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Chapter 9 Self Quiz



Part A

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Most of Earth’s water is in the oceans and seas.
 

 2. 

There is only one way to log forests.
 

 3. 

Aquaculture is raising fish in fish farms.
 

 4. 

Wind is a renewable energy source.
 

Part B

Complete the Sentences

Use the following words to complete the sentences.
harvesting      raw materials       groundwater        watershed      leaching
 

 5. 

A                   is an area of land that drains into a river or a lake.
 

 

 6. 

Water that flows beneath the surface of the land is called                         .
 

 

 7. 

occurs when water carries chemicals and materials, such as rocks, into the ground.
 

 

 8. 

In logging, the                   are the trees.
 

 

 9. 

Taking a resource from Earth’s surface is called             _____________.
 

 

Part C

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 10. 

Solar energy
a.
does not pollute
b.
works during both the day and the night
c.
is a non-renewable resource
 

 11. 

Water is a renewable resource because
a.
Earth has a lot of water
b.
the water cycle renews water all over Earth
c.
it makes living resources grow
 

 12. 

Which of the following is NOT a living renewable resource?
a.
salmon
b.
trees
c.
the Sun
 

Part D

Answer the question
Use sentences to answer the questions.
 

 13. 

Why did humans invent ways to process resources?
 

 14. 

What problems can building hydroelectric dams cause?
 



 
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