Climate Change Quiz

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Climate Change Quiz

Test your knowledge.  How much do you know about climate change?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most common greenhouse gas emitted from human activities?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Methane

    • D. 

      Carbon Monoxide

  • 2. 
    Greenhouse gases are always bad for humans and the environment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In which of the following ways do people increase the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Cutting down trees

    • B. 

      Driving gasoline-powered cars

    • C. 

      Burning coal to create electricity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Greenhouse gases cause global warming by absorbing and reradiating heat from [Blank] rays
  • 5. 
    Americans make up a little less than 5 percent of the world population. Annual carbon emissions in the U.S. represent what percentage of the world total?
    • A. 

      5 percent

    • B. 

      16 percent

    • C. 

      22 percent

    • D. 

      30 percent

  • 6. 
    Which uses the most electricity in the average U.S. home?
    • A. 

      Water heater

    • B. 

      Refrigerator

    • C. 

      Heating and air conditioning

    • D. 

      Lights

  • 7. 
    Having more snow and rain than usual this winter is a sign that climate change may be slowing down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False