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Question 15 / 5 pts(TCO 1) Which of the following is a predicted outcome of continued global warming?A shift in climate zonesChanges in rainfall patternsRising sea levelsCorrect!All of the above
Chapter 1, page 7.Question 25 / 5 pts(TCO 2) Which of the following is the major cause of species extinction?
Chapter 1, page 24.Question 35 / 5 pts(TCO 3) What environmental problem did the Montreal Protocol seek to address?Correct!
Chapter 1, page 12.Question 45 / 5 pts(TCO 4) According to the economist Fred Hirsch, a "positional good" is a good or commodity:
Chapter 2, page 42.Question 55 / 5 pts(TCO 5) Of the many techniques advertisers use to persuade customers to purchase goods, which is the most effective?Appeal to sentiments--accentuating affection, love, belongingness, community, patriotism, and other values that may be conferred upon the consumer by acquisition of the productCorrect!
Price advertising--appealing to the financial concerns of consumers"You" or status advertising--suggesting the product is offered out of concern for you and will provide heightened prestige to those who acquire it (the product)Green advertising--appealing to the environmental concerns of consumers
Chapter 2, page 47-48.Question 65 / 5 pts(TCO 6) According to your text, what percent of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions come from automobiles?
Chapter 3, pages 77-78.Question 75 / 5 pts(TCO 7) Amartya Sen argues that famine is the result of:
Chapter 4, page 97.Question 85 / 5 pts(TCO 7) Which of the following does Sen claim will NOT insure food availability?
Chapter 4, pages 97-98.

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