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How Much Do You Know About Climatology?

Climate change in recent times is apparent. Do you have what it takes to make a difference? Test your knowledge about climatology with this quiz!
Prateek Pawar Nov 11, 2020
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Fun Fact
Climatology is sometimes confused with ‘meteorology’, the study of weather and weather forecasting.
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Did you know?
The 2019 Nobel Prize for the Environment was awarded to climatologists Michael E. Mann and Warren M. Washington.
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Did You Know?
Ancient Greeks were the first to study climate as a science. The most influential classical text on climate was written by Hippocrates around 400BCE.
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Greenland Ranch in Death Valley recorded an all-time high temperature of 134°F or 56.7°C on July 10, 1913. However, this is doubted to be a reliable figure as the temperature-recording mechanisms were not as advanced back then.
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The rotation of the Earth causes the day to turn into night, whereas the revolution of the Earth is responsible for various seasons.
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ENSO which stands for ‘El Niño-Southern Oscillation’ is a scientific term that describes the fluctuations in temperature between the ocean and atmosphere in the east-central Equatorial Pacific.
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Global warming is the increase of Earth’s average surface temperature due to greenhouse gases that blanket the Earth and trap the Sun’s heat. Ironically, greenhouse gases are essential as they keep the heat close to Earth's surface, making it habitable.
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The GEF is an operational entity of the financial mechanism of the Convention that provides financial support to the activities and projects of developing country Parties. The GEF also serves the Paris Agreement.
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As a consequence of global warming, the melting of glaciers releases more water into the ocean, causing it to expand and heat up, thus, in turn, causing the sea level to rise.
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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is an environmental treaty with the goal of, ‘stabilization of Greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level preventing dangerous human interference with the climate system’.
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