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Human Influences on the Environment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following would be considered an innovative practice with regard to land use?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of a nonrenewable resource?

Question 3 3. How can a renewable resource be destroyed?

Question 4 4. What are the goals of agriculture?

Question 5 5. What was one of the first major ways that people altered their environments?

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Question 6 6. When did humans stop altering their environments?

Question 7 7. How does rainfall affect the success of a settlement?

Question 8 8. How do landforms affect a human settlement?

Question 9 9. Why were early cities situated on small hills?

Question 10 10. Why is deforestation harmful to biodiversity?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT related to global climate change?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements is true about greenhouse gases?

Question 13 13. How did immigrants affect the geographic patterns in the U.S.?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a mode of communication that influenced the geographic patterns of the United States?

Question 15 15. How did the railroad impact geographic patterns in the U.S.?

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Question 16 16. Select the statement that best describes the influence of natural resources on human groups.

Question 17 17. How are the natural resources often categorized?

Question 18 18. What are some of the uses of natural resources?

Question 19 19. Pollutants from petroleum refineries have been implicated in causing:

Question 20 20. The reduction of the protective, sunscreen-like layer of the Earth's atmosphere is called:

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Question 21 21. Plastics have helped us carry produce home, build homes, use life-saving medical instruments, and much more, yet they may:

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a biotic natural resource?

Question 23 23. Any raw material that comes from the Earth and is useful to humans is called a

Question 24 24. Natural resources can give us

Question 25 25. What activity would destroy an area of land for human use into the foreseeable future?

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Question 26 26. What was the Neolithic era?

Question 27 27. Why should climate affect whether humans settle a place?

Question 28 28. What is the single greatest threat to biodiversity?

Question 29 29. All of the following natural resources significantly influenced the geographic patterns of the U.S. EXCEPT _____.

Question 30 30. The worldwide distribution of natural resources is _____.

Human Influences on the Environment Chapter Exam Instructions

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