Social Studies

Effects of Environmental Problems and Solutions to Environmental Problems

len Alfred Ajibola - Wed, 19th February, 2020 @ 11:57

Topics in Social Studies

Child marriage and its consequences Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation Healthy Self-esteem: Characteristics and Benefits of Healthy Self-esteem Causes of Environmental Problems Effects of Environmental Problems and Solutions to Environmental Problems Consequences of Drug Trafficking and Solutions to Drug Trafficking Drug Trafficking: Reasons for Drug Trafficking Self-esteem: How to overcome Low Self-esteem What is Low Self-esteem? Characteristics of Low Self-esteem Low Self-esteem: Causes of Low Self-esteem Consequences of Conflicts and Solutions to Conflict Global acronyms and their meanings Nigerian Acronyms and their Meanings Meaning and Objectives of Social Studies What are Environmental Problems? What is Conflict? Causes of Conflict Self-esteem: What is Self-esteem? Marriage - Forms of Marriage Marriage - Types of Marriage Harmful Traditional Practices in Nigeria

Academic Questions in Social Studies

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An ancient mode of transportation that requires the use of donkeys and camels is termed _____.

  • A. Human trans-animal

  • B. Human trans-ancient

  • C. Human-animal transportation

  • D. Human mechanical movement

  • E. Human porterage

  • F. Human trans-old

Rail transportation is a type of land transportation.

  • A. True

  • B. False

The following statements are true concerning transportation except _____.

  • A. Transportation is defined as the movement of goods, persons and animals from one point to another.

  • B. Means of transportation is not the same thing as Mode of transportation

  • C. Land transportation is a means of transportation

  • D. Rail transportation is a type of land transport

  • E. Pipeline typically transports liquid and gaseous products

  • F. Human porterage is an ancient mode of transportation

Which of the following is not a Nigerian acronym?

  • A. NBA

  • B. ISO

  • C. KAI

  • D. NAEC

  • E. NAPEP

  • F. MMIA

The acronym ICPC means _____.

  • A. Independent Corrupt Practice Command
  • B. Independent Corrupt Practice Complaints
  • C. Independent Corrupt Practice Court
  • D. Independent Corrupt Practice and other related offences Commission
  • E. Independent Corrupt Practices Cooperation
  • F. Independent Corrupt Pactice Conduct

Nigerian coat of arms - Len Academy

The black shield in the Nigerian Coat of Arm represents the _____.

  • A. Strength of Nigeria

  • B. Pride of Nigeria

  • C. Dark complexion of Nigerians

  • D. Dignity of Nigeria

  • E. Fertile soil of Nigeria

  • F. Beauty of Nigeria

Which of the following is not a Nigerian National Symbol?

  • A. The Nigerian Flag

  • B. The Nigerian National Anthem

  • C. The Nigerian National Pledge

  • D. The Nigerian Naira (NGN)

  • E. The Nigerian National Identity Card

  • F. None of the above

Concerning drug trafficking, which of the following statement is incorrect?

  • A. Drug trafficking is synonymous to drug possession

  • B. Drug trafficking is a criminal act under the constitution of a state

  • C. The use of trafficked drugs can jeopardize one's health

  • D. Drug trafficking is defined as the transfer, selling, importing or exporting of illegal drugs from the point of production to the final consumers

  • E. LSD, cannabis and crack are examples of drugs trafficked

  • F. None of the above



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Effects of Environmental Problems:

The actions of human beings are gradually changing the composition of our planet. For instance, the introduction of chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and other harmful gases into the atmosphere has brought about the depletion of the ozone layer.

Please read on the Introduction to Environmental Problems here.

Also, natural activities has further contributed to the adverse changes experienced on earth. For instance, drought and erosion will affect farmlands and residential areas.

Please read on the Causes of Environmental Problems here.

