question sets - 1. Shifting to a low-throughput (low waste)...

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1. Shifting to a low-throughput (low waste) economy requires A. using and wasting less matter B. using and wasting less energy C. recycling and reusing most matter resources D. controlling human population E. all of these Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: E Your Response: E 2. Science A. is a study of the history of the natural world B. attempts to discover order in nature to interpret the past C. is best described as a random collection of facts D. is supported by small amounts of evidence E. is an endeavor to discover how nature works Points Earned: 0/1 Correct Answer: E Your Response: B 3.
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The law of conservation of matter states that A. Atoms can be created. B. Atoms can be destroyed. C. Atoms cannot be created or destroyed. D. Atoms can be destroyed if we compost them. E. Atoms can be created through nuclear fission. Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: C Your Response: C 4. Most forms of energy can be classified as either A. chemical or physical B. kinetic or mechanical C. potential or mechanical D. chemical or kinetic E. potential or kinetic Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: E Your Response: E 5. When energy changes from one form to another, it A. Goes from a less useful to a more useful form.
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B. Goes from a more useful to a less useful form. C. Maintains the same degree of usefulness. D. Could become more or less useful, depending on the original type of energy. E. The usefulness of energy is not altered when it changes from one form to another. Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: B Your Response: B 6. When carrying out investigations, the best scientists use A. Reasoning and critical thinking. B. Intuition, imagination, and creativity. C. Advice from experts outside of science. D. All of these. E. Reasoning, critical thinking, intuition, imagination, and creativity. Points Earned: 0/1 Correct Answer: E Your Response: A 7. Scientists Bormann and Likens demonstrated in their experiment on a clear-cut forest that A. A cleared forest is more sustainable than an uncleared forest.
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B. An uncleared forest is more sustainable than a cleared forest. C.
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course ISB 201 taught by Professor Besaw during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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