Global warming: Quiz

  
  
  
  
  
  
  

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Question 1: [29] These levels are much higher than at any time during the last 650,000 years, the period for which reliable data has been extracted from ________.
Radiocarbon datingMilankovitch cyclesIce coreGeologic time scale

Question 2: It was discovered by ________ in 1824 and was first investigated quantitatively by Svante Arrhenius in 1896.
Jean Baptiste Joseph DelambreJoseph FourierJohann Peter Gustav Lejeune DirichletJoseph Louis Lagrange

Question 3: [8] Since organisms and ________ are adapted to a narrow range of pH, this raises extinction concerns and disruptions in food webs.
EcologySystems ecologyEcosystem ecologyEcosystem

Question 4: [123] Many studies link ________ with emissions and the effect of climate change.
OverpopulationPopulation growthFood securityWorld population

Question 5: Temperature is believed to have been relatively stable over the one or two thousand years before 1850, with regionally varying fluctuations such as the Medieval Warm Period and the ________.
Climate changeGlacierCurrent sea level riseLittle Ice Age

Question 6: [4] ________ focuses on the first three types of forcing.
Global warmingIPCC Fourth Assessment ReportIntergovernmental Panel on Climate ChangeAttribution of recent climate change

Question 7: [95] ________ reduces absorbed solar radiation, such as by the addition of stratospheric sulfur aerosols[96] or cool roof techniques.
Cloud reflectivity modificationStratospheric sulfate aerosols (geoengineering)Solar radiation managementGlobal warming

Question 8: In January 2005 the European Union introduced its ________, through which companies in conjunction with government agree to cap their emissions or to purchase credits from those below their allowances.
European Union Emission Trading SchemeKyoto ProtocolHungaryUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Question 9: Variations in solar output have been the cause of past ________,[47] but solar forcing is generally thought to be too small to account for a significant part of global warming in recent decades.
Climate changeCurrent sea level riseMilankovitch cyclesLittle Ice Age

Question 10: The 2007 ________ concludes that no one technology or sector can be completely responsible for mitigating future warming.
Kyoto ProtocolIPCC Fourth Assessment ReportIntergovernmental Panel on Climate ChangeGlobal warming
















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