An Inconvenient Truth Movie Quiz

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An Inconvenient Truth Movie Quiz

Ten multiple choice questions pertaining to the film.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Earth Rise" ,in 1968, was the first photo of earth taken from outer space. Who took this iconic image?
    • A. 

      Apollo 13 Mission

    • B. 

      Sputnik 1 Mission

    • C. 

      Apollo 8 Mission

    • D. 

      Hubble Space Telescope

  • 2. 
    The last Apollo 17 mission took place Dec. 11, 1972? What event began shortly after this mission?
    • A. 

      End of Vietnam War

    • B. 

      Start of Modern Environmental Movement

    • C. 

      Watergate Scandal

    • D. 

      Gerald Ford became President

  • 3. 
    The most vulnerable part of the Earth is its atmosphere. What astrophysicist compared the thickness of a globe's coat of varnish to the Earth's atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Jacques Cousteau

    • B. 

      Edwin Hubble

    • C. 

      Carl Sagan

    • D. 

      Buzz Lightyears

  • 4. 
    In college, Al Gore had a  professor that through research drew connections between the change in civilizations and the atmosphere of whole planets. Who was he?
    • A. 

      C. Everett Koop

    • B. 

      Charles David Kean

    • C. 

      Albert Einstein

    • D. 

      Roger Revelle

  • 5. 
    The northern hemisphere has the majority of land mass on Earth and as such, a greater abundance of vegetation. What happens to the vegetation in the Spring/Summer compared to Fall/Winter?
    • A. 

      Spring and Summer plants exhale CO2 and Fall and Winter inhale CO2

    • B. 

      Spring and Summer plants inhale CO2 and Fall and Winter exhale CO2

    • C. 

      Nothing changes in the earth atmosphere

    • D. 

      The southern hemisphere experiences an increase in Greenhouse Gases

  • 6. 
    Glaciers in the mountains of Kilimanjaro,Africa, Columbia Glacier , Alaska, and Patagonia, Chile  are melting away quickly. In the  Himalayas in Asia, the problem is even more critical because of the importance of the runoff  waters that feed into local rivers and springs. What percent of the the world's population rely on the Himalayans for their water supply?
    • A. 

      10 Percent

    • B. 

      50 Percent

    • C. 

      20 Percent

    • D. 

      45 Percent

  • 7. 
    Temperatures on Earth have increased significantly in the past 20 years. According to the film, what year produced over 200 record breaking temperatures in western cities, Hurricane Katrina and 10 Typhoons in the Pacific? 
    • A. 

      2002

    • B. 

      2003

    • C. 

      1998

    • D. 

      2005

  • 8. 
    Who ultimately decided the 2000 Presidential election battle over disputed ballots in Florida ?
    • A. 

      Al Gore Conceded Defeat

    • B. 

      The Supreme Court

    • C. 

      President Clinton negotiated a compromise

    • D. 

      Congress legislated a compromise

  • 9. 
    Global warming not only causes more precipitation in large events such as hurricanes and typhoons, but also causes droughts in parts of the world by sucking up all the moisture from the soil. What two nations in Africa are most vulnerable to this phenomenon?
    • A. 

      South Africa and Morocco

    • B. 

      Egypt and Tunisia

    • C. 

      Chad and Sudan

    • D. 

      Niger and Darfur

  • 10. 
    According to the film there are three factors that effect the Earth and its ultimate survival. Which of these is not one?
    • A. 

      Population Growth

    • B. 

      Big Business Enterprise

    • C. 

      Our Way of Thinking

    • D. 

      Scientific and Technological Evolution

  • 11. 
    Bonus Question: An Inconvenient Truth won two Academy Awards for the year 2006. What Grammy winning performer earned the Oscar for Best Original Song of a film?
    • A. 

      Bruce Springsteen

    • B. 

      John Mellencamp

    • C. 

      Melissa Etheridge

    • D. 

      Sheryl Crow