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Climate change, Energy Health

Ice Age, the period of changes

a test to value your knowledge of climate changes of the Ice Age .
Age: 30-59


1. What do we call Ice Age?

The million-year periods when a part of the planet's surface is covered with large ice sheet.
The thousand-year periods when the whole planet is covered with ice sheet.
The short periods, when we have good snow for skiing in Hungary.

2. When was the last Ice Age?

65 million years ago
150 thousand years ago
We live in Ice Age

3. The average temperature in the coldest periods of the Ice Age was colder than today. How much?

4-5 degrees Celsius
10 degrees Celsius
20 degrees Celsius

4. Our planet's average temperature is 14.5 C, but most of its history was characterized by a warmer climate than today. How much warmer?

5 degrees Celsius
8 degrees Celsius
10 degrees Celsius

5. 150 thousand years ago, the maximum extent of northern ice sheet ended by

Montreal, Stockholm.
New York, London and Krakkow
Miami, Marseille and Budapest.

6. How do the animal species adapted to colder climate?

Larger body size, thick, wooly fur, smaller ears
Longer, 6 months long hibernation, more food storage
Smaller body size, longer fur, larger ears

7. From the following typical Ice Age species never lived in Europe?

Wooly mammoth
Wooly rhinoceros
Giant deer
Giant sloth
Cave bear

8. At the stretch of the Ice, the water level of the oceans decreased, original land bridges appeared, and the plants, animals and Humans coud spread on new continents. What is the name of the land bridge between Northern America and Asia.

Northwest Passage
Beringia
Burgundy

9. After the retreat of ice sheets at first the plants settled in, which has a lot of wind-dispersed light seeds. What species were they?

Oak and beech
Birch and pine
Black Locust and maple

10. Which herbivore animal appeared in the previous ice age, and still inhabitant of the northern hemisphere?

Cape buffalo
Moose
Mammoth


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