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5 Matching questions

  1. Fecal Coliform Test
  2. Fragmentation
  3. Evolution
  4. Fission
  5. Global Warming
  1. a refers to change over time. States that all species now on Earth descended gradually from ancestoral species through process known as natural selection.
  2. b Splitting of an atom into two atoms of lighter elements. This is basic of nuclear energy production
  3. c Test for presence of the bacteria Escherichia coli, typically found in the gut of humans and other mammals. Used to determine the contamination of a body of water. The presence of fecal coliform is an indication that harmful bacteria are present.
  4. d Used to describe the warming of the earth's atmosphere.
  5. e occurs when habitats are divided into a patch work of intact forest land and deforested lands.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Combination of evaporation and transpiration
  2. The branch of science that studies environmental issues.
  3. Major climatic phenomenon characterized by the movement of unusually warm surface water ito the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean. Results in extensive disruption of weather around the world.
  4. A bay open to the ocean at one end and receiving fresh water from a river at the other end, hence mixing of fresh and salt water occurs.
  5. the origination point of an earthquake

5 True/False questions

  1. ExtinctionThe death of all individuals of a particular species. This results in loss of genes and biodiversity.

          

  2. First Law of ThermodynamicsRefers to the atoms, usually radioactive and the subatomic particles resulting from the splitting of atoms in a nuclear reactor.

          

  3. GasoholA blend of 90% gasoline and 10% alcohol, used to help extend gasoline supplies.

          

  4. Epiphytesthe origination point of an earthquake

          

  5. Endangered speciesA species where the population is declining, and may be endanger of extinction without positive human intervention. Reasons are habitat destruction and pollution. organisms include specialists that need specific habitat needs.

          

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