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The Nature Conservancy in Tennessee: Test Your Knowledge!

Quiz Instructions: To find out how much you know about our work, click on an answer. Our interactive quiz will tell you if you're right or if you're wrong. You may be surprised ...

  1. When was the Tennessee Chapter founded?

    1907

    1907 | Incorrect

    1951

    1951 | Incorrect

    1978

    1978 | Correct

    1986

    1986 | Incorrect

  2. Name the public landholding that was NOT protected with help from The Nature Conservancy ...

    Montgomery Bell State Park

    Montgomery Bell State Park | Correct

    Savage Gulf State Natural Area

    Savage Gulf State Natural Area | Incorrect

    Radnor Lake

    Radnor Lake | Incorrect

    John Tully Wildlife Management Area

    John Tully Wildlife Management Area | Incorrect

  3. In 2007, The Nature Conservancy and the state of Tennessee teamed up to protect 127,000+ acres in the biggest Tennessee conservation deal since the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Where did this project take place?

    Western Highland Rim

    Western Highland Rim | Incorrect

    Southern Blue Ridge

    Southern Blue Ridge | Incorrect

    Mississippi Delta

    Mississippi Delta | Incorrect

    Cumberland Plateau

    Cumberland Plateau | Correct

  4. What area is home to the highest concentration of endangered species in North America?

    Cumberland Plateau

    Cumberland Plateau | Correct

    Western Highland Rim

    Western Highland Rim | Incorrect

    Mississippi Alluvial Plain

    Mississippi Alluvial Plain | Incorrect

    Cumberland River

    Cumberland River | Incorrect

  5. Tennessee has more caves than any other state. How many?

    20,000+

    20,000+ | Incorrect

    9,000+

    9,000+ | Correct

    3,000+

    3,000+ | Incorrect

    1,000+

    1,000+ | Incorrect

  6. Which Tennessee river is among the richest in animal species in North America?

    Elk River

    Elk River | Incorrect

    Cumberland River

    Cumberland River | Incorrect

    Duck River

    Duck River | Correct

    Forked Deer River

    Forked Deer River | Incorrect

  7. Which Tennessee river is the longest undammed and unchannelized (i.e., unstraightened) tributary to the Mississippi River?

    Hatchie River

    Hatchie River | Correct

    Elk River

    Elk River | Incorrect

    Duck River

    Duck River | Incorrect

    Buffalo River

    Buffalo River | Incorrect

  8. Since The Nature Conservancy purchased Hubbard's Cave, the population of endangered gray bats there has grown from a low of 50,000 to ...

    75,000

    75,000 | Incorrect

    100,000

    100,000 | Incorrect

    300,000

    300,000 | Incorrect

    500,000

    500,000 | Correct

  9. What notable animal and plant benefit from The Nature Conservancy's restoration of the mountain bogs of Shady Valley?

    bog turtle and wild cranberry

    bog turtle and wild cranberry | Correct

    coyote and mesquite

    coyote and mesquite | Incorrect

    bison and rhododendron

    bison and rhododendron | Incorrect

    bald eagle and cypress

    bald eagle and cypress | Incorrect

  10. The Tennessee coneflower was assumed to be extinct until it was discovered in a cedar glade subsequently protected by The Nature Conservancy. Which Tennessee cedar glades has the Conservancy protected?

    Flat Rock Cedar Glade

    Flat Rock Cedar Glade | Incorrect

    Sunnybell Cedar Glade

    Sunnybell Cedar Glade | Incorrect

    Mount View Road Cedar Glade

    Mount View Road Cedar Glade | Incorrect

    all of the above

    all of the above | Correct

Scoring

0-3 Correct:  Hmmm ...  You still have a lot to learn about The Nature Conservancy in Tennessee!

4-7 Correct:  You are getting there. Here are some Tennessee milestones to help you do better!

8-10 Correct:  You are a quiz whiz! But have you heard the latest news?

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