Causes & Effects of Modern Environmental Concerns


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Which of the following is NOT a modern environmental issue?

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1. Which of the following environmental concerns describes an issue where an area becomes increasingly dry due to human activities?

2. Which of the following environmental issues can be solved with current technology?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet includes questions constructed with the aim to measure your comprehension of the causes and possible steps to take in regards to modern environmental issues.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on various aspects of current environmental concerns, including:

  • Climates becoming increasingly dry as a result of human activity
  • Current technology as a potential solution
  • The reasons for deforestation

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between issues that do and do not relate to the environment as well as steps that will and will not work towards solving environmental concerns
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the causes of deforestation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the environmental problems technology may be able to address

Additional Learning

To learn more about this important issue, check out the accompanying lesson, titled Causes & Effects of Modern Environmental Concerns. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the problem of climate change and what we can do in the effort to resolve it
  • Familiarize yourself with the concepts of overfishing and desertification as well as the steps we can take to fix them
  • Learn about the danger of acid rain as well as its solution
  • Understand how we can better manage waste in order to reduce its negative environmental effect
  • Know why water quality and water supply pose environmental concerns and how they may be improved