Green Environment Words Exam Quiz

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In this quiz on the topic of maintaining a green environment, we’ll be offering up a plethora of questions featuring vocabulary that you’ll be tasked with defining for us. What can you tell us about green environments?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Compaction means:

    • A. 

      Reduction Of Bulk

    • B. 

      Shredding Machine

    • C. 

      Private Facility

    • D. 

      Species Subgrouping

    Correct Answer
    A. Reduction Of Bulk
    Explanation
    Compaction refers to the process of reducing the size or volume of something, typically by applying pressure or removing air or empty spaces. In the context of the given options, "Reduction Of Bulk" best represents the meaning of compaction. This term implies that the process involves compressing or condensing something to make it smaller or more compact. The other options, such as "Shredding Machine," "Private Facility," and "Species Subgrouping," do not accurately capture the concept of compaction.

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  • 2. 

    Garbage means:

    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Waste

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Grain

    Correct Answer
    B. Waste
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Waste" because garbage refers to items that are no longer needed or useful and are therefore discarded. It typically includes things like food scraps, packaging materials, and other types of household waste. Corn, oil, and grain are not synonymous with garbage and do not encompass the broader concept of waste.

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  • 3. 

    Carcinogen means:

    • A. 

      Vitamin Supplement

    • B. 

      Cancer Causing

    • C. 

      Case Study

    • D. 

      Carrying Capacity

    Correct Answer
    B. Cancer Causing
    Explanation
    The term "carcinogen" refers to substances or agents that are known to cause or promote the development of cancer. These can include chemicals, radiation, or certain behaviors such as smoking. The term "cancer causing" accurately describes the meaning of "carcinogen" as it directly indicates that the substance or agent has the potential to cause cancer.

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  • 4. 

    Denitrification means:

    • A. 

      Mineral Reduction

    • B. 

      Carcinogen Reduction

    • C. 

      Nitrogen Reduction

    • D. 

      Pesticide Reduction

    Correct Answer
    C. Nitrogen Reduction
    Explanation
    Denitrification refers to the process of nitrogen reduction. It is a natural biological process that converts nitrates present in soil or water into gaseous nitrogen, which is then released into the atmosphere. This process is carried out by denitrifying bacteria that use nitrate as an alternative source of oxygen during respiration. Denitrification is important in the nitrogen cycle as it helps to regulate the levels of nitrogen in ecosystems and prevent excessive accumulation of nitrates, which can be harmful to the environment.

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  • 5. 

    Hydrocarbon means:

    • A. 

      Nitrogen And Carbon

    • B. 

      Hydrogen And Carbon

    • C. 

      Water Filtration

    • D. 

      Sulfur And Carbon

    Correct Answer
    B. Hydrogen And Carbon
    Explanation
    Hydrocarbon refers to a compound composed of hydrogen and carbon atoms. It is a fundamental concept in organic chemistry, where carbon atoms form the backbone of the molecule and hydrogen atoms are attached to the carbon atoms. Hydrocarbons are the main constituents of fossil fuels and are widely used as fuels and raw materials in various industries. They can exist in different forms, such as alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes, depending on the type and arrangement of carbon-carbon bonds.

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  • 6. 

    Blade means:

    • A. 

      Similar

    • B. 

      Squeeze

    • C. 

      Leaf

    • D. 

      Instant

    Correct Answer
    C. Leaf
    Explanation
    Blade means leaf. In this context, "blade" refers to the flattened, typically green, structure of a plant that is attached to a stem or branch. It is the part of the plant that carries out photosynthesis and is usually thin and flat in shape. Therefore, the correct answer is leaf.

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  • 7. 

    Soil moisture means:

    • A. 

      Water In Dirt

    • B. 

      Air Pollution

    • C. 

      Oxidant

    • D. 

      Prohibition

    Correct Answer
    A. Water In Dirt
    Explanation
    Soil moisture refers to the amount of water present in the soil. It is a measure of the water content in the soil, which is essential for plant growth and survival. The correct answer, "Water In Dirt," accurately describes the concept of soil moisture by highlighting the presence of water in the soil.

