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Global Warming Vocab

Subjects : literacy, science
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Causes skin cancer and eye damage






2. Unusually warm water in the Pacific






3. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy






4. Latitude - altitude - distance from bodies of water - ocean currents






5. Area near the equator






6. 23.5 degrees






7. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment






8. Move warm and cold air around the globe






9. Between the polar and tropical zone






10. Increased UV radiation






11. Average precipitation - temperature and winds over a long period of time






12. The side of a mountain that is downwind






13. Earths postion - solar energy - volcanic activity - plate movement






14. Level about sea level






15. Near the north or south pole






16. Move large air masses






17. The amount of resources we use






18. Used in nuclear reactors






19. Resource that can be replaced as fast as it is used






20. Atmosphere






21. Formed from the remains of organisms that lived millions of years ago






22. Coal - oil - natural gas - petroleum - gasoline






23. La nina and el nino






24. 24 horus






25. How close a location is to the equator or north pole






26. Exists in a fixed amount and is used up faster than it can be replaced






27. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010






28. Cold winters and hot summers






29. Efficent but produces dangerous waste






30. The side of a mountain that faces the wind






31. 365 days






32. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment






33. Trap energy in the atmosphere






34. Created by chloroflourocarbons






35. Severe rain and drought






36. Mild winters and cool summers






37. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface






38. Move huge regional air masses






39. Wind - solar - water - geothermal






40. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols






41. Gradual increase of earth's temperature






42. United States






43. Takes millions of years to form






44. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds






45. Ended 10 -500 years ago






46. Unusually cold water in the Pacific






47. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel






48. Deposits of a mineral in ores that are worth mining






49. Increase global temperature






50. Severe winters and hurricanes