Worksheet: Climate Change

In this worksheet, we will practice on how to recognize the impact that humans have on climate change.

Q1:

The table below describes the three main cloud types. Which cloud does not produce any rain?

Type of Cloud Altitude Appearance
Cirrus HighThin and feathery; rain does not fall from this type of cloud.
Cumulus MiddlePuffy with a flat base
Stratus LowFlat layers like a blanket; they appear as mist or fog.
  • ACumulus
  • BStratus
  • CCirrus

Q2:

Which of these types of weather are associated with high pressure?

  • ADry clear weather
  • BWarm stormy weather
  • CCloudy wet weather
  • DWet windy weather

Q3:

What does a hygrometer measure?

  • AHumidity
  • BTemperature
  • CRain fall
  • DWind speed

Q4:

The symbol shown can be found on weather maps. What does it mean?

  • AHigh pressure
  • BLow pressure
  • CA cold front
  • DA warm front

Q5:

Weather is the state of the atmosphere at a particular place and time.

What word is used to describe average weather conditions over a period of time?

  • AWeather
  • BClimate
  • CMicroclimate
  • DGlobal warming

Q6:

The study of weather is known as.

  • Ameteorology
  • Bbiology
  • Castronomy
  • Dgastronomy

Q7:

The ozone layer protects Earth from the Sun’s harmful rays.

In which layer of Earth’s atmosphere is the ozone layer found?

  • AMesosphere
  • BStratosphere
  • CThermosphere
  • DTroposphere

Q8:

What does a thermometer measure?

  • ATemperature
  • BRainfall
  • CWind direction
  • DAir pressure

Q9:

How does pollution affect the levels of oxygen plants produce in the ocean?

Pollution on sea-72 ppi
  • APollution reduces oxygen levels in the ocean.
  • BPollution does not affect the amount of oxygen in the ocean.
  • CPollution increases oxygen levels in the ocean.

Q10:

Which type of renewable energy is shown in the photograph?

Wind turbines-72 ppi
  • AWater
  • BSun
  • CGas
  • DCoal
  • EWind

Q11:

Carbon dioxide belongs to a group of gases that are harmful to the environment.

What name do scientists use to describe these gases?

Greenhouse effect
  • AToxic gases
  • BNatural gases
  • CMan-made gases
  • DFlammable gases
  • EGreenhouse gases

Q12:

What is the environment?

  • AThe weather patterns where we live
  • BThe air in the atmosphere
  • CEverything around us that affects life on Earth
  • DThe temperature of the place where we live

Q13:

What is causing damage to the rainforest in this photo?

Deforestation-72 ppi
  • ALitter
  • BHumans
  • CAnimals
  • DRainfall
  • ECar fumes

Q14:

Humans can cause damage to the ocean environment in many ways. What is polluting the ocean in this photo?

Pollution on sea-72 ppi
  • AGases from cars and airplanes
  • BLitter left by humans
  • CSewage (toilet waste)
  • DPollution from factories

Q15:

Approximately how much has Earth’s temperature increased by over the last 100 years?

Global Warming.
  • AFive degrees Celsius
  • BHalf a degree Celsius
  • CTen degrees Celsius
  • DA hundred degrees Celsius
  • EOne degree Celsius

Q16:

About how much of the oxygen in the atmosphere is made from plants that live in the ocean?

Marine plant-72ppl
  • AAround one-third
  • BAll of it
  • CAround one-quarter
  • DAround one-half
  • EAround three-quarters

Q17:

Greenhouse gases cause climate change. What do scientists mean when they talk about climate change?

Plants and climate change with the concept of global warming-72ppl
  • AA long-term change in the climate patterns globally or in an area
  • BA short-term change in the weather
  • CA short-term change in the climate patterns globally or in an area
  • DAn extreme weather event, such as a hurricane

Q18:

Why do humans need oxygen?

Little girl closed her eyes and breathes the fresh air in the park-72ppl
  • AWe need oxygen to keep us warm.
  • BWe need oxygen to make food.
  • CWe need oxygen to live and breathe.
  • DWe need oxygen to protect us from predators.

Q19:

Where does the oxygen we breathe come from?

  • AThe Sun
  • BAnimals
  • CPlants
  • DThe soil
  • EOuter space

Q20:

Scientists believe that greenhouse gases cause global warming. What is global warming?

  • AA decrease in the overall temperature of Earth’s atmosphere
  • BAn increase in the overall temperature of Earth’s atmosphere

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