Environmental Ethics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements is true about the Mesozoic period that lasted between 65 and 250 million years ago?

Question 2 2. How does deforestation result in increased emission of greenhouse gases?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of a species that was able to re-populate under the protection of the Endangered Species Act?

Question 4 4. On what basis were S. Rowland and M. Molina chosen for the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry?

Question 5 5. Rapid population growth in lower-income countries is a concern because it will increase the rate and likelihood of reaching the carrying capacity of humans. What could happen if the human population exceeds the carrying capacity?

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Question 6 6. The term 'extinction' refers to organisms that:

Question 7 7. Which of the following scenarios is MOST likely to occur if atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to rise?

Question 8 8. Non-point source pollution is

Question 9 9. How does deforestation disrupt the water cycle?

Question 10 10. Why was environmentalism established?

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Question 11 11. Select the concentration of ozone that is naturally found in the stratosphere.

Question 12 12. What year was the Endangered Species Act enacted?

Question 13 13. How is ozone that is found in the troposphere considered harmful?

Question 14 14. The world's energy consumption is approximately how many terawatts of power?

Question 15 15. The World Conservation Strategy is a plan put forth by the:

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Question 16 16. What proportion of the world's energy consumption is used by developing countries?

Question 17 17. What is required in order for CFCs to break down ozone?

Question 18 18. Which of these developing countries is seeing a large economic growth which is leading to increased energy consumption?

Question 19 19. What is the purpose of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)?

Question 20 20. Why do people disagree about fracking, a process of extracting oil and gas from the ground that may lead to the contamination of groundwater?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a cause of deforestation?

Question 22 22. Scientists have discovered a cross between gray wolves and coyotes known as the coywolf. The capture and tracking of these animals shows that they have migrated from their normal habitat into urban areas and even major cities such as Chicago. Scientists are also finding that when these animals are killed or removed from urban settings, the rodent population increases dramatically. What is the most likely reason for the increase in rodent problems?

Question 23 23.

In a 2010 project, Nigel aimed at looking into poverty across a particular country. He interviewed four persons, namely Richie, Barbara, Melanie, and Claude and obtained the following:

Richie, Melanie, Barbara, and Claude could afford to spend respectively a maximum of $0.75 per day, $300 per year, $100 per week and $100 per day.

Who among them was living in extreme poverty?

Question 24 24. The initial Montreal Protocol of 1987 vowed to reduce CFC production by _____.

Question 25 25. What are the three major greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere?

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Question 26 26. How might an ecocentric person comment in a conversation about climate change?

Question 27 27. Which is FALSE about air pollution?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is FALSE about atmospheric carbon dioxide levels?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT relevant to environmental legislation?

Question 30 30. Why did the discipline of environmental ethics emerge?

Environmental Ethics Chapter Exam Instructions

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