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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. The amount of resources we use






2. Move large air masses






3. Increase global temperature






4. Ended 10 -500 years ago






5. Between the polar and tropical zone






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






7. Causes skin cancer and eye damage






8. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface






9. Wind - solar - water - geothermal






10. Takes millions of years to form






11. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols






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






13. Mild winters and cool summers






14. Created by chloroflourocarbons






15. 24 horus






16. The side of a mountain that faces the wind






17. Gradual increase of earth's temperature






18. Unusually cold water in the Pacific






19. Increased UV radiation






20. Used in nuclear reactors






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






22. Move huge regional air masses






23. The side of a mountain that is downwind






24. Atmosphere






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






26. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment






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






28. Severe rain and drought






29. Cold winters and hot summers






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






31. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010






32. Area near the equator






33. Efficent but produces dangerous waste






34. United States






35. 365 days






36. Level about sea level






37. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy






38. Severe winters and hurricanes






39. La nina and el nino






40. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment






41. Trap energy in the atmosphere






42. Unusually warm water in the Pacific






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






44. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds






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






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






47. Near the north or south pole






48. Move warm and cold air around the globe






49. 23.5 degrees






50. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel