Evidence Of Change! Trivia Knowledge Quiz

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A short quiz to test your knowledge on chapter 16. 1, Evidence of Change!


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  • 1. 
    What did the last ice age leave behind?
    • A. 

      Thousands of new lakes and river beds and an ocean level that was up to 100m higher than it had been during the peak of the ice age was left behind.

    • B. 

      Thicker layers of ice covered most parts of the world after the last ice age.

    • C. 

      No land and only water was left behind.

  • 2. 
    What information can be obtained from the spacings of the tree rings?
    • A. 

      We can find out approximately how wet and how warm the summers were in the regions were the trees grew.

    • B. 

      We can find out approximately how tall the tree is.

    • C. 

      It tells us how many different roots can be found in the soil.

    • D. 

      It provides temperature and rainfall information from the past hundreds or even thousands of years.

    • E. 

      A & d are both correct

  • 3. 
    What can we find out from the thickness of layers of ice from up to 200 000 years ago?
    • A. 

      How large of a shovel we need to buy.

    • B. 

      The amount of snowfall in the season.

    • C. 

      How much snowfall we will get in the next 200 000 years.

  • 4. 
    What does pollen found in lake beds show?
    • A. 

      The weather conditions of that region.

    • B. 

      What type of plants grew in that region.

    • C. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    Because of                    , there is                    and the atmosphere holds more moisture.  
  • 6. 
    Mountain glaciers and snow cover have                 in both hemispheres, causing a               in sea level.
  • 7. 
    Climate induced changes have occurred in 420                        and                              .
  • 8. 
    Write a paragraph explaining three different theories of temperature change.
  • 9. 
    Temperature fluctuations change                              .
    • A. 

      Ocean currents

    • B. 

      The price of clothes

    • C. 

      Nothing

    • D. 

      My science mark

  • 10. 
    By how much has the tmeperature in the Arctic changed over the past 100 years?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 11. 
    What causes more precipitation?
    • A. 

      More evaporation

    • B. 

      Increased moisture in the atmosphere

    • C. 

      Hurricanes in the USA

    • D. 

      Decreased moisture in the atmosphere

    • E. 

      A & b

  • 12. 
    What do gas bubbles trapped in each layer of ice tell us?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Composition of the atmosphere when the ice was formed

    • C. 

      The minerals in the water, which then froze to ice

    • D. 

      B & c

    • E. 

      None of the above