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Major Issues for the Global Environment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a cause of deforestation?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 3 3.

Part of the Clean Air Act legislation of 1970 is reproduced as follows:

It sets limits on emissions and standards for air quality, provided funding for pollution control research but prevents citizens to sue those who violate the standards. The standards set forth in this legislation by the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, identified six pollutants.

Which part is wrongly reproduced?

Question 4 4. How are primary pollutants compared to secondary pollutants?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a use of rangeland?

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Question 6 6. Which entity benefited the MOST from the Clean Air Act of 1970?

Question 7 7. The Colorado River and the Gulf of California are examples of _____ which provides a necessary source of energy, drinking water, and crop irrigation.

Question 8 8. Surface waters being overdrawn can have what effect?

Question 9 9. What is one of the inferences that can be drawn about rangeland degradation?

Question 10 10. How could future changes to the environment affect the global food supply?

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Question 11 11. Deforestation can result when an emerging nation experiences industrial development. What is the environmental concern associated with deforestation?

Question 12 12. What is true about infectious diseases?

Question 13 13. When Britain and the United States experienced the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries, which of the following resulted?

Question 14 14. Which is NOT a way that people are working to control global climate change?

Question 15 15. How does deforestation result in increased emission of greenhouse gases?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a consequence of deforestation?

Question 17 17. _____ is an air pollutant. It is an odorless gas which is produced as a result of the burning of industrial waste. If inhaled it hinders delivery of oxygen throughout the body.

Question 18 18. Why does bird flu spread rapidly?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is the term used to describe alien plants that can spread quickly and cause harm to the ecosystem?

Question 20 20. How does deforestation disrupt the water cycle?

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Question 21 21. The Kyoto protocol of 1997

Question 22 22. All of the following statements are true about the enhanced greenhouse effect, EXCEPT that it _____.

Question 23 23. Which is FALSE about air pollution?

Question 24 24. How much have sea levels risen in the past 100 years?

Question 25 25. Which of the following describes an Emerging Market?

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Question 26 26. Six types of air pollutants were identified by the EPA because they _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following best describes rangeland?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT true of waterborne diseases?

Question 29 29. Which is of the following statements about carbon dioxide is TRUE?

Question 30 30. The Salinization of soils

Major Issues for the Global Environment Chapter Exam Instructions

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