Conservation Archive

Conservation

April 1, 2016

John Omohundro
omohunjt@northnet.org
315-265-8365

Your membership in ADK should keep you informed about the park. How well do you know it? Take this quiz. Answers are at bottom of this page.

  1. In the Adirondacks, which of these activities is not allowed on state land?
    1. logging
    2. snowmobiles
    3. mountain bicycles
    4. camping
  2. Adirondack Park is a unique park in America for
    1. having inholdings of private land
    2. being protected by state constitution
    3. permitting dams on state land
    4. having zoning regulations
  3. What is the size of the Adirondack Park in millions of acres?
    1. one
    2. four
    3. six
    4. nine
  4. What percentage of the Adirondack Park is publicly-owned Forest Preserve?
    1. 25%
    2. 45%
    3. 85%
    4. 100%
  5. How many people reside year-round in the Adirondack Park?
    1. 120,000
    2. 52,000
    3. 12,000
    4. 320,000
  6. The Adirondack Mountain Club formed a few years after
    1. the Civil War
    2. Teddy Roosevelt was elected
    3. the First World War
    4. Rockefeller became NY governor
  7. The Adirondack Park Agency Act of 1971 states:
    1. private and public lands are zoned for specific uses
    2. Forest Preserve land is exempt from local taxes
    3. construction on shorelines is prohibited
    4. motorized access will be scaled back
  8. Laurentian chapter ADK was founded in
    1. 1941
    2. 1951
    3. 1961
    4. 1971
  9. Our chapter has about how many voting members total (a family membership contains two voters)?
    1. 180
    2. 380
    3. 580
    4. 780

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Answers

  1. a
  2. b
  3. c
  4. b
  5. a
  6. c
  7. a
  8. d
  9. b