SCIN 138 SCIN138 Week 7 Quiz (APUS)

SCIN 138 SCIN138 Week 7 Quiz (APUS)

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SCIN138 Week 7 Quiz (APUS)

Exam 7 (timed & single access): "Visualizing" Chapters 13 & 14 (Due Week 7)

Question 1 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Which of the following is NOT a type of desert?

Question 2 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Irrigation in the Great Plains as shown, helps prevent desertification, but it also leads to _____.

Question 3 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Glacial ice is generally formed by _____.

Question 4 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

In the glacial "ice budget," a zone of snow accumulation is balanced by a zone of _____.

Question 5 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The precise linkage between global climate change and human activity is NOT accurately measurable.

Question 6 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The main mechanism of glacial movement is _____.

Question 7 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The classic shape of the glacial valley shown here is _____.

Question 8 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Data from the past 100 years indicates that global temperatures have increased approximately _____ °C:

Question 9 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Which of the following does NOT have a known effect on Earth's climate?

Question 10 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

If greenhouse gas levels remain the same as today, we can expect 50-year temperature increases in the range of _____ °C:

Question 11 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Which of the following is NOT a likely consequence of enhanced global warming?

Question 12 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Of all the planets, the most similar to Earth is ______.

Question 13 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Greenhouse gases entirely control global climate.

Question 14 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Which of the following gases were NOT likely contained in Earth's primary atmosphere?

Question 15 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The radiative balance between incoming and outgoing energy is moderated by the _____.

Question 16 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Which is the most important of the naturally occurring greenhouse gases?

Question 17 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

_____ scatter incoming solar radiation, resulting in the cooling of Earth’s surface.

Question 18 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Evidences of recent climate change are found in _____.

Question 19 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The most probable cause of anthropogenic warming in the foreseeable future is the increase in _____.

Question 20 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Which of the following is NOT a likely consequence of enhanced global warming?

Question 21 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Global warming refers to present-day warming of the world’s climate that most scientists believe is likely to continue and is, at least, partly caused by human activities.

Question 22 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Climate is the average weather conditions of a location or region over time.

Question 23 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Global warming refers to present-day warming of the world’s climate that most scientists believe is likely to continue and is, at least, partly caused by human activities.

Question 24 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The long-term storage of a material in isolation from the atmosphere is termed

Question 25 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The process by which increased levels of CO2 in the atmosphere lead to enhanced growth of vegetation, which then removes CO2 from the atmosphere through photosynthesis is termed a _____.


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