Environmental Science Reviewer Chapters 1-8

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Environmental Science Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is the circumstances that surround an organism or a group of organisms.
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      Social Setting

    • C. 

      Habitat

    • D. 

      Community

  • 2. 
    It is the circumstances that surround an organism or a group of organisms.
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      Social Setting

    • C. 

      Habitat

    • D. 

      Community

  • 3. 
    Is a systematic study of our environment and our place in it. It is interdisciplinary it may include together natural sciences, social sciences and other sciences and it is also a mission oriented study.  
    • A. 

      Environmental Science

    • B. 

      Ecology

    • C. 

      Physical Science

    • D. 

      Environmental Politics

  • 4. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: Dependent variables are response variables Independent variables doesn't respond to other variables
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    TRUE OR FALSE Inductive Reasoning: start with a general principle and derive a testable prediction about a specific case Deductive Reasoning: collected observations produce a general rule .  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The ____________ resources are those resources that are easily renewed, adjusted and manipulated, while the non-renewable resources are those can be retrieved in the environment but it can be generated or it takes a very long time to be generated (e.g. fossil fuels)  
  • 7. 
    ___________________ are generally among the least powerful, most neglected groups. In many countries, traditional caste systems, discriminatory laws, economics, or prejudices repress them.  
  • 8. 
    Thermodynamics FIRST LAW:  Energy is conserved. - under normal conditions, it is neither created or destroyed, but can be transferred or transformed. SECOND LAW:  With each successive energy transfer or transformation, more energy is available to do work. Entropy (disorder) decreases.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Ionic Bond - formed when an atom loses or gains electrons Covalent Bond - formed when two or more atoms share the same electrons  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Oxidation - a molecule or an atom loses an electron Reduction - a molecule or an atom gains an electron  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Detrivores eat ____________, another the term for dead organisms and waste matter.
  • 12. 
    The process where species acquire traits that allow them to survive in their environment.  
    • A. 

      Adaptation

    • B. 

      Evolution

    • C. 

      Competition

    • D. 

      Mutation

  • 13. 
    set of environmental conditions in which a particular organism live.  
    • A. 

      Habitat

    • B. 

      Community

    • C. 

      Ecological Niche

    • D. 

      Social Setting

  • 14. 
    A description of role played by a species in a biological community, it is also a total set of environmental factors that determines species distribution  
    • A. 

      Ecological Niche

    • B. 

      Habitat

    • C. 

      Community

    • D. 

      Social Setting

  • 15. 
    A symbiotic relationship where one member benefits while other neither benefited nor harmed
    • A. 

      Commensalism

    • B. 

      Predation

    • C. 

      Mutualism

    • D. 

      Parasitism

  • 16. 
    Defense Mechanism Mullerian Mimicry -harmless species evolve characteristics that mimic unpalatable or poisonous species. Batesian Mimicry -Two unpalatable or dangerous species evolve to look alike.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A slow growth when reaching carrying capacity
    • A. 

      Logistic Growth

    • B. 

      Exponential Growth

    • C. 

      Overshoot

    • D. 

      Dieback

  • 18. 
    Formula of computing Doubling Time : 70/annual % growth = doubling time
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Thomas Malthus believed that population growth is a symptom of exploitation and oppression, and Karl Marx believed that human population tend to increase exponentially while there is food production.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Encompasses vital statistics about people such as births, deaths, distribution, and population size.
    • A. 

      Demography

    • B. 

      Census Analysis

    • C. 

      Sociobiochemical Engineering

    • D. 

      Population Education

  • 21. 
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  • 22. 
    Higher education and personal freedom for women result to limit childbearing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    These are areas sharing similar climate, topographic and soil conditions and roughly comparable communities.
    • A. 

      Biomes

    • B. 

      Continental Locations

    • C. 

      Fjords

    • D. 

      Distinctive Habitats

  • 24. 
    Tropical forests cover only 10% of the earth's surface
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A small percentage of mature trees are taken in each 10-20 year rotaton
    • A. 

      Selective Cutting

    • B. 

      Strip Cutting

    • C. 

      Clear Cutiing

    • D. 

      Mature Cutting

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