Human Impact on the Environment Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following terms is used to describe the introduction of living organisms into the environment that grow and become invasive?

Question 2 2. Which of the following best describes Industrial Ecology?

Question 3 3. Who is credited with inventing the seed drill?

Question 4 4. Which of the following terms is used to describe explosive growth of algae at or near the surface of the water?

Question 5 5. Which revolution ushered in the Industrial Revolution?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is one of the most notable examples of Industrial Ecology in practice today?

Question 7 7. Discarded water bottles and sulfur dioxide are examples of _____ and _____ pollutants.

Question 8 8. The variability of life forms within a given ecosystem is known as _____.

Question 9 9. Pesticides and fertilizers used on farmer's fields are examples of which type of pollution?

Question 10 10. Why are forests described as carbon sinks?

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Question 11 11. What do the letters in the equation IPAT stand for?

Question 12 12. Which of the following terms is used to describe the measure of the demand for resources required to support a lifestyle?

Question 13 13. How did the cotton gin help revolutionize the textile industry?

Question 14 14. During the Industrial Revolution coal replaced wood as a major source of fuel. How does burning coal impact the environment?

Question 15 15. Which of the following terms is used to describe a measure of the amount of oxygen required by aerobic microorganisms to decompose organic matter in water?

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Question 16 16. Deforestation can result when an emerging nation experiences industrial development. What is the environmental concern associated with deforestation?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a human cause of eutrophication?

Question 18 18. Choose the set of factors that will most certainly lead to desertification.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a goal of Industrial Ecology?

Question 20 20. Which of the following describes an Emerging Market?

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

Question 23 23. Which of the following best describes eutrophication?

Question 24 24. When Britain and the United States experienced the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries, which of the following resulted?

Question 25 25. How can a landfill be best described?

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Question 26 26. Why did coal replace wood as a fuel source?

Question 27 27. Which of the following resulted when forests were cleared to make room for farms?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT an effect of deforestation?

Question 29 29. What triggered the Industrial Revolution?

Question 30 30. What happens to the environmental impact if the population increases?

Human Impact on the Environment Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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