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Environmental Science...chapter 6, Section 7.

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  • 1. 
    Smart growth or new urbanism tools include greenbelts around cities, high density cluster housing and
    • A. 

      Extensive freeway networks to provide efficient travel to and from work

    • B. 

      Taxing buildings

    • C. 

      Taxing land instead of buildings

    • D. 

      No construction of expensive mass transit systems

    • E. 

      All of these answers

  • 2. 
    Some United States cities are attempting to be more livable and more envrionmentally sustainable.  Examples are:
    • A. 

      Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona

    • B. 

      Houston and Dallas, Texas

    • C. 

      San Bernardino and Oakland, California

    • D. 

      Atlanta, Georgia, and Miami, Florida

    • E. 

      Davis, California; Portland, Oregon; and Chattanooga, Tennessee

  • 3. 
    An ecocity is 
    • A. 

      Car oriented

    • B. 

      Industry oriented

    • C. 

      Profit oriented

    • D. 

      People oriented

    • E. 

      Family oriented

  • 4. 
    In an ecocity, plants are utilized to provide shade and beauty.  Typically, the plants are
    • A. 

      Always fast-growing, broadleaf plants

    • B. 

      Adapted to local climate and soils

    • C. 

      Adapted so they do not use much water

    • D. 

      Resistant to pests

    • E. 

      All of these answers

  • 5. 
    If you visit Curitiba, Brazil, you would expect to find
    • A. 

      No recycling program

    • B. 

      A sophisticated bus system

    • C. 

      Very polluted air

    • D. 

      Residents who wish to relocated to other cities

    • E. 

      No high-rise apartments

  • 6. 
    In Curitiba, Brazil
    • A. 

      Day care centers are free for low-income parents

    • B. 

      Recycled old buses are used as health clinics and soup kitchens

    • C. 

      95 percent of the citizens can read

    • D. 

      70 percent of the paper used is recycled

    • E. 

      All of these answers are correct