Environmental Science A Pre-course Quiz

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Environmental Science A pre-course quiz. Please take this quiz before the start of the course. Do your best!You will earn 10 pts once you have completed this quiz. This quiz is NOT connected to the K12 LMS, so you will not see the 10 pts posted immediatelyPlease grant at least 3 to 5 school days to allow for me to transfer the 10 points to your grade book once I have viewed and noted your score. Thank you,Mrs. L.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following are factors that determine climate except?
    • A. 

      Solar and volcanic activity

    • B. 

      Population and longitude

    • C. 

      Atmospheric and oceanic circulation patterns

    • D. 

      Latitude and local geography

  • 2. 
    The majority of our fresh water is found in __________________.
    • A. 

      Aquifers

    • B. 

      Oceans

    • C. 

      Glaciers

    • D. 

      Lakes

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a short-term effect of air pollution to humans?
    • A. 

      Coughing

    • B. 

      Headache

    • C. 

      Eye irritation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The clearing of trees from an area without replacing them is called _________________________.
    • A. 

      Deforestation

    • B. 

      Clear cutting

    • C. 

      Reforestation

    • D. 

      Harvesting

  • 5. 
    A common environmental problem caused by landfills is _______________.
    • A. 

      Methane gas

    • B. 

      Leachate

    • C. 

      Unsafe drinking water

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The process of reusing materials or recovering valuable materials from waste or scrap _________________.
    • A. 

      Composting

    • B. 

      Conservation

    • C. 

      Recycling

    • D. 

      Refuse

  • 7. 
    Any waste that is a risk to health of humans or other living things is called ______________ waste.
    • A. 

      Industrial

    • B. 

      Hazardous

    • C. 

      Toxic

    • D. 

      Nontoxic

  • 8. 
    The process of returning land to its original or better condition after mining is completed is called _______________.
    • A. 

      Smelting

    • B. 

      Land betterment

    • C. 

      Reclamation

    • D. 

      Subsistance

  • 9. 
    Toxicology is used by scientists to study which of the following?
    • A. 

      Spread of diseases

    • B. 

      Sources of pollution

    • C. 

      Environment's role in diseases

    • D. 

      Harmful effects of substances or organisms

  • 10. 
    An organism in which a pathogen lives all or part of its life on is called a ____________________.
    • A. 

      Consumer

    • B. 

      Participant

    • C. 

      Host

    • D. 

      Defender

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