Humans in the Biosphere
JEOPARDY #1 S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Food Production Vocabulary Species Government Resources 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500
The practice of farming is called _____________.
Food Production 100 The practice of farming is called _____________. A: What is agriculture? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Food Production 200 What is the improvement in modern agriculture techniques such as breeding more productive crop strains and using fertilizers and pesticides to improve food production? A: What is the Green Revolution? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Food Production 300 What is the wearing away of the surface soil called ? A: What is soil erosion ? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Food Production 400 The agricultural method of planting large fields with a single variety year after year is called ________. A: What is called monoculture? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Food Production 500 The practice of planting corn one year and planting soybeans the following year is called _____________. A: What is crop rotation? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Vocabulary 100 A: What is conservation?
The wise management of natural resources, including the preservation of habitats and wildlife A: What is conservation? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Vocabulary 200 The increase in the average temperature of the Earth is called ________. A: What is global warming? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Vocabulary 300 The sum total of the variety of organisms in the biosphere; it is a measure of the health of an ecosystem is called _____. A: What is biodiversity ? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Vocabulary 400 Harmful material that can enter the biosphere through land, water, or air is called _______. A: What is pollution ? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Vocabulary 500 A: What is sustainable development ?
Way of using natural resources without depleting them and of providing for human needs without causing long term harm to the environment is called ____. A: What is sustainable development ? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Species 100 A: What is extinction?
Term used to refer to a species that has died out is called _______. A: What is extinction? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Species 200 A species whose population size is rapidly declining and will become extinct if the trend continues without intervention is called ____. A: What is endangered species? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
A: What is threatened species.
A species likely to become endangered if not protected is called __________. A: What is threatened species. S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Species 400 Plants or animals that have migrated or been introduced into places where they are not native and for which there are no natural predators or parasites to control their population is called _________. A: What is invasive species? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
A: What is biological magnification?
Species 500 Increasing concentration of a harmful substance in organisms at higher trophic levels in a food chain or web is called ________. A: What is biological magnification? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Government 100 The CITES Act passed to protect endangered species, prevents importation into the US of anything that comes from an endangered animal is called ____. A: What is the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Government 200 The agreement aimed at reducing global warming which has been ratified by 104 nations that asks participants to reduce greenhouse emissions by the year 2012 is called _________. A: What is Kyoto Accord ? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Government 300 Agreement signed by almost 200 countries, including the US, which agreed to reduce the use of ozone depleting chemicals is called _____. A: What is the Montreal Protocol? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Government 400 In 1998 the Clinton Administration signed this agreement and in 2001 the Bush Administration withdrew the US signature. This agreement is called _________. A: What is the Kyoto Accord? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Government 500 A problem with the Kyoto Accord is that all countries who signed it were not required to reduce emissions _____________. A: What is equally ? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Resources 100 Which of the following is NOT caused by human interactions? Air pollution water pollution Mountain building deforestation A: What is mountain building? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
A: What is renewable resources?
Resources that can be replenished over a relatively short time span are called_______. A: What is renewable resources? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
Resources 300 A: What is solar energy ?
Which of the following is an example of a renewable resource? Solar energy copper Oil natural gas A: What is solar energy ? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
The spread of urban areas has resulted in the __________ of habitats.
Resources 400 The spread of urban areas has resulted in the __________ of habitats. A: What is destruction? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
By 1884, the buffalo were close to extinction due to ________.
Resources 500 By 1884, the buffalo were close to extinction due to ________. A: What is overhunting? S2C06 Jeopardy Review
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