ESP10_midterm_WQ12_FormA_key

ESP10_midterm_WQ12_FormA_key - ESP 10. Mid-TERM STEP 1....

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Unformatted text preview: ESP 10. Mid-TERM STEP 1. Bubble in your student id on Scantron STEP 2: Bubble in your test form. This exam is FORM A STEP 3. Answer the Multiple Choice and T/F (True/False) on the Scantron. STEP 4. Write your name on this sheet . Answer the written questions, tear off this sheet and turn in this sheet. Continue writing on the back. Failure to complete any of these boldfaced steps will cost you 3 points. Questions 1-6 are worth 9 points each. 1. a. What are three practices that contributed to the success of the Green Revolution? SEE KEY FORM B: SAME ANSWERS JUST DIFFERENT ORDER b. Name two reasons why the Green Revolution has not been as successful in Africa as in some other parts of the world. c. Name two environmental costs that have been associated with the success of the Green Revolution. 2. a. What cabinet-level agencies in the US Federal Government are directly responsible for protecting the environment? List two. b. What agencies are under them? List four. c. Why might these agencies come into conflict with each other? 1 3. a. Draw the Nitrogen cycle, including natural and industrial sources. b. Though the atmosophere is 79% Nitrogen, it is still one of the limiting nutrients in ecosystem productivity. Why is this the case? c. How have we overcome the limitation of Nitrogen in our agricultural systems? 4. Name 3 early environmental laws that form the foundation of our environmental policy. Approximately what time period were they enacted ? And what are the main points of each legislation? 2 5. An endangered species of snail was found on some public lands that were to be developed for urban housing. a. As a member of the Wise Use Movement, would you argue for or against a listing of the species under the Endangered Species Act? b. List two arguments that you might make to back up your position. c. List two alternative strategies for protection other than listing under the Endangered species Act. 3 6. a. Draw an age structure pyramid for a country whose population is stable. b. Give an example of a country whose population is stable, and give one factor contributing to this stability. c. Draw an age structure pyramid for a country whose population is growing. d. Give an example of a country for which this is true and reasons why this is true. Include both birth and death rates and other less direct factors....
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