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Human Impact on the Environment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The variability of life forms within a given ecosystem is called:

Question 2 2. Which of the following can occur due to runoff of pollutants, such as pesticides and fertilizers?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. What happens to the environmental impact if the population increases?

Question 5 5. During the Industrial Revolution, what became the primary source of fuel?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following resulted when forests were cleared to make room for farms?

Question 7 7. When Britain and the United States experienced the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries, which of the following resulted?

Question 8 8. What is one of the main goals of industrial ecology?

Question 9 9. Choose the set of factors that will most certainly lead to desertification.

Question 10 10. What triggered the Industrial Revolution?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following terms represents the average consumption rate of individuals within the population?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a human cause of eutrophication?

Question 13 13. Who is credited with inventing the seed drill?

Question 14 14. Why are forests described as carbon sinks?

Question 15 15. Pesticides and fertilizers used on farmer's fields are examples of which type of pollution?

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Question 16 16. How can a landfill be best described?

Question 17 17. Deforestation can lead to _.

Question 18 18. What countries are represented by the acronym: BRICS?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an effect of deforestation?

Question 20 20. Which of the following best describes Industrial Ecology?

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Question 21 21. All of the following were products of the Agricultural Revolution, except:

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a goal of Industrial Ecology?

Question 23 23. Environmental impact is the product of three factors: _, and .

Question 24 24. What is an environment that can support itself without outside help?

Question 25 25. What will result from using more energy-efficient products and cleaner energy sources?

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Question 26 26. What are the three types of pollution?

Question 27 27. What two nutrients contribute the most to eutrophication?

Question 28 28. Which of the following terms is used to describe the introduction of living organisms into the environment that grow and become invasive?

Question 29 29. Discarded water bottles and sulfur dioxide are examples of _____ and _____ pollutants.

Question 30 30. The _ was a period of significant agricultural development marked by new farming techniques and inventions that led to a massive increase in food production.

Human Impact on the Environment 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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