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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. Coal - oil - natural gas - petroleum - gasoline






2. Move huge regional air masses






3. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010






4. Mild winters and cool summers






5. Unusually warm water in the Pacific






6. The side of a mountain that faces the wind






7. Atmosphere






8. Near the north or south pole






9. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy






10. 23.5 degrees






11. Gradual increase of earth's temperature






12. Used in nuclear reactors






13. Severe winters and hurricanes






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






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






16. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface






17. Wind - solar - water - geothermal






18. The amount of resources we use






19. Ended 10 -500 years ago






20. Move warm and cold air around the globe






21. Takes millions of years to form






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






23. 24 horus






24. Move large air masses






25. Severe rain and drought






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






27. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols






28. Between the polar and tropical zone






29. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel






30. Area near the equator






31. United States






32. Increase global temperature






33. Level about sea level






34. Increased UV radiation






35. Created by chloroflourocarbons






36. Efficent but produces dangerous waste






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






38. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment






39. 365 days






40. Trap energy in the atmosphere






41. Unusually cold water in the Pacific






42. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment






43. La nina and el nino






44. Causes skin cancer and eye damage






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






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






47. The side of a mountain that is downwind






48. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds






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






50. Cold winters and hot summers