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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. Unusually cold water in the Pacific






2. Severe winters and hurricanes






3. Gradual increase of earth's temperature






4. 23.5 degrees






5. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010






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






7. Created by chloroflourocarbons






8. Ended 10 -500 years ago






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






10. Move warm and cold air around the globe






11. United States






12. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols






13. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds






14. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment






15. Used in nuclear reactors






16. The amount of resources we use






17. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment






18. Move huge regional air masses






19. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy






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






21. Wind - solar - water - geothermal






22. Cold winters and hot summers






23. The side of a mountain that is downwind






24. Causes skin cancer and eye damage






25. Severe rain and drought






26. Atmosphere






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






28. Between the polar and tropical zone






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






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






31. The side of a mountain that faces the wind






32. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel






33. Increased UV radiation






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






35. Area near the equator






36. Near the north or south pole






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






38. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface






39. Level about sea level






40. Move large air masses






41. Efficent but produces dangerous waste






42. Increase global temperature






43. 24 horus






44. La nina and el nino






45. 365 days






46. Unusually warm water in the Pacific






47. Mild winters and cool summers






48. Trap energy in the atmosphere






49. Takes millions of years to form






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