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Greenhouse effect: Quiz

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Question 1: [28] A runaway greenhouse effect involving carbon dioxide and water vapor may have occurred on ________.
VenusMarsMercury (planet)Jupiter

Question 2:
What state is Greenhouse effect associated with?
California
VT
expanded
FL, 33313

Question 3: "Earth's annual mean global energy budget," Bulletin of the ________ '78' (2), 197–208.
American Meteorological SocietyEarth InteractionsMeteorological MonographsMonthly Weather Review

Question 4: [17] The effect of combustion-produced carbon dioxide on the global climate, a special case of the greenhouse effect first described in 1896 by ________, has also been called the Callendar effect.
Svante ArrheniusJacobus Henricus van 't HoffMarie CurieWalther Nernst

Question 5: ________, a recent warming of the Earth's surface and lower atmosphere,[9] is believed to be the result of an "enhanced greenhouse effect" mostly due to human-produced increases in atmospheric greenhouse gases.
Scientific opinion on climate changeKyoto ProtocolGlobal warmingGlobal warming controversy

Question 6: A greenhouse works primarily by preventing absorbed heat from leaving the structure through ________, i.e.
ConvectionWindTemperatureVorticity

Question 7: [1][2] This mechanism is fundamentally different from that of an actual greenhouse, which works by isolating warm air inside the structure so that heat is not lost by ________.
VorticityTemperatureWindConvection

Question 8: The greenhouse effect was discovered by Joseph Fourier in 1824, first reliably experimented on by ________ in 1858, and first reported quantitatively by Svante Arrhenius in 1896.
William Thomson, 1st Baron KelvinThomas Henry HuxleyJohn TyndallSir George Stokes, 1st Baronet

Question 9: The greenhouse effect is caused by an ________ containing gases that absorb and emit infrared radiation.
NeptuneGanymede (moon)Extraterrestrial atmospheresAtmosphere

Question 10: The black body temperature of the ________ is 5.5 °C.
NatureMoonEarthSun







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