Pollution & Environmental Issues Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is of the following statements about carbon dioxide is TRUE?

Question 2 2. Choose the statement that is correct about potable water.

Question 3 3. What is NOT a way the environment will be affected by the growing population?

Question 4 4. Which of the following terms is defined as the measure of the demand for resources required to support a lifestyle?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements about nitrous oxide is TRUE?

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Question 6 6. What is the term used to describe a substance that pollutes the air, water or land?

Question 7 7. How can a landfill be best described?

Question 8 8. When fecal coliform bacteria is found in a water sample, what is the likely conclusion?

Question 9 9. All of the following statements are true about the enhanced greenhouse effect, EXCEPT that it _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of hazardous waste?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following terms is used to describe the introduction of living organisms into the environment that grow and become invasive?

Question 12 12. Six types of air pollutants were identified by the EPA because they _____.

Question 13 13. The best method for assessing water pollution is to:

Question 14 14. What is required in order for CFCs to break down ozone?

Question 15 15.

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?

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Question 16 16. Identify the INCORRECT statement about drinking water in developing countries.

Question 17 17. Why are environmental policies needed now to protect future populations?

Question 18 18. Which is FALSE about air pollution?

Question 19 19. The greenhouse effect

Question 20 20. In the United States, how many pounds of hazardous waste are found in the average household?

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Question 21 21. In the United States, what two industries produce the majority of hazardous waste ?

Question 22 22. How is ozone that is found in the troposphere considered harmful?

Question 23 23. Non-point source pollution is

Question 24 24. Why are chlorine gas and ozone used in water treatment?

Question 25 25. If hazardous waste is being disposed of in a shallow depression in the earth, which is lined with plastic and impervious materials, then it is possible to infer that the waste is being disposed of in _____.

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Question 26 26. In America, septic systems are mainly used _____.

Question 27 27. How could future changes to the environment affect the global food supply?

Question 28 28. _____ 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 29 29. How is the primary treatment stage different from secondary treatment stage?

Question 30 30. Discarded water bottles and sulfur dioxide are examples of _____ and _____ pollutants.

Pollution & Environmental Issues Chapter Exam Instructions

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