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ESSAY. Write your answer in the space provided or on a separate sheet of paper. 34) Discuss the major environmental impacts of mining operations. MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Read the following scenario and answer the questions below. In 2010, geologists working for the.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 11) Weather patterns are largely determined in the ________. A) biosphere B) troposphere C) lithosphere D) mesosphere E) stratosphere 12) Seasons are a result of ________. A) differences in the amount and intensity of sunlight brought about by the tilt of Earth's axis B).

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  • A) biosphere B) troposphere C) lithosphere D) mesosphere E) stratosphere
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 11) Student sustainability movements are more successful when administration is shown how a policy of sustainable practices ________. A) attracts a more diverse student body B) saves money C) increases the prestige of the college D) recruits more top?notch faculty E).

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21) Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, the increased flux of carbon into the atmosphere has been primarily due to ________. A) desertification B) deforestation C) addition of phosphate in detergents D) burning of fossil fuels E) addition of fertilizers to the soil 23) Hydrogen fuel cells, biodiesel, and long-range electric batteries are potential solutions.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 31) Which of the following countries has the highest percentage of electricity generated from nuclear power plants? A) Canada B) Russia C) Sweden D) United States E) France 32) Which of the following countries has the most nuclear power plants? A) Russia B) United.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 24) Compared to the use of fossil fuels for generating electricity, wind energy ________. A) requires no investment B) is more consistent C) produces no exhaust pollutants and contributes little to global climate change D) is more widely used in.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 11) The largest source of anthropogenic greenhouse gases in the United States is ________, followed by ________. A) electricity generation; industry B) agriculture; transportation C) electricity generation; transportation D) agriculture; electricity generation E) electricity generation; agriculture 12) The Earth's atmosphere can cause.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Use the accompanying figure to answer the following questions. 1) The power source with the most stable U.S. consumption pattern since 1970 is ________. A) nuclear B) coal C) oil D) natural gas E) hydroelectric 2) The energy resource with the highest overall.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 21) Natural gas is ________. A) only produced by bacteria during decomposition B) still much more expensive than other fossil fuels C) often associated with coal and petroleum deposits D) trapped over some cities for commercial use E) more damaging to.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Use the accompanying figure to answer the following questions. 1) According to the figure, very little ________ is/are used to generate electricity. A) coal B) nuclear energy C) natural gas D) renewables E) oil 2) Which of the following statements is true? A) Energy.

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  • A) coal B) nuclear energy C) natural gas D) renewables E) oil
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 21) Producing responsible and constructive technology that can achieve sustainable solutions requires ________. A) importing inferior technology to developing countries while developed countries invest in green technology B) funding for scientific research and elimination of damaging and inefficient.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Use the accompanying figure to answer the following questions. 1) The best fit between observed and model data is shown by the model that ________. A) incorporates observed global temperature changes B) emphasizes natural factors over anthropogenic factors C) incorporates.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 14) One drawback of in-situ recovery techniques is ________. A) that the land is often not reclaimable after mining operations cease B) that although the techniques are scientifically feasible, they are not economically feasible C) that the technique often.

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  • A) that the land is often not reclaimable after mining operations cease B) that although the techniques
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 19) Lining a landfill with a thick tough plastic barrier is a good way to address problems related to ________. A) leachate B) incomplete decomposition C) mudslides and trashslides D) methane production E) settling 21) Over half of all U.S. MSW consists.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 13) Which one of the following is a type of "new renewable" energy? A) wind power B) sustainably harvested fuelwood C) ethanol D) "biogas" methane E) biodiesel 14) Which of the following methods is considered a type of passive solar energy collection? A).

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  • Which one of the following is a type of new renewable energy A) wind power
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 31) The primary energy source that is most used in the United States for production of electricity is ________. A) water power B) renewable energy C) nuclear power D) natural gas E) coal 32) The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) ________. A).

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  • The primary energy source that is most used in the United States for production of electricity
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 31) The stratospheric ozone layer is important to ecosystems because it ________. A) keeps the temperature of Earth stable B) ensures lakes and oceans do not lose water C) keeps atmospheric gases balanced D) provides the air we breathe E) absorbs.

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  • A) keeps the temperature of Earth stable B) ensures lakes and oceans do not lose water
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 34) U.S. geothermal energy is most available in ________. A) the Northeast B) the Southeast C) Texas D) the Florida Keys E) the West 35) Wind will not be a major U.S. energy resource in ________. A) California B) the Southeast C) the Northwest D) Texas E).

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  • A) the Northeast B) the Southeast C) Texas D) the Florida Keys E) the West
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Use the accompanying figure to answer the following questions. 1) For primary energy, the major renewable sources in the United States are ________. A) wind and solar B) hydropower and bioenergy C) bioenergy and solar D) geothermal and solar E) hydropower and.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Use the accompanying figure to answer the following questions. 1) The top portion of the graph tells us that selenium ________. A) is increasing much more rapidly than the other pollutants B) increases with increased sulfate concentration C) is increasing.

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  • A) is increasing much more rapidly than the other pollutants B) increases with increased
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 21) Electricity from nuclear power plants is produced via ________. A) extraction of energy from the nucleus of cells B) fusion of nuclei of atoms C) bombarding radioactive elements with electrons D) fission of uranium atoms by bombarding them with.

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  • A) extraction of energy from the nucleus of cells B) fusion of nuclei of atoms
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 11) The most cleanly burning fossil fuel available, producing the least pollutants, is ________. A) coal B) kerosene C) natural gas D) petroleum E) nuclear energy 12) Which of the following energy sources is considered nonrenewable? A) geothermal energy B) tidal energy C) sunlight (solar).

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SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. Match the following. A) syringes, hospital gowns, and diapers B) radioactive materials C) yard debris D) paper E) glass F) pesticide precursors G) food scraps H) plastic I) metals 4) The largest component of U.S. municipal solid waste 5) The second?largest component of U.S. municipal solid.

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  • A) syringes hospital gowns and diapers B) radioactive materials C) yard debris
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 36) Greeks Going Green at the University of Washington installed several hundred devices to conserve ________ on campus. A) water B) e-wastes C) biodiversity D) electricity E) heat 37) As of 2013, nearly 700 university presidents had signed a University Presidents' Commitment.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 21) One problem that occurs as a consequence of CFC pollution is ________. A) eutrophication B) damage to human red blood cells C) movement of toxins into lakes and rivers, which poisons fish D) increasing skin cancer in humans E) respiratory.

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  • A) eutrophication B) damage to human red blood cells C) movement of toxins into lakes
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