POL 310 Week 1 Quiz ~ ( Latest Syllabus - Updated Dec, 2014 - Perfect Tutorial - Scored 10/10 )

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 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.   
  •   greenwashing.   
  •   spatial and temporal mismatch.   
  •   externalities.   

 

 

Link To Tutorials for other weeks of POL 310

 

·         POL 310 Week 1 DQ 1 ( Environmental Values & Policy )

·         POL 310 Week 1 DQ 2 ( Common Pool Resources – Privatization or Collective Action )

·         POL 310 Week 1 Quiz

·         POL 310 Week 2 Assignment ( Air Quality and Climate Change as Integrated Policy )

·         POL 310 Week 2 DQ 1 ( Climate Change )

·         POL 310 Week 2 DQ 2 ( Air Quality )

·         POL 310 Week 2 Quiz

·         POL 310 Week 3 Assignment ( Final Paper Draft )

·         POL 310 Week 3 DQ 1 ( Clean Water )

·         POL 310 Week 3 DQ 2 ( Energy )

·         POL 310 Week 3 Quiz

·         POL 310 Week 4 DQ 1 ( Land Management Policies and Habitat )

·         POL 310 Week 4 DQ 2 ( Biodiversity, Extinction, and Making Choices in Policy )

·         POL 310 Week 4 Quiz

·         POL 310 Week 5 Assignment ( Final Paper - Policy Challenges Presented by Environmental Problems )

  ·         POL 310 Week 5 DQ 1 ( Hazardous Waste and International Environmental Policy )

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