Environmental Science Quiz 21-1
 
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Environmental Science Quiz 21-1

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 
 
Section 1 – Economics and International Cooperation
 

 1. 

Which field of study must be taken into account when planning for a sustainable society?
a.
economics
b.
environmental science
c.
political science
d.
all of the above
 

 2. 

Why did the United States choose not to sign the Kyoto Protocol?
a.
The United States was not part of treaty negotiations
b.
The terms of the treaty were considered too strict.
c.
It was considered costly and contained inconsistent requirements for different nations.
d.
The United States does not sign international agreements.
 

 3. 

A government offers low-interest loans to people who build solar homes. This is an example of a(n)
a.
economic failure.
b.
economic incentive.
c.
marketing ploy.
d.
regulation.
 

 4. 

The Montreal Protocol was successful in reducing
a.
ozone-destroying chemicals.
b.
pollution at sea.
c.
green house-gas emissions
d.
whale harvests.
 

Matching
 
 
Section 1 – Economics and International Cooperation

In the space provided, write the letter of the description that best matches the term or phrase.
a.
economics
d.
CITES
b.
Kyoto Protocol
e.
value
c.
Nature Conservancy
f.
sustainability
 

 5. 

a nonprofit environmental organization that collects resources of land and money and then creates nature preserves
 

 6. 

an individual’s perspective of the benefit of a product or service
 

 7. 

an agreement that attempted to regulate greenhouse gas emissions
 

 8. 

the study of the use and distribution of resources
 

 9. 

human needs can be met in such a way that a human population can survive indefinitely
 

 10. 

an agreement regulating the trade of threatened or endangered species
 



 
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