Environmental Sustainability Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which report from the World Commission on Environment and Development is credited with coining the term Sustainable Development?

Question 2 2. Which of the following terms describes the use of products and services in a way that minimizes the impact on the environment so that human needs can be met not only in the present, but also for future generations?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is not a potential source of sustainable energy?

Question 4 4. The use of products and services in a way that minimizes the impact on the environment, so that human needs can be met not only in the present but also for future generations is called:

Question 5 5. Which of the following increases demand that pushes the environment to its limit?

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Question 6 6. For Sustainable Development to be successful, which key systems must work together?

Question 7 7. How does the growing world population push the environment to its limits?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT an example of sustainable consumption?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of Voluntary Simplicity?

Question 10 10. Which of the following descriptions best explains environmental sustainability?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following best describes Sustainable Development?

Question 12 12. The point beyond which the environment exceeds its ability to provide essential resources is the:

Question 13 13. Which environmental threat is NOT associated with deforestation?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is TRUE of Sustainable Consumption?

Question 15 15. Which of the following terms is described as a method of sustainable forestry that involves removing certain trees while preserving the balance of the woodland?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following terms describes the point beyond which the environment exceeds its ability to provide essential resources?

Question 17 17. Which of the following best describes Voluntary Simplicity?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is an example of how man pollutes the environment?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is FALSE concerning sustainable agriculture?

Question 20 20. Voluntary simplicity is a form of:

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Question 21 21. The responsible interaction with the environment to avoid depletion or degradation of natural resources and allow for long-term environmental quality is called environmental .

Question 22 22. All of the following are examples of voluntary simplicity, except:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is TRUE of Sustainable Consumption and Voluntary Simplicity?

Question 24 24. Why is low consumer awareness detrimental to sustainable consumption?

Question 25 25. With regard to environmental sustainability, what are the two types of natural resources?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 27 27. How does a rapidly growing human population threaten environmental sustainability?

Question 28 28. How does industrial agriculture threaten environmental sustainability?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a form of renewable energy?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a part of sustainable forestry?

Environmental Sustainability Chapter Exam Instructions

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