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Natural Resources & Environmental Impact Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the largest pool of carbon on the planet?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is not a way in which carbon can exit living plant material in the carbon cycle?

Question 3 3. Which of the following processes takes carbon out of the short-term carbon cycle?

Question 4 4. What is the primary source of carbon that can be used by plants?

Question 5 5. What is an invasive species?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is a true statement about introduced species?

Question 7 7. Which of the following processes provides balance within the native habitat of a species, but is no longer present once the species is introduced into a new habitat?

Question 8 8. If an introduced species survives in its new environment and starts breeding, what are the likely consequences?

Question 9 9. How can a landfill be best described?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a property of biological pollutants?

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Question 11 11. What is the term used to describe a substance that pollutes the air, water or land?

Question 12 12. Discarded water bottles and sulfur dioxide are examples of _____ and _____ pollutants.

Question 13 13. People believe that when they purchase a property, they own a piece of land. Is this a valid assertion?

Question 14 14. What activity would destroy an area of land for human use into the foreseeable future?

Question 15 15. How can a renewable resource be destroyed?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of a nonrenewable resource?

Question 17 17. Any raw material that comes from the Earth and is useful to humans is called a

Question 18 18. Water is

Question 19 19. Natural resources can give us

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a biotic natural resource?

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Question 21 21. What are the three major greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is true about the Mesozoic period that lasted between 65 and 250 million years ago?

Question 23 23. Which of the following does NOT contribute to increase in carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere?

Question 24 24. Which of the following scenarios is MOST likely to occur if atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to rise?

Question 25 25. What is the biggest threat to biodiversity?

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Question 26 26. What are some of the negative effects of human environmental impact?

Question 27 27. What are some examples of ecological conservation efforts that can diminish the effects of human environmental impacts?

Question 28 28. What are some of the types of human activity that have negative environmental impacts?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is the best explanation for why we study the carbon cycle on a global scale and not as much in specific local ecosystems?

Question 30 30. What is ecological balance?

Natural Resources & Environmental Impact Chapter Exam Instructions

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