Welcome to the bear-aware quiz! Are you bear aware? What species of bear can be found in New York State?Brown bear (Ursus arctos)American black bear (Ursus americanus)Polar bear (Ursus maritimus)Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) True or False? Black bears are native to New York State.TrueFalse True or False? Black bears have poor eyesight.TrueFalse What should you do if you encounter a black bear?Run away as fast as you can, preferably downhillPick up the nearest rock or heavy item and throw it at the bearImmediately drop to the ground and play deadKeep calm and back away slowly, preferably in the same direction you came True or False? Wearing a bell on your backpack while hiking will deter black bears.TrueFalse Which of the following items might attract black bears and other wildlife to your property? Pet food/water and the dishes used to feed them outsideDirty grillsBird feeders, empty or fullGarbage put out on the curb the night before pickupAll of the above. True or False? All bears seen near houses and other buildings should be removed or killed for public safety.TrueFalse Time is Up!