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Row 1, Col 1 The primary type of land cover in the United States today is A.forest land. B.cropland. C.urban land. D.parks and preserves. A. Forest Land
1,2 Which form of transportation uses the most energy per passenger-mile? A.commuter rail B.automobile C.bus D.heavy rail B. automobile
1,3 Most of the nutrients in soil come from A.chemical weathering. B.mechanical weathering. C.erosion. D.decomposition. D. Decomposition
1,4 Watering crops by way of human-constructed structures is known as A.precipitation. B.irrigation. C.salinization. D.fertilization.. B. Irrigation
2,1 Which type of area would Miami, Florida, be considered? A.urban B.rural C. country D.suburban A. urban
2,2 What is one of the primary factors that draws people from rural areas to urban areas? A.less pollution B.more jobs C.more open space D.heat islands B. More jobs
2,3 A farmer interested in raising healthy crops should look for a A.heavy clay soil with a high pH and a dark color. B. loamy soil with a low pH and a light color. C. loamy, clumpy soil with a neutral pH and a dark color. D. sandy soil with a high pH, no clumps, and a light color. c. loamy, clumpy soil with a neutral pH and a dark color.
2,4 Agriculture most likely began A.10,000 years ago in the Middle East. B.200,000 years ago in Africa. C.15,000 years ago in China. D.150,000 years ago in Egypt. a. 10,000 years ago in the Middle East
3,1 Per capita land consumption means A.the amount of land a country uses as a whole. B.the amount of and each person uses. C.the type of land covered by state capitals. D.the type of land people live on. B. the amount of and each person uses.
3,2 Which of the following factors contributed to sprawl in the United States? A.more affordable automobiles B.improved roads C.less expensive land D.all of the above D. All of the Above
3,3 An example of a soil parent material is A.humus. B.volcanic rock. C.leaf litter. D.topsoil. b. Volcanic rock
3,4 Sustainable agriculture is important because while human population continues to grow, which of the following will not? A.animal population B.arable land C.food production D.GM crops b. Arable land
4,1 Trees, grass, crops, wetlands, water, buildings, and pavement are all examples of A.land use. B.land cover. C.urban areas. D.rural areas. B. Land Cover
4,2 Which statement about sustainable cities is true? A.They can help improve the standard of living for residents. B.No major cities have made significant progress toward sustainability yet. C.They are only successful in the developed world. D.They often help encourage sprawl. A. They can help improve the standard of living for residents
4,3 As a farmer, you would be most concerned with the quality of the soil in the A.O horizon. B.A horizon. C.E horizon. D.R horizon. B. A Horizon
4,4 Your friend tells you she’s decided not to use pesticides or synthetic chemicals on her farm; instead she’ll rely on composting and biological pest control. She is practicing A.industrial agriculture. B.monoculture. C.organic agriculture. D.sustainable agriculture. c. Organic agriculture
5,1 Transportation systems, communications systems, water services, power supplies, and schools are all examples of A.infrastructure. B.rural areas. C.ecological footprints. D.land use. A. Infrastructure
5,2 The shift of a population from the countryside to cities is called A.urbanization. B.infrastructure. C.land preservation. D.an ecological footprint. A. urbanization
5,3 A rancher interested in the quality of the soil in her pasture might use which aspect of soil as a quick indicator of the pasture’s overall fertility? A.color B.smell C.structure D.pH E. Taste a. color
5,4 A large area of cropland seeded with one crop is a(n) A.monoculture. B.polyculture. C.organic practice. D.traditional farming technique. a. monoculture
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