Below are some of the effects of Environmental problems:

  1. Loss of lives and properties from natural disasters like erosion, earthquakes and tsunamis.
    Please read on Erosion here.
  2. Increased crime rate which may result from hunger.
    Please read on Civic Responsibility here.
  3. Diseases will result from the pollution of air, water and land.
    Please read on Air Pollution, it's Effects and Solutions here.
  4. Hunger as a result of drought and erosion.
  5. Poor road network and constant traffic as a result of over population.

    Please read on the Advantages and Disadvantages of Road Transportation here.

  6. Cancer as a result of the ultraviolet rays coming from the sun.

    Please read on the Solar System here.

  7. Desertification (a fertile land becomes a desert).
  8. Depletion of the ozone layer.
    You can read on the Functions of the Atmosphere here.
  9. Flooding results from lack of drainages.
    Please read on the Problems of Agriculture in Nigeria here.


Solutions to Environmental Problems

  1. The citizens should be educated on their environment and the hazards that may result from human activities.
    Please read on Illiteracy and Causes of Illiteracy here.
  2. Appropriate laws should be put in place to regulate industrial activities in urban areas.
    Please read on the Meaning, Types and Importance of Constitution here.
  3. Government should provide appropriate waste sites where the residents can dispose waste materials.
    Please read on the Causes of Waste in a Society here.
  4. Drainages should be constructed along the streets and major roads to reduce flooding.
  5. Afforestation should be encouraged and practiced. You can think of afforestation as the planting of trees.
    Please read on the various Agriculture Terms and Meanings here.
  6. Government should create laws and policies that will support the development of the rural areas.
    You can read on the Importance of Government here.
  7. Government should provide clean water for its citizens and residents.
    Please read on the Fundamental Human Rights here.
  8. The use of electric cars should be encouraged because they are environmental friendly.
    Please read on the Internet of Things here.
  9. Indiscriminate burning should be prohibited by law.
  10. Non use of chemicals containing chlorofluorocarbon (CFC).
    Please read on Agricultural control of Pests here

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Amazing facts in Social Studies

Car license plate in canada - Len Academy

Some car license plates in the Northwest Territories of Canada are shaped like a polar bear

The Library of Congress located in Washington D.C, America is the world's largest library. It contains over 162 million items in more than 450 languages.

The British Library (with over 150 million items) comes second, followed by the Library and Archives Canada with 54 million items (third), the New York Public Library with 53.1 million items (fourth), and the Russian State Library with 44.4 million items (fifth)

Located in Fez, Morocco, the University of Karueein (or University of Al Quaraouiyine) was founded way back in 859 A.D; and it's the world's oldest university (world's oldest higher learning institution) in the Guinness World Record.

In 1963, it was incorporated into Morocco's modern state university system, with approximately 8,000 students enrolling each academic year

We have got people who have fears on their fears. They are said to exhibit phobophobia which is the fear of phobias

Men big heel shoe - Len Academy

High heel shoes were first designed for men

According to Ecology Global Network, four babies are born every seconds, 250 every minutes, 15,000 every hour, 360,000 everyday and 131.4 million babies every year

People under age 30 account for over 52% of the world's population

People over age 60 make up 12.3% of the world's population

English is not the official language in United States of America.

USA does not actually have an official language

The people of Iceland are called Islanders or Islandic. They actually have got NO railway system in their country


The United Nations has six principal organs or arms. These are

  1. The General Assembly
  2. The Security Council
  3. The Economic and Social Council
  4. The Trusteeship
  5. The International Court of Justice
  6. The Secretariat

United Nations (UN) is the world body set up to promote peace and unity among the countries of the world. It officially came into existence on the 24th day of October, 1945 after it had been ratified by five permanent members of the security council and by the other 46 signatories. These permanent members are:

  1. United States of America
  2. United Kingdom
  3. Soviet Union
  4. Republic of China
  5. France

In total, the numerical strength of the United Nations at its inception was fifty one (51) states