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Environmental Change and Challenge, Third Edition - Chapter 11

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) True
b) False

Question 2:


a) True
b) False

Question 3:


a) southern Ontario and southern Quebec
b) British Columbia and Alberta
c) the Prairie provinces and northern Ontario
d) the Prairie provinces and the Northwest Territories
e) Quebec and Newfoundland

Question 4:


a) ammonia and nitrogen
b) mercury and ammonia
c) mercury and nitrogen
d) ammonia and manganese
e) zinc and manganese

Question 5:


a) True
b) False

Question 6:


a) Seven people died.
b) 2,300 people became ill.
c) People may develop as yet unknown long--term effects, especially the children who became sick.
d) All of the above.
e) Both a and b.

Question 7:


a) impacted Minnesota and North Dakota
b) impacted Minnesota, North Dakota, and Manitoba
c) was not unusual given the river’s long history of flooding
d) was the largest recorded flood on the Red River
e) Both b and c.
f) A, c, and d.

Question 8:


a) a system of three lakes in the southern Prairies
b) a system of three dykes in the southern Prairies
c) an area of fertile and semi-arid soils in the southern Prairies
d) an area prone to flooding in the southern Prairies
e) None of the above.

Question 9:


a) the South Nahanni in Northwest Territories
b) the Fraser in British Columbia
c) the Kazan in Nunavut
d) the Grand in Ontario
e) the Bloodvein in Manitoba

Question 10:


a) the Kicking Horse in British Columbia
b) the Seal in Manitoba
c) the Hillsborough in Prince Edward Island
d) the Detroit in Ontario
e) the Main in Newfoundland

Question 11:


a) a management approach that recognizes the interconnections among systems
b) integrated management
c) evoked in international settings
d) All of the above.

Question 12:


a) reducing nitrogen loadings in Lakes Erie and Ontario
b) managing the water quality of the Great Lakes ecosystem
c) identifying areas of concern in the great lakes
d) All of the above.

Question 13:


a) colors of water
b) water from lake/river/aquifers, and evapotranspiration
c) types of water management
d) Both a and c.

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) 9 million
b) 3 million
c) 5 million
d) 2 million