The following survey is meant to test you on your knowledge of environmental topics. This survey is being administered to UConn students and will be used to improve environmental education on campus. After answering the quick 36 questions on the survey, you will have a chance to win a $25 prize!

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* 1. What is your class standing?

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* 2. What is your gender?

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* 3. What is your race/ethnicity? Please check all that apply.

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* 4. Where do you currently live?

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* 5. Majors(s)

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* 6. Minor(s)

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* 7. Which of the following best reflects the UN World Commission on Environment and Development’s definition of “sustainable development”?

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* 8. What is single stream recycling?

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* 9. According to the waste management hierarchy, in what order should someone approach waste minimization efforts to maximize positive environmental outcomes?

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* 10. What is an invasive species?

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* 11. All life is connected, but not all relationships are beneficial. What is an example of a mutualistic symbiotic relationship between two organisms?

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* 12. What is the primary threat to wildlife in the US?

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* 13. Which of the following are ecosystem services provided by a wetland?

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* 14. The largest source of water pollution in the US is:

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* 15. Which of the following are considered components of biodiversity?

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* 16. Which of the following is an example of sustainable forest management?

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* 17. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the primary human-made contributor to global warming. But there are many other heat-trapping gases. Which one of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?

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* 18. Which fuel, when combusted, has highest carbon intensity, causing the most emissions (per unit fuel) of greenhouse gases?

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* 19. What does the term “greenhouse gas effect” mean?

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* 20. According to climate scientists, what is the maximum global temperature rise allowable in order to prevent catastrophic climate change from occurring?

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* 21. What are some of the ways that scientists collect data regarding climate?

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* 22. Which of the following are some of the current and predicted effects of climate change?

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* 23. According to the Global Footprint Network, if everyone on Earth consumed the same amount of resources as the average American, how many planets would be required to support the world population?

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* 24. Through inefficient harvesting practices, transportation, and spoilage, what percentage of food is wasted in the US?

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* 25. Why is buying locally sourced products from small businesses more sustainable than buying items imported from far away?

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* 26. What is the greatest concern associated with the global decline of bee populations?

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* 27. Which of the following foods is the most carbon-intensive to produce (per kilogram)?

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* 28. What is the name of the primary federal agency that oversees US environmental regulation?

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* 29. What does Connecticut's DEEP stand for?

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* 30. What is the focus of corporate social responsibility (CSR) today?

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* 31. What is a Climate Action Plan?

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* 32. Which of the following is an example of a circular economy in practice?

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* 33. What is a “food desert”?

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* 34. What is environmental justice?

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* 35. Over the past 3 decades, what has happened to the difference between the wealth of the richest and poorest Americans?

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* 36. Which of the following is an example of environmental justice?

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* 37. Please provide your email address if you wish to be included in the drawing for the $25 Amazon Gift Card

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