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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. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface






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






4. Unusually cold water in the Pacific






5. Cold winters and hot summers






6. Gradual increase of earth's temperature






7. 365 days






8. Move huge regional air masses






9. Increase global temperature






10. Used in nuclear reactors






11. Between the polar and tropical zone






12. Near the north or south pole






13. Unusually warm water in the Pacific






14. Takes millions of years to form






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






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






17. Severe rain and drought






18. The side of a mountain that faces the wind






19. United States






20. Created by chloroflourocarbons






21. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment






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






23. Efficent but produces dangerous waste






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






25. Mild winters and cool summers






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






27. Severe winters and hurricanes






28. Trap energy in the atmosphere






29. The amount of resources we use






30. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds






31. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols






32. Area near the equator






33. The side of a mountain that is downwind






34. Level about sea level






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






36. Wind - solar - water - geothermal






37. Ended 10 -500 years ago






38. Move large air masses






39. Causes skin cancer and eye damage






40. 23.5 degrees






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






42. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel






43. Move warm and cold air around the globe






44. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy






45. 24 horus






46. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment






47. Atmosphere






48. Increased UV radiation






49. La nina and el nino






50. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010