环境科学 TPO40-L2 Cape Cod

环境科学

TPO40-L2 Cape Cod

Listen to part of a lecture in an environmental conservation class.

 



  1. What is the discussion mainly about?
  • A. Results of privatization in the cod-fishing industry
  • B. Laws that regulate the cod-fishing industry
  • C. A recent study on cod-fishing techniques
  • D. Problems related to the overfishing of cod

 

  1. Why does the professor compare Cape Cod to Newfoundland?
  • A. To explain how some of Cape Cod’s waters first became privatized
  • B. To illustrate the enormous size of Cape Cod’s seventeenth-century cod population
  • C. To explain why large-scale cod fishing began later in Cape Cod than elsewhere
  • D. To highlight the results of two different evolutionary pressures on cod

 

  1. What change did scientists notice around Cape Cod after the 1940s?
  • A. The amount of pollutants dumped into the ocean increased dramatically.
  • B. Trawling ships violated fishing regulations more often.
  • C. The cod population’s diet became less diverse.
  • D. Cod began to mature at a younger age.

 

  1. What point does the professor make about reproduction among small cod fish as compared to larger cod fish?
  • A. Eggs produced by smaller cod are less likely to survive.
  • B. Smaller cod produce fewer eggs.
  • C. The offspring of smaller cod do not live as long.
  • D. Smaller cod produce eggs fewer times per year.

 

  1. What is the professor’s opinion of privatization for the management of an environmental resource?
  • A. Privatization is an imperfect tool.
  • B. Privatization should be tried more often.
  • C. Privatization usually results in political conflicts.
  • D. Privatization usually results in the best outcome.

 

  1. According to the professor, what was the result of the 200-mile exclusive economic zone declared by the United States and Canada?
  • A. The cod population moved further out to sea.
  • B. The cod population began to recover.
  • C. More trawlers began fishing around Cape Cod.
  • D. Penalties for overfishing were toughened.



答案:
D B D B A C


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