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Unit 8: The Biosphere

Practice Test
      
  1.Which of these is an example of a sustainable activity for used motor oil?  
  a.   repairing  
  b.   composting  
  c.   recycling  
  d.   cultivating  
  Hint    
      
  2.What kind of sustainable activities can be used for newspapers?  
  a.   recycling  
  b.   planting  
  c.   cultivating  
  d.   repairing  
  Hint    
      
  3.What is defined as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs?  
  a.   ecological niche  
  b.   sustainable development  
  c.   population density  
  d.   biodiversity  
  Hint    
      
  4.What group organized the Earth Summit held in 1992?  
  a.   United Nations  
  b.   United States  
  c.   European Union  
  d.   World Bank  
  Hint    
      
  5.Of the three E's of Barbara Bramble's definition of sustainable development, which refers to improved agricultural and industrial development?  
  a.   equity  
  b.   environment  
  c.   economy  
  d.   ecology  
  Hint    
      
  6.What kind of sustainable activities can be used for household items?  
  a.   repairing  
  b.   composting  
  c.   cultivating  
  d.   planting  
  Hint    
      
  7.What kind of organisms are carnivores?  
  a.   decomposers  
  b.   producers  
  c.   consumers  
  d.   primary consumers  
  Hint    
      
  8.If Earth were a village of 1000 people, which of the following religions would be practiced by the greatest number of people in the village?  
  a.   Hinduism  
  b.   Islam  
  c.   Judaism  
  d.   Christianity  
  Hint    
      
  9.What is a large valley in central California?  
  a.   Tennessee Copper Basin  
  b.   western Amazonia  
  c.   Sacramento Valley  
  d.   San Juaquin Valley  
  Hint    
      
  10.What kind of sustainable activities can be used for waste plant materials, such as yard wastes?  
  a.   recycling  
  b.   composting  
  c.   repairing  
  d.   cultivating  
  Hint    

 
   
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