Midterm 1 Answer Key

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Unformatted text preview: Midterm 1 Key 1. The insecticide, Imidacloprid, affects bees by changing foraging preferences (altering sugar responsiveness.) A 2. The melting of floating ice raises sea level. B 3. Raising meat requires 2x as much water as growing soybean. B 4. The United States consumes roughly 25 percent of the world's energy budget. A 5. Coal Power requires the most lifetime land use of all energy sources. B 6. Deforestation causes oceans to become more acidic. A 7. How much of Californias energy budget is devoted to water transport/purification? a) 2% b) 10% c) 30% d) 40% e) 60% 8. Which of the following is a benefit to eating vegetarian? a) Lower incidence of vaginal infection b) Reduced risk of cancer c) Better digestion d) Both B and C e) All of the above 9. Which class of organism has the highest number of species classified as 'threatened'? a) Insects b) Birds c) Fish d) Reptiles e) Mammals 10. The Kyoto Protocol intended to reduce emissions by Annex I industrialized nations by what percent by 2012? a) 2% b) 5% c) 10% d) 23% e) 50% 11. Which of the following is true about probiotics? a) They consist of indigestible sugars b) They are bacteria c) They are derived from inulin d) Both A and Ce) All of the above 12. What primarily caused the loss of Easter Island's human population? a) migration b) overpopulation c) volcanic eruption d) conquest by Portugal e) the Black Plague 13. Where in the atmosphere does ozone damage lung tissue and contribute to respiratory disease? a) Mesosphere b) Troposphere c) Spiralsphere d) Stratosphere e) Thermosphere 14. Which of the following did the Copenhagen Diagnosis evaluate? a) Rise 14....
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course BILD 18 taught by Professor Saier during the Fall '07 term at UCSD.

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Midterm 1 Answer Key - Midterm 1 Key 1. The insecticide,...

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