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#1  Buttons  20 seconds

Which of the following is NOT one of the devastating effects associated with rising sea levels?

Easier access to harbors

Increased flooding from storm surges

Contamination of freshwater supplies

Disappearance of small island states

While rising sea levels theoretically might increase the depth of some harbours, allowing easier access for bigger ships

#2  Buttons  20 seconds

In 2006, the Dutch created a new agency to manage periodic flooding of rivers in the Netherlands. What is it called?

Room for the River

Dutch River Management Corporation

Dutch River Agency

River Level Management Agency

High barriers alone do not provide a comprehensive response to the water challenges of the future.

#3  Buttons  20 seconds

Which propellants, once found in aerosol cans, are thought to be harmful to the ozone layer?

Chlorofluorocarbons

Carbonite

Chlorine

Carbonate

More commonly known as Freon, that is a trademark owned by the Chemours Company.

#4  Buttons  20 seconds

Speaking of the ozone layer, what harmful product does this part of the atmosphere filter?

UV light

Greenhouse Effect

Space dust

Acid Rain

#5  Type answer  30 seconds

What four-letter word that is a combination of smoke and fog is used to describe many forms of air pollution?

smog

#6  Buttons  20 seconds

In the year 2000 which city was generally considered to have America's worst air pollution problem?

Los Angeles

Detroit

Miami

New York

#7  Buttons  20 seconds

What is visible air pollution called?

Photochemical Smog

Rainbow Pollution

Smoglight

Chemvis

Photochemical Smog is visible

#8  Buttons  20 seconds

What is the main source of water pollution in unindustrialized nations?

Untreated Sewage

Industrial Chemicals

Pesticides

Carbon Dioxide

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

The evaporation of irrigation water leaves salt in soil producing what type of soil pollution?

Salinization

Pressure Pollution

Monoxide Pollution

Oxide Pollution

#10  Buttons  20 seconds

What is the result when industrial chemicals combine with condensing water vapor?

Acid Rain

Base Rain

Greenhouse Effect

Global warming

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