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1. According to the study by Lyon et al., Appalachian hardwood lumber may be a suitable alternative to hardwood lumber currently used in Central America. Which hardwood lumber colors were desired most by Central American wood buyers?

a) Red
b) White and dark brown
c) Red and light brow.
2. A few Central American countries believed that certified forest products would become more important over the next 5 years. Which countries predicted they would have a higher demand for certified forest products in the study by Lyon et al.?
a) Guatemala and Honduras
b) Costa Rica and El Salvador
c) Costa Rica and Panama

3. Based on the paper by Christie et al., firelines appear to have erosion characteristics similar to other forest operations. Which of the following are often most similar to firelines in terms of potential erosion and BMPs?

a) Decks
b) Haul roads
c) Bladed skid trails

4. Based on the fireline potential erosion data presented by Christie et al., which of the following rehabilitation methods was not a recommended method for reducing erosion rates on bladed firelines?

a) Seeding
b) Mulching
c) Installation of water-control structures

5. In the study by Wright, consumption was estimated using the amount of pre-fire fuel consumed and:

a) emissions
b) proportion of area burned
c) fuel moisture
6. Which of the following was not an important predictor of consumption of shrub fuels in flatwoods in the study by Wright?
a) Season of burn
b) Fuel moisture
c) Day of burn weather

7. Which of the following were sub-categories of private ownership used in the study by Nepal et al.?

a) Corporate and non-corporate
b) Family and industry
c) Research and commercial
8. According to the study by Nepal et al., a policy designed to mitigate CO2 emissions may alter timber inventory and stumpage price, resulting in:
a) increased forest landowner revenues
b) decreased forest landowner revenues
c) no change in forest landowner revenues
9. Henderson et al. graphically compared several common loblolly pine growth and yield simulators to examine how models adhered to:
a) law-like properties of even-aged stand inter-dependence.
b) even-aged stand density relationships.
c) a triangular matrix of stand property dependence.

10. Several of the loblolly pine growth and yield simulators examined in Henderson et al. projected increasing mortality beyond initial establishment-related mortality and prior to the stand approaching the onset of density-related mortality. After initial mortality and until the approaching of the point of density-related mortality, ecological expectation would be:

a) little mortality.
b) no mortality.
c) high rates of mortality.