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1. Soil texture is related to: a. The proportion of sand particles b. The proportion of clay particles c. The proportion of sand:silt:clay particles d. The size of soil particles e. All of the above 2. The “Tragedy of the Commons” was a concept proposed by: a. Garret Hardin b. Thomas Malthus c. Lance Fenton d. Paul Ehrlich e. The same gentlemen who came up with “ecological footprints”EESA01 Page 2 of 20 3. The likely reason for the downfall of Rapa Nui was: a. Rising sea levels b. Tsunami c. Environmental pollution d. Overuse of renewable resources e. Overuse of non-renewable resources 4. If you were to scientifically investigate the effects of temperature on crop yields by investigating crops yields on farms at many different latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere, this would be: a. A placebo study b. A correlation study c. A manipulative experiment d. A greenhouse experiment e. None of the above 5. An ecological footprint: a. Denotes the land space required by individuals to support their lifestyle b. Denotes the carbon emissions in tonnes by individuals c. Was invented by Thomas Malthus d. For Canada is larger than the United States e. “b” and “c” 6. A “Cassandra” is: a. A mythical princess b. Likely to believe that there is nothing we can do about global climate change c. Presumes dire consequences for our actions d. All of the above e. None of the above 7. Declining birth rates and stable death rates due to improved medical care is characteristic of the ___________ stage in the demographic transition.
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a. pre-industrial b. industrial c. post-industrial d. transitional e. revolutionary 8. Populations that reach their carrying capacity almost always reach a steady-state: a. True b. False 9. The cultural revolution: a. Started ~10,000 years ago b. Involved use moving away from hunter-gatherer nomads toward settled farmers c. Led to a massive increase in population density in many places d. All of the above e. None of the aboveEESA01 Page 3 of 20 10. The IPATS model does not include: a. Storage capacity b. Population c. Technology d. Affluence e. Impacts 11. _______% of the next 1 billion people to be born will be in developing nations. a. 50-60 b. 60-70 c. 70-80 d. 80-90 e. 90-100 12. Limestone is a(n): a. Igneous rock b. Sedimentary rock c. Metamorphic rock d. Gneissic rock e. Rock consisting mostly of carbon 13. From surface to core, the substances making up the earth s interior follow this order: ʼ a. Solid – liquid – solid – liquid b. Liquid – solid – liquid – solid c. Liquid – solid – plastic – solid d. Solid – plastic – solid - liquid e. Solid - plastic – liquid – solid 14. NEP:
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a. Is primary productivity b. Denotes autotrophic growth c. Includes breakdown of carbon in soil organic matter d. Does not account for plant respiration e. All but “d” 15. A bucket both receiving and leaking water at a constant rate of 5.2 cm 3 min -1 has a total volume of 6.4 litres. The residence time of water in the bucket is:
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course ACCT 3420 taught by Professor Skousen during the Spring '12 term at Utah State University.

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