1) During the Great Depression, conservation:
A) was simply a luxury that could not be afforded.
B) efforts were opposed by millions of people who had no time to go to parks.
C) provided work and helped restore land.
D) was devalued as most national parks and national forests were harvested for timber and coal.
2) The environmental movement was a grassroots initiative that:
A) has remained focused on issues related to renewable energy.
B) primarily addressed growing pollution of the environment.
C) directly led to the green revolution.
D) has focused on efforts to control infectious diseases throughout the world.
3) Which of the following is true today?
A) environmental policy springs mostly from science and not election results
B) deregulation efforts typically leads toward more effective policy
C) national elections rarely influence environmental policy
D) environmental policy debates are always politically divisive
4) Which of the following best illustrates sound science?
A) measuring wind velocities to determine the cost-effectiveness of windmills in a region
B) asking voters to determine if windmills should be placed in their community
C) selecting a source of energy based upon profitability and yield of tax dollars
D) lobbying government officials to increase drilling for offshore oil
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