Environmental Health: Issues and Human Concerns Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In terms of the hierarchy, what is the order of the three Rs?

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?

Question 3 3. Renee has started to compost her food scraps and leaves/yard trimmings. When it all breaks down into soil, she'll use that for her garden. This is an example of which?

Question 4 4. Which best defines sustainable use?

Question 5 5. In the United States, what two industries produce the majority of hazardous waste ?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an action that individuals can take to reduce the overall amount of solid waste they produce?

Question 7 7. On what basis were S. Rowland and M. Molina chosen for the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry?

Question 8 8. What is required in order for CFCs to break down ozone?

Question 9 9. All of the following statements are true about the enhanced greenhouse effect, EXCEPT that it _____.

Question 10 10. How is ozone that is found in the troposphere considered harmful?

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Question 11 11. Livestock excrement is an example of _____.

Question 12 12. Which is FALSE about air pollution?

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

Question 14 14. Discarded water bottles and sulfur dioxide are examples of _____ and _____ pollutants.

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about ozone is FALSE?

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Question 16 16. When fecal coliform bacteria is found in a water sample, what is the likely conclusion?

Question 17 17. Instead of throwing out old clothes and towels, Julia cuts the items up and uses them as cleaning rags. This is an example of which of the following waste management strategies?

Question 18 18. Select the appropriate definition of solid waste.

Question 19 19. The initial Montreal Protocol of 1987 vowed to reduce CFC production by _____.

Question 20 20. Select the concentration of ozone that is naturally found in the stratosphere.

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Question 21 21. How would sustainable water management be used for a water fountain in a desert environment?

Question 22 22. Why are chlorine gas and ozone used in water treatment?

Question 23 23. Drip irrigation is _____.

Question 24 24. In the United States, how many pounds of hazardous waste are found in the average household?

Question 25 25. How could future changes to the environment affect the global food supply?

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Question 26 26. Non-point source pollution is

Question 27 27. What is the term used to describe a substance that pollutes the air, water or land?

Question 28 28. Consumptive water use refers to _____.

Question 29 29. Which is NOT a source of groundwater pollution?

Question 30 30. Identify the INCORRECT statement about drinking water in developing countries.

Environmental Health: Issues and Human Concerns Chapter Exam Instructions

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