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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. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010






2. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds






3. Efficent but produces dangerous waste






4. Severe winters and hurricanes






5. Area near the equator






6. Wind - solar - water - geothermal






7. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols






8. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy






9. Ended 10 -500 years ago






10. Level about sea level






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






12. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment






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






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






15. Cold winters and hot summers






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






17. Created by chloroflourocarbons






18. Severe rain and drought






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






20. The amount of resources we use






21. Trap energy in the atmosphere






22. Unusually warm water in the Pacific






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






24. La nina and el nino






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






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






27. Used in nuclear reactors






28. Move large air masses






29. Move huge regional air masses






30. Near the north or south pole






31. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel






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






33. Increase global temperature






34. Between the polar and tropical zone






35. Increased UV radiation






36. 24 horus






37. Move warm and cold air around the globe






38. 23.5 degrees






39. The side of a mountain that is downwind






40. Causes skin cancer and eye damage






41. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface






42. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment






43. The side of a mountain that faces the wind






44. Unusually cold water in the Pacific






45. Takes millions of years to form






46. 365 days






47. Gradual increase of earth's temperature






48. United States






49. Atmosphere


50. Mild winters and cool summers