Unit 1 World at Risk: Case Studies

Mainly case-study statistics/context with a few definitions as well. (EDIT: there should be 39 questions in this resource; I don't know why but it seems the quiz is limited to 20. You may have to refresh/press play quiz again to access the other questions, I'm sorry about this but I don't know how to change it :( )

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1. Which of these Arctic species will INCREASE due to warming?

  • Shrimp
  • Cod
  • Salmon in the Yukon
  • Caribou
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2. What % do Boreal forests contribute to land carbon sinks?

  • 2.5%
  • 68%
  • 37%
  • 13%

3. Which of these was not a cause of the La Conchita Landslide, 2005?

  • Overdevelopment on fragile coasts
  • A major earthquake
  • Heavy rainfall
  • Over irrigation of ranches on the slope and insufficient drainage

4. Which of these brings rain and floods to California?

  • Typhoons
  • Monsoon season
  • El Nino
  • La Nina

5. What does this describe: "Anchovy stocks collapse, flooding and landslides damage villages, "desert in bloom" "

  • El Nino year in Peru
  • El Nino year in Australia
  • Impacts of an anticyclone on California
  • La Nina year in the Andes


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