POL 310 Week 1 Quiz ~ ( Latest Syllabus - Updated Dec, 2014 - Perfect Tutorial - Scored 10/10 )alltutorials
Question 1. The House and Senate are comprised of:
- committees and sub-committees.
- regulators and heads of agencies.
- the Cabinet and executive staff.
- the Vice President and gubernatorial members.
Question 2. Which is the following is an example of an ecosystem service?
- Water filtration
- Landscaping services
- Coal mining
- Pollution abatement
Question 3. The U.S. Senate is comprised of members based upon:
- census data regarding population size.
- equal representation of the states.
- shifting demographics from election to election.
- proportional relationships to the number of representatives per state.
Question 4. Greenwashing is best described as a company’s:
- legitimate efforts to commit to “going green.”
- superficial efforts to “go green” to placate interested parties.
- support of environmentally-focused non-governmental organizations.
- rejection of environmentally-focused political candidates.
Question 5. Executive Orders are enacted:
- by administrative agencies.
- by judicial opinion.
- with Congressional approval.
- without Congressional approval.
Question 6. Environmental justice violations:
- only occur accidentally.
- are adequately addressed by existing law.
- may cause the displacement of environmental damage across space or time.
- are generally superficial and harmless to the environment.
Question 7. Trading pollution permits is an example of:
- market-based mechanisms.
- privatization of resources.
- community control of resources.
- environmental justice.
Question 8. When political and ecological boundaries do not align, this is called:
- temporal mismatch.
- cartographic error.
- spatial mismatch.
- competing values.
Question 9. A concept developed by John Rawls to escape from the bonds of self-interest when considering what constitutes justice is:
- the veil of science.
- the veil of knowledge.
- the veil of ignorance.
- the veil of philosophy.
Question 10. Characteristics of environmental policy include all of the following,except:
- scientific uncertainty and risk.
- spatial and temporal mismatch.
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