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






2. Between the polar and tropical zone






3. Ended 10 -500 years ago






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






5. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface






6. The side of a mountain that faces the wind






7. Gradual increase of earth's temperature






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






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






10. Severe rain and drought






11. La nina and el nino






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






13. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment






14. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010






15. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols






16. Move huge regional air masses






17. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy






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






19. 23.5 degrees






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






21. Efficent but produces dangerous waste






22. 365 days






23. Move warm and cold air around the globe






24. Causes skin cancer and eye damage






25. Used in nuclear reactors






26. Mild winters and cool summers






27. Atmosphere






28. Near the north or south pole






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






30. United States






31. Unusually cold water in the Pacific






32. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds






33. Increased UV radiation






34. 24 horus






35. Level about sea level






36. Wind - solar - water - geothermal






37. Takes millions of years to form






38. The amount of resources we use






39. Increase global temperature






40. Cold winters and hot summers






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






42. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment






43. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel






44. Area near the equator






45. Trap energy in the atmosphere






46. Severe winters and hurricanes






47. Created by chloroflourocarbons






48. Unusually warm water in the Pacific






49. Move large air masses






50. The side of a mountain that is downwind