Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 4: Earth's Resources Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Plants are a renewable resource that provide which of the following product(s) for our use?

Question 2 2. Select the set that contains the three major types of fossil fuels.

Question 3 3. All of the following represent challenges to solar energy EXCEPT?

Question 4 4. Pesticides and fertilizers used on farmer's fields are examples of which type of pollution?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT considered one of Earth's materials?

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Question 6 6. Solar energy can be defined as

Question 7 7. Which of the following items is generated from the use of mineral products?

Question 8 8. The world's largest oil reserves are found in

Question 9 9. Which of the following terms is used to describe the introduction of living organisms into the environment that grow and become invasive?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT an example of a renewable resource?

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Question 11 11. Based on the lesson, which evidence supports the point of view that tidal energy should NOT be used?

Question 12 12. Which of the following compares longwall mining to solution mining?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is used to provide nuclear energy for nuclear power plants?

Question 14 14. What is a tidal barrage?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements is NOT true about wind power?

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Question 16 16. Which is NOT a drawback of wind power?

Question 17 17. Six types of air pollutants were identified by the EPA because they _____.

Question 18 18. The United States consumes approximately how much of the world's minerals?

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?

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Question 21 21. Rocks are often classified by how they are formed. What are the three types of rocks found on Earth?

Question 22 22. What is the ability to do work?

Question 23 23. What is the appropriate and complete definition of water?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is FALSE about minerals?

Question 25 25. One of Earth's materials, _____, is a mixture of decomposed organic matter and two other types of Earth's materials, _____.

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Question 26 26. In a hydroelectric energy plant, water generates electricity in a _____, by spinning _____ as it travels _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a major disadvantage associated with burning fossil fuels?

Question 28 28. The United States has the largest reserves of what mineral in the world?

Question 29 29. How can a landfill be best described?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is true about fossil fuels?

Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 4: Earth's Resources Chapter Exam Instructions

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