Challenges for the Planet - Exam Style Qs Lesson 1

Challenges for the Planet - Exam Style Qs Lesson 1

Exam practice questions for Lesson 1 CP, in practice for the Unit 1 GCSE Edexcel exam on 13.6.11

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CP Lesson 1 ­ Exam Style Questions
1. Briefly describe how the earth's climate has changed since 8000BC. (2)
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2. Name one external factor and one internal factor that have caused climate change.
Explain how they affect this. (4)
External Factor
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Explanation
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3. Greenhouse gases lead to the reradiation of heat back onto the surface of the earth.
Describe two methods that also contribute to greenhouse gas levels, and why this has
become an increasing problem recently. (2)
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4. Explain why coral reefs are in threat due to climate change. (3)
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Why are retreating glaciers a threat to humans and the environment? (2)
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6. Write in the correct words or phrases to fill in the gaps: (2)
Countries closest to the ....................... are likely to suffer most as
their crop yields ............................ It is forecasted that in India
there will be a ......... % decrease in the amount of land available to
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Explain the negative effects of climate change on people, using case study data in your
answer. (6)
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