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Unit 8: The Biosphere

Practice Test
      
  1.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.   Christianity  
  b.   Judaism  
  c.   Islam  
  d.   Hinduism  
  Hint    
      
  2.What kind of sustainable activities can be used for household items?  
  a.   repairing  
  b.   planting  
  c.   composting  
  d.   cultivating  
  Hint    
      
  3.What kind of sustainable activities can be used for waste plant materials, such as yard wastes?  
  a.   cultivating  
  b.   repairing  
  c.   recycling  
  d.   composting  
  Hint    
      
  4.What is defined as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs?  
  a.   sustainable development  
  b.   biodiversity  
  c.   ecological niche  
  d.   population density  
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  5.What is the part of Earth where all organisms live?  
  a.   atmosphere  
  b.   ocean  
  c.   community  
  d.   biosphere  
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  6.Which of these is an example of a sustainable activity for used motor oil?  
  a.   recycling  
  b.   cultivating  
  c.   composting  
  d.   repairing  
  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.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.   economics  
  b.   environment  
  c.   equity  
  d.   ecology  
  Hint    
      
  9.In what city was the first United Nations Conference on the Human Environment held in 1970?  
  a.   New York  
  b.   Washington, D.C.  
  c.   Stockholm  
  d.   Rio de Janeiro  
  Hint    
      
  10.Of the three E's of Barbara Bramble's definition of sustainable development, which demands a holistic perspective on human, biological, and physical systems?  
  a.   environment  
  b.   equity  
  c.   economy  
  d.   ecology  
  Hint    

 
   
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