Test Answers on environmental science

Lesson 3 : Environmental Specialists

question Argonomist answer a scientist who studies the variety of plants, pests, diseases, and pesticide chemicals found in agriculture crops question Archeaologist answer a scientist who studies the history of mankind, material relics, and civilizations question Biologist answer a scientist who studies living things in the environment question Botanist answer a scientist who studies the […]

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Environmental Science Mid-term exam review

question 1. Which one of the following is not a major factor determining the natural distribution of giant pandas on Earth? a. The evolutionary history of giant pandas b. The distribution and abundance of bamboo in China c. The type and abundance of giant panda parasites d. The success rates of giant panda captive breeding […]

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Environment as the Third Teacher

question Aspects of the environment answer Physical, social-emotional, temporal, intellectual question Physical environment answer Layout, design elements, zones, learning centres question Social-emotional environment answer Relationships, tone of the classroom, child agency, dispositions to learn question Temporal environment answer How time is used, large blocks of time, not hurried or rushed question Intellectual environment answer Content […]

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Chapter 5 Socio Environmental Theories

Socio Environmental Theories address external factors and their interactions: people + environment-> HB->Health Outcome What are the 4 socioenvironmental theories Social Cognitive Theory, Social Network Theory, and Diffusion of Innovations, Social Marketing Social Cognitive Theory An interpersonal level theory , developed by Albert Bandura, the dynamic interaction btw people (personal factors), their behavior, and their […]

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CHAPTER 5 | Externalities, Environmental Policy, and Public Goods

is a benefit or cost to parties who are not involved in a transaction, can be positive or negative, arises when property rights don’t exist or can’t be enforced. An externality greater than the private cost A negative externality causes the social cost of production to be the benefit received by the consumer of a […]

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Geog 128: environmental pollution Exam 1

three sectors that account for 50% of all jobs worldwide Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing which of the following is not a renewable resource oil reserves, buried deep below the surface of the ground Rachel Carson’s scientific credibility was due in major part to her Meticulous documentation of the findings reported in her book Rachel Carson’s […]

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Global Environment Ch 5

question Mercantilism, as advocated in the 16th and 17th centuries, believed that countries should simultaneously encourage both imports and exports. answer FALSE question Largely discredited and primitive, mercantilism still influences the trade policies of many countries. answer TRUE question Free trade refers to a situation where a government, through quotas or duties, attempts to influence […]

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Chapter 6 Homework: Environmental Science

question A(n) ________ is best defined as one who evaluates an action based on its impact on human health, economic costs and benefits, and aesthetic concerns. answer anthropocentrist question Aldo Leopold’s \”Land Ethic\” essay ________. answer encourages actions that preserve biotic communities question A subsistence economy is one that ________. answer meets its needs without […]

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AP Environmental Science Exam Review

question abiotic answer Pertaining to factors or things that are nonliving. question acid answer Any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in water. Also, a water solution that contains a surplus of hydrogen ions. question A horizon answer a soil horizon; the layer below the O layer is called the A layer. The A […]

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Environmental Science Final

question These three sectors account for 50% of all jobs worldwide. answer agriculture, forestry and fishing question Increasing global demands for energy is answer increasing political attention to oil production and global climate change. question Rachel Carson’s impact on environmental policy change was aided by support from answer public opinion. question The current global human […]

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Environmental Science Chapter 1-6

question What is an abiotic factor answer temperature question The best description of a sustainable system component is ________. answer one which is in balance with the system as a whole question Ecosystem services ________. answer are economically valuable services provided by natural systems question How did the agricultural revolution lead to an increase in […]

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Holt Environmental Science: Chapter 11-Water Cycle

question surface water answer fresh water on Earth’s land surface. is found in lakes, rivers, streams, and wetlands question river system answer As streams and rivers move across the land, they form a flowing network of water question watershed answer The area of land that is drained by a river is known question groundwater answer […]

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Living Environment Topic 4 – Unit 7 Reproduction and Development

question asexual reproduction answer A reproductive process that involves only one parent and produces offspring that are identical to the parent question cloning answer a technique used to make identical organisms question development answer the changes that occur from the fertilized egg to a complete individual; occurs by mitosis and differentiation of cells question differentiation […]

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Environmental Science Final study guide (tests 1-5, vocab terms)

question earth resources that are unregulated and will eventually be depleted answer Tragedy of the commons question decisions that benefit the ecosystem answer Ecocentric question decisions that benefit ALL of life (humans, animals, trees, etc.) answer Biocentric question decisions that ONLY benefit humans. answer Anthropocentric question the capacity a certain area has to generate an […]

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Environmental Science Chapter 1 and 2

question Environmental science answer is the study of how humans interact with the environment and part of the biosphere made of biotic and abotic factors. question Environmental Science is..? answer Is an applied science based on environmentation and observation that hopes to sove environmental problems of the developed and developing worlds. question What is the […]

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Environmental quality Chapter 21-24

question What potential health problems are likely to result from the release of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) into the environment? answer Hormonal effects question Which of the following is an example of a synthetic organic compound found in polluted water? answer Chloroform question Sources of mercury answer coal burning power plants, municipal and medical waste, […]

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Environmental Science 10-14

question Irving Selikoff answer Identified health effects of asbestos exposure question Bernardino Ramazzini answer Father of occupational medicine question Alice Hamilton answer Described phossy jaw question Sir Percival Pott answer Tracked the occurrence of scrotal cancer question Galen answer Decribed hazards to miners question Pneumoconiosis answer An occupational disease caused by the inhalation of certain […]

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Environmental quality chapter 23

question What are the largest producers of solid waste in the United States? answer agriculture, industry, mining. question What is the largest single component of municipal solid waste in the United States? answer paper and paper products (i.e. packaging) question Over half of the solid waste produced in the United States is disposed of by […]

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Environmental Science Ch. 12

question Forest answer any ecosystem with a high density of trees; Stabilize soil and prevent erosion, slow runoff, prevent flooding, purify water, store carbon, release oxygen, influence weather patterns, and moderate climate. Provide: medicines, food, fuel, shelter, ships, paper. question Boreal Forest answer in Canada, Scandinavia, and Russia question Tropical rainforest answer South and Central […]

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Environmental Science Chapter 23

question On average how many kg of solid waste does a U.S citizen generate per day? answer 2.2kg/4.5 lb of solid waste per day. question What happened to the tugboat Break of Dawn 1987 and the ship Khian Sea 1986? answer Each was refused acceptance in each port it went to. Eventually the Break of […]

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Environmental Science Ch.14

question Land that is covered mainly with buildings and roads. answer Urban question Land that contains relatively few people and large areas of open space. answer Rural question The resources that are produced by natural and artificial ecosystems. answer Ecosystem Services question Explain how ecosystem services link rural lands with urban lands. answer Whether people […]

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