The greenhouse effect (pre)
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  • Question 1
    20 seconds
    Q. Why is the increase of Greenhouse gasses a big issue?
    answer choices
    It causes climate change and increase in the global temerature 
    It can lead to a major increase in Greenhouses 
    It leads to more factories
    It causes a major decrease in people
  • Question 2
    20 seconds
    Q. Why is the increase of Greenhouse gasses a big issue?
    answer choices
    It causes climate change and increase in the global temerature 
    It can lead to a major increase in Greenhouses 
    It leads to more factories
    It causes a major decrease in people
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.  What is the greenhouse effect?
    answer choices
    The warming of a planet due to trapped radiation.
    The cooling of Earth due to air pollution.
    The heating of a solid, such as a rock.
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What gas from the list below is a cause for global warming?
    answer choices
    Urethane
    Oxygen
    Carbon Dioxide
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Which one of the choices below is NOT a  cause for global warming?
    answer choices
    Having too many farm animals
    Burning Fossil Fuels
    Planting new trees
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. The gradual increase in the temperature of the atmosphere is known as ________________.
    answer choices
    Greenhouse Effect
    Global Warming
    Carbon Dioxide Gases
    Methane
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. Without the "greenhouse effect"
    answer choices
    Overnight temperatures would plunge downward
    the earth would catch on fire
    the earthe would heat up drastically
    the atmosphere would leave
  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q. What do greenhouse gases do?
    answer choices
    absorb Earth's outgoing infrared photons
    reflect Earth's incoming infrared photons
    magnify ultraviolet radiation in the atmosphere
    block the Sun's infrared radiation
  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q. Which of the following are greenhouse gases?
    answer choices
    Carbon dioxide
    Methane
    Water vapor
    All answers are correct
  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q. Surface currents...
    answer choices
    Warmer and are created by wind
    Warmer and are more dense than deep ocean currents
    Cooler and more dense than deep ocean currents
    Cooler and are created by wind
  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q. Climate changes may be linked to changes in the number of ________________ on the surface of the sun.
    answer choices
    rays
    sun flares
    gases
    clouds
  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q. By what amount did carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere increase between 1960 and 2000?
    answer choices
    40 -50 ppm
    60 -70 ppm
    110 -120 ppm
    360 -370 ppm
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Which gas is the most abundant in Earth's atmosphere?
    answer choices
    Oxygen
    Carbon Dioxide
    Nitrogen
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Which is the atmospheric layer that most people spend their entire lives in?
    answer choices
    Troposphere
    Mesosphere
    Stratosphere
    Thermosphere
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Where is the ozone layer located?
    answer choices
    Mesosphere 
    Thermosphere
    Stratosphere
    Troposphere
  • Question 16
    10 seconds
    Q. "Global warming" is a real phenomenon: Earth's temperature is increasing.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. The "Greenhouse Effect" is real and contributes to global warming.
    answer choices
    True 
    False
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is not true about an increasing greenhouse effect?
    answer choices
    the consensus of scientists is that the problem warrants drastic action
    nighttime temperatures may increase, but daytime temperatures will not
    the coldest, driest regions of the planet will warm first
  • Question 19
    20 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is NOT an effect of Global Warming?
    answer choices
    Polar ice caps will melt.
    Coastal regions will be covered with rising sea levels.
    Some areas will experience serious droughts
    The Earth's rotation will slow down and eventually stop
  • Question 20
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    Q. Which of the following is the most troubling greenhouse gas being produced by humans?
    answer choices
    Water Vapor
    Carbon Dioxide
    Methane
    Nitrous Oxide
  • Question 21
    20 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?
    answer choices
    Oxygen
    Carbon Dioxide
    Methane
    Nitrous Oxide
  • Question 22
    20 seconds
    Q. What type of waves get trapped inside the greenhouse?
    answer choices
    Sunlight
    Ultraviolet
    Microwaves
    Infrared
  • Question 23
    20 seconds
    Q. The key component to any greenhouse is....
    answer choices
    that it is in the mountains.
    that it is made of glass or clear material.
    that it is made of bricks.
    that it has plenty of water.
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