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Effects of Humans on the Environment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What triggered the Industrial Revolution?

Question 2 2. During the Industrial Revolution coal replaced wood as a major source of fuel. How does burning coal impact the environment?

Question 3 3. Why did coal replace wood as a fuel source?

Question 4 4. Choose the set of factors that will most certainly lead to desertification.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is an effect of deforestation?

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Question 6 6. The variability of life forms within a given ecosystem is known as _____.

Question 7 7. What happens to the environmental impact if the population increases?

Question 8 8. Which of the following terms is used to describe the measure of the demand for resources required to support a lifestyle?

Question 9 9. What will result from using more energy-efficient products and cleaner energy sources?

Question 10 10. The Environmental Protection Agency has expressed concern about Jones Logging Co. regarding their contribution to the greenhouse effect. Why would the EPA be concerned about this?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following describes an Emerging Market?

Question 12 12. Deforestation can result when an emerging nation experiences industrial development. What is the environmental concern associated with deforestation?

Question 13 13. Which of the following occurred during the Agricultural Revolution?

Question 14 14. Which of the following resulted when forests were cleared to make room for farms?

Question 15 15. Which of the following resulted from the Agricultural Revolution?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a human cause of eutrophication?

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

Question 18 18. Which of the following terms is used to describe a measure of the amount of oxygen required by aerobic microorganisms to decompose organic matter in water?

Question 19 19. Adams Paint uses a process of paint manufacturing that generates unique liquid color waste. Located across the street from them is Total T-Shirts. Adams Paint and Total T-Shirts realize they can collaborate by Total T-Shirts using their liquid color waste to manufacture tye-dye shirts. What is this an example of?

Question 20 20. What is an environment that can support itself without outside help?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is TRUE of Industrial Ecology?

Question 22 22. How can a landfill be best described?

Question 23 23. What is the term used to describe a substance that pollutes the air, water or land?

Question 24 24. Discarded water bottles and sulfur dioxide are examples of _____ and _____ pollutants.

Question 25 25. How did the cotton gin help revolutionize the textile industry?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT an effect of deforestation?

Question 27 27. What do the letters in the equation IPAT stand for?

Question 28 28. BRICS is an acronym that includes which of the following nations?

Question 29 29. Who is credited with inventing the seed drill?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an important indicator of the health of a water body and its ability to support a diverse balance of aquatic organisms?

Effects of Humans on the Environment Chapter Exam Instructions

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