Category: APES

APES QOD December 7

Discarded mobile devices become part of the electronic waste stream (e-waste).  Mercury is often present in e-waste. Identify one negative human health effect, other than death, associated with mercury. (2015 Q#2)  

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APES December 5

An advantage of recycling aluminum rather than disposing of it in landfills is that aluminum can be A. Produced from recycled metal using much less energy than is required for its production from aluminum ore (bauxite) B. Produced from ore that is

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APES QOD Dec. 4

Which of the following laws gave the EPA the authority to control hazardous waste from “cradle to grave”, including the generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste? A. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) B. Endangered Species Act

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APES QOD November 30

Q: In the US, most municipal solid waste is disposed of by a. Composting b. Recycling c. Incineration d. Ocean Dumping e. Land filling

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APES QOD November 28

The image below best describes a a. cityscape   b. pollution entrapment zone  c. heat island d. skyline profile   e. temperature inversion

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APES QOD November 27

Compared with people in developing countries, people in industrialized countries are more likely to eat: a.  Beans     b. Beef    c. Corn    d. Rice    e. Wheat

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APES QOD November 14

DESCRIBE one incentive that the government of a country could offer its citizens that would favor a reduction in the growth rate of its citizens.  EXPLAIN how this incentive would work , and DESCRIBE one possible drawback.

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APES QOD Nov 13

A country currently has a population of 100 million and an annual growth rate of 3.5 percent. If the growth rate remains constant, what will be the population of this country in 40 years? a) 150 million b) 200 million

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APES QOD November 9

A country’s total fertility rate (TFR) best expresses which of the following? A) the life expectancy of women in the country. B) the average number of babies born to women between the ages of 14 and 45. C) the total

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APES QOD November 7

Which of the following is a true statement about replacement-level fertility? A) It equals the average number of children a woman will give birth to during her child-bearing years. B) It equals the annual number of live births per 1,000

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