Environmental Implications of Population Growth Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did the discipline of environmental ethics emerge?

Question 2 2. During which of the five steps is information gathered about the problem and the cause of the problem determined?

Question 3 3. Why do people disagree about fracking, a process of extracting oil and gas from the ground that may lead to the contamination of groundwater?

Question 4 4. What is the most accurate definition of science?

Question 5 5. Why will there be a need for alternative sources of energy in the future?

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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 terms is defined as the measure of the demand for resources required to support a lifestyle?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is the appropriate definition of a hypothesis?

Question 9 9. What is NOT a way the environment will be affected by the growing population?

Question 10 10. Which of the following descriptions best describes Natural Capital?

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Question 11 11. Which type of experimental variable is the factor that the scientist is altering?

Question 12 12. How could future changes to the environment affect the global food supply?

Question 13 13. Which of the following terms is used to describe the collective beliefs and values that give people a sense of how the world works, their role in the environment, and right and wrong behaviors toward the environment?

Question 14 14. Which of the following BEST describes the Western worldview?

Question 15 15. Why is the role of the forest relevant to act as a carbon sink?

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Question 16 16. Why are environmental policies needed now to protect future populations?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements about the Deep Ecology worldview is TRUE?

Question 18 18. Dale subscribes to the Deep Ecology worldview, whereas Jack is supportive of the Western worldview. How do their opinions compare with one another?

Question 19 19. How would you describe a person who protests outside a company known to pollute nearby waters?

Question 20 20. After which step in the scientific method can a peer review occur?

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Question 21 21. During an environmental risk assessment, which risks are assessed?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is TRUE about environmental worldviews?

Question 23 23. Which of the following could be considered an example of Natural Capital?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is TRUE of Natural Capital?

Question 25 25. What is the correct order and names of the five steps in the process of using scientific evaluation to solve an environmental problem?

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Question 26 26. What is the next step if the data doesn't support the hypothesis?

Question 27 27.

Finish this conversation between an anthropocentric person and an ecocentric person:

Ecocentric: 'We need to stop the destruction of the rain forest! Species are becoming extinct at an alarming rate!'

Anthropocentric: _____

Question 28 28. The number of people that are knowledgeable about the problem increases during which phase?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 30 30. What is the correct order of the steps of the scientific method?

Environmental Implications of Population Growth Chapter Exam Instructions

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