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5 Matching questions

  1. Acid Precipitation
  2. Preservation
  3. Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
  4. Air pollution
  5. Ozone
  1. a Amount of oxygen required by aquatic bacteria to decompose a given load of organic waste; a measure of water pollution.
  2. b Concentration of trace substances, such as carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons, and solid particulates, at a greater level than occurs in average air.
  3. c Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that return to Earth as rain, sown , or fog.
  4. d Maintenance of a resource in its present condition with as little human impact as possible.
  5. e A gas that absorbs ultraviolet solar radiation found in the stratosphere, a zone between 15 and 50 km above Earth's surface

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Energy from steam or hot water produced from hot or molten underground rocks.
  2. Sulfur oxides and nitrogen, emitted by burning fossil fuels, enter the atmosphere - where they combine with oxygen and water to form sulfuric acid and nitric acid - and return to Earth's surface
  3. Addition of more waste than a resource can accommodate
  4. A nuclear power plant that creates its own fuel from plutonium
  5. A source of energy that is a finite supply capable of being exhausted.

5 True/False questions

  1. Inanimate PowerPower supplied by people or animals.


  2. Biomass FuelPower supplied by people or animals.


  3. Animate PowerPower supplied by machines


  4. Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)A gas used as a solvent, a propellant in aerosols, a refrigerant, and in plastic foams and fire extinguishers


  5. FissionAddition of more waste than a resource can accommodate


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