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. How much longer is Hudson Bay unfrozen each year, due to warming?

  • 8 days
  • 5 weeks
  • 3 weeks
  • 2 months
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2. Which of these Arctic species will INCREASE due to warming?

  • Cod
  • Caribou
  • Salmon in the Yukon
  • Shrimp

3. Which of these is not a real disaster that affected California?

  • Lassen Peak volcanic eruption, 1998
  • Wildfire season, 2007; killed 14-22
  • 1994 Northridge Earthquake; injured 1500
  • Cresent City tsunami, 1964

4. Which of these is not a mitigation strategy to offset emissions?

  • Abbott's Hall Farm wetland creation to cope with rising sea levels
  • Nissan LEAF electric car
  • Shell in Botlek using their CO2 emissions to pump greenhouses
  • Coldplay's "A rush of blood to the head" tree-planting

5. What magnitude was the earthquake that caused the Boxing Day tsunami?

  • 9.3
  • 8.2
  • 7.0
  • 7.5


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