Greenhouse Gases Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What are greenhouse gases?
    • A. 

      Gases that harm the Earth.

    • B. 

      Gases that humans exhale when they breathe.

    • C. 

      Gases that help the Earth stay cool despite the sun's rays.

    • D. 

      Gases that trap some of the energy leaving the Earth’s surface.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following groups are all greenhouse gases?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide, methane, CFCs, and nitrous oxides.

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxides, and oxygen.

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide, methane, CFCs, and helium.

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxides, and helium.

  • 3. 
    Which statement best describes the ‘Greenhouse Gas Effect’?
    • A. 

      Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere cause sunlight to scatter so that the sky appears blue.

    • B. 

      Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere trap the sun’s energy and use it to warm up the Earth.

    • C. 

      Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere lead to air pollution which is harmful to the environment.

    • D. 

      Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere trap some of the energy leaving the Earth’s surface, therefore maintaining warm temperatures essential for life on Earth.

  • 4. 
    Name at least 3 sources of greenhouse gases.