Multiple Choice Questions on Greenhouse effect

Multiple Choice Questions on Greenhouse effect

1-The strength of Greenhouse effect depends upon

(A) Atmosphere’s temperature

(B) amount of greenhouse gases that the atmosphere contains

(C) both (A) and (B)

(D) none of the above

 

2-Following has (have) accelerated the greenhouse effect

(A) burning of fossils fuels

(B) clearcutting of forests

(C) both (A) and (B)

(D) none of the above

 

3-Earth receives energy from sun in the form of

(A) Ultraviolet radiations

(B) Visible radiations

(C) Near-infrared radiations

(D) All of the above

 

4-About how much of the incoming solar energy is reflected back to space by the atmosphere

(A) 16%

(B) 26%

(C) 36%

(D) 46%

 

5- About how much of the incoming solar energy is absorbed by the atmosphere

(A) 9%

(B) 15%

(C) 19%

(D) 24%

 

6-The following planet experienced a runaway greenhouse in the past

(A) Mars

(B) Mercury

(C) Venus

(D) Jupiter

 

7-“Greenhouse effect” works by preventing absorbed heat from leaving the structure through ___ transfer.

(A) conductive

(B) convective

(C) radiative

(D) all of the above

 

8-A greenhouse is built of material that

(A) passes sunlight

(B) absorb sunlight

(C) reflects sunlight

(D) any of the above

 

 

9-Whish of the following is (are) greenhouse gas(es)

(A) Ozone

(B) Nitrous oxide

(C) methane

(D) all of the above

 

10-Diurnal temperature changes

(A) decrease with height in the atmosphere

(B) increase with height in the atmosphere

(C) remain same with height in the atmosphere

(D) any of the above

 

ANSWERS:

1-(C), 2-(C), 3-(D), 4-(B), 5-(C), 6-(C), 7-(C), 8-(A), 9-(D), 10-(A)