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Question 1: Around this time more mainstream environmentalism was starting to show force with the signing of the Endangered Species Act in 1973 and the formation of ________ in 1975.

Question 2: Efforts were starting to be made to save some wildlife, particularly the ________.
American BisonElkBighorn SheepMoose

Question 3: New pressure groups formed, notably Greenpeace and ________.
Convention on Biological DiversityEnvironmental lawEthical consumerismFriends of the Earth

Question 4: They were concerned with air contamination, water contamination, ________, solid waste mishandling, and environmental assessments of certain localities.
BioremediationSurface runoffSoil contaminationEnvironmental radioactivity

Question 5: The ________ (a term that sometimes includes the conservation and green movements) is a diverse scientific, social, and political movement.
Natural environmentEnvironmentalismEnvironmental movementEco-socialism

Question 6: Other international organizations in support of environmental policies development include the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (NAFTA), the European Environment Agency (EEA), and the ________ (IPCC).
Global warmingIPCC Fourth Assessment ReportIntergovernmental Panel on Climate ChangeGlobal warming controversy

Question 7: The death of the last ________ as well as the endangerment of the American Bison helped to focus the minds of conservationists and popularize their concerns.
United StatesPassenger PigeonOhioMourning Dove

Question 8: The book suggested that DDT and other pesticides may cause ________ and that their agricultural use was a threat to wildlife, particularly birds.

Question 9: ________ and other Philadelphia residents, citing "public rights," petitioned the Pennsylvania Assembly to stop waste dumping and remove tanneries from Philadelphia's commercial district.
Thomas JeffersonThomas MifflinBenjamin FranklinJohn Adams

Question 10: In 1949, A Sand County Almanac by ________ was published.
Margaret MurieSigurd F. OlsonAldo LeopoldThe Wilderness Society (United States)


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