Practice Quiz 12

Practice Quiz 12 - 1. Among fossil fuels: A. B. C. D. E....

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1. Among fossil fuels: A. Oil is made by heating of woody plant material, and coal is made by heating of algae. B. Oil is made by spraying WD-40 on duct tape, and coal is made by being bad so Santa delivers it to your stocking. C. Coal is made by heating of woody plant material, and oil is made by heating of different woody plant material. D. Oil is made by heating of algae, and coal is made by heating of different algae. E. Coal is made by heating of woody plant material, and oil is made by heating of algae. Slimy algae gives slimy oil; chunky wood gives chunky coal. Works great. Duct tape and WD- 40 are the quick-fix tool kit; if something moves but it shouldn’t, apply duct tape, and if something doesn’t move but it should, apply WD-40. None of you would be so bad as to merit coal in your stocking, but we presume Santa gets it from a mine somewhere. Points Earned: 0/1 Correct Answer: E Your Response: A 2. The consensus of the world’s climate scientists, as generated by the UN-sponsored Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), is that: A. Human activities have lowered CO 2 levels in the atmosphere, starving plants and causing death of the tropical rain forests. B. Human activities have raised CO 2 levels in the atmosphere, warming the planet, and the changes so far have been small compared to the changes that are likely over the next centuries unless we humans alter our behavior.
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C. Human activities have raised CO 2 levels in the atmosphere, and these higher levels of CO2 are the primary cause of the ozone hole. D.
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Practice Quiz 12 - 1. Among fossil fuels: A. B. C. D. E....

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