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Quiz Questions Quiz 1 During the course of his/her life every American will use: --An average of 5000 troy oz. of gold --An average of 150000 gallons of petroleum --An average of 10000 pounds of Lead -- An average of 3.3 million pounds of minerals, metals and fuels --An average of 1 million pounds of coal A general definition of resource is: -- A natural feature of phenomenon that enhances the quality of human life -- something that can be sold --something that can be extracted from the ground --anything we can buy --all the above Sustainability is: --to use a natural resource in a reasonable way --to use a natural resourse without polluting the environment --To meet the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs; -To meet the needs of our country without compromising the needs of our neighbouring countries; -To use a resource according to its availability on the market; A reserve is: -any mineral, gas or oil that can be extracted and sold for a profit; -a resource that is presently legally and technologically extractable; -a resource that is presently economically, legally and technologically extractable without polluting the environment; -a resource that can be extracted and used without depleting it; -a resource that is presently economically, legally and technologically extractable; A resource base is -The total amount of a resource present in the earth core; -The total amount of a resource sold in the market; -The total amount of a resource present in the crust of the earth; -The amount of a resource left over after using the reserve; -The amount of a resource that can be sold for a profit; Quiz 2 Population density in the world: -changes according to country’s wealth - is not homogenous - is homogeneous in developing countries -is not homogeneous in developed countries but homogeneous in developing countries
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course GEOS 1024 taught by Professor Meschreiber during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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