GEC Elect 21.2: Wildlife Resources and Threatened Species
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GEC Elect 21.2: Wildlife Resources and Threatened Species

This quiz covers the categories of wildlife resources, specifically threatened species, including critically endangered, endangered, and vulnerable species. It's based on the GEC Elect 21.2 curriculum.

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What category of wildlife resource is considered to be at extremely high risk of extinction in the immediate future?

Critically Endangered Species

Which of the following species is classified as Critically Endangered in the Philippines?

Philippine Flying Lemur

What is the ranking of the Philippines in terms of the number of endangered animals?

24th

How many endangered animals does the Philippines have, as ranked 24th in the list?

<p>38</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following categories of wildlife resources is likely to move to the endangered category in the near future?

<p>Vulnerable Species</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the name of the organization that maintains the Red List of endangered species?

<p>International Union for Conservation of Nature</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of species are naturally occurring and found only within specific areas in the country?

<p>Endemic species</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the conservation status of the Philippine Eagle Owl?

<p>Extinct in the Wild</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the category of species that have inadequate data to assess their extinction risk?

<p>Data Deficient</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the conservation status of the Philippine Tarsier?

<p>Endangered</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the category of species that are still existing in the wild, but are at high risk of becoming extinct?

<p>Critically Endangered</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the category of species that are no longer existing in the wild, but still exist in captivity?

<p>Extinct in the Wild</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for species that have a significant impact on ecological functions and whose elimination would affect many other members of the biological community?

<p>Keystone Species</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for species that are especially interesting or attractive to people and can motivate the public to preserve biodiversity?

<p>Flagship Species</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which human threat to biodiversity involves the introduction of non-native species to an ecosystem?

<p>Invasive Species</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for species that are tied to specific biotic communities or successional stages or environmental conditions?

<p>Indicator Species</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for species that require large blocks of relatively undisturbed habitat to maintain viable populations?

<p>Umbrella Species</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a type of species classified based on their economic or ecological value?

<p>Human Species</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary goal of the Republic Act No. 9147 in the Philippines?

<p>To conserve the country's wildlife resources and their habitats for sustainability</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the scope of the Wildlife Resources and Conservation Act in terms of geographical scale?

<p>At regional scales large enough to accommodate natural disturbances</p> Signup and view all the answers

How long-term is the planning of the Wildlife Resources and Conservation Act?

<p>Over a period of centuries</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the condition for human use and occupancy under the Wildlife Resources and Conservation Act?

<p>Human use and occupancy are allowed at levels that do not result in significant ecological degradation</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following types of wildlife species are subject to the Wildlife Resources and Conservation Act?

<p>All kinds of wildlife species found in the Philippines, including exotic species</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the relationship between the Wildlife Resources and Conservation Act and the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act?

<p>The Wildlife Resources and Conservation Act includes protected areas under the NIPAS Act</p> Signup and view all the answers

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