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5 Matching questions

  1. Fission
  2. Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
  3. Photovoltaic cell
  4. Sanitary Landfill
  5. Biodiversity
  1. a Solar energy cells, usually made from silicon, that collect solar rays to generate electricity.
  2. b A place to deposit solid waste, where a layer of earth is bulldozed over garbage each day to reduce emissions of gases and odors from the decaying trash, to minimize fires, and to discourage vermin
  3. c The splitting of an atomic nucleus to release energy
  4. d The number of species within a specific habitat
  5. e Amount of oxygen required by aquatic bacteria to decompose a given load of organic waste; a measure of water pollution.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A gas used as a solvent, a propellant in aerosols, a refrigerant, and in plastic foams and fire extinguishers
  2. Addition of more waste than a resource can accommodate
  3. Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that return to Earth as rain, sown , or fog.
  4. The amount of a resource remaining in discovered deposits
  5. The level of development that can be maintained in a country without depleting resources to the extent that future generations will be unable to achieve a comparable level of development

5 True/False questions

  1. Animate PowerPower supplied by people or animals.

          

  2. Air pollutionAddition of more waste than a resource can accommodate

          

  3. OzoneA gas that absorbs ultraviolet solar radiation found in the stratosphere, a zone between 15 and 50 km above Earth's surface

          

  4. PreservationThe sustainable use and management of a natural resource through consuming it at a less rapid rate than it can be replaced

          

  5. Hydroelectric powerPower generated from moving water

          

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