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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) Environmental Science Questions

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Grade 11 Environmental Science
Grade 11 Environmental Science
What is a resource that can be replaced relatively quickly by natural processes?
  1. nonrenewable resources
  2. depleted resources
  3. material resources
  4. renewable resources
Grade 11 Environmental Science
Grade 11 Environmental Science
Environmental Scientists study interactions between
  1. animals and their environment.
  2. humans and their environments.
  3. humans and animals.
  4. animals and their habitats.
Grade 11 Environmental Science
Grade 11 Environmental Science
In societies, which of the following would NOT be a good way to solve environmental problems?
  1. planning
  2. organizing
  3. considering the scientific evidence
  4. fighting each other
Grade 11 Environmental Science
One of the major goals of environmental science is to
  1. Manage existing environmental problems.
  2. Understand and solve environmental problems.
  3. Create more environmental problems.
  4. Find problems and observe until they reach a critical level.
Grade 11 Environmental Science
Which of the following statements provides a reason for the widespread use of fossil fuels?
  1. Fossil fuels are a renewable source of energy
  2. Fossil fuels are readily available and inexpensive
  3. Fossil fuels are not harmful to the environment
  4. all of the above
Grade 11 Environmental Science
Who wrote the essay, "The Tragedy of the Commons"?
  1. Albert Einstein
  2. Garrett Hardin
  3. Jimmy Carter
  4. Charles Darwin
Grade 11 Environmental Science
If fossil fuels are still forming today, why are they considered nonrenewable resources?
  1. Fossil fuels are broken down by processes faster than they form
  2. We are depleting fossil fuel much faster than they form
  3. The fossil fuels being formed today are deep under the ocean, where they cannot be reached.
  4. The only fossil fuels being produced are methane hydrates, which we cannot use yet.
Grade 11 Environmental Science
The study of how living things interact with their surroundings is
  1. applied science
  2. environmental science
  3. anthropology
Grade 11 Environmental Science
Grade 11 Environmental Science
What is the subject of Hardin's essay?
  1. overpopulation
  2. cattle and grazing
  3. pollution
  4. abuse of freedom
Grade 11 Environmental Science
In Garret Hardin published an essay concerning the use of resources and the environment entitled:
  1. The Environment and Society
  2. The Tragedy of the Commons
  3. Society and resources
  4. Our Environment
Grade 11 Environmental Science
In Hardin's essay, resources are used up until what point?
  1. they get too expensive
  2. society collapses
  3. they run out and can no longer be found
  4. technology finds a solution
Grade 11 Environmental Science
Which of the following is almost certain to happen as our Earth's climate changes?
  1. the moon will increase its gravitational pull
  2. humans will run out of fossil fuels to use
  3. the ocean will dry out
  4. average global temperatures will rise
Grade 11 Environmental Science
Grade 11 Environmental Science
The study of how living things interact with their surroundings is:
  1. applied science.
  2. surround sound.
  3. environmental science.
  4. anthropology.
Grade 11 Environmental Science
Grade 11 Environmental Science
Which of these could help to reduce air pollution?
  1. recycling
  2. mining
  3. burning fossil fuels
  4. driving a car
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