How Much Do You Know About Human Impact On The Environment ?

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  • 1. 
    The use of plastic materials adds to the pollution of the environment. Which of the following statements explain it?A: They take a very long time to decompose.B: They are produced from natural resources.C: They are waterproof.D: They produce harmful gases when burnt.
    • A. 

      A and C

    • B. 

      A and D

    • C. 

      B and C

    • D. 

      C and D

  • 2. 
    Which of the following activities does not have a negative impact on the environment?
    • A. 

      Burning of fossil fuels

    • B. 

      Planting trees in a nature reserve

    • C. 

      Using weedkillers for farming

    • D. 

      Increasing the use of chlorofluorocarbons

  • 3. 
    What may result when the environment becomes unfavourable to the organisms?A: The organisms may die.B: The organisms may adapt.C: The organisms may move to another place.
    • A. 

      A and B

    • B. 

      A and C

    • C. 

      B and C

    • D. 

      A, B and C

  • 4. 
    A large area of forest was destroyed by fire. Which of the following will happen?
    • A. 

      More plants will be grown.

    • B. 

      The land will have more fresh air.

    • C. 

      Less soil will be eroded.

    • D. 

      Wildlife will be endangered.

  • 5. 
    We can reduce land pollution by _________________________________________.A: incinerating rubbishB: reducing deforestationC: using organic pesticides in farmingD: building taller chimneys for factories
    • A. 

      A only

    • B. 

      A and C only

    • C. 

      B and C only

    • D. 

      A, C and D only

  • 6. 
    Which of the following can cause pollution?A: Litter and rubbishB: Harmful chemicalsC: Human wasteD: Biodegradable materials
    • A. 

      A, B and C only

    • B. 

      A, C and D only

    • C. 

      C and D only

    • D. 

      A, B, C, and D

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are non-biodegradable materials?A: WoodB: PlasticsC:Styrofoam boxD: Prawn shell
    • A. 

      A and B only

    • B. 

      B and C only

    • C. 

      B. C, and D only

    • D. 

      A, B, C, and D

  • 8. 
    Kelly disposed off some clear liquid chemicals into a lake. Which of the following would be observed in the pond community?A: A smell could be detected from the lake.B: The water in the lake was stagnant.C: Dead fishes can be seen floating on the surface of the lake.D: Leaves of plants growing by the lake turned brown.
    • A. 

      A and B only

    • B. 

      A, B, and C only

    • C. 

      A, B, and D only

    • D. 

      A, C, and D only

  • 9. 
    Insecticides and weedkillers will cause no harm to marine life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Irresponsible dumping of rubbish will pollute the environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Untreated sewage promotes the growth of algae and encourage the growth of marine plants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Burning fossil fuels releases harmful gases that will cause acid rain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Turning up the volume of radios and televisions will not result in pollution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Species of animals become extinct or endangered due to reforestation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In Singapore, rubbish may be sorted into different binds for the purpose of recycling. Which of the following are reasons for recycling rubbish?A: To preserve treesB: to reduce pollutionC: to reduce wastage of materialsD: to get more fertilisers for plants
    • A. 

      A and C

    • B. 

      A, B and C only

    • C. 

      A, C and D only

    • D. 

      A, B, C and D

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