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Grade 10 Environmental Science
Wind, moving water, sunlight, and heat from Earth's interior are sources of
  1. alternative energy.
  2. geothermal energy.
  3. renewable energy.
  4. ocean thermal energy.
Grade 10 Environmental Science
The state in which a human population can survive indefinitely is called
  1. sustainability.
  2. loss of biodiversity.
  3. renewable resource.
  4. biodiversity.
Grade 10 Environmental Science
What is the increased temperature in a city called?
  1. heat island
  2. greenhouse effect
  3. hot air rise
  4. heat sprawl
Grade 10 Environmental Science
The study of how humans interact with the environment is called
  1. environmental science.
  2. ecology.
  3. agriculture.
  4. biology.
Grade 10 Environmental Science
A renewable resource is a resource which
  1. can be readily made.
  2. has a limited amount.
  3. is naturally reoccurring.
  4. is never used.
Grade 10 Environmental Science
Polluted groundwater is difficult to clean up because
  1. groundwater is deep in the ground and dispersed through large areas of rock.
  2. pollutants cling to the materials that make up the aquifer and contaminate the clean water.
  3. the recycling process of groundwater can take hundreds or thousands of years.
  4. all of the above
Grade 10 Environmental Science
Most air pollution comes from                     .
  1. natural sources
  2. burning fossil fuels
  3. fires
  4. paint
Grade 10 Environmental Science
Which of these is a renewable resource?
  1. water
  2. natural gas
  3. petroleum
  4. none of the above
Grade 10 Environmental Science
National parks and wilderness areas are designed to do which of the following?
  1. provide recreation
  2. protect wildlife
  3. preserve natural areas
  4. all of the above
Grade 10 Environmental Science
Which major changes in human society and the environment occurred during the Industrial Revolution?
  1. People lived in small tribes, many mammals went extinct.
  2. Domesticated plants were altered, forest was replaced with farmland.
  3. Fossil fuel consumption, technological efficiency, and environmental pollution all increased.
  4. Common grazing areas were replaced with closed fields.
Grade 10 Environmental Science
The energy from moving water is called                .
  1. solar power
  2. hydropower
  3. wind power
  4. fossil fuels
Grade 10 Environmental Science
Wind power converts the movement of air into                  .
  1. turbines
  2. kinetic energy
  3. electrical energy
  4. potential energy
Grade 10 Environmental Science
Grade 10 Environmental Science
Natural material that can be replaced relatively quickly through natural processes is known as
  1. agriculture.
  2. nonrenewable resources.
  3. ecology.
  4. renewable resources.
Grade 10 Environmental Science
Which of the following is NOT associated with global warming?
  1. melting glaciers
  2. rising sea levels
  3. volcanic activity
  4. species decline
Grade 10 Environmental Science
Grade 10 Environmental Science
Grade 10 Environmental Science
The total number of people on Earth is the                 .
  1. carry capacity
  2. world population
  3. life expectancy
  4. birth rate
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