Resources And The Environment

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Resources And The Environment - Quiz

A quick review of Unit 7 - Resources and the Enviroment


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are resources called that are replaced by natural process at a rate that is at least equal to the rate at which they are used?
    • A. 

      Nonrenewable resources

    • B. 

      Fossil fuels

    • C. 

      Renewable resources

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 2. 
    What is the ultimate source of most forms of energy on Earth?
    • A. 

      Fossil fuels

    • B. 

      The sun

    • C. 

      Biomass

    • D. 

      Tidal power

  • 3. 
    What happens when populations reach the carrying capacity of the environment?
    • A. 

      They stop growing.

    • B. 

      They explode.

    • C. 

      They grow exponentially.

    • D. 

      They outgrow cities.

  • 4. 
    Which is NOT derived from living things?
    • A. 

      Petroleum

    • B. 

      Coal

    • C. 

      Peat

    • D. 

      Photovoltaic cells

  • 5. 
    Watch the news report about overpopulation and poverty.  Answer the following questions:What is at the heart of mile 12?
    • A. 

      A school.

    • B. 

      A dump.

    • C. 

      A factory.

    • D. 

      A mine.

  • 6. 
    The pressures of an increasing population combined with a weakening economy is fueling an increase in ______________ and _______________.
    • A. 

      Frustration, anger

    • B. 

      Education, hope

    • C. 

      Crime, corruption

    • D. 

      Jobs, security

  • 7. 
    Which one of the the following choice is NOT one of the 3 factors that are needed to create stable cities, especially those in mega cities around the world?
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Jobs

    • C. 

      Drugs

    • D. 

      Houses

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