Land Use -- Human Impact
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  • Question 1
    180 seconds
    Q. Which is a negative of mining?
    answer choices
    Increased chances for erosion
    Obtaining valuable resources
    Getting rich
    Making energy and electricity
  • Question 2
    180 seconds
    Q. People moving from the rural areas to cities is called...
    answer choices
    Ruralization
    Urbanization
    Colonization
    None of these
  • Question 3
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is an example of a nonrenewable resource?
    answer choices
    wind
    natural gas
    sunlight 
    fresh water
  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following forestry methods causes the LEAST harm to the environment? 
    answer choices
    clear cutting
    selective cutting
    slash and burn
  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following would PREVENT soil erosion on a farm? 
    answer choices
    over-grazing
    deforestation
    plowing
    crop rotations
  • Question 6
    180 seconds
    Q. The process of returning the land back to its original state after mining is called...
    answer choices
    subsidence
    reclamation
    solar evaporation
    slash and burn
  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q. What creates heat islands in cities? 
    answer choices
    too much concrete
    too many trees
    people breathing
    urban crisis
  • Question 8
    300 seconds
    Q. what is the leading cause of deforestation?
    answer choices
    Diseases 
    Housing market
    Agriculture and Farming
    Paper mill
  • Question 9
    300 seconds
    Q. What is deforestation?
    answer choices
    throwing someone out of a window
    selectively cutting trees for lumber, making sure the forest remains healthy
    allowing more animals to graze on the land than it can support
    cutting and removal of rainforest
  • Question 10
    300 seconds
    Q. What are impacts of overgrazing?
    answer choices
    pollution and use of more resources
    loss of biodiversity, loss of native topsoil, desertification
    more people than the infrastructure can support
    creation of heat islands
  • Question 11
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    Q. What are some consequences of deforestation?
    answer choices
    increased population in cities
    building of more infrastructure
    soil erosion, loss of biodiversity, loss of ability to remove CO2
    more mercury and cyanide released into rivers
  • Question 12
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Urbanization has a negative impact on:

    answer choices

    Biodiversity, pollution, and ecosystems

    Biodiversity, ecosystems, and education

    Ecosystems, education, and economy

    Economy, pollution, and biodiversity

  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q.

    38% of the earth's surface is used for...

    answer choices

    Cities

    Parks and recreation

    Agriculture and farming

    Parking lots

  • Question 14
    300 seconds
    Q.

    This type of land use allows pesticides to get into our soil, which often end up in our water supply.

    answer choices

    Forestry

    Mining

    Agriculture

    Urbanization

  • Question 15
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    Q.

    When planning for land use, there are multiple factors to consider. Which of these items SHOULD have the biggest influence on land use decisions?

    answer choices

    Current animal populations and natural qualities of the ecosystem

    Amount of pollution that might be created

    Safety of the citizens

    All answers are correct

  • Question 16
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Is it ALWAYS possible to reclaim land after it is used?

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 17
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Urban Sprawl affects which of the following?

    answer choices

    Pollution

    Public Health

    Economics

    All answers are correct

  • Question 18
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    Q.

    An attempt to design cities so as to maximize their functionality and beauty is

    answer choices

    City Planning

    Urban Sprawl

    Urbanization

    Ecological Footprint

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