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Climate Change

Seed Cribsheet #2

1) Emitted from the hot surface of the earth. b) Clouds


a) Solar Radiation c) Water Vapor
b) Infrared Radiation d) Greenhouse Gas
c) Greenhouse gas
d) Feedback loops 9) The Kyoto agreement
e) None of the above a) Is accepted by every country
b) Is meant to limit carbon emissions
2) Absorb and emit infrared radiation c) Both of the above
a) Solar Radiation d) None of the above
b) Infrared Radiation
c) Greenhouse gas 10) The relationship between global temperature
d) Feedback loops change and global CO2 concentration is:
e) None of the above a) A direct relationship
b) An inverse relationship
3) Heat from the sun c) There is no relationship between them
a) Solar Radiation d) It is impossible to tell from the chart
b) Infrared Radiation
c) Greenhouse gas 11) Which country is NOT a member of the
d) Feedback loops Kyoto Treaty?
e) None of the above a) USA
b) India
4) Most of this is reflected back into space c) South America
a) Solar Radiation d) Canada
b) Infrared Radiation
c) Greenhouse gas 12) Which of the following is NOT a major
d) Feedback loops source of greenhouse gas:
a) Plants
5) Self-perpetuating natural cycles to enhance b) Animals
or dampen the greenhouse effect c) Burning fossil fuels
a) Solar Radiation d) Water vapor
b) Infrared Radiation
c) Greenhouse gas 13) Which of the following is NOT an effect of
d) Feedback loops global warming?
e) None of the above a) Higher sea levels
b) Larger deserts
6) A synonym for dampen is c) More severe storms
a) Increase d) Loss of irrigation
b) Decrease
c) Heat up 14) The atmospheric CO2 concentration in 1995
d) Cool down a) 340 ppm b) .4 oC

7) Which of the following does NOT reflect 15) Which of the following enhances the greenhouse
heat back into space? effect?
a) Clouds a) A positive feedback loop
b) Ice b) A negative feedback loop
c) Ground
d) Greenhouse gas Short response: List 2 possible causes of the
8) Which of the following is an example of a greenhouse effect and 2 problems it causes the
negative feedback loop? global environment.
a) Sea Ice