NAME _______________________ Climate Change Questionnaire

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NAME _______________________

Climate Change Questionnaire

1) What does the acronym IPCC stand for?

2) Define greenhouse gas:

3) What is the most abundant greenhouse gas?

4) Which greenhouse gas is of most concern to climate scientist studying warming?

What element constitutes the bulk of the mass in any single tree?

6) What was the first creature added to the endangered species list because of human-induced global warming?

TRUE or FALSE

7) The Ozone Hole contributes to global warming.

8) Global Warming is accelerated by the melting of snow and ice cover surfaces.

9) Melting of the Arctic ice cap will likely result in rising sea levels.

10) Melting of snow and ice in Antarctica will likely result in rising sea levels.

MULTIPLE CHOICE

11) Once emitted into the atmosphere, approximately how long does C0

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continue to trap out-going thermal energy?

20, 50, 75, or 100 yrs

12) According to the 2007 IPCC report, how many inches could sea levels rise by 2100?

1-4 inches, 4-7inches, 7-24inches

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