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Grade 9 Environmental Science
The ultimate energy source for the Earth is
  1. the sun.
  2. electricity.
  3. natural gas.
  4. coal.
Grade 9 Environmental Science
Which of the following is not a greenhouse gas?
  1. water vapor
  2. carbon dioxide
  3. oxygen
Grade 9 Environmental Science
Grade 9 Environmental Science
All of the following are ways to fight global warming EXCEPT
  1. preserve forests.
  2. conserve energy.
  3. increase use of fossil fuels.
  4. develop sustainable energy sources.
Grade 9 Environmental Science
Some rivers and lakes near large farms are heavily polluted. What is the most likely reason for this?
  1. excessive use of fertilizers on farms
  2. decaying animal carcasses
  3. trash dumping into rivers
Grade 9 Environmental Science
Grade 9 Environmental Science
Solar Energy is an example of what?
  1. Non-renewable Energy
  2. Geothermal Energy
  3. Biotic Factor
  4. Renewable Energy
Grade 9 Environmental Science
Most water pollution is caused by                   .
  1. volcanic eruptions
  2. sediments
  3. human activities
  4. droughts
Grade 9 Environmental Science
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
Grade 9 Environmental Science
Nitrogen is not a greenhouse gas. This is because nitrogen
  1. absorbs UV radiation.
  2. breaks down UV radiation.
  3. scatters UV radiation.
Grade 9 Environmental Science
The majority of energy used by the United States comes from
  1. fossil fuels.
  2. solar power.
  3. geothermal power.
  4. hydroelectric power.
Grade 9 Environmental Science
The exhaust fumes from automobiles are an example of
  1. habitat destruction.
  2. poaching.
  3. pollution.
  4. exotic species.
Grade 9 Environmental Science
Natural gas is a
  1. renewable resource.
  2. nonrenewable resource.
Grade 9 Environmental Science
Which of the following is NOT a fossil fuel?
  1. coal
  2. natural gas
  3. oil
  4. uranium
Grade 9 Environmental Science

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What is the term for the natural ability of Earth's atmosphere to trap energy from the sun?
  1. global warming
  2. greenhouse effect
  3. biological magnification
  4. ozone depletion
Grade 9 Environmental Science
                is the burning of fossil fuels.
  1. Compaction
  2. Condensation
  3. Combustion
  4. Carbon dioxide
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Grade 9 Environmental Science
Grade 9 Environmental Science
What does EPA stands for?
  1. Environmental Protection Agency
  2. Environmental Pact Agency
  3. Environmental Pact Agent
  4. Environmental Protection Agent
Grade 9 Environmental Science
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