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Resources Quiz                                                                                                 Name___________________________

Mrs. Geiser/Mr. Bennett

October 12, 2012


  1. What is a renewable resource?
  1. Any natural resource that can be replenished naturally.
  2. A resource that is found only in the United States.
  3. A resource that is reserved for use in the future.


  1. What is a non-renewable resource?
  1. A resource not found in the United States.
  2. A resource that takes so long to replenish, it is not considered renewable.
  3. A resource that humans have used up, there is no more left.


  1. What are the two reasons discussed in class that the United States has so many resources?
  1. The U.S. buys them all from other countries and we don’t share our resources.
  2. There really aren’t that many resources and it’s too hard to extract them from the earth.
  3. The U.S. has a lot of land for resources and we have the technology to get the resources.


  1. Choose the statement that correctly identified imports and exports.

a. Imports are what you sell to another country/Exports are what you buy from another country.

b. Exports are what you sell to another country/Imports are what you buy from another country.

c. Imports are renewable resources/Exports are non-renewable resources.



  1. Opinion:  List one positive thing about living in Brazil and one challenging thing about living in Brazil.