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Environmental Science Study Set 3

Environmental Science

Quiz 17 :

Climate Change: a 21st Century Issue

Quiz 17 :

Climate Change: a 21st Century Issue

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According to the IPCC,all of the following are likely to happen as a result of a warming planet EXCEPT:
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C

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Which of the following statements correctly shows the relationship between the ideas of climate change and global warming?
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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)is an international organization of the United Nations
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If the world is to prevent significant climate change,which of the following would be MOST effective?
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Which of the following greenhouse gases appears to be declining?
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The geologic evidence that much of North America and Europe was covered with glaciers until about 10,000 years ago provided evidence that
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Which of the following determines the earth's temperature?
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The two greenhouse gases that have the greatest impact on climate change are
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The hydrologic cycle would be affected by a warming climate because
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The following list is a list of facts. 1.permafrost in the arctic is melting 2.Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets are losing mass. 3.the area covered by the Arctic sea ice is getting smaller. 4.sea level has risen. A logical conclusion is that
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Nitrous oxide enters the atmosphere through the burning of fossil fuels and
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A general pattern to climate change is that the polar regions are warming faster than the rest of the Earth.This is likely to cause
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All of the following facts support the concept of a warming climate EXCEPT
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Which of the following changes to the oceans are anticipated with continued increase in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere?
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The small amount of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere
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Which of the following pairs of events appear to be linked?
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In order to prevent continued warming of the Earth
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In addition to carbon dioxide,which of the following is a greenhouse gas?
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Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere
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Which of the following is NOT likely as a result of climate change?
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