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Environmental Concerns: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The best method for assessing water pollution is to:

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Question 2 2.

Part of the Clean Air Act legislation of 1970 is reproduced as follows:

It sets limits on emissions and standards for air quality, provided funding for pollution control research but prevents citizens to sue those who violate the standards. The standards set forth in this legislation by the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, identified six pollutants.

Which part is wrongly reproduced?

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Question 3 3. Why is groundwater more vulnerable than surface water?

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Question 4 4. Which is NOT a source of groundwater pollution?

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Question 5 5. What is the term used to describe a substance that pollutes the air, water or land?

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Question 6 6. Identify the INCORRECT statement about drinking water in developing countries.

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Question 7 7. Regulation of groundwater pollution is controlled by which of the following?

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Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a source of groundwater pollution?

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Question 9 9. The Clean Water Act of 1972:

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Question 10 10. Several years ago, a large sinkhole opened up inside the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The hole was big enough that numerous, expensive Corvettes fell in and were damaged. What happened underneath the museum to cause this sinkhole to occur?

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Question 11 11. Which is FALSE about air pollution?

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Question 12 12. On what basis were S. Rowland and M. Molina chosen for the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry?

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Question 13 13. Pesticides and fertilizers used on farmer's fields are examples of which type of pollution?

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Question 14 14. What is the most likely source of nutrient pollution?

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Question 15 15. _____ is an air pollutant. It is an odorless gas which is produced as a result of the burning of industrial waste. If inhaled it hinders delivery of oxygen throughout the body.

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Question 16 16. How is ozone that is found in the troposphere considered harmful?

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Question 17 17. Why is overdrawing aquifers a problem?

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Question 18 18. Select the concentration of ozone that is naturally found in the stratosphere.

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Question 19 19. The Greenhouse Effect _____.

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Question 20 20. Non-point source pollution is

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Question 21 21. Six types of air pollutants were identified by the EPA because they _____.

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Question 22 22. The initial Montreal Protocol of 1987 vowed to reduce CFC production by _____.

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Question 23 23. How is the temperature of the Earth's atmosphere linked to the concentration of carbon dioxide?

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

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Question 25 25. Global warming CANNOT be caused by _____.

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Question 26 26. When does global warming occur?

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Question 27 27. The issue of point source pollution was directly addressed by the _____, which was revolutionary.

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Question 28 28. How are primary pollutants compared to secondary pollutants?

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Question 29 29. What is required in order for CFCs to break down ozone?

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Question 30 30. Which of the following terms is used to describe the introduction of living organisms into the environment that grow and become invasive?

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