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. What is the Thermo-haline conveyor?

  • An ocean current that circulates the world and brings Europe warm water
  • The air mass that brings rain to parts of Africa seasonally
  • The current that reverses during El Nino
  • Another name for the positive multiplier effect
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2. How many died in the Ash Wednesday Bushfires, 1983?

  • 110
  • 75
  • 64
  • 4

3. How many people died in the 1953 Storm Surge on the South East coast?

  • 150
  • 300
  • 1,000
  • 200

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

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

5. How many typhoons affect the Philippines every year?

  • 25
  • 120
  • 15
  • 4


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