POL 310 Week 2 Quiz ~ ( Latest Syllabus - Updated Dec, 2014 - Perfect Tutorial - Scored 10/10 )alltutorials
Question 1.Recognition that some countries have historically contributed to the buildup of greenhouse gases and/or have the capacity to reduce their emissions, while other countries have contributed little and/or lack that capacity, is known as the principle of:
- market-based mechanisms.
- common but differentiated responsibility.
- equitable utilization of resources.
- the duty of due diligence.
Question 2.The Copenhagen Accord is a:
- political agreement.
- legal treaty.
- binding strategy.
- market incentive.
Question 3.Positive feedback loops:
- reverse the progression of climate change.
- slow the progression of climate change.
- speed up the progression of climate change.
- represent linear changes only.
Question 4.Which of the following is a true statement concerning a national climate change policy in the United States?
- The national climate change policy mirrors the Kyoto Protocol.
- There is no national climate change policy.
- The national climate change policy was repealed by Congress.
- State and local government efforts are not helpful.
Question 5.Market-based mechanisms for addressing climate change include all of the following, except:
- cap and trade.
- emissions trading.
- carbon tax.
- carbon leakage.
Question 6.Which type of air pollutant is known to cause more damage to crops and native plants than all other air pollutants combined?
- Ground-level ozone
Question 7.The Air Quality Index is:
- traded on the N.A.S.D.A.Q.
- used to communicate information to the public about air quality.
- indistinguishable from the N.A.A.Q.S.
- useful only to scientists.
Question 8.The N.A.A.Q.S. apply to all of the following, except:
- outdoor air pollution.
- indoor air pollution.
- all areas of the country.
- ambient air quality.
Question 9.The N.A.A.Q.S. establish:
- indoor standards for air quality.
- national standards for air quality.
- international standards for air quality.
- effluent standards for air quality.
Question 10.The most powerful argument made by car manufacturers who opposed California’s proposed tough fuel efficiency standards, which were more rigorous than federal standards, was that:
- many different state standards would create great difficulties for manufacturers.
- the federal government does not have the right to regulate fuel efficiency.
- scientific evidence has not linked automobile usage to air quality problems.
- increased fuel efficiency does not result in fewer air quality problems.
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