arctic National Wildlife Refuge | Correct

    Yosemite, Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, and Olympic National Parks combined.

    Yosemite, Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, and Olympic National Parks combined. | Incorrect

    The state of Massachusetts.

    The state of Massachusetts. | Incorrect

    350 Manhattan Islands.

    350 Manhattan Islands. | Incorrect

  4. True or false: The Adirondack Park harbors the bulk of the remaining old-growth forests in the northeastern United States.

    True

    True | Correct

    False

    False | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

  5. The Nature Conservancy has been working in the Adirondack Park since 1971. All the places listed below are among the properties we’ve protected. Which one was the first?

    Lake Lila

    Lake Lila | Incorrect

    Silver Lake Bog

    Silver Lake Bog | Incorrect

    Santanoni Preserve

    Santanoni Preserve | Correct

    Four Brothers Islands

    Four Brothers Islands | Incorrect

  6. Which of The Nature Conservancy’s Adirondack Preserves is unique because it provides habitat for two species of rare moths, the pine pinion and the Acadian swordgrass?

    Gadway Sandstone Pavement Barrens

    Gadway Sandstone Pavement Barrens | Incorrect

    Everton Falls

    Everton Falls | Incorrect

    Clintonville Pine Barrens

    Clintonville Pine Barrens | Correct

    Spring Pond Bog

    Spring Pond Bog | Incorrect

  7. True or false: The acquisition of the Finch property, also known as the Heart of the Adirondacks, was the largest conservation and financial transaction in the history of The Nature Conservancy in New York.

    True

    True | Correct

    False

    False | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

  8. The Heart of the Adirondacks property provides habitat for which of the following?

    Black bears

    Black bears | Incorrect

    Moose

    Moose | Incorrect

    Loons

    Loons | Incorrect

    All of the above

    All of the above | Correct

Scoring

0-2 correct: Intern. You still have much to learn, but don’t give up hope! A little more reading up about the Adirondacks and The Nature Conservancy and you’ll be well on your way to getting a promotion!

3-5 correct: Adirondack apprentice. You know the Adirondacks and The Nature Conservancy pretty well but there is still more to learn. Keep up the good work!

6-8 correct: A true Adirondack conservationist. You’re the cream of the crop and know all about this beautiful Park and the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy. Congratulations!

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