Global Climate Change! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Climate Change Quizzes & Trivia

What do you know about global climate change? The increase in temperature in the world today is being contributed to climate change with is majorly as a result of human activities. This change is clearly evident by seeing how the polar ice caps are melting so fast and damage of the ozone layer. Do take up the quiz and see if you are up to date with the effects of climate change in our world today. .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ozone layer, which absorbs or scatters UV radiation, is found in the _______.
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Tropopause

    • C. 

      Stratosphere

    • D. 

      Stratopause

    • E. 

      Mesosphere

  • 2. 
    Which is the primary greenhouse gas?
    • A. 

      Nitrous Oxide

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Methane

    • D. 

      Halocarbon gases

  • 3. 
    Which pollutant is involved when air pollution over cities interacts with sunlight, heat, oxygen, and other chemicals?
    • A. 

      Nitric oxide

    • B. 

      Nitrogen dioxide

    • C. 

      Tropospheric ozone

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT expected to be a future impact of climate change?
    • A. 

      Sea level rise will flood coastal wetlands, real estate

    • B. 

      Agriculture and forestry may have mixed results

    • C. 

      Ecosystems will be altered; some will disappear

    • D. 

      Freshwater will become more abundant

  • 5. 
    The ozone layer, which absorbs or scatters UV radiation, is found in the _______.
    • A. 

      Lack of scientific evidence supporting global climate change

    • B. 

      Political influence of the petroleum and automobile industries

    • C. 

      The success of voluntary reductions of carbon dioxide emissions by U.S. power plants

    • D. 

      Lack of support from other developed nations around the world

    • E. 

      The precautionary principle

  • 6. 
    As water warms ________.
    • A. 

      Its density increases

    • B. 

      It expands

    • C. 

      It sinks

    • D. 

      It dissolves increased amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

    • E. 

      It is irreversibly altered

  • 7. 
    The National Academy of Science states the earth's temperature has risen how many degrees in the 20th century?
    • A. 

      1 degree

    • B. 

      2 degrees

    • C. 

      10 degrees

    • D. 

      20 degrees

  • 8. 
    Choose "True" if the statement is true or "False" if the statement is false to the following question. Coal use in the U.S. accounts for most greenhouse gas emissions?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
     Choose "True" if the statement is true or "False" if the statement is false to the following question. Major volcanic eruptions and the aerosols they release contribute to the short-term warming of the Earth's climate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Choose "True" if the statement is true or "False" if the statement is false to the following question. Removal of the forests reduces the earths ability to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False