9.11 Multiple Choice Questions

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AP Environmental Science ♻️

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Facts about the test: The AP Environmental Science exam has 80 multiple choice questions and you will be given 1 hour 30 minutes to complete the section. That means it should take you around 17 minutes to complete 15 questions.

*The following questions were not written by CollegeBoard and although they cover information outlined in the AP Environmental Science Course and Exam Description the formatting on the exam may be different.

1. Which chemical is not considered a greenhouse gas?
A. Nitrogen
B. Methane
C. Ozone

2. The type of energy that is trapped by greenhouse gasses is
A. Visible light
B. Ultraviolet light
C. Gamma radiation
D. Infrared radiation

3. Of the following gases, which has the greatest GWP
A. Methane
C. Nitrous Oxide
D. Water vapor

4. What type of gas has the greatest overall impact on increasing global temperatures?
A. Methane
C. Carbon Dioxide
D. Nitrogen

5. Which of the following agreements lead to the reduction of CFC production
A. Montreal Protocol
B. Kyoto Protocol
C. Stockholm Convention
D. The IWC

6. Which of the following is an organization that was developed to monitor climate change?

7. Of the following, which generates the most CO2 to produce the same amount of energy?
A. Coal
B. Oil
C. Natural Gas
D. Nuclear

8. Which of the following is considered an indirect source of methane caused by human lead climate change?
A. Increasing factory farming of cattle
B. Sea level change flooding wetlands
C. Droughts creating large wildfires.
D. Melting of the permafrost

9. An organism that is able to live in a non-native environment and reproduce rapidly is known as
A. Invasive
B. Keystone
C. Endangered
D. Regulating

10. Invasive species tend to be
A. Generalist and K selected
B. Generalist and r selected
C. Specialist and K selected
D. Specialist and r selected

11. According to the IUCN what group of organisms has the highest percentage of species that are threatened or endangered?
A. Amphibians
B. Plants
C. Fish
D. Reptiles

12. Coral bleaching is most directly caused by
A. Increase plastic particulates
B. Trawl nets
C. Increasing ocean temperatures
D. Loss of apex predators

13. Which of the following organisms has the greatest potential of becoming invasive?
A. Moose
B. Salmon
C. Koalas
D. Goats

14. Around what percentage of assessed species are being threatened with significant loss of their population and potential extinction?
A. 10%
B. 25%
C. 50%
D. 90%

15. Which of the following is not a leading cause of loss of biodiversity?
A. Habitat destruction
B. Climate change
C. Pollution
D. Reduction in resource consumption.
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