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Ecological Problems in the US Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is not an example of ecological imbalance?

Question 2 2. What is an environment that can support itself without outside help?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a false statement about overconsumption?

Question 4 4. Which of the following occurred during the Agricultural Revolution?

Question 5 5. What triggered the Industrial Revolution?

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Question 6 6. How might an ecocentric person comment in a conversation about climate change?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a human cause of eutrophication?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an environmental concern associated with industrial development of emerging countries?

Question 9 9. How did the cotton gin help revolutionize the textile industry?

Question 10 10. When Britain and the United States experienced the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries, which of the following resulted?

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Question 11 11. Pesticides and fertilizers used on farmer's fields are examples of which type of pollution?

Question 12 12. How would you describe a person who protests outside a company known to pollute nearby waters?

Question 13 13. Which of the following terms is used to describe explosive growth of algae at or near the surface of the water?

Question 14 14. The carrying capacity is the maximum population size of a species that an ecosystem can support indefinitely. Which of the following could happen if the human population exceeds the carrying capacity?

Question 15 15. What are the three types of ecological succession?

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Question 16 16. Primary succession describes a community that establishes in an area:

Question 17 17. Which of the following best describes eutrophication?

Question 18 18. Why did the discipline of environmental ethics emerge?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is not an example of a disturbance?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is TRUE of Industrial Ecology?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is not an example of ecological imbalance?

Question 22 22. Which of the following describes an Emerging Market?

Question 23 23. Which of the following terms represents the average consumption rate of individuals within the population?

Question 24 24. How can a landfill be best described?

Question 25 25. How are people adversely affected by the growing size of the human populations in cities?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following can occur due to runoff of pollutants, such as pesticides and fertilizers?

Question 27 27. Which revolution ushered in the Industrial Revolution?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT an effect of deforestation?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is an effect of deforestation?

Question 30 30. Once a successional community has reached a stable point, it is in _____ and is called a _____.

Ecological Problems in the US Chapter Exam Instructions

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