APES Semester 1 Review 2014

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APES Semester 1 ReviewName______________________________
Date________________ Per___________
1. What are the primary factors that determine an individual’s ecological footprint? _______________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Why is the average ecological footprint higher in the United States than in many other countries? __________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3. How can urban areas be planned to promote sustainability? ________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. What are the major sources of noise pollution in urban areas? How can noise pollution be reduced? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ 5. Define the Tragedy of the Commons and give 2 examples. _________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6. Define and give 2 examples:

Define
Example
Example
Renewable resource

Nonrenewable resource

7. During cultural revolutions (like the agricultural and industrial revolutions)… ….the food supply (increased / decreased / remained the same) ….life expectancy (increased / decreased / remained the same) ….living standards (increased / decreased / remained the same) ….death rates (increased / decreased / remained the same)

8. Energy use during the Industrial Revolution shifted from dependence on ______________________ to dependence on ______________________ 9. Write the equation for doubling time.

10. If the growth rate of a country is 2%, how long would it take the population to double? (show work)

11. Growth rate = ( Births + ) – ( - ) 12. What 2 countries have the largest populations? _______________________ and ______________________ 13. Compare and contrast developed and developing countries:

Circle your choice
Higher percentage of the world’s population
Developed Countries
Developing Countries
Higher percent of the world’s resource use
Developed Countries
Developing Countries
Pyramid-shaped histogram
Developed Countries
Developing Countries
Higher percent of the world’s pollution waste
Developed Countries
Developing Countries
Higher rate of population growth
Developed Countries
Developing Countries
Higher percent of the world’s wealth & income
Developed Countries
Developing Countries
India and Kenya
Developed Countries
Developing Countries
Higher percentage of elderly people
Developed Countries
Developing Countries
Higher status for women
Developed Countries
Developing Countries
Subsistence agriculture is more common
Developed Countries
Developing...
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