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Social Problems, Fourth Edition: Chapter 15

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) ozone depletion, chlorine and halons
b) ozone reduction, chlorine and halons
c) ozone depletion, carbon dioxide and methane
d) ozone reduction, carbon dioxide and methane

Question 2:


a) gases such as carbon dioxide accumulating in the atmosphere and intensifying the heat coming from the Sun
b) heating up of the Earth surface due to a higher level of UV rays penetrating the atmosphere
c) gases such as carbon dioxide accumulating in the atmosphere and trapping the heat reflected off the Earth’s surface
d) heating up of the atmosphere due to a higher level of UV rays penetrating it

Question 3:


a) higher rates of skin cancer
b) elevated sea levels
c) altered crop yielding in agricultural regions
d) fertile regions turning into desserts

Question 4:


a) India
b) Sri Lanka
c) Canada
d) Argentina

Question 5:


a) 30
b) 45
c) 50
d) 65

Question 6:


a) crude oil reserves are limited
b) oil prices have reached a high after which they can only go down
c) crude oil sources can be replenished to a certain point
d) it will be cheaper to extract oil from deeper down in the ground

Question 7:


a) rainforest animals
b) ocean animals
c) the elderly
d) children

Question 8:


a) Canada
b) the United States
c) the European Union
d) Japan

Question 9:


a) lobbying and educational initiatives
b) marketing campaigns
c) flash mobs and social media initiatives
d) partnerships with large manufacturers

Question 10:


a) fairer income distribution
b) a female sterilization campaign
c) a strict one-child policy
d) a religious campaign for abstinence

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False