QUESTIONS: The global problems of mankind

The energy problem is caused by


  1. increasing energy consumption
  2. low quality of fuel resources
  3. using alternative energy sources
Answer: a

Population explosion in the twentieth century. called


  1. increasing number of cities in the world
  2. high level of industrial development in developed countries
  3. significant reduction in mortality in developing countries
Answer: c

Which international organizations, coordinating efforts to address global problems of mankind?


  1. ASEAN
  2. CIS
  3. EU
  4. UN
Answer: d

On what continent is the "pole of hunger"?


  1. Australia
  2. Africa
  3. Eurasia
  4. South America
Answer: b

Which parts of the world's oceans are the most polluted?


  1. Territorial waters
  2. The open water area
  3. Offshore zone
Answer: a, c

Which continent has the largest share of protected areas in the general area?


  1. North America
  2. Eurasia
  3. Africa
  4. Australia
Answer: d

What forests of the globe most intensively cut down?


  1. Taiga
  2. Selva
  3. Jungles of equatorial Africa
Answer: b

In large cities, the major source of air pollution is


  1. TPP
  2. petrochemical companies
  3. enterprise of building materials
  4. motor transport
Answer: d

Land reclamation is


  1. career earthworks
  2. restoration of damaged land
  3. plowing of virgin lands
  4. decline in the area of agricultural land
Answer: b

The greenhouse effect contributes to the increase in Earth's atmosphere


  1. carbon dioxide
  2. sulfur dioxide
  3. Freon
  4. Ozone
Answer: a

On what continent is the lowest life expectancy?


  1. Asia
  2. Africa
  3. Australia
  4. South America
Answer: b

Country in which no diminution of the separatist movement, it


  1. U.S.
  2. India
  3. Poland
Answer: b