Greenhouse Effect (Uroosa)

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Ozone Quizzes & Trivia

A short quiz on the greenhouse effect and ozone depletion (chapter 16. 2).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which planet is the closest to the Sun and what is the day and nighttime temp. of this planet?
    • A. 

      Mercury - daytime:430 degrees C nighttime:-180 degrees C

    • B. 

      Mercury - daytime:492 degrees C nighttime:285 degrees C

    • C. 

      Jupiter - daytime:-89 degrees C nighttime:-239

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What percentage of the Sun's energy is radiated back into space?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      90%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      82%

    • E. 

      25%

  • 3. 
    What are greenhouse gases and list two examples.
    • A. 

      A chemical used to grow plants ex. oxygen and nitrogen

    • B. 

      Atmospheric gases that absorb and re-emit infrared radiation ex. ozone and water vapour

    • C. 

      One of the causes of global warming ex. CFCs and hydrogen

  • 4. 
    Which greenhouse gases are caused by natural processes?
    • A. 

      Transpiration

    • B. 

      Evaporation of water

    • C. 

      Forest fires caused by lightning

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What human activity causes greenhouse gases?
    • A. 

      Burning fossil fuels

    • B. 

      Purifying water

    • C. 

      Using the microwave

    • D. 

      Riding a bike

  • 6. 
    What is ozone composed of?
    • A. 

      4 oxygen molecules

    • B. 

      1 oxygen molecule and 2 nitrogen molecules

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Sulfuric acid

    • E. 

      3 oxygen molecules

  • 7. 
    Is ground level ozone useful?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    How is upper level ozone essential to us?
    • A. 

      It blocks sunlight and gives us 24 hours of sleep

    • B. 

      Blocks UV radiation

    • C. 

      Brings rain, helping crops grow

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which chemical is very stable, stays in the environment for a long period of time and has caused ozone depletion?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Tobacco

    • C. 

      CFCs

  • 10. 
    Where can we find the largest ozone hole?
    • A. 

      Antarctica

    • B. 

      New Zealand

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Italy

    • E. 

      New York