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SCIN 140 Quiz 3 - Lessons 5&6 COMPLETE Exam (elaborations) 2021

AMU SCIN 140 Quiz 3 - Lessons 5&6 Answered 2021 Return to Assessment List Part 1 of 1 - 80.0/ 100.0 Points Question 1 of 10 10.0 / 10.0 Points Which of the following mining processes removes the top layers of soil, rock, and vegetation to access minerals? • A. Acid mine drainage • B. Subsurface mining • C. Smelting • D. Surface mining Question 2 of 10 10.0 / 10.0 Points Which of the following soil conservation issues occurs due to improper irrigation increasing the soil’s salinity? • A. Contour plowing • B. Desertification • C. Soil salinization • D. Soil erosion Question 3 of 10 10.0 / 10.0 Points Which of the following federal organizations oversees national parks? • A. National Park Service • B. Bureau of Land Management • C. U.S. Forest Service • D. Fish and Wildlife Service Question 4 of 10 10.0 / 10.0 Points Which of the following threats to federal lands is defined as an introduced species that out- competes native species and reduces biodiversity? • A. Degradation • B. Invasive species • C. Overgrazing • D. Deforestation Question 5 of 10 0.0 / 10.0 Points According to Figure 3, Chapter 7 – Physical Resources in Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation, India experiences how many deaths from diarrhea in children less than 5 years old? • A. 0-100 • B. 101-200 • C. 201-500 • D. 501-800 • E. more than 800 Question 6 of 10 10.0 / 10.0 Points Which of the following forms of malnutrition occurs when a person consumes more food than necessary and is more prone to diabetes, obesity, and heart disease? • A. Overnutrition • B. Undernutrition • C. Subsistence agriculture • D. Food insecurity Question 7 of 10 0.0 / 10.0 Points Which of the following terms refers to the genetic variety within all populations of a single species? • A. Invasive species • B. Ecosystem diversity • C. Species richness • D. Genetic diversity Question 8 of 10 10.0 / 10.0 Points Which of the following conservation strategies focuses on preserving whole ecosystems through parks and refuges? • A. Restoration ecology • B. Ex situ conservation • C. Endangered Species Act • D. In situ conservation Question 9 of 10 10.0 / 10.0 Points Which of the following forms of waste includes dioxins and PCBs? • A. Hazardous waste • B. Municipal solid waste • C. Non-municipal solid waste • D. None of the above Question 10 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points According to your required reading, Convention on Biological Diversity, the major, worldwide threats to biodiversity are population growth and resource consumption, climate change and global warming, habitat conversion and urbanization, invasive alien species, over-exploitation of natural resources and environmental degradation.

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