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Society & Environmental Change Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is FALSE about the Ogallala Aquifer?

Question 2 2. Why is recycling so important to the environment?

Question 3 3. The variability of life forms within a given ecosystem is known as _____.

Question 4 4. How can a landfill be best described?

Question 5 5. What were the main factors that decided where hunter-gatherers settled down when forming agrarian societies?

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Question 6 6. Plants are a renewable resource that provide which of the following product(s) for our use?

Question 7 7. The maximum number of humans or animals that can survive within a given area is called the ?

Question 8 8. An anthropologist studies a group of cultures from Central America and concludes that they're all essentially the same due to their common climate and ecosystem. Which of the following likely guided this anthropologist's thinking?

Question 9 9. Beginning in 2003, California was forced to reduce its withdrawal of the Colorado River by _____.

Question 10 10. When did humans stop altering their environments?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT an example of a renewable resource?

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

Question 13 13. What is the single greatest threat to biodiversity?

Question 14 14. What do we call the study of how people use culture to adapt to their environment?

Question 15 15. The Greenhouse Effect _____.

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Question 16 16. What do we call the idea that the environment places limits on people?

Question 17 17. How would acting to stop climate change affect the economy?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is true regarding population trends?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an effect of deforestation?

Question 20 20. Which country instituted a one-child policy to curb population growth?

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Question 21 21. What do we call the study of the interaction between environment and human traditions?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?

Question 23 23. Why are forests described as carbon sinks?

Question 24 24. What do we call the study of how living things interact with their environment?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT an environmental factor that affects where human settlements are located?

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Question 26 26. Which of these were forms of irrigation developed by ancient people?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT related to global climate change?

Question 28 28. BRICS is an acronym that includes which of the following nations?

Question 29 29. Choose the set of factors that will most certainly lead to desertification.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a possible type of law that a government could pass to help fight climate change?

Society & Environmental Change Chapter Exam Instructions

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