Environment The Science Behind the Stories 4th Edition By J.K Test Bank

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Environment The Science Behind the Stories 4th Edition By J.K Test Bank

ISBN-10: 0321715349, ISBN-13: 978-0321715340

Chapter 1   Science and Sustainability: An Introduction to Environmental Science

 

1.1   Graph and Figure Interpretation Questions

 

Use Figure 1.1 to answer the following questions.

 

1) How many citizens of Mexico does it take to equal the ecological footprint of the average citizen of the United States?

  1. A) They are essentially equal.
  2. B) Two citizens of Mexico equal the ecological footprint of one average citizen of the United States.
  3. C) It takes nearly three Mexican citizens to equal the ecological footprint of the average U.S. citizen.
  4. D) It takes just over eight Mexican citizens to equal the ecological footprint of the average U.S. citizen.
  5. E) It takes about 12 Mexican citizens to equal the ecological footprint of the average U.S. citizen.

Answer:  C

Diff: 1

Objective:  1.5 Pressures on the global environment

2) Nearly 50% of the land on our planet is currently used for agriculture. If everyone on the planet had an ecological footprint the size of the average citizen of the United States, then ________.

  1. A) we would have 50% more food to go around
  2. B) we would be able to provide for everyone without much difficulty, using the other 50% of the land currently not being used
  3. C) we would need at least two more planet Earths to feed and support everyone
  4. D) we could support 50% more people on our planet
  5. E) about 50% of the people would starve

Answer:  C

Diff: 1

Objective:  1.5 Pressures on the global environment

 

3) The world’s average footprint per person is about 2..7 hectares per person. At that size, we are depleting our renewable resources 30% faster than they can replenish. The U.S. average footprint is 9.5 hectares, which is ________ times larger than the average world footprint.

  1. A) 2
  2. B) 2.5
  3. C) 3.5
  4. D) 5
  5. E) 6.7

Answer:  C

Diff: 2

Objective:  1.5 Pressures on the global environment

 

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