Global Climate Change Trivia Facts Quiz

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Global Climate Change Trivia Facts Quiz

Global Climate change has occurred due to several factors which have changed the Earth's climate. These changes result in new weather patterns that may last for a few decades or millions of years. Pollution is at its peak everywhere which is due to the cutting of trees, disposing of waste in rivers and oceans, melting glaciers, killing animals, etc. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about Atmospheric Science, Ozone Pollution and Global Climate Change. Let's play to learn more.


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  • 1. 
    Which atmospheric layer contains the gases we breathe and is responsible for the weather we experience?
    • A. 

      Thermosphere

    • B. 

      Mesosphere

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Stratosphere

  • 2. 
    Carbon Dioxide is________.
    • A. 

      The most potent (per molecule) gas of the greenhouse gases

    • B. 

      The most abundant greenhouse gas

    • C. 

      The only greenhouse gas presently decreasing in the atmosphere

    • D. 

      The main anthropogenic greenhouse gas produced in the United States

    • E. 

      The only greenhouse gas presently increasing in the atmosphere

  • 3. 
    The main cause of climate change______.
    • A. 

      Fossil fuel use

    • B. 

      Acid deposition

    • C. 

      Ozone depletion

    • D. 

      CFC

  • 4. 
    The Ozone layer...
    • A. 

      Is located in the thermosphere

    • B. 

      Is beneficial in the troposphere

    • C. 

      Is essential for life on earth

    • D. 

      Is caused by the release of fossil fuels

  • 5. 
    Which is not a function of the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Burns up meteors

    • B. 

      Absorbs solar radiation

    • C. 

      Produces solar radiation

    • D. 

      Moderates climate

  • 6. 
    Greenhouse gases...?
    • A. 

      Absorb incoming ultraviolet radiation.

    • B. 

      Absorb infrared radiation released from Earth’s surface, which later warms Earth’s surface.

    • C. 

      Trap air in the troposphere and warm the Earth.

    • D. 

      Are translucent and glassy in appearance.

  • 7. 
    Chlorofluorocarbons...?
    • A. 

      Deplete in the troposphere

    • B. 

      Are earth friendly

    • C. 

      React with ozone

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The atmosphere's composition is
    • A. 

      78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, 1% argon

    • B. 

      70% nitrogen, 29% oxygen, 1% argon

    • C. 

      78% hydrogen, 21% oxygen, 1% argon

    • D. 

      78% oxygen, 21% hydrogen, 1% argon

  • 9. 
    What was agreed to in the “Paris Agreement” that came out of COP-21, held in Paris in 2015?
    • A. 

      To protect biodiversity and end the deforestation of the world’s rainforests

    • B. 

      To keep global temperature rise well below 2℃ pre-industrial levels and to pursue a path to limit warming to 1.5℃

    • C. 

      To limit sea level rise to 3 feet above current levels

    • D. 

      To pursue a goal of 100% clean, renewable energy

  • 10. 
    Which of these countries emits the most carbon dioxide?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

       UK

    • D. 

       Russia