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Introduction to Environmental Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Water purification, air purification, and the recycling of waste are examples of:

Question 2 2. Based on the conservationists view, which of the following is NOT the value of the environment?

Question 3 3. The first legislation to acknowledge a connection between human actions and environmental systems was the:

Question 4 4. How many main goals of environmental science are there?

Question 5 5. Why is long-term environmental management important after a solution to a problem has been put in place?

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Question 6 6. What is the correct order of the steps of the scientific method?

Question 7 7. What is the next step if the data doesn't support the hypothesis?

Question 8 8. Someone who see the value of the environment as the goods and services that it can provide to people would be considered a(n):

Question 9 9. Which of the following organizations was founded by John Muir and what was the function of the organization?

Question 10 10. During an environmental risk assessment, which risks are assessed?

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Question 11 11. A preservationist believes:

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a piece of legislation passed during the 1970s?

Question 13 13. Why was the Soil Conservation Act of 1935 passed?

Question 14 14. What is the correct order and names of the five steps in the process of using scientific evaluation to solve an environmental problem?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT an example of a renewable natural resource?

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Question 16 16. At what point in the scientific method is a prediction made?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a government entity?

Question 18 18. Which of the following locations was the first national park designated in the United States?

Question 19 19. Which type of experimental variable is the factor that the scientist is altering?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a goal of environmental science?

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Question 21 21. All of the following are examples of ecosystem services, except:

Question 22 22. Identify which of the following problems does NOT fall into the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

Question 23 23. During the scientific evaluation of environmental problems, the potential risk to the environment of proposed solutions:

Question 24 24. During which of the five steps is information gathered about the problem and the cause of the problem determined?

Question 25 25. How did the preservationist view differ to that of the conservationists regarding the debate over the Hetch Hetchy Valley?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the appropriate definition of a hypothesis?

Question 27 27. How did the Silent Spring impact the public's view on environmental issues?

Question 28 28. What term describes the practice of using natural resources in a manner that will meet the present day needs for the resource without jeopardizing the supply of the resource for future generations?

Question 29 29. In the scientific method, if the data are found to not support the hypothesis, then:

Question 30 30. Jane is studying the effects of acid rain on Mt. Rushmore. She collects rainwater in the area for sampling. Jane is most likely:

Introduction to Environmental Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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