Chapter 10 review - A: Releasing heavy metals into the...

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1: Which of the following statements about the relative demand and values of mineral resources is true? A: Sand, gravel, and crushed stone is in great demand but commands less comparative value of the total of raw materials consumed each year. 2: Which of the following is NOT abundant in the Earth's crust? C: nickel 3: Which of the following is NOT true about environmental degradation due to mineral exploitation? C: More land has been destroyed by mining operations than is covered by pavement in the U.S. 4: Which of the following mining practices is the most dangerous to the environment in the U. S.? B: tailings production 5: Smelting can be harmful to the environment by
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Unformatted text preview: A: Releasing heavy metals into the atmosphere B: Releasing sulfur oxides into the atmosphere C: Contributing to deforestation D: All of the above 6: Which of the following concerning trends in mineral use is true? B: The future rebuilding of many industrialized countries' infrastructure may increase their demands for minerals. 7: Identify the correct statement. A: Increasing the available amount of a mineral by a factor of ten does not even double the life expectancy of the stock. 8: Identify the statement about dealing with scarcity that is correct. D: The production of durable goods is a simple way to reduce demand....
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