Factors Involved in Climate Change


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Greenhouse gases include which of the following?

1. Aerosols

2. Carbon dioxide

3. Methane

4. Water vapor

2. Increased atmospheric turbidity leads to what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Climate change is a pressing and complex issue, and with all of the recent talk of problems and possible solutions, it may be difficult to decipher what's causing all of this. This quiz will test your understanding of the factors related to climate changes. The questions will assess you on points from the lesson, such as greenhouse gases and different types of climate change across the Earth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Earth's eccentricity
  • Different kinds of greenhouse gases
  • The effect of increased atmospheric turbidity
  • Local vs. global climate change
  • Definition of the greenhouse effect

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - recall the basic information on the various factors related to climate change that you went over in the attached lesson
  • Defining key concepts - make sure that you understand the definitions of key terms and phrases from the lesson, such as eccentricity and greenhouse effect
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of the Earth's climate to identify some of the factors in climate change discussed in the assessment questions

Additional Learning

To learn more about climate change, review the corresponding lesson called Factors Involved in Climate Change. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of the Earth's climate
  • Solar radiation
  • Atmospheric turbidity
  • Greenhouse gases
  • The Earth's orbit around the sun
  • Earth's surface