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Food and Agricultural Resources Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a disadvantage of industrialized agriculture?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a type of pesticide?

Question 3 3. When land is conserved, what is it NOT being protected from?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of the Green Revolution?

Question 5 5. Which of the following would be associated with sustainable agriculture?

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Question 6 6. Why was Norman Borlaug awarded a Nobel peace prize?

Question 7 7. Approximately how many essential nutrients does the human body require to function properly?

Question 8 8. How many different species of plants and animals comprise the majority of the human diet?

Question 9 9. Choose the specific characteristic that a narrow-spectrum pesticide might target.

Question 10 10. All of the following were problems with the Green Revolution, except:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a type of pesticide?

Question 12 12. What is bioaccumulation?

Question 13 13. What is a negative effect of only producing a few varieties of crops and livestock?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of pesticide use?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is not a criterion used to evaluate an ecosystem?

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Question 16 16. How much less energy is used per unit of crop yield in sustainable agriculture in comparison to industrialized agriculture?

Question 17 17. Crop plants have been genetically modified to do all of the following, except:

Question 18 18. In which of the following countries would you predict to find over-nutrition prevalent?

Question 19 19. What would a subsistence farmer typically use to control pests?

Question 20 20. Goiters are associated with a deficiency of which essential nutrient?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements describes genetic control?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an accurate description of food insecurity?

Question 23 23. All of the following are ways of combating food insecurity, except:

Question 24 24. Which program or organization provides help by collecting and distributing donated food items to people in need?

Question 25 25. Which nutrient deficiency is linked to the creation of goiters?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an example of biological control?

Question 27 27. In agriculture, how are hormones used to manage pests?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT one of the criteria used to evaluate an ecosystem?

Question 29 29. Select the group on which pests are most likely to feed on or cause harm to.

Question 30 30. Choose the correct definition of a monoculture.

Food and Agricultural Resources Chapter Exam Instructions

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