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 few people and large areas of open space is called:
    • A. 

      Urban

    • B. 

      Rural

    • C. 

      Suburban

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a benefit of rural land?
    • A. 

      Controlling temperature

    • B. 

      Preventing flooding

    • C. 

      Source of carbon dioxide

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

      Buildings; many

    • B. 

      Crops; few

  • 4. 
    Why is it important to preserve rural land?
    • A. 

      To clean the air and water

    • B. 

      To increase urban temperatures

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    Residential areas immediately outside of cities are known as:
    • A. 

      Suburban

    • B. 

      Urban

    • C. 

      Rural

  • 7. 
    All of the following are typical uses for urban land except:
    • A. 

      Farming

    • B. 

      Industry

  • 8. 
    Rural land is often densely populated (covered with lots of people).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Rural land is useful because it helps recycle nutrients to the soil, and it can prevent flooding from surface runoff.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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