Basics of Environmental Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Matthew purchases a new computer and television. Which of the following is a way for him to recycle his outdated computer and television?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an action that individuals can take to reduce the overall amount of solid waste they produce?

Question 3 3. Renee has started to compost her food scraps and leaves/yard trimmings. When it all breaks down into soil, she'll use that for her garden. This is an example of which?

Question 4 4. Instead of throwing out old clothes and towels, Julia cuts the items up and uses them as cleaning rags. This is an example of which of the following waste management strategies?

Question 5 5. In terms of the hierarchy, what is the order of the three Rs?

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Question 6 6. Gas Y is a greenhouse gas which is produced from fossil fuels and livestock. The presence of gas Y has increased by 151% since the Industrial Revolution. What is gas Y?

Question 7 7. All of the following statements are true about the enhanced greenhouse effect, EXCEPT that it _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements about nitrous oxide is TRUE?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements about ozone is FALSE?

Question 10 10. Which is of the following statements about carbon dioxide is TRUE?

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Question 11 11. What is the term used to describe a substance that pollutes the air, water or land?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a property of biological pollutants?

Question 13 13. How can a landfill be best described?

Question 14 14. Discarded water bottles and sulfur dioxide are examples of _____ and _____ pollutants.

Question 15 15. Explain how the use of fertilizers by farmers affect the oxygen level in waterways.

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Question 16 16. Why is hydroelectric energy from water considered a renewable resource?

Question 17 17. Plants are a renewable resource that provide which of the following product(s) for our use?

Question 18 18. What is the main difference between renewable and non-renewable resources?

Question 19 19. Why is recycling so important to the environment?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT an example of a renewable resource?

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Question 21 21. Which is not a renewable energy source?

Question 22 22. Why might we want to use renewable energy sources instead of fossil fuels?

Question 23 23. Which is true of renewable energy sources?

Question 24 24. Energy that comes from heat below the Earth's surface is called ______.

Question 25 25. Energy that comes from plant materials is called ______.

Basics of Environmental Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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