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






2. Trap energy in the atmosphere






3. The side of a mountain that is downwind






4. Move large air masses






5. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment






6. Between the polar and tropical zone






7. Gradual increase of earth's temperature






8. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface






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






10. La nina and el nino






11. Used in nuclear reactors






12. Near the north or south pole






13. Increased UV radiation






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






15. Level about sea level






16. Increase global temperature






17. Severe rain and drought






18. Unusually warm water in the Pacific






19. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment






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






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






22. 24 horus






23. Atmosphere






24. Causes skin cancer and eye damage






25. The side of a mountain that faces the wind






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






27. The amount of resources we use






28. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols






29. Move warm and cold air around the globe






30. Severe winters and hurricanes






31. Cold winters and hot summers






32. Move huge regional air masses






33. Unusually cold water in the Pacific






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






35. Area near the equator






36. Takes millions of years to form






37. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel






38. United States






39. Mild winters and cool summers






40. Ended 10 -500 years ago






41. 23.5 degrees






42. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy






43. Created by chloroflourocarbons






44. Efficent but produces dangerous waste






45. 365 days






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






47. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010






48. Wind - solar - water - geothermal






49. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds






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