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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. The additional cost associated with one more unit of something.
  2. A species in which the population is low enough for it to be at risk of becoming endangered.
  3. Model that shows the mathematical relationship between environmental impacts and the forces that drive them (number of people, affluence per person, and environmental effects of technologies used to obtain and consume resources).
  4. The point at which the marginal cost of pollution equals the marginal cost of abatement. In other words, environmental harm meets the cost of reducing it.
  5. National Environmental Policy Act that acknowledges that the Federal government must consider the environmental impact of a proposed federal action. Provided the basis for EISs.
  6. Resources that can be easily maintained and used without fear of exhaustion.

5 True/False questions

  1. Highly Developed CountryAn industrialized county that is characterized bu a low fertility rate, low infant mortality rate, and a high per-capita income.


  2. Cost BenefitThe human use of materials and energy.


  3. Nonrenewable ResourcesNatural resources that are present in limited supply and are depleted by use.


  4. Endangered SpeciesLocalized, native species that are not found anywhere else.


  5. StewardshipThe idea that humans share responsibility for the sustainable care and management of our planet.


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