Lesson 1 Assessment. Climate Change.

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Lesson 1 assessment


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  • 1. 
    What is most suitable definition of climate change?
    • A. 

      Climate change refers to any significant human induced change in the measures of climate lasting for an extended period of time. In other words, climate change includes major changes in temperature, precipitation, or wind patterns, among others, that occur over several decades or longer

    • B. 

      Climate change refers to any significant change in the measures of climate lasting for an extended period of time. In other words, climate change includes major changes in temperature, precipitation, or wind patterns, among others, that occur over several decades or longer

    • C. 

      Climate change refers to any significant change in the measures of climate lasting for a short period of time. In other words, climate change includes major changes in temperature, precipitation, or wind patterns, among others, that occur over a period of one year

    • D. 

      Climate change refers to any significant change in the measures of climate lasting for an extended period of time and caused solely by natural factors. In other words, climate change includes major changes in temperature, precipitation, or wind patterns, among others, that occur over several decades or longer due to natural processes

  • 2. 
    Which is not a greenhouse gas?
    • A. 

      CO2

    • B. 

      CH4

    • C. 

      H2O

    • D. 

      O2

    • E. 

      H2

  • 3. 
    Is it true that climate change is caused solely by anthropogenic factors?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is the term used to describe action directed at removal or reduction of concentration of GHG in the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Adaptation

    • B. 

      Mitigation

    • C. 

      Absorbtion

    • D. 

      Inhibition

    • E. 

      Annihilation

  • 5. 
    What is the term used to describe action directed at adapting various systems and processes to the climate change effects? 
    • A. 

      Mitigation

    • B. 

      Technology Transfer

    • C. 

      Adaptation

    • D. 

      Risk reduction

    • E. 

      Reformation

  • 6. 
    Which of the following can be caused by climate change?
    • A. 

      Draught

    • B. 

      Sea level rise

    • C. 

      Extreme weather conditions

    • D. 

      Extended day time

    • E. 

      Shorter night time

  • 7. 
    Some regions are more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than others?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Some countries might benefit economically from the effects of climate change?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a source of methane?
    • A. 

      Oil mining

    • B. 

      Organic decay

    • C. 

      Volcanoes

    • D. 

      Hydroelectric power plants

  • 10. 
    Which sentence best describes the view of scientists on changes in average global temperature?
    • A. 

      The temperature is stable

    • B. 

      The temperature increases at rate of 2 degrees per decade

    • C. 

      The temperature increases

    • D. 

      The temperature fluctuations started to happen only after the industrial revolution