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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. Takes millions of years to form






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






4. 24 horus






5. 365 days






6. Severe rain and drought






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






8. Cold winters and hot summers






9. Unusually cold water in the Pacific






10. Used in nuclear reactors






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






12. Move large air masses






13. Created by chloroflourocarbons






14. Severe winters and hurricanes






15. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols






16. Wind - solar - water - geothermal






17. The side of a mountain that faces the wind






18. Efficent but produces dangerous waste






19. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface






20. United States






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






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






23. 23.5 degrees






24. Ended 10 -500 years ago






25. Atmosphere






26. Increased UV radiation






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






28. Gradual increase of earth's temperature






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






30. Between the polar and tropical zone






31. Causes skin cancer and eye damage






32. La nina and el nino






33. Move huge regional air masses






34. Mild winters and cool summers






35. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment






36. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds






37. Trap energy in the atmosphere






38. Near the north or south pole






39. Move warm and cold air around the globe






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






41. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010






42. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment






43. Area near the equator






44. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy






45. Unusually warm water in the Pacific






46. The side of a mountain that is downwind






47. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel






48. Increase global temperature






49. The amount of resources we use






50. Level about sea level