NMTA Social Science: Food & Agriculture Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which program or organization provides help by collecting and distributing donated food items to people in need?

Question 2 2. What do we call a corporately owned landholding, farmed and operated by large company?

Question 3 3. Why do crops produced through sustainable agriculture cost more for the consumer to buy?

Question 4 4. Select the set that contains the three most common crops planted.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is an environmental benefit of sustainable agriculture?

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Question 6 6. Would a single farmer in Greece and a large agribusiness both be considered practitioners of intensive agriculture? Why or why not?

Question 7 7. What is the appropriate definition of malnutrition?

Question 8 8. How is food production made possible by the use of more modernized tools on permanently cultivated fields?

Question 9 9. In relation to ecology, what is the appropriate definition of connectivity?

Question 10 10. How does a loss of genetic diversity influence crops?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following agricultural advances was NOT part of the Green Revolution?

Question 12 12. What type of farming involves goods being produced only for the consumption and survival of one's family group?

Question 13 13. What percentage of the earth's surface is used for agriculture?

Question 14 14. Which statement describes extensive ranching in developed countries?

Question 15 15. What is the relationship between industrialized agriculture and land degradation?

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Question 16 16. Which effort does NOT combat food insecurity?

Question 17 17. Which of the three most endangered ecosystems in the United Stated is characterized by grasses and rich soil?

Question 18 18. What is commercialization in the context of agriculture?

Question 19 19. Which nutrient deficiency is linked to the creation of goiters?

Question 20 20. When parts of forests are converted to agricultural land, how are the remaining sections of forest described?

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Question 21 21. Why would habitat fragmentation result in a decrease in genetic diversity among animals?

Question 22 22. In contrast with less developed countries, what would you expect to see in food production practices in most-developed countries?

Question 23 23. When land is conserved, what is it NOT being protected from?

Question 24 24. Choose the correct definition of a monoculture.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a farming method that is used to make agriculture sustainable?

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Question 26 26. What is defined as a corporately owned landholding, farmed and operated by large companies?

Question 27 27. How many different species of plants and animals comprise the majority of the human diet?

Question 28 28. Identify the appropriate definition for multiple cropping.

Question 29 29. What has occurred to most-developed countries that makes one dependent on the buying and selling of goods?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a reason for the loss of agricultural land?

NMTA Social Science: Food & Agriculture Chapter Exam Instructions

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