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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. United States






3. Efficent but produces dangerous waste






4. Area near the equator






5. Severe rain and drought






6. Between the polar and tropical zone






7. The amount of resources we use






8. Causes skin cancer and eye damage






9. Wind - solar - water - geothermal






10. The side of a mountain that faces the wind






11. Trap energy in the atmosphere






12. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy






13. Mild winters and cool summers






14. La nina and el nino






15. Cold winters and hot summers






16. Near the north or south pole






17. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols






18. Unusually warm water in the Pacific






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






20. Move huge regional air masses






21. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010






22. Increased UV radiation






23. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel






24. Move large air masses






25. Increase global temperature






26. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment






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






28. Gradual increase of earth's temperature






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






30. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds






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






32. Move warm and cold air around the globe






33. The side of a mountain that is downwind






34. 365 days






35. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment






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






37. Created by chloroflourocarbons






38. Takes millions of years to form






39. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface






40. Used in nuclear reactors






41. Atmosphere






42. Unusually cold water in the Pacific






43. Level about sea level






44. Ended 10 -500 years ago






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






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






47. Severe winters and hurricanes






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






49. 24 horus






50. 23.5 degrees