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Which one of the following statements about coal is correct?
On combustion, coal is the most polluting fossil fuels.
Coal is comprised of only carbon.
Coal is found in every country in the world.
Burning of coal produces no residues.
Which of the following statement is true?
Nuclear power is popular in Iceland.
Nuclear power is popular in China.
Nuclear power is popular in Germany.
Nuclear power is popular in Australia.
Following aftermath of the Chernobyl accident in 1986, which statement below is true?
All radiation has dissipated from the area.
Chernoby is now a safe place to live.
Some of the radiation has dissipated but some still remains in the area.
The radiation leak from Chernobyl was well contained.
Which of the following statements about aerogenerators is true?
Aerogenerators are safe for all wildlife.
Aerogenerators are noisy.
Aerogenerators are best located in a valley.
Aerogenerators are cheap to set up.
Which of the following statements is true about photovoltic panels?
They can be used anywhere to generate electricity.
They are cheap to manufacture.
They can be used at anytime to generate electricity.
They are cheap to operate.
Which is the largest hydro-electric dam scheme in the world?
Which of the following statements about geothermal power is NOT true?
Use of geothermal power produces no emissions.
Use of geothermal power is expensive to set up.
Geothermal power can be used to heat buildings.
Geothermal electricity generating plants have relatively low operating costs.
With reference to the table below, which of the following countries is the largest importer of energy?
With reference to the table below, calculate the percentage of energy in the USA that came from non-renewable sources of energy in 2014.
Name the cycle used to explain the earth's fluctuation between glacial and interglacial periods.
The Little Ice Age (1650-1850) is associated with of the following?
Change in tilt of the earth.
Change in orbit of the earth.
Change in solar radiation.
Change in precession of the earth.
El Niño events contribute to which of the following?
Increased upwelling in the Eastern Pacific ocean.
More rainfall in Australia.
Reduced upwelling in the Eastern Pacific ocean.
Drier weather conditions in South America.
Name the model used to describe transfer of heat through the atmosphere.
Which of the following statements about air pressure is correct.
Low pressure is associated with clear skies.
Air moves from high pressure to low pressure.
When air is cooled it creates low pressure.
High pressure is associated with high rainfall.
Which of the following factors contributes most to the albedo effect?
Increase in ice cover.
Increase in forestation.
Increase in ocean cover.
Increase in urban areas.
The effects of clouds on climate change dependents on which of the following factors?
Height of clouds.
All three factors listed.
Climate change will result in which of the following?
Drier conditions throughout the world.
Wetter conditions throughout the world.
More precipitation in high latitudes.
More precipitation in the mid latitudes.
Impacts of climate change is most likely to include which of the following?
Overall increase in global fisheries.
Overall global increase in pests.
Overall increase in global drinking water supplies.
Overall increase in global crop production.
Changing environmental conditions as a consequence of climate change will lead to which of the following?
Movement of species to lower altitudes.
Movement of species towards the west.
Movement of species towards the poles.
Movement of species towards the equator.
Which of the following is least under threat from climate change?
State the environmental value system that a climate change sceptic is most likely to have.
State the term used to describe the threshold at which a sudden and usually irreversible change occurs.