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Environmental Science QUIZZES & EXAMS -2- 09/04/2012 Final Exam Scope This exam covers course objectives in Units 1-10. This is an open-book exam. 1. Which of the following statements associated with poverty is correct? 1 . Poverty is defined as having a per person income of less than $2 per day, expressed in U.S. dollars adjusted for purchasing power. 2 . The number of people living in poverty has been steadily declining and today less than one billion people live in poverty worldwide. 3. Poverty is a condition in which people are unable to meet their basic needs for food, clothing, shelter, education, or health. a. 1 only b. 2 only c. 3 only d. Both 1 and 3 apply as descriptions of poverty. 2. Poverty is associated with all of the following except ___________. a. low life expectancy b. balanced nutrition c. inadequate access to health services d. illiteracy 3. In order to estimate human impact on the environment we can ___________. a. multiply the number of people times affluence per person times resources used and wastes produced (I=P x A x T) b. multiply resource depletion times number of years divided by number of people (I = R x Y ÷ P) c. multiply birth rate times consumption patterns divided by available resources (I= B x C ÷ R) d. Divide number of people by resources needed and wastes produced (I = P ÷ T) 4. A journalist reports on what Garrett Hardin (in 1968) referred to as a “Tragedy of the Commons”? The media story concerns ___________. a. a disaster that happened in the park b. the technology divide that exists between the social classes of poverty and elite c. the environmental costs that everyone must pay in the long run due to individual exploitation of resources for short-term gains. d. the environmental costs that a widespread natural disaster brings to all walks of life
Environmental Science QUIZZES & EXAMS 5. Which of the following is the best example of sustainable consumption?
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6. What is a potential shortcoming in achieving environmental justice?

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