Quiz on Greenhouse Effect

This quiz is designed to assess your  understanding about the "Greenhouse effect"Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking 'Score'. Percentage score will be displayed along with right answers.
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1. Why heat trapping by CO2, CH4 etc in the atmosphere is called 'green house effect'?
Garden Green house is permeable to both heat and sunlight
Garden Green house is impermeable to sunlight
Garden Green house is permeable to sunlight and impermeable to heat
Garden Green house is impermeable to both sunlight and heat
2. Which of the following is not a green house gas?
CO2, and CH4
CO2 and N2O
N and O
H2O and O3
3. Half of the green house effect is caused by
4. Which is the most potent green house gas in terms of efficiency?
5. The gradual rise in atmospheric temperature due to increase in green house gases is called
Green house effect
Global warming
ozone depletion
thermal hyperalgesia
6. Which of the following statement is false about green house effect?
Increased emission of green house gases is a natural process
Life on earth is possible due to green house effect
Increased emmision of green house gases in the atmosphere increases earths temperature
Green house effect is a natural process that maintains earth temperature
7. The proportion of CO2 emission by human activities that remains in the atmosphere after a specified time is called
green house emission
CO2 emission
airborne fraction
Annual CO2 emission
8. The largest human source of carbon dioxide emissions is from
burning of fossil fuels
land degradation
9. The largest single source of global greenhouse gas emissions is accounted by the economic sector
electricity and heat generation
agriculture and deforestation
10. The major human sources of methane emissions are
Fossil fuel production and livestock farming
Fossil fuel production and biomass burning
Fossil fuel production and agriculture
Fossil fuel production and biofuels
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