Week 7 Quiz – Chapter 7 Quiz

  • Question 1

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    An ecosystem

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    can be upset by human behavior.

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    can be upset by human behavior.

  • Question 2

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    An assessment of costs and benefits inevitably involves

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    value judgments and factual uncertainties

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    value judgments and factual uncertainties

  • Question 3

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    Animal manure

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    is a large source of pollution.

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    is a large source of pollution.

  • Question 4

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    Which of the following is true of a regulatory approach to environmental problems?

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    It requires the EPA or other body to determine the most effective, feasible pollution-control technology for each different industry.

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    It requires the EPA or other body to determine the most effective, feasible pollution-control technology for each different industry.

  • Question 5

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    William F. Baxter addresses environmental ethics by noting

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    judgments about environmental problems ought to be people-oriented.

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    judgments about environmental problems ought to be people-oriented.

  • Question 6

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    Some environmental regulations (like forbidding the burning of coal in cities) benefit each and every one of us because the air we all breather is cleaner. If an individual ignores the regulation and burns coal, while others obey the regulation, then he or she

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    is being a free rider.

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    is being a free rider.

  • Question 7

    2 out of 2 points

    Which of the following is true of factory farms?

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    They permit the mass production of meat at low prices.

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    They permit the mass production of meat at low prices.

  • Question 8

    2 out of 2 points

    In consideration for the obligation to others,

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    the U.S. uses more than its proportional share of the world’s resources.

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    the U.S. uses more than its proportional share of the world’s resources.

  • Question 9

    2 out of 2 points

    According to the philosopher Joel Feinberg,

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    the rights of future generations are contingent upon those people coming into existence.

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    the rights of future generations are contingent upon those people coming into existence.

  • Question 10

    2 out of 2 points

    A moral vegetarian

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    rejects eating meat based on moral grounds.

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    rejects eating meat based on moral grounds.

  • Question 11

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    Which environmental statement is true?

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    Tropical forests are the earth’s richest, oldest, and most complex ecosystems.

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    Tropical forests are the earth’s richest, oldest, and most complex ecosystems.

  • Question 12

    2 out of 2 points

    According to Shaw and Barry, utilitarians

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    should include nonhuman animal pleasures and pains in the overall utilitarian calculus.

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    should include nonhuman animal pleasures and pains in the overall utilitarian calculus.

  • Question 13

    2 out of 2 points

    One truth about factory farms is

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    most animals we eat are from them.

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    most animals we eat are from them.

  • Question 14

    2 out of 2 points

    Which of the following is true concerning our environment today?

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    polluted air is a health risk

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    polluted air is a health risk

  • Question 15

    2 out of 2 points

    Business has considered the environment to be

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    free and nearly limitless.

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    free and nearly limitless.

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