Greenhouse gases quiz

Greenhouse gases quiz - Greenhouse gases quiz 1) Which of...

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Greenhouse gases quiz 1) Which of the following is the most abundant greenhouse gas? a) carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) b) water vapor (H 2 O) c) methane (CH 4 ) d) oxygen (O 2 ) e) ozone (O 3 ) 2) Earth’s atmosphere is warmer than it would be without a greenhouse effect. Which form of energy is absorbed by the atmosphere and mainly causes this increased temperature? a) radio b) infrared c) visible d) ultraviolet e) x-ray 3) On average, the total amount of energy leaving the Earth system to space a) is greater than the amount of energy arriving from space. b) is less than the amount of energy arriving from space. c) is roughly equal to the amount of energy arriving from space. d) depends upon the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. e) depends upon the status of ozone in the atmosphere. 4) Which of the following is a primary characteristic of greenhouse gases? a) They can destroy certain molecules in the atmosphere. b) They bend and magnify sunlight entering the atmosphere. c) They can trap certain molecules in the atmosphere. d) They can bounce around more in the atmosphere. e) They are transparent to some forms of energy but not all. 5) The greenhouse effect is a very ______ process probably caused by ______. a) recent ; burning of fossil fuels, industry, agriculture, and other human activities. b) old ; plants that increase humidity and create conditions similar to those in a greenhouse found at a plant nursery. c) recent ; depletion of the ozone layer which allows more ultraviolet sunlight to reach the Earth’s surface. d)
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