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SUSTAINABILITY QUIZ: Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development (Part One)

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  • What is defined, by the United Nations, as: “The development that meets the needs of the present (generation), without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”?

    • Economic Development
    • Environmental Protection Development
    • Social Development
    • Sustainable Development
  • Rapid population growth coupled with unsustainable consumption levels pose serious challenges and threats to environmental sustainability.

    • True
    • False
  • What is the current population of all humans living in the world; according to recent statistics?

    • Around 5.3 billion people
    • Around 6.3 billion people
    • Around 7.3 billion people
    • Around 8.3 billion people
  • Which of these is not one of the three components used in the mathematical formula for calculating how human consumption and impact affects the Earth and its resources and ecosystems?

    • Solar Energy
    • Population Numbers
    • Levels of Consumption
    • Impact per Unit of Resource Use
  • In ecology, which word refers to the property of biological systems to remain diverse and be productive for an indefinite period of time?

    • Resiliency
    • Durability
    • Sustainability
    • Capability
  • Sustainability Science involves the study of two subject areas. What are they?

    • Sustainable Development and Data Science.
    • Sustainable Development and Economics Science.
    • Sustainable Development and Environmental Science.
    • Sustainable Development; and Social Science.
  • In ecology; the capacity of a natural ecosystem to absorb disturbances affecting it and still retain its basic structure and viability; is known as, its what?

    • Capability
    • Durability
    • Endurance
    • Resiliency
  • Energy is not released into the natural ecosystem from the various disturbances that are affecting it.

    • True
    • False
  • Which Model of the Pillars of Sustainability do these three global Sustainability Standards and Certification Systems: a) Rainforest Alliance, b) Fairtrade and c) UTZ Certified – base themselves on?

    • The Two Pillars of Sustainability
    • The Three Pillars of Sustainability
    • The Four Pillars of Sustainability
    • The Six Pillars of Sustainability
  • What is the world’s human population projected to reach by the year 2030; in 13 years time?

    • Around 9.5 billion people
    • Around 8.5 billion people
    • Around 7.5 billion people
    • Around 6.5 billion people

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