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Warm up questions

APES QOD February 23

Use the following answers for the next four questions: A) Coal B) Oil C) Natural gas D) Nuclear power E) Methane hydrate Recovery of resources is not feasible with current technology and prices Combustion releases large amounts of mercury into

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APES QOD February 21

These questions refer to the following energy sources. (A) Biomass (B) Wind (C) Tidal energy (D) Nuclear fission (E) Sunlight 1. The source that produces long-lived hazardous wastes 2. The source that is converted directly into electrical energy by photovoltaic cells

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APES QOD February 16

Some solar energy systems produce high temperature water for industrial applications and produce steam to run turbines that generate electricity. What type of solar energy system is needed for these kinds of applications? A. A flat-panel solar collector system B.

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APES QOD February 14

Which of the following is an example of an external cost? (2010 Exam) A. Individuals pay for medical treatment of lung disease aggravated by pollution from a coal-fired power plant. B. A gas station goes out of business when gasoline

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APES QOD February 9

Using your phone, list at least five minerals that were mined from ore that are in your car.

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APES QOD February 7

—Which of the following is the most abundant element in Earth’s crust? — A. Oxygen B. Aluminum C. Iron D. Nitrogen E. Argon

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APES QOD February 6

—Most volcanism in the world is associated with A) Plate boundaries B) Mid-continental hot spots C) Faulting D) Aquifer depletion E) Desertification

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APES QOD February 2

Humans have dramatically altered the rate of nitrogen fixation into forms usable by autotrophs A) because of the erosion of farmlands through poor agricultural practices B) due to the burning of fossil fuels to meet our energy needs C) as

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APES QOD January 31

A cycle of pesticide development, followed by pest resistance, followed by new pesticide development A. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) B. Bioaccumulation C. Pesticide treadmill D. Inorganic fertilizers E. Non persistant pesticides

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APES QOD January 30

A type of organic fertilizer produced when microorganisms in soil break down organic matter such as leaves and food waste in the presence of oxygen is known as: A) Humus B) Compost C) Animal manure D) Green manure E) Inorganic

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