4.1 Urban & Rural Land

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4.1 Urban & Rural Land - Quiz

Environmental Science Unit 4: Land Use & Human Impact 4. 1 - I CAN compare urban and rural land use.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Land that contains relatively few people and large areas of open space is considered:
    • A. 

      Urban

    • B. 

      Rural

    • C. 

      Suburban

    • D. 

      Rangeland

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT an environmental benefit of rural spaces?
    • A. 

      Moderating temperature

    • B. 

      Preventing flooding

    • C. 

      Source of carbon dioxide

  • 3. 
    Urban areas are often covered with ____________ and contain __________ people.
    • A. 

      Crops; few

    • B. 

      Crops; many

    • C. 

      Buildings; few

    • D. 

      Buildings; many

  • 4. 
    Rural areas are often covered with ____________ and contain __________ people.
    • A. 

      Crops; few

    • B. 

      Crops; many

    • C. 

      Buildings; few

    • D. 

      Buildings; many

  • 5. 
    Why is it important to preserve rural land?
    • A. 

      To increase CO2 production

    • B. 

      To increase urban temperatures

    • C. 

      To increase urban sprawl

    • D. 

      So we can produce food through agriculture

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a benefit of rural land?
    • A. 

      It helps purify air and water

    • B. 

      It helps prevent flooding

    • C. 

      It increases carbon dioxide levels

    • D. 

      It helps recycle nutrients to the soil

  • 7. 
    Largely residential areas immediately outside of cities are known as:
    • A. 

      Suburban

    • B. 

      Urban

    • C. 

      Rural

    • D. 

      Wild

  • 8. 
    All of the following are typical uses for urban land except:
    • A. 

      Housing

    • B. 

      Industry

    • C. 

      Businesses

    • D. 

      Agriculture

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a TRUE statement about urban land?
    • A. 

      Urban land is more dense than rural land.

    • B. 

      Urban land is used mostly for agriculture.

    • C. 

      Urban land is useful for recycling nutrients to the soil.