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Question 1 3 out of 3 points What was the primary goal of the first Green Revolution? Selected Answer: The goal was to grow more crops to feed more people. Response Feedback: Correct, the goal of this first Green Revolution was to grow as many crops as possible to feed more people. These are fast growing crops that require high inputs of water, fertilizer and other chemicals. Question 2 3 out of 3 points The current rate of population growth is faster than the rate of growth in food production. Selected Answer: Tru e Question 3 3 out of 3 points Which of the following are the 2 main concerns with genetically engineered foods? Choose 2 answers. gene transfer to non-genetically engineered crops and weeds potential to escape croplands and overtake wild populations Question 4 3 out of 3 points From 1995 to 2009, by how much has the number of farmer's markets increased across the U.S.? Selected Answer: 300 % Question 5 3 out of 3 points From 2002 to 2007, the number of organic farms increased by ___% Selected Answer: 5 0 Question 6 3 out of 3 points The first Green Revolution was possible due to genetic engineering to develop new crops. Selected Answer: Fals e
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Response Feedback: You are correct, these crops were developed through old fashioned cross breeding techniques. Question 7 3 out of 3 points Every 1 calorie of grains eaten by a pig or cow turns into 1 calorie of meat. Selected Answer: Fals e Question 8 3 out of 3 points The most common advantage for GE crops that are currently in use are herbicide and insect resistances. Selected Answer: Tru e Question 9 3 out of 3 points Which of the following are advantages to buying foods that were grown locally? Choose all that apply. Selected Answers: more organic options foods taste fresher less fuel required to get the foods to market monoculture practices not as common, while crop rotation and diversity are more common in local farms Question 10 3 out of 3 points The biggest direct cause of tropical deforestation is _____________________. the conversion to cropland and pasture Question 11 3 out of 3 points Extinction is caused by humans. It should not occur. Selected Answer: Fals e Question 12 3 out of 3 points Which of the following is the correct order for the classification of life? Selected Life, Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family,
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Answer: Genus, Species Question 13 3 out of 3 points Species that are likely to go extinct in the near future are called _____________________.
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