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  1. Extinction
  2. Fecal Coliform Test
  3. Environment
  4. Environmental Science
  5. Endangered species
  1. a A 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.
  2. b The branch of science that studies environmental issues.
  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 Includes all of the biotic and abiotic factos that can affect and organism.
  5. e The death of all individuals of a particular species. This results in loss of genes and biodiversity.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A blend of 90% gasoline and 10% alcohol, used to help extend gasoline supplies.
  2. Refers to the atoms, usually radioactive and the subatomic particles resulting from the splitting of atoms in a nuclear reactor.
  3. The naturally hot interior of Earth.
  4. the wood used in many developing countries for cooking and heating
  5. 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.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Equilibrium theoryThe theory that ecosystems have natural checks and balances.


  2. FragmentationThe death of all individuals of a particular species. This results in loss of genes and biodiversity.


  3. Endangered Species ActThe federal legislation that mandates protection of species and their habitats that are in danger of extinction.


  4. Fossil fuelsSplitting of an atom into two atoms of lighter elements. This is basic of nuclear energy production


  5. Global WarmingUsed to describe the warming of the earth's atmosphere.


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