Climate Change. How Much Do You Know ?

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Climate Change. How Much Do You Know ?

A 10 question quiz to check your knowledge on the Climate Change issue.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Increase in average sea level 

    • B. 

      Deforestation 

    • C. 

      Soil erosion 

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Water vapour

    • B. 

      Methane

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Ozone

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Transport

    • B. 

      Domestic

    • C. 

      Agricultural

    • D. 

      Electric power generation

  • 4. 
    CFCs (chloro-fluoro-carbons) are greenhouse gases that have caused a rise of 0.3 ºC in the global temperatures in the past century. Name the CFC that is used in refrigerators.
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Freon

    • C. 

      Methane

    • D. 

      Ammonia

  • 5. 
    The Kyoto Protocol measures a state's greenhouse gas reductions against which baseline year?
    • A. 

      1980

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2010

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Norway

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      All parts of the world will get warmer

    • B. 

      There will be fewer extreme weather events, like cyclones and tornadoes

    • C. 

      Some parts of the world will get warmer, others will get cooler

    • D. 

      We cannot predict what will happen

  • 8. 
    What effect will climate change have on plant growth?
    • A. 

      Plants will grow faster because of extra carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Plants will grow faster because of extra warmth

    • C. 

      It will depend on the level of other nutrients and water in the soil

    • D. 

      There will be no effect – there is already more carbon dioxide in the air than plants can use

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      The loss of natural forests around the world contributes more to global emissions each year than the transport sector

    • B. 

      More energy goes into making solar panels than they can produce in their lifetimes

    • C. 

      Half the energy produced at coal-fired power stations is lost as heat

  • 10. 
    The European Union signed on to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) as a single party, and is therefore considered to be one of the world’s top greenhouse gas emitters. Which of the following are currently the world’s top five greenhouse gas emitters?
    • A. 

      United States, China, European Union, Russia and India

    • B. 

      United States, China, European Union, Russia and Japan

    • C. 

      United States, Mexico, European Union, China and India

    • D. 

      United States, Brazil, European Union, Russia and Canada