Human cause of climate change quiz

True or false? The greenhouse effect is a natural process.

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What type of energy is emitted by the Sun?

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When the Sun's energy is reflected by the Earth's surface what type of energy does it become?

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True or false? Gases in the atmosphere naturally act like an insulating layer letting short-wave radiation in, but trap long-wave radiation helping to keep the Earth at a habitable temperature.

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Which of the following is not an example of a greenhouse gas?

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Some greenhouse gases are stronger than others. Which of the following absorbs the most heat?

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Greenhouse gases stay in the atmosphere for different periods of time. Which of the following remains in the atmosphere for 10 years after being emitted?

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True or false? The longer greenhouse gases stay in the atmosphere, the more they'll contribute to warming.

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True or false? Humans are increasing the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

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There is a scientific consensus that human activities are causing climate change by adding greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. What is this known as?

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True or false? Too much greenhouse gas in the atmosphere means too much energy is trapped and the planet warms up. Humans are increasing the concentration of greenhouse gases.

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Which of the following is not a human cause of increasing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere?

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Industrial waste often ends up in landfill sites. As the waste decays what type of greenhouse gas is released?

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True or false? Rice paddies release a significant amount of methane.

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Identify the type of greenhouse gas produced in the manufacturing of cement.

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Climate change will make the seas warmer. This causes the water to expand and cause flooding. What is the expansion of water molecules known as?

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Warmer temperatures caused glaciers and ice sheets to melt. Water stored on land as ice returns to the oceans. Which of the following is not an impact of this?

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True or false? Glacial retreat could lead to rivers such as the Ganges drying up.

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True or false? Climate change will increase crop yields along the equator.

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Climate change will decrease crop yields along the equator.

How much are temperatures expected to rise as the result of climate change between 2005 and 2100?

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Human cause of climate change quiz
Well done! You have a great understanding of this area of geography!

Not a bad effort at all, but you should consider revising this area a bit more.

Hmmmmmm, you might want to spend some time revising this area of geography.

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