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# Environmental Science Questions - All Grades

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What type of energy resource is coal?
1. renewable
2. non-renewable
How are rocks, trees, and water, alike?
1. They all require water.
2. They are all natural resources.
3. They are all hard.
1. to save
2. like a jungle; full of trees, plants, and animals
3. something that can break apart into tiny pieces and become part of the earth again
Which of the following is not a greenhouse gas?
1. water vapor
2. carbon dioxide
3. oxygen
What type of energy resource is wind?
1. renewable
2. non-renewable
Nitrogen is not a greenhouse gas. This is because nitrogen
What is the main way that humans put excess carbon dioxide into the atmosphere?
1. spilling oil into the ocean
2. burning fossil fuels
3. creating carbonated beverages
How do we use fossil fuels to generate electricity?
1. When we burn fossil fuels, smoke is created, and it releases electrical bolts.
2. When we burn fossil fuels, the smoke it generates moves turbines.
3. When we burn fossil fuels, the heat boils water, and the steam moves turbines.
Rivers and lakes near large farms are heavily polluted. What is one reason for this?
1. excessive use of fertilizers on farms
2. decaying animal carcasses
3. trash dumping into rivers
Which bin would you recycle a water bottle?
1. Paper
2. Glass/Plastic
3. Aluminum
Which bin would you recycle a water bottle?
1. Paper
2. Glass/Plastic
3. Aluminum
Why is it a good idea to recycle and reuse things?
1. Because if we don't we might get in trouble.
2. Because we need to take care of our earth.
3. Recycling is not a very good idea.
The study of how living things interact with their surroundings is
1. applied science
2. environmental science
3. anthropology
A biggest source of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is:
1. human respiration (exhaling $CO_2$)
2. transportation
3. volcanoes