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exam 2 #1 - AGrade Details 1. Question: Which of the...

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AGrade Details 1. Question: Which of the following activities causes more pollution and environmental  degradation than any other human activity? Your Ans wer: transportation agriculture CORRECT industry recreation building houses Points Rec eived: 1 of 1 2. Question: Illegal hunting for profit is called Your Ans wer: subsistence hunting.
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sport hunting. poaching. CORRECT commercial hunting. all of these answers Points Rec eived: 1 of 1 3. Question: What is the largest wetlands restoration project? Your Ans wer: the Okeefenokee the Everglades CORRECT Dismal Swamp
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Chesapeake Bay Lake Michigan Points Rec eived: 1 of 1 4. Question: Agriculture as it is currently practiced can cause Your Ans wer: human illness from drinking groundwater polluted by nitrates. loss of genetic diversity through habitat degradation. contamination of recreational waters with livestock wastes. all of these answers CORRECT
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none of these answers Points Rec eived: 1 of 1 5. Question: Importing exotic birds for households may Your Ans wer: be hazardous to the owners' health. result in the decline of tourist income from exporting countries. result in a 90% animal death rate. endanger or threaten bird species. all of these answers CORRECT Points Rec eived: 1 of 1
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6. Question: What is CITES? Your Ans wer: a treaty banning barrier island development a treaty banning trade in endangered species CORRECT a treaty banning dumping plastic in the ocean a treaty banning overfishing Points Rec eived: 1 of 1 7. Question: The Endangered Species Act of 1973 Your Ans wer: is one of the world's toughest environmental laws. allows the use of endangered species for approved scientific purposes or if  the use enhances the survival of the species.
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authorizes identification of endangered species solely on a biological basis. requires all commercial shipments of wildlife enter or leave the U.S. through  one of nine designated ports. all of these answers CORRECT Points Rec eived: 1 of 1 8. Question: All of the following would strengthen the Endangered Species Act except Your Ans wer: giving private landowners tax breaks for helping protect endangered  ecosystems. surveying the species and ecosystems we have. making the protection of endangered species on private land voluntary. INCORRECT
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locating and protecting the most endangered species. giving private landowners financial incentives and technical help for  helping protect endangered species. CORRECT ANSWER Points Rec eived: 0 of 1 9. Question:
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exam 2 #1 - AGrade Details 1. Question: Which of the...

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