Climate Change Quiz: Global Warming!

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Climate Change Quiz: Global Warming!

Global warming is the sustained increase in the average temperature of the Earth, sufficient to cause climate change. The terms global warming and climate change are often misunderstood to mean the same thing. But climate change includes both global warming and its effects, changes in the Earth's climate, especially those said to be produced by global warming. What do you know about global warming? Take our quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not an effect of global warming?
    • A. 

      Rising sea level 

    • B. 

      Heat waves  

    • C. 

      Expansion of deserts

    • D. 

      Inadequate supply of water

  • 2. 
    Who among the following wrote a book on global warming? 
    • A. 

      Wallace Smith Broecker

    • B. 

      David Wallace Stone 

    • C. 

      Wallace Greg Craig

    • D. 

      Williams Daniel Marcus 

  • 3. 
    When did the history of climate change in science begin? In the early ______
    • A. 

      20th century 

    • B. 

      19th century 

    • C. 

      18th century 

    • D. 

      17th century

  • 4. 
    When was the greenhouse effect proposed? 
    • A. 

      1824

    • B. 

      1826

    • C. 

      1828

    • D. 

      1830

  • 5. 
    Who proposed the greenhouse effect? 
    • A. 

      Joseph Fourier

    • B. 

      Eunice Newton Foote

    • C. 

      John Tyndall

    • D. 

      Svante Arrhenius

  • 6. 
    When was the greenhouse effect discovered? 
    • A. 

      1855

    • B. 

      1856

    • C. 

      1857

    • D. 

      1858

  • 7. 
    When was the greenhouse effect discovered? 
    • A. 

      Joseph Fourier

    • B. 

      Eunice Newton Foote

    • C. 

      John Tyndall

    • D. 

      Svante Arrhenius

  • 8. 
    Which country has produced about 28 percent of all CO2 emissions? 
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      China

  • 9. 
    What percent does USA produce in d CO2 Emmision? ​​​
    • A. 

      16%

    • B. 

      17%

    • C. 

      18%

    • D. 

      19%

  • 10. 
    Which of these as being the largest human influence? Emission of ____
    • A. 

      Greenhouse gases

    • B. 

      Waste product

    • C. 

      Electricity

    • D. 

      Water

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