Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Canadian Edition - Unit 18

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Question 1:


a) 1 million
b) 100,000
c) 65,000
d) 11,000
e) 140

Question 2:


a) worldwide drought
b) cooling trend
c) warming trend
d) climatic reversal
e) deglaciation

Question 3:


a) a glaciation
b) an interglacial
c) the Holocene
d) the Eemian interglacial
e) the Medieval Optimum

Question 4:


a) change in the Earth's orbit
b) change in the tilt of the Earth's axis
c) sunspots
d) an eclipse
e) a teleconnection

Question 5:


a) positive feedbacks
b) negative feedbacks
c) greenhouse effects
d) teleconnections
e) Cambrian explosions

Question 6:


a) prior to AD 1000
b) around AD 1200
c) around AD 1800
d) in the 20th century
e) prior to the Holocene

Question 7:


a) True
b) False

Question 8:


a) True
b) False

Question 9:


a) True
b) False

Question 10:


a) True
b) False

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False