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1.  1. At the present time, which one of the following provides the greatest amount of energy for powering the U.S. economy? 
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2.  2. When atoms are split, from which part of the atom is the energy released? 
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3.  3. Why would anyone want to change coal into a gas or a liquid when it works perfectly  well as a solid fuel?
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4.  4. Which shows the correct order for total water supply from the largest to the smallest source? 
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5.  5. Which of the following is often used to remove poisonous gas emissions released by  industries?
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6.  6. All of the following are classifications of hazardous wastes except
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7.  7. The most important first step for beginning to solve environmental problems is
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8.  8. Which of the following substances can be recovered from solid wastes?
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9.  9. The city in the United States distinguished by having the toughest pollution control program and the greatest air pollution problem is 
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10.  10. The greenhouse effect got its name because 
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11.  11. When neighborhood residents noticed a large number of dead fish in a local creek, they traced the problem to a nearby gas station.  It turned out that a tank of antifreeze had developed a leak.  This is an example of
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12.  12. An advantage associated with the Darrieus rotor is that it
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13.  13. A reactor that produces more fissionable material than it consumes is called a
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14.  14. Which of the following is not a renewable resource used by early humans?
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15.  15. Office buildings are part of the
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16.  16. Why is surface mining a problem?
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17.  17. What is the main reason why few nuclear power plants are being built today, compared to 30 years ago?
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18.  18. Uranium isotopes are all unstable until uranium atoms eventually turn into 
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19.  19. All of the following are arguments for gasifying coal except
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20.  20. Most current solar energy units for homes are
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21.  21. All of the following are characteristics of a eutropic lake except
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22.  22. The area of land from which an aquifer is filled is its 
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23.  23.  Which of the following statements is false?  Desalinization of salt water
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24.  24. Which of the following contributes most to acid precipitation?
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25.  25. The most significant greenhouse gas emitted in large quantities by human society is 
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