Challenges of the 21st Century: Safety, Society & Environmental Concerns


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Which of the following cities did NOT experience significant terrorist attacks in the early 21st century?

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1. According to many scientists and climatologists, what is the leading cause of global warming?

2. The documents released in 2013 by whom betrayed pervasive and at times illegal surveillance practices by the U.S. government?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the safety, society and environmental concerns of the 21st century. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include cities that experienced terrorist attacks in the early 21st century as well as the leading cause of global warming according to most scientists.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Who showed surveillance contradicting U.S. and international law
  • Country which punishes homosexual activity by death
  • Island nation evacuating its citizens due to rising sea levels

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related safety, society and environmental concerns of the 21st century lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the causes of global warming
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the country that punishes homosexuals with death

Additional Learning

To learn more about the many issues facing the global community in the 21st century, review the corresponding lesson call Challenges of 21st Century: Safety, Society and Environmental Concerns. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the idea behind climate change
  • Identify some of the groups responsible for terrorist attacks
  • Define gay marriage
  • Know what the arctic ice core samples are