Overview of Humans & the Environment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is deforestation harmful to biodiversity?

Question 2 2. What is the single greatest threat to biodiversity?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT related to global climate change?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is true about greenhouse gases?

Question 5 5. What is overharvesting?

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Question 6 6. What was the gold rush?

Question 7 7. What is an agrarian society?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT an environmental factor that affects where human settlements are located?

Question 9 9. When hunter-gatherers settled down to form farming communities, where did they tend to settle most often?

Question 10 10. What were the main factors that decided where hunter-gatherers settled down when forming agrarian societies?

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Question 11 11. Which is NOT one of the four types of terrestrial ecosystems?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a biotic feature of an ecosystem?

Question 13 13. What are the two main classifications of ecosystems?

Question 14 14. Which is the largest terrestrial ecosystem found on Earth?

Question 15 15. Freshwater ecosystems are NOT classified by:

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Question 16 16. Plants are a renewable resource that provide which of the following product(s) for our use?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT an example of a renewable resource?

Question 18 18. Why is hydroelectric energy from water considered a renewable resource?

Question 19 19. Why is recycling so important to the environment?

Question 20 20. What is the main difference between renewable and non-renewable resources?

Overview of Humans & the Environment Chapter Exam Instructions

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