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1 Jeopardy: APES 2nd Semester Review
A: Env Laws B: Ag & Pest Control C: Water Resources & Pollution D: Geology & Mineral Resources E: Solid & Hazardous Waste F: Energy – Non-renewable, Renewable G: Misc. 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 Final Jeopardy

2 Help (1) Save a duplicate of this template.
(2) Enter all answers and questions in the normal view. (view/normal) (3) Change the category headings in the normal view (view/normal) (4) View as a slideshow. (5) Use the home red button after each question. ©Norman Herr, 2003

3 A-100 ANSWER: Requires EPA approval for use of all commercial pesticides QUESTION: What is the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)?

4 A-200 ANSWER: The governing law and program that pay to clean up inactive/abandoned hazardous waste sites QUESTION: What are CERCLA1 and the Superfund? 1Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

5 A-300 ANSWER: Requires restoration of land to its original condition
QUESTION: What is the major requirement of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977?

6 A-400 ANSWER: Requires polluters to obtain permits for discharging pollutants into aquatic systems and sets standards for allowed levels of key water pollutants QUESTION: What is the Clean Water Act?

7 A-500 ANSWER: gives EPA the authority to control hazardous waste from the "cradle-to-grave." QUESTION: What is RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act)?

8 B-100 ANSWER: The 3 crops that provide over ½ the calories humans consume worldwide QUESTION: What are wheat, rice and corn?

9 B-200 ANSWER: At least 3 environmental impacts of agriculture
QUESTION: What are 3 of the following? Soil erosion Desertification Salt buildup Waterlogging Water deficits and droughts Loss of biodiversity Chemical pollution

10 B-300 ANSWER: Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
QUESTION: What is a pest management program that combines chemical, biological and physical pest control strategies?

11 B-400 ANSWER: At least 3 land use practices that lead to desertification QUESTION: What are 3 of the following: Overgrazing, deforestation, soil compaction, deforestation and other removal of plants that anchor soil

12 B-500 ANSWER: 2 factors that contribute to the rise in world hunger
QUESTION: What are 2 of the following? Unequal distribution of food supplies Increasing human population growth Increasing poverty, esp. in developing countries

13 C-100 ANSWER: The greatest use of water in the western U.S. and the greatest water problem in the western U.S. QUESTION: What are irrigation and not enough water?

14 C-200 ANSWER: These chemicals often cause eutrophication, and the reason fish die from it. QUESTION: What are nitrogen and phosphorus (inorganic fertilizers), and suffocation due to lack of oxygen?

15 C-300 ANSWER: The purpose of the California Water Project and the name of the device used QUESTION: What is the transfer of water from northern to southern California, and the California aqueduct?

16 C-400 ANSWER: The 3 major sewage treatment types.
QUESTION: What are primary (physical) and secondary (biological) treatment, and bleaching/disinfection (usually with chlorine)?

17 C-500 ANSWER: 4 factors the effects of an oil spill would depend upon
QUESTION: What are 4 of the following? Amount of oil spilled Time of year Type of oil (crude vs. refined) Distance from shore (others are possible)

18 D-100 ANSWER: Erosion vs. weathering
QUESTION: What is the process in which sediments are loosened and worn away, as opposed to the (physical, chemical, biological) processes in which they are broken down into smaller particles?

19 D-200 ANSWER: At least 3 characteristics of all minerals
QUESTION: What do any 3 of the following represent? Naturally occurring Inorganic Solid Having a specific chemical composition Having a particular crystal structure

20 D-300 ANSWER: An environmental problem that occurs uniquely with surface-mined gold. QUESTION: What is cyanide contamination?

21 D-400 ANSWER: 3 tectonic plate boundaries and their types of movements
QUESTION: What do the following represent? Convergent: 2 edges of land move toward each other, often 1 is subducted below the other Divergent: 2 edges of land move away from each other, may create a ridge Transform: 2 edges of land slide past each other

22 D-500 ANSWER: A description of the 3 major rock types and how each is formed QUESTION: What does the following indicate? Igneous: cooled magma Sedimentary: compacted and layered sediments, may contain fossils Metamorphic: rocks changed from a prior form by heat and pressure

23 E-100 ANSWER: The type of waste that is the fastest growing and also contains hazardous components QUESTION: What is electronic waste (e-waste)?

24 E-200 ANSWER: The most used solid waste disposal method in the U.S. and the type of waste that makes the largest portion of solid waste. QUESTION: What are landfills and paper?

25 E-300 ANSWER: The most desirable strategy to minimize the total volume of hazardous waste QUESTION: What is substituting safer products that do not produce hazardous waste?

26 E-400 ANSWER: 3 types of toxic/hazardous substances found in hazardous waste QUESTION: What are 3 of: PVC Cadmium Lead Mercury

27 E-500 ANSWER: 4 problems with landfills
QUESTION: What do any 4 of the following represent? Air pollution from toxic gases and VOCs Release of greenhouse gases Groundwater contamination Waste decomposition is relatively slow Discourages recycling and waste reduction Takes up land space Produce odors, attract flies

28 F-100 ANSWER: It supplies the most commercial energy globally today
QUESTION: What is oil?

29 F-200 ANSWER: Net energy QUESTION: What is the total useful energy from an energy resource, less the amount of energy used and wasted in producing it?

30 F-300 ANSWER: 4 problems with mining and burning coal
QUESTION: What are 4 of: Subsidence CO2 and SO2 emissions Heavy metal (Hg) emissions Particulates emissions Environmental scarring Noise pollution (from trains transporting)

31 F-400 ANSWER: The 6 types of renewable energy resources
QUESTION: What are Solar Flowing water Wind Biomass Geothermal Hydrogen

32 F-500 ANSWER: What OPEC is and 6 of its member nations
QUESTION: What is an oil cartel and 6 of: Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Nigeria Libya, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Qatar,

33 G-100 ANSWER: The largest water pollutant by total mass
QUESTION: What is sediment?

34 G-200 ANSWER: Brownfields
QUESTION: What is building parks on abandoned industrial sites?

35 G-300 ANSWER: Devices that convert solar energy into electricity
QUESTION: What are photovoltaic cells?

36 G-400 ANSWER: The contaminant type that sewage treatment does NOT treat QUESTION: What are pharmaceuticals?

37 G-500 ANSWER: The 4 big energy-wasting devices QUESTION: What are
Incandescent light bulbs Nuclear power plants Internal combustion engines Coal-burning power plants

38 FINAL JEOPARDY ANSWER: Specific examples of the Tragedy of the Commons, the Precautionary Principle and one of the Laws of Thermodynamics applied to 2nd semester concepts Be the first team to impress Mrs. Kellogg with a respectable question (since there are many possibilities)!

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