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Lesson 5.3/5.4 Test (Land, Air & Water Resources)

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  • Q1
    Because people used the land to meet their needs it is considered a ________________________________ .
    natural resource
    nonrenewable resource
    mineral
    120s
  • Q2
    Most land is used for agriculture, grasslands, and _______________________ .
    roads
    forests
    cities
    120s
  • Q3
    Trees are cut to get wood for ________________, paper products, wood products and to clear land for development and agriculture.
    fuel
    park benches
    food
    120s
  • Q4
    The cutting of large areas of forests for human activities is known as _________________________________ .
    erosion
    acid mine drainage
    deforestation
    120s
  • Q5
    Deposits of minerals that are large enough to be mined for a profit are called _____________________________ .
    metals
    vitamins
    ores
    120s
  • Q6
    What would be an example of a product made from a metallic mineral resource?
    gravel
    iron
    sand
    120s
  • Q7
    One way governments can manage forests and other unique ecosystems is by ______________________ them.
    burning
    preserving
    banning
    120s
  • Q8
    Why are air and water important natural resources?
    They produce a lot of heat
    We could not live without them
    They are nonrenewable
    120s
  • Q9
    What natural events can cause air pollution?
    forest fires and volcanic eruptions
    hurricanes and tsunamis
    earthquakes and droughts
    120s
  • Q10
    Nitrogen and sulfur compounds released when fossil fuels burn can react with water in the atmosphere and produce _____________________________________ .
    smog
    thermal pollution
    acid precipitation (rain)
    120s
  • Q11
    Most of the water on Earth is _____________________ water?
    ground
    fresh
    salt
    120s
  • Q12
    What type of water pollution is a farmer most likely to cause?
    oil pollution
    thermal pollution
    nitrate pollution from fertilizers
    120s
  • Q13
    Reducing the use of ________________________ and improving energy efficiency can reduce air pollution.
    solar power
    wind power
    fossil fuels
    120s
  • Q14
    This type of air pollution can irritate your respiratory system and increase the chance of asthma attacks.
    fog
    acid rain
    smog
    120s
  • Q15
    One way that you can manage water resources is by _________________________ .
    conserving water
    taking long showers
    dumping oil down storm drains
    120s

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