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  • 8. 

    Disinfectant means:

    • A. 

      Combustor

    • B. 

      Toxin

    • C. 

      Cleaner

    • D. 

      Carcinogen

    Correct Answer
    C. Cleaner
    Explanation
    Disinfectant refers to a substance or agent that is used to kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms on surfaces or objects. It is commonly used to clean and sanitize various areas, such as hospitals, homes, and public spaces. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "Cleaner."

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  • 9. 

    Absorption means:

    • A. 

      Uptake Of Water

    • B. 

      A Corrosive Solution

    • C. 

      Disrepair

    • D. 

      Eliminating Sunlight

    Correct Answer
    A. Uptake Of Water
    Explanation
    Absorption refers to the process of taking in or soaking up a substance, such as water, by another substance. It involves the movement of molecules or particles from an area of lower concentration to an area of higher concentration. In the context of the given options, absorption specifically refers to the uptake of water by a substance.

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  • 10. 

    Entire means:

    • A. 

      Insect

    • B. 

      Whole

    • C. 

      Layer

    • D. 

      Have

    Correct Answer
    B. Whole
    Explanation
    The word "entire" means complete or whole. In the context of the given options, "entire" can be best associated with the word "whole" as it conveys the same meaning. The other options such as "insect," "layer," and "have" do not align with the meaning of "entire."

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  • 11. 

    Cloning means:

    • A. 

      Coal Conversion

    • B. 

      Coke Oven

    • C. 

      Copying Genes

    • D. 

      Thermal Energy

    Correct Answer
    C. Copying Genes
    Explanation
    Cloning refers to the process of creating an identical copy of an organism or a specific gene. This involves replicating the genetic material, such as DNA, to produce a genetically identical organism or to obtain multiple copies of a specific gene. Cloning can be used for various purposes, including scientific research, medical applications, and agriculture. It allows scientists to study genes and their functions, create genetically modified organisms, and potentially develop new treatments for genetic diseases.

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  • 12. 

    Standard means:

    • A. 

      Smokestack

    • B. 

      Norm

    • C. 

      Variable

    • D. 

      Air

    Correct Answer
    B. Norm
    Explanation
    Standard means a norm or a benchmark that is commonly accepted or followed. It is a reference point against which other things can be compared or measured. In this context, "norm" is the correct answer as it aligns with the definition of standard.

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  • 13. 

    Algicide means:

    • A. 

      Flowing Water

    • B. 

      Stagnant Water

    • C. 

      Algae Controller

    • D. 

      Dead Water

    Correct Answer
    C. Algae Controller
    Explanation
    Algicide refers to a substance or agent that is used to control or prevent the growth of algae. It is specifically designed to inhibit the growth and reproduction of algae in water bodies such as pools, ponds, and lakes. Algicides work by disrupting the cellular processes of algae, ultimately leading to their death or inhibition of growth. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "Algae Controller."

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  • 14. 

    Permit means:

    • A. 

      License

    • B. 

      Limestone Mining

    • C. 

      Harmful Result

    • D. 

      Liquid Fallout

    Correct Answer
    A. License
    Explanation
    Permit means a license or official document that grants permission or authorization to do something. It is a legal document that allows an individual or organization to engage in a specific activity or carry out a particular action. In this context, "permit" is synonymous with "license" as both terms refer to the granting of official permission.

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  • 15. 

    Soft water means:

    • A. 

      Pore Space

    • B. 

      Will Burn

    • C. 

      Loading Zone

    • D. 

      Few Minerals

    Correct Answer
    D. Few Minerals
    Explanation
    Soft water refers to water that has a low mineral content. It does not contain high levels of minerals such as calcium and magnesium. This is usually achieved through processes like distillation or reverse osmosis, which remove the minerals from the water. Soft water is desirable in certain situations, as it prevents the build-up of mineral deposits in pipes and appliances. Additionally, it allows for better lathering of soaps and detergents. Therefore, the correct answer is "Few Minerals."

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