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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. Move huge regional air masses






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






3. The side of a mountain that faces the wind






4. Severe winters and hurricanes






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






6. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment






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






8. Unusually warm water in the Pacific






9. Increase global temperature






10. The side of a mountain that is downwind






11. Created by chloroflourocarbons






12. Efficent but produces dangerous waste






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






14. 23.5 degrees






15. The amount of resources we use






16. Mild winters and cool summers






17. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment






18. Area near the equator






19. Severe rain and drought






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






21. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols






22. La nina and el nino






23. Increased UV radiation






24. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel






25. Trap energy in the atmosphere






26. United States






27. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds






28. Ended 10 -500 years ago






29. Unusually cold water in the Pacific






30. Level about sea level






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






32. Takes millions of years to form






33. 24 horus






34. Gradual increase of earth's temperature






35. Wind - solar - water - geothermal






36. Cold winters and hot summers






37. 365 days






38. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface






39. Between the polar and tropical zone






40. Used in nuclear reactors






41. Causes skin cancer and eye damage






42. Move warm and cold air around the globe






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






44. Atmosphere






45. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy






46. Move large air masses






47. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010






48. Near the north or south pole






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






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