Chapter 23: Natural Resources - Holt Physical Science With Earth & Space Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an action that individuals can take to reduce the overall amount of solid waste they produce?

Question 2 2. What is the main difference between renewable and non-renewable resources?

Question 3 3. Which is NOT a way to prevent eutrophication?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT an advantage to using fossil fuels?

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

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Question 6 6. Select the set that contains the three major types of fossil fuels.

Question 7 7. After a glacier recedes, the moss and lichens that grow on the newly exposed rock surfaces are called what?

Question 8 8. Generators are used to generate voltage in what type of power plant?

Question 9 9. A chaparral plant that is usually only seen in the first couple of years after a fire is also called what?

Question 10 10. Pesticides and fertilizers used on farmer's fields are examples of which type of pollution?

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Question 11 11. Electrons from a battery flow through an electric circuit from the _____ to the _____.

Question 12 12. Contrast the way natural gas and oil are formed to the way coal is formed.

Question 13 13. What proportion of the renewable energy production in the U.S. comes from hydroelectric energy?

Question 14 14. Which of the following geothermal power plants use geothermal water to heat a secondary fluid that then spins a turbine?

Question 15 15. What is a benefit of hydroelectric energy?

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Question 16 16. Matthew purchases a new computer and television. Which of the following is a way for him to recycle his outdated computer and television?

Question 17 17. Why is recycling so important to the environment?

Question 18 18. What is the main cause of eutrophication?

Question 19 19. Batteries convert _____ energy into electrical energy to generate _____.

Question 20 20. How does eutrophication deplete water of oxygen?

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Question 21 21. Which concept best describes ecology?

Question 22 22. Which is NOT a negative effect of hypoxia?

Question 23 23. The chaparral biome is characterized by what?

Question 24 24. Renee has started to compost her food scraps and leaves/yard trimmings. This is an example of which of the three Rs?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is true about all environments?

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Question 26 26. Eutrophication is less likely to occur in areas that

Question 27 27. Which of the following is true about fossil fuels?

Question 28 28. Plants are a renewable resource that provide which of the following product(s) for our use?

Question 29 29. Which of the following terms is used to describe the introduction of living organisms into the environment that grow and become invasive?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a major disadvantage associated with burning fossil fuels?

Chapter 23: Natural Resources - Holt Physical Science With Earth & Space Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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