Economics, Natural Capital & the Environment


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Why is the role of the forest relevant to act as a carbon sink?

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1. Why are the goods we obtain from nature often undervalued?

2. Which of the following is NOT an example of natural capital?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can be used to assess your knowledge of economic and environmental principles. You will be quizzed on terms like natural capital.

Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Characteristics of natural capital
  • Examples of natural capital
  • Natural environment that absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

Skills Practiced

This quiz and printable worksheet can help you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about economics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding natural capital
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related economics/environmental lesson

Additional Learning

If you are interested in learning more about natural capital and the environment, review the corresponding lesson Economics, Natural Capital & the Environment. This lesson will help you:

  • Define carbon sink
  • Classify examples of natural capital
  • Learn about the relationship between natural capital and economics
  • Ascertain properties of carbon sink