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Journal of Forestry Online Quiz
Derived from the April/May 2012 Journal of Forestry
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The Journal of Forestry Quiz is approved for 3.5 continuing forestry education (CFEs) credit hours in Category 1-CF by the Society of American Foresters. Successful completion of the self-assessment, defined as a cumulative score of at least 70%, is required to earn CFE credit. CFE approval is valid for one year from the issue date of publication, and participants may submit the quiz at any time during that period.

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1. According to Van Deusen et al., the marginal cost of a new constraint on forest management depends on:

a) the simple number of pre-existing constraints.
b) the order and context in which constraints are imposed.
c) the perceptions of landowners, wood buyers, and consumers of forest products.
2. Van Duesen et al. argue that agencies and organizations tend to add new forest management regulations on top of pre-existing regulations without serious consideration of the marginal and cumulative impacts, which may result in:
a) timber yields that approach zero as the number of constraints increases.
b) increased profitability from non-timber products forest management.
c) less consistent even-flow constraints across landscapes.

3. Which demographic characteristic of nonindustrial private forestland owners was found to have a significant influence on attitudes regarding forest carbon sequestration and trading in the Thompson and Hansen study?

a) Age of the forestland owner
b) Income of the forestland owner.
c) Education level of the forestland owner

4. Thompson and Hansen found which of the following forest management strategies significantly influenced the attitudes of nonindustrial private forestland owners regarding forest carbon sequestration and trading?

a) Forest certification.
b) Plans to harvest timber
c) Plans to sell land

5. In their analysis, Goerndt et al. suggest that an important biological maximum for woody biomass removal for bioenergy production is:

a) net annual woody biomass removals (NAWR).
b) net annual woody biomass increase (NAWI).
c) net annual merchantable growth (NAMG).
6. One type of renewable energy policy that will have significant impact on the future of biomass for renewable energy in the Northern Region is the:
a) Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS).
b) Renewable Fuels Regulations (RFR).
c) Sustainable Energy Standard (SES).

7. In the Asah et al. study, members of communities in close proximity to the Deschutes National Forest identified mushroom harvesting as:

a) a provisioning ecosystem service.
b) a cultural ecosystem service.
c) both a cultural and provisioning service.
8. What regulatory function of ecosystems is absent from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) classification scheme but expressed by community members within the Deschutes National Forest area as an important regulatory function of the DNF?
a) Air quality regulation
b) Climate regulation.
c) Urban sprawl regulation.

9. According to the article by Lang and Mendell, which of the following represents a synergy between supply chain efficiency and environmental objectives?

a) Running lighter weight log trucks and improving log trucking logistics
b) Following timber harvesting best management practices.
c) Treating runoff from log sorting yards to reduce water quality impacts
10. In what research area did Lang and Mendell find robust findings and strategies that explicitly reduce costs, improve profitability, and reduce environmental impacts, but that have not been adopted by the forest industry?
a) Chipping on-site versus in the woods
b) Log transport
c) Cost of certification systems on harvesting and transportation