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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. 365 days






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






3. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010






4. Move huge regional air masses






5. Unusually cold water in the Pacific






6. Gradual increase of earth's temperature






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






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






9. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds






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






11. Area near the equator






12. Takes millions of years to form






13. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols






14. Increased UV radiation






15. Unusually warm water in the Pacific






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






17. Trap energy in the atmosphere






18. Used in nuclear reactors






19. Mild winters and cool summers






20. Atmosphere






21. Ended 10 -500 years ago






22. Between the polar and tropical zone






23. Severe winters and hurricanes






24. Increase global temperature






25. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy






26. Level about sea level






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






28. Severe rain and drought






29. Wind - solar - water - geothermal






30. Efficent but produces dangerous waste






31. Cold winters and hot summers






32. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment






33. 23.5 degrees






34. United States






35. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel






36. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface






37. La nina and el nino






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






39. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment






40. The side of a mountain that faces the wind






41. Near the north or south pole






42. The side of a mountain that is downwind






43. Causes skin cancer and eye damage






44. 24 horus






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






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






47. The amount of resources we use






48. Created by chloroflourocarbons






49. Move warm and cold air around the globe






50. Move large air masses