Global Warming: Atmospheric Causes and Effect on Climate


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When does global warming occur?

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1. The Greenhouse Effect _____.

2. Which of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Global warming is a hot discussion topic, and you can make sure you comprehend it with this interactive quiz. Our assessments will test your understanding of global warming, the Greenhouse Effect, and the actions leading to an increase in greenhouse gases.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be asked to:

  • Define global warming
  • Describe the Greenhouse Effect
  • List greenhouse gases
  • Check for commonalities between the temperature of the Earth and the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere
  • Name the causes of global warming

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on global warming
  • Making connections - understand what actions can contribute to the increase in greenhouse gases
  • Critical thinking - discuss warming and cooling cycles of the Earth and whether human activity is influencing the current warming cycle

Additional Learning

To learn more about global warming, review the accompanying lesson called Global Warming: Atmospheric Causes and Effect on Climate. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define global warming
  • Explain what the Greenhouse Effect is
  • List greenhouse gases
  • Describe the enhanced Greenhouse Effect
  • Discuss contributions to greenhouse gases