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Quiz 5: Possible Consequences of Global Warming

Choose the best possible answer to the following questions about Key Concept 5 "Possible consequences of global warming."

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This activity contains 6 questions.

Question 1.
Global warming, or temperature rise across the Earth will have the following effects except ______.

 
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Question 2.
All of the following statements describe the effect of global warming on the Earth system except ______.

 
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Question 3.
Which one of the following is not a possible consequence of a global warming?


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Question 4.
Match the cause with the effect in regard to water resources and agriculture.



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A crop loss and evaporation increase, but extension of growing season at high latitudes
B frequent, destructive floods
C diminish the water volume, negatively effecting irrigation agriculture
 
 
 
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Question 5.
Sea-level rise is expected to continue and possibly rise at an accelerated rate because of


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Question 6.
It is understood that an indication of global warming is a reduction of Arctic sea ice, which is currently happening. Why is the reduction of arctic ice considered a positive-feedback mechanism for global warming?

 
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