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exam 1 #2 - 1 Environmental science integrates knowledge...

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1. Environmental science integrates knowledge from the disciplines of (Points: 1) chemistry and physics. ecology . demography. economics and politics. all of these answers 2. Ecology is the study of how (Points: 1) atoms make up the environment. evolution affects nature. organisms interact with each other and their nonliving environment. societies pass laws to protect the environment. 3. An exponential growth curve depicting an ever-growing population is shaped like the letter  ____. (Points: 1) J L M S N 4. Which of the following is  not  greater in developing countries than in developed countries?  (Points: 1) annual population growth rate population under age 15 average GNP per person infant mortality 5. Most of the environmental problems we face are (Points: 1)
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increasing linearly. decreasing linearly. increasing exponentially. decreasing exponentially. are not increasing or decreasing. 6. A sustainable society (Points: 1) manages its economy and population size without doing irreparable environmental  harm. satisfies the needs of its people without depleting Earth capital. protects the prospects of future generations of humans and other species. all of these answers. none of these answers. 7. Exponential growth (Points: 1) remains constant. starts out slowly and remains slow. starts out slowly then becomes very rapid. starts rapidly and remains rapid. starts rapidly and then slows. 8. Which of the following choices would make the statement false? Economic growth (Points: 1) provides goods and services for people final use. is accomplished by minimizing the flow of matter and energy through an economy. is encouraged by population growth. is encouraged by increased consumption per capita. all of these answers. 9. The market value in current dollars of all goods and services produced within a country for  final  use during a year is (Points: 1) gross national product. gross world product.
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per capital GNP. per capita GDP. gross domestic product. 10. Which of the following statements about developing countries is true? (Points: 1) They are highly industrialized. They have high average GNPs per person. They include the United States, Germany, and Japan. They have about 15% of the worldu wealth and income They have about 85% of the worldu wealth and income. 11. About ___ of the worldu human population lives in the developing countries. (Points: 1) 20% 40% 60% 80% 90% 12. Since 1960, the gap between rich and poor, as measured by GNP per capita, has (Points: 1) decreased, then increased since 1980. increased, then substantially decreased since 1980. increased, then substantially increased since 1980.
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