Climate Science Olympiad Quiz Answer-2022

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Climate Science Olympiad Qualifier Round Quiz Answer-2022

Climate Science Olympiad

Q1. The design of turbine blades is an example of biomimicry of what animal?


A. Leopard seal
B. Humpback whale
C. Emperor Penguin
D. Green turtle

Q2. The geosphere is part of the carbon cycle and includes the carbon stored within the land and sediments of the earth’s crust. This includes carbonate rocks such as limestone and marble, and also hydrocarbons, including fossil fuels. How are fossil fuels formed?

A. Long- term exposure of dead organism to high heat and pressure
B. Long- term exposure of carbonate rocks to high heat and pressure.
C. Long- term exposure of CO2 to high heat and pressure.

Q3. It is tricky to dispose of nuclear waste because it remains radioactive and dangerous for a long time. How many tones of spent nuclear fuel are there in USA?

A. 10000t
B. 90000t
C. 200000t

Q4. One mechanism for survival in a changing climate is to move to more suitable environment. This is called migration. In general, where are most land-based species moving? Select all that apply.

A. towards the poles
B. toward the equator
C. to higher altitudes

Q5. If species can’t adopt to global warning, or move to a more suitable environment, they will be threatened with extinction. Extinction occurs when no more living members of a species are left on earth. What percentage of species will be at risk of climate related extinction we reach 2°C warming?

A. 5%
B. 25%
C. 50%

Q6. Microbial biodiversity is important for keeping soils healthy and supporting plant growth. why? select all that apply.

A. they protect plants from disease.
B. They hold soils together.
C. They provide nutrients to the plants

Q7. 25% of all fish species living in coral reefs, and these ecosystem directly support round 500 million people, providing income, food, and protecting coastal area storms. However, corals are also very sensitive to changes in temperature. If temperature reach 1.5°C above pre -industrial levels, what percentage of coral reefs will be lost?

A. 10-20%
B. 45-65%
C. 70-90%

Q.8 Which of the following are the benefits of vertical farming? Select all that apply.

A. Independence from arable land use
B. Improved crop predictability
C. Less herbicide and pesticide use
D. Uses les
s energy.

Q9. What growth factors can be precisely controlled in vertical farming? Select all that apply.

A. temperature.
B. Humidity
C. CO2 concentration
D. Light