Geology test 4

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  1. what is an advantage of nuclear energy?
    doesn't pollute and uses uranium which is a nonrenewable resource
  2. Why are wildlife/wildfires renewable?
    bc it is replenished by nature
  3. modern _ and _ have helped developed countries become more successful than subsistence farming in developed countries
    techniques, equipment
  4. modern _ has made it easier to conduct trade across natural borders
  5. throughout history one factory that has influenced trade route is the _ of relationships between 2 countries
  6. excessive _ can damage a nations economy
  7. people in developed countries consume more _ and live _ than people in poorer countries
    food, longer
  8. developed countries have higher levels of _ and _ _,and have more_ and _, _ per person
    education, health care, transportation and communication, facilities
  9. Developed countries have a _ standard of living compared to developing and underdeveloped countries
  10. The total value of goods and services produced in a year divided by the total population
  11. the wealth of countries can be compared by looking at the per _ _ _ _ or (_ _ _).
    capital gross domestic product, GDP
  12. modern industrial societies are considered to be _, countries with lower levels of prosperity are considered to be _ and nations showing evidence of progress are called _ countries
    developed, underdeveloped, and developing
  13. _ _, and _ _ affect a countrys level of development
    economic activites and trade patterns
  14. _ _ is changing the nature of global trade, as computer satellite networks allow business deals and payment transactions to be conducted _
    modern technology, electronically
  15. trade routes are determined by _, _ _, and _ _
    geography, transportation technology, international relations
  16. Governments seek a favorable balance of imports and exports bc too many imports can be damaging to a nations economy by increasing _ and the nations _
    unemployment, debt
  17. exs of imports
    American consumers buy cars made in Japan
  18. goods that are brought into a country are _
  19. exs of exports
    American farmers sell wheat to foreign countries
  20. nations set up _ _ when they do not have all the resources and goods they want
    trade networks
  21. exs of tertiary economic activites
    firefighters, waitress, doctor, lawyers, salespersons, police officers
  22. service industries
    tertiary economic activities
  23. goods that are sent out of the country are called _
  24. turns out large quantities of manufactured goods
    commercial industry
  25. a small scale industry practiced in subsistence economies
    cottage industry
  26. exs of secondary economic activities
    processing food, making paper from wood, making cloth from cotton plants
  27. activities in which raw materials are used to manufacture products of greater value
    secondary economic activities
  28. the practice of raising crops and livestock to sell on the market
    commercial farming
  29. the practice of only growing enough to feed ones family or village
    subsistence farming
  30. exs of primary economic activites
    hunting, gathering, herding, forestry, farming (subsistence), and mining
  31. activities that rely directly upon natural resources
    primary economic activities
  32. Geothermal energy is mainly found in areas with _ energy
  33. most industrialized countries import _ to meet their needs
  34. coal deposits are _  _distributed compared to oil reserves
    more wildly
  35. Worlds greatest natural resources are found in _
    Northern Eurasia
  36. Why is it to conserve renewable resources?
    it is possible to use them up b4 they can be removed
  37. most important renewable energy source is the _
  38. _, _, and _ are the most common non renewable natural resources
    coal, oil, and natural gases
  39. non renewable recourses _ across the earth
  40. energy produced by the sun that is stored to heat water and homes and to generate energy
    solar energy
  41. uses energy if falling water to generate electricity
    water power
  42. produced by fission, the splitting of uranium atoms in a nuclear reactor to release their stored energy, but many concerns surround the use of nuclear power
    nuclear energy
  43. _ fuels are the most important and heavily used source of energy, but oil and natural gas reserves are spread _ across the world
    fossil, unevenly
  44. modern industry countries use _ to light cities, power vehicles, and run machines
  45. _ and _ of consumption are ways of stretching limited supplies of nonrenewable resources
    recycling and reduction
  46. form from the remains of ancient plants and animals
    fossil fuels
  47. _, _, and _ _ are nonrenewable
    coal, oil, and natural gas
  48. _ _ are minerals that are formed within the earths crust over millions of years
    nonrenewable resources
  49. resources that cant be replaced once they have been used
    nonrenewable resources
  50. _ and _ are constantly being replenished by natural resources
    water and soil
  51. natural resources that are constantly being replaced or regenerated by the environment
    renewable resources
  52. materials in the natural environment that people value and use to satisfy their needs
    natural resources
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Geology test 4
2013-09-27 00:17:59

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