Greenhouse Gases Quiz

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What are greenhouse gases?

Gases that harm the Earth.

Gases that humans exhale when they breathe.

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

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

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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.