ES3 second midterm practice quiz solutions

ES3 second midterm practice quiz solutions - Exam B...

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Exam B Environmental Sciences 3 Second Midterm Exam Practice Quiz 1. The Greenhouse Effect refers to the presence of gases in the atmosphere that let short wave radiation in but trap of long wave radiation emitted from the planet surface a. The statement is true b. The statement is not true 2. What is ozone? a. A chemical pollutant in the troposphere that is harmful to plants and humans b. A compound formed in the stratosphere that protects the planet surface from excessive UV radiation c. O 2 d. All of the above e. a and b only 3. Which chemical does not deplete the stratosphere of ozone? a. Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) b. Methyl bromide c. Carbon tetrachloride d. All of these chemical deplete ozone 4. The greatest decline in the thickness of the stratospheric ozone layer has occurred in the Arctic a. The statement is true b. The statement is not true 5. Skin cancer is the only danger posed by ozone depletion a. The statement is true b. The statement is not true 6. Earth’s average temperature has increased by about 1 degree C in the last 100 years. a. The statement is true b. The statement is not true 7. The Southern hemisphere is warming much faster than the Northern hemisphere a. The statement is true b. The statement is not true 8. The average temperature of the planet has increased continuously over the last 100 years
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2008 for the course ENSC 003 taught by Professor Juryw during the Spring '08 term at UC Riverside.

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