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Multiple Choice Quiz

  1. Which of the following demographic factors is NOT increasing in a postindustrial society?
      a. Age of the population
      b. Women leaving the workforce
      c. Gentrification
      d. Urbanization
  2. The McDonaldization effect notes the homogenization of ______ due to globalization.
      a. Culture
      b. Lifestyle
      c. Technology
      d. All of the above
  3. Which environmental policy perspective was popular prior to the 1960s?
      a. Biocentered
      b. Anthropocentric
      c. Animal-rights
      d. None of the above
  4. Which of the following is a social objective of sustainable communities?
      a. Shift toward “sustainable economics”
      b. Protection of global ecosystem
      c. Investment in human capital
      d. Enhanced mechanisms for civic engagement at the local government level
  5. “The ability of institutions to withstand or react to major stressors without crossing a threshold to a situation featuring different structures or significantly altered outputs” is the definition of which of the following?
      a. Adaptive capacity
      b. Institutional resiliency
      c. Engaged citizenship
      d. None of the above
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