Environmental Science Fundamentals Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All of the following statements are true about the enhanced greenhouse effect, EXCEPT that it _____.

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Question 2 2. Gas Y is a greenhouse gas which is produced from fossil fuels and livestock. The presence of gas Y has increased by 151% since the Industrial Revolution. What is gas Y?

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Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about carbon dioxide is TRUE?

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Question 4 4. Which of the following statements about ozone is FALSE?

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Question 5 5. Which of the following statements about nitrous oxide is TRUE?

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Question 6 6. Six types of air pollutants were identified by the EPA because they _____.

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Question 7 7. How are primary pollutants compared to secondary pollutants?

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Question 8 8. Which is FALSE about air pollution?

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Question 9 9.

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 10 10. _____ 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 11 11. On what basis were S. Rowland and M. Molina chosen for the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry?

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Question 12 12. The initial Montreal Protocol of 1987 vowed to reduce CFC production by _____.

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

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Question 14 14. What is required in order for CFCs to break down ozone?

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Question 15 15. Select the concentration of ozone that is naturally found in the stratosphere.

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Question 16 16. How is the summer solstice different from winter solstice?

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Question 17 17. Why are the polar regions cooler than the equator?

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Question 18 18. Which of the following is FALSE about winter in the Northern Hemisphere?

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Question 19 19. Which is FALSE about greenhouse gases?

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Question 20 20. The total amount of sunlight Earth receives each day _____.

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Question 21 21. How many main goals of environmental science are there?

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Question 22 22. Water purification, air purification, and the recycling of waste are examples of:

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Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT an example of a renewable natural resource?

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Question 24 24. Which of the following fields are incorporated into environmental science?

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Question 25 25. Jane is studying the effects of acid rain on Mt. Rushmore. She collects rainwater in the area for sampling. Jane is most likely:

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Environmental Science Fundamentals Chapter Exam Instructions

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