The role of deforestation in climate change
  • 1. How does deforestation contribute to climate change?
A) It helps absorb excess carbon dioxide.
B) It releases stored carbon into