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Environmental Issues in Business Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is when natural resources are used at an amount that can be extended over an infinite period?

Question 2 2. Businesses _____ by shaping consumer demand for less harmful product production and promoting safer, environmentally sound products.

Question 3 3. Saucy Hotels follows regulations restricting water usage in states with drought issues by installing low-flow shower heads and toilets. What environmental regulation benefit is this an example of?

Question 4 4. Which of the following terms describes the change in total cost due to producing one additional unit of a good?

Question 5 5. All of the following are examples of command and control regulation, EXCEPT:

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Question 6 6. How does government intervene in the business world to reduce or eliminate environmental hazards against individuals and the world?

Question 7 7. Which of the following describes marginal benefit?

Question 8 8. What stage of sustainability occurs when a company starts to embrace all safety, health, and environmental regulations?

Question 9 9.

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 10 10. Which one of the following is NOT a cost of environmental regulation?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following terms is described as an approach that works toward preventing environmental problems by legislating what is permitted?

Question 12 12. Why are the 1960s said to have been the start of environmental law in the United States?

Question 13 13. Which is NOT a way that environmental management can make companies more efficient?

Question 14 14. 'Integrated strategy' and 'beyond compliance' are stages of sustainability. Which of the following choices describes these two stages?

Question 15 15. How would you describe a person who protests outside a company known to pollute nearby waters?

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Question 16 16. Why was environmentalism established?

Question 17 17. What is the purpose of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)?

Question 18 18. Identify which of the following is NOT an example of the use of environmental management:

Question 19 19. How has the Montreal Protocol helped businesses to improve the condition of the ozone layer?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a critical factor in hastening issues with the earth's resources?

Question 22 22. What is deforestation?

Question 23 23. How could environmental regulations allow a company to charge a higher price for its products, resulting in increased profits?

Question 24 24. The _____ is the cost associated with eliminating one unit of pollution.

Question 25 25. How does environmental management make a company more competitive?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. How do tradable permits impact the market?

Question 28 28. Why does environmental regulation sometimes result in higher prices for consumers?

Question 29 29. Why did the discipline of environmental ethics emerge?

Question 30 30. How does deforestation affect global warming?

Environmental Issues in Business Chapter Exam Instructions

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