Chapter 10 - Morrison - Gbe 4e

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Chapter 10 - Morrison - Gbe 4e


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Biodiversity is defined as…
    • A. 

      The habitats of living creatures

    • B. 

      The variety of living organisms in an area

    • C. 

      The plant diversity of an area

    • D. 

      The ability of an area to support wildlife

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a cause of deforestation?
    • A. 

      Felling trees for fuel

    • B. 

      Clearing forests for grazing animals

    • C. 

      Planting palm trees

    • D. 

      Clearing forests to grow crops

  • 3. 
    Which of the following countries has the highest level of greenhouse gas emissions?
    • A. 

      US

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      China

  • 4. 
    The Kyoto Protocol was groundbreaking because…
    • A. 

      It recognized climate change

    • B. 

      It specified targets for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions

    • C. 

      It achieved a consensus among all countries

    • D. 

      It achieved a consensus among all developed countries

  • 5. 
    The Paris accord aimed ambitiously to reduce global warming to…
    • A. 

      3 degrees C

    • B. 

      2 degrees C

    • C. 

      1.5 degrees C

    • D. 

      2.7 degrees C

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the largest coal producer?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      US

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      India

  • 7. 
    Why is deforestation still a major challenge in Indonesia?
    • A. 

      Because the government supports deforestation

    • B. 

      Because agribusinesses are against sustainability policies

    • C. 

      Because smallholders get subsidies for clearing forests

    • D. 

      Because ‘slash and burn’ is still commonly used to clear forests

  • 8. 
    How do the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) differ from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)?
    • A. 

      The SDGs have UN backing

    • B. 

      The SDGs have US backing

    • C. 

      The SDGs are more numerous and comprehensive

    • D. 

      There are fewer SDGs than MDGs

  • 9. 
    Chevron has refused to clear up environmental contamination from oil extraction in which country?
    • A. 

      Colombia

    • B. 

      Ecuador

    • C. 

      Chile

    • D. 

      Mexico

  • 10. 
    Triple-bottom-line reporting includes…
    • A. 

      Financial, social and environmental reporting

    • B. 

      Corporate governance, financial and environmental reporting

    • C. 

      Financial, legal and social reporting

    • D. 

      Social, financial and ethical reporting