ES Chapter One Test

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The study of non-living systems and the planet as a whole:
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An example of a nonrenewable resource:
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The Earth is a ___________ _______________ because only the sun's energy can enter and heat escapes.
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When a large fraction of a resource is used up, it is:
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Test river water to find chemicals and pollutants that pour into the river is a branch of:
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A country with higher average incomes, slower population growth, diverse industrial economies, and stronger support social systems:
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Which of the following is NOT a positive result of the Industrial Revolution?
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The study of living things:
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Renewable Resource: Nonrenewable Resource
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Fossil fuels: Animal muscle
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The study of matter and energy:
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The condition in which human needs are met in such a way that the human population can survive indefinitely:
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The human population __________ in the 20th century:
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Any natural material used by humans:
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A country which has lower average incomes, rapid population growth, and simple agricultural based economies:
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What is the result of the population growing at such a fast rate?
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Which period was it when people started growing, breeding, and caring for plants and animals to fulfill their needs?
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The study of the impact of humans on the environment is:
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Pollution: Health Affects
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A pollutant that is not broken down easily; therefore, they can build up to dangerous levels in the environment:
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During which period did people obtain their food by collecting plants and hunting animals?
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An example of a non-degradable pollutant:
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An evaluation performed to see if the benefit of a preventative action is worth the cost:
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An example of a biodegradable pollutant:
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The study of how living things interact with each other and their nonliving environment:
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An example of a renewable resource:
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What is used to describe the productive area of Earth needed to support the lifestyle of one person in a particular country?
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Population growth in the 20th century caused which of the following problems?
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The study of human population:
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Biodegradable: Non-degradable
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Developed nations use __________of Earth's resources than developing countries to sustain their standard of living.
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Which of the following caused the greatest population growth?
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What states that the greater the demand for something, the more it is worth?
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Studying mutations of frogs due to pollutants being dumped into a body of water is an example of how ____________is used in Environmental Science:
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Any undesired change in air, water, or soil that adversely affects the health, survival, or other activities of humans or other organisms:
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An evaluation of the cost of any action and the risk of an undesirable outcome:
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The "Tragedy of the Commons" describes:
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During this period, the burning of fossil fuels for power replaced animal and human muscle power:
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A resource that can be replaced relatively quickly:
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Why is the world's loss of biodiversity a source of common concern?
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The study of chemicals and their interactions:
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Environmental Science is a study of which types of interactions between humans and the environment?
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Which of the following is an example of how the hunter-gatherers negatively impacted the environment?
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A pollutant that can be broken down by natural processes:
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A resource that forms at a much slower rate than it is used: