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GK Quiz on Global Warming

18-MAR-2016 15:48

    Dear Students, the team of jagran josh is presenting you a set of 10 questions based on Global Warming. We hope that these topic wise questions will help you to understand that what kind of questions can be made on this particular topic. So try it and evaluate yourself.

    1. Reducing the amount of future climate change is called:

    (a) Mitigation

    (b) Geo- engineering

    (c) Adaptation

    (d) None of these

    2. The most visually striking evidence of global warming is:

    (a) The increased precipitation along the Gulf coast states

    (b) Highly varying temperature fluctuations felt during the winter months

    (c) Rapid melting of glacial ice on nearly every continent

    (d) All of the above

    3. Climate represents……………..

    (a) The long-term average weather and its statistical variation for a given region

    (b) Weather averaged over a year

    (c) It is a measure of variations in the amount of precipitation

    (d) None of the above

    4. Greenhouse effect refers to:

    (a) Ability of atmosphere to retain water vapor

    (b) Ability of certain atmospheric gases to trap heat and keep the planet relatively warm

    (c) Ability of cloud to scatter electromagnetic radiation

    (d) None of the above

    5. Loss of sea ice by melting in the Arctic Ocean:

    (a) Will result in sea-level rise

    (b) May result in positive feedback that amplifies global warming

    (c) Will result in cooler temperature in the Arctic

    (d) None of the above

    6. Which of the following gas does not contribute to the global warming?

    (a) Methane

    (b) Carbon dioxide

    (c) Sulpuhr

    (d) Acetylene

    7. Energy sources that do not increase carbon emissions include –

    (a) Solar cells

    (b) Wind mills

    (c) Nuclear power plants

    (d) All of the above

    8. How does climate change (global warming) affect human health?

    a) By increasing illnesses such as heat stress , cardiovascular disease and kidney disease

    b) By increasing respiratory illnesses such as asthma and allergies

    c) By increasing insect borne infections such as dengue fever

    d) All of the above

    9. Which of the following do you think has the least impact of climate change in forests?

    (a) Change in quality and quantity of wood supply

    (b) Loss of biodiversity

    (c) Loss of forest based employment

    (d) Altered forest productivity

    10. ………………………………is the artificial modification of Earth’s climate systems through two primary ideologies, Solar Radiation Management (SRM) and  Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR).

    (a) Adaptation

    (b) Geo- engineering

    (c) Synchronization

    (d) Mitigation

    Question

    Answer

    1

    a

    2

    c

    3

    a

    4

    b

    5

    b

    6

    d

    7

    c

    8

    d

    9

    c

    10

    b

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