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Unit 8: The Biosphere

Practice Test
      
  1.What is a large valley in central California?  
  a.   western Amazonia  
  b.   San Juaquin Valley  
  c.   Sacramento Valley  
  d.   Tennessee Copper Basin  
  Hint    
      
  2.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.   Judaism  
  b.   Hinduism  
  c.   Islam  
  d.   Christianity  
  Hint    
      
  3.Of the three E's of Barbara Bramble's definition of sustainable development, which refers to improved agricultural and industrial development?  
  a.   equity  
  b.   ecology  
  c.   economy  
  d.   environment  
  Hint    
      
  4.What do we call the cultivation of fish, shrimp, and other organisms in water?  
  a.   agriculture  
  b.   horticulture  
  c.   apiculture  
  d.   aquaculture  
  Hint    
      
  5.What kind of sustainable activities can be used for newspapers?  
  a.   cultivating  
  b.   planting  
  c.   recycling  
  d.   repairing  
  Hint    
      
  6.What model is commonly used to illustrate energy levels at different trophic levels in an ecosystem?  
  a.   bar graph  
  b.   electromagnetic spectrum  
  c.   a table  
  d.   energy pyramid  
  Hint    
      
  7.What kind of sustainable activities can be used for waste cans and bottles?  
  a.   composting  
  b.   cultivating  
  c.   repairing  
  d.   recycling  
  Hint    
      
  8.One kilogram of grain yields the least biomass when eaten by which of the following primary consumers?  
  a.   poultry  
  b.   fish  
  c.   hogs  
  d.   beef cattle  
  Hint    
      
  9.If Earth were a village of 1000 people, which of the following groups would have the most representatives in the village?  
  a.   Asians  
  b.   Africans  
  c.   Europeans  
  d.   Americans  
  Hint    
      
  10.Of the three E's of Barbara Bramble's definition of sustainable development, which addresses the need for population, consumption, and distribution patterns to change?  
  a.   ecology  
  b.   environment  
  c.   equity  
  d.   economics  
  Hint    

 
   
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