Real Age Test

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Real Age Test

Ice ages to some are seen as the reason why most animals went extinct. Do you understand why ice ages occur, glaciers and global warming? If you said yes take up the quiz below and see if you get the highest score. Have fun and read the story: The next ice age.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is an interglacial?
    • A. 

      The colder part of an ice age

    • B. 

      The warmer part of an ice age

    • C. 

      A glacier

  • 2. 
    What is the milankovic theory?
    • A. 

      A theory saying that the changes in the earth's movement could be the reason to why glacial and interglacials occur

    • B. 

      A theory saying that is is because of the formation of mountains that ice ages occur.

    • C. 

      A theory saing that the fact that the poles has been moved explains why there are traces of ice all around the world.

  • 3. 
    What does not happen at the beginning of an ice age
    • A. 

      The summers become shorter

    • B. 

      The snow will not melt away during the winter

    • C. 

      The winters become shorter

    • D. 

      The glaciers will grow

  • 4. 
    What is the definition of a glacier?
    • A. 

      Lots of ice

    • B. 

      A cold place

    • C. 

      A mass of snow and ice which will move because of its own weight

  • 5. 
    What are happening to most of the worlds glaciers?
    • A. 

      They are melting

    • B. 

      They are growing

    • C. 

      Nothing

  • 6. 
    What effect does the Gulf Stream have on the climate in Scandinavia.
    • A. 

      No efffect

    • B. 

      It makes it colder

    • C. 

      It makes it warmer

  • 7. 
    Which of the following gases is a greenhouse gas?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Oxygen gas

  • 8. 
    What does it mean that ice ages have an periodicity of 300 million years?
    • A. 

      That a new one will occur every 300 million years

    • B. 

      That there will be 10 ice ages in 300 million years

    • C. 

      That there will be 300 million years in between every ice age

  • 9. 
    How will the climate be in Scandinavia 100 years from now?
    • A. 

      It will be warmer

    • B. 

      It will be colder

    • C. 

      We can't be sure how the climate will be like

    • D. 

      It will be the same