Human Activity and the Biosphere Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are the three major greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere?

Question 2 2. Choose the set of factors that will most certainly lead to desertification.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT an effect of deforestation?

Question 4 4. What triggered the Industrial Revolution?

Question 5 5. What do the letters in the equation IPAT stand for?

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Question 6 6. Which revolution ushered in the Industrial Revolution?

Question 7 7. How does a rapidly growing human population threaten environmental sustainability?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an environmental concern associated with industrial development of emerging countries?

Question 9 9. What is an environment that can support itself without outside help?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is TRUE of Industrial Ecology?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a human cause of eutrophication?

Question 12 12. Who is credited with inventing the seed drill?

Question 13 13. Why are forests described as carbon sinks?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an important indicator of the health of a water body and its ability to support a diverse balance of aquatic organisms?

Question 15 15. What is the term used to describe a substance that pollutes the air, water or land?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following terms is used to describe explosive growth of algae at or near the surface of the water?

Question 17 17. The average temperature on Earth has increased by how much over the past 100 years?

Question 18 18. The variability of life forms within a given ecosystem is known as _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following resulted from the Agricultural Revolution?

Question 20 20. Which of the following best describes eutrophication?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following terms represents the average consumption rate of individuals within the population?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is true about greenhouse gases?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is one of the most notable examples of Industrial Ecology in practice today?

Question 24 24. Which environmental threat is NOT associated with deforestation?

Question 25 25. Discarded water bottles and sulfur dioxide are examples of _____ and _____ pollutants.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an example of how man pollutes the environment?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a goal of Industrial Ecology?

Question 28 28. Which of the following best describes Industrial Ecology?

Question 29 29. Why did coal replace wood as a fuel source?

Question 30 30. During the Industrial Revolution coal replaced wood as a major source of fuel. How does burning coal impact the environment?

Human Activity and the Biosphere Chapter Exam Instructions

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