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Food and Agricultural Resources: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How much less energy is used per unit of crop yield in sustainable agriculture in comparison to industrialized agriculture?

Question 2 2. Why would habitat fragmentation result in a decrease in genetic diversity among animals?

Question 3 3. Which of the following agricultural advances was NOT part of the Green Revolution?

Question 4 4. Why was Norman Borlaug awarded a Nobel peace prize?

Question 5 5. The pluot, which is a mix between a plum and an apricot, is an example of what type of organism?

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Question 6 6. A food chain consists of a predatory birds, mosquitoes, small fishes and zooplankton. If pesticide DDT has entered the chain, explain which organism will have the highest concentration of pesticide in their bodies.

Question 7 7. Choose the correct definition of a monoculture.

Question 8 8. Which of the follow is a benefit of genetic engineering?

Question 9 9. Select the statement that pertain to an issue with the Green Revolution.

Question 10 10. Which effort does NOT combat food insecurity?

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Question 11 11. Which of the three most endangered ecosystems in the United Stated is characterized by grasses and rich soil?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an environmental benefit of sustainable agriculture?

Question 13 13. Why are polycultures advantageous?

Question 14 14. How does a loss of genetic diversity influence crops?

Question 15 15. Approximately how many essential nutrients does the human body require to function properly?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements best describes genetic engineering?

Question 17 17. What are the two main causes for food insecurity?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is an accurate description of food insecurity?

Question 19 19. If an ecosystem has varied wildlife composition and supports a wide variety of organisms, then what is likely true about the ecosystem?

Question 20 20. What percentage of crops produced in the United States are able to resist pests each year?

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Question 21 21. Select the set that contains the three most common crops planted.

Question 22 22. What is a possible outcome of long-term deficiency of vitamin A in children?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT utilized by industrialized agriculture to increase crop yields?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is not a criterion used to evaluate an ecosystem?

Question 25 25. Which program or organization provides help by collecting and distributing donated food items to people in need?

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Question 26 26. Which pest control method is NOT a part of integrated pest management?

Question 27 27. Which nutrient deficiency is linked to the creation of goiters?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of pesticide use?

Question 29 29. In agriculture, how are hormones used to manage pests?

Question 30 30. What percentage of corn produced in the United States is genetically engineered?

Food and Agricultural Resources: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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