Environmental Science...Chapter 6, Section 7.

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Environmental Science Quizzes & Trivia

Let the quiz on environmental science continue and your knowledge be tested. The quiz below is based on what you understood from chapter six and seven of or course book. Give it a try and keep an eye out for the quiz on the next chapters. All the best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Smart growth or new urbanism tools include greenbelts around cities, high density cluster housing and
    • A. 

      Extensive freeway networks to provide efficient travel to and from work

    • B. 

      Taxing buildings

    • C. 

      Taxing land instead of buildings

    • D. 

      No construction of expensive mass transit systems

    • E. 

      All of these answers

  • 2. 
    Some United States cities are attempting to be more livable and more envrionmentally sustainable.  Examples are:
    • A. 

      Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona

    • B. 

      Houston and Dallas, Texas

    • C. 

      San Bernardino and Oakland, California

    • D. 

      Atlanta, Georgia, and Miami, Florida

    • E. 

      Davis, California; Portland, Oregon; and Chattanooga, Tennessee

  • 3. 
    An ecocity is 
    • A. 

      Car oriented

    • B. 

      Industry oriented

    • C. 

      Profit oriented

    • D. 

      People oriented

    • E. 

      Family oriented

  • 4. 
    In an ecocity, plants are utilized to provide shade and beauty.  Typically, the plants are
    • A. 

      Always fast-growing, broadleaf plants

    • B. 

      Adapted to local climate and soils

    • C. 

      Adapted so they do not use much water

    • D. 

      Resistant to pests

    • E. 

      All of these answers

  • 5. 
    If you visit Curitiba, Brazil, you would expect to find
    • A. 

      No recycling program

    • B. 

      A sophisticated bus system

    • C. 

      Very polluted air

    • D. 

      Residents who wish to relocated to other cities

    • E. 

      No high-rise apartments

  • 6. 
    In Curitiba, Brazil
    • A. 

      Day care centers are free for low-income parents

    • B. 

      Recycled old buses are used as health clinics and soup kitchens

    • C. 

      95 percent of the citizens can read

    • D. 

      70 percent of the paper used is recycled

    • E. 

      All of these answers are correct