Can I have some help with earth science?

1. What characteristic do fossil fuels, soil, and sunlight all share? They are all renewable resources. They are all nonrenewable resources. They are all natural resources. They are all resources that come from living organisms. 2. Which of the following is not a natural resource? aluminum water synthetic diamonds coal 4. Which of the following is an example of a nonrenewable resource? coal deposit soil wind hydroelectric power 7. Why are fossil fuels considered nonrenewable resources? It takes 500 million years for reserves to form. Burning fossil fuels pollutes the atmosphere. They are being consumed in many different ways. They need to be extracted from the ground. 8. Burning fossil fuels releases which of the following into the atmosphere? carbon carbon dioxide oxygen heat 9. Use of fossil fuels contributes to which of the following? only water pollution air pollution, water pollution, and global warming only air pollution only global warming 10. What is a strategic mineral? a nonmetallic resource one that is exported from the United States one that is easily removed from the ground one that must be imported to the United States 11. Which of the following is a good reason to extract mineral resources from the earth? It depletes the supply. It can contaminate water supplies. It increases surface runoff. It makes the resource available for use. 12. Which of the following is a reason not to extract mineral resources from the ground? It can cause air, soil, or water pollution. It can provide new jobs. It can improve technology. It can allow the resource to be used in a helpful way. 13. Which type of mine may be used to remove coal from a coal seam deep underground? openpit mine strip mine subsurface mine none of the above 18. Copper ores are abundant in the world. Why is copper considered a nonrenewable resource? 19. Identify strategic minerals, explain their importance, and locate where they are found.

Asked By: noelle - 5/28/2009
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1 - They are all natural resources... More
Answered By: Elizabeth H - 5/28/2009
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2 is C #4 is A #7 is A #8 is B #9 is B #11 is D #12 is A #18 is because they are still in finite supply those are the ones i know.
Answered By: SuckerFish - 5/28/2009
Answered By: hahaha - 5/28/2009
Dude, "synthetic" means man-made. Maybe you should at least TRY them on your own before you pawn it off on someone else.
Answered By: jobinoj - 5/28/2009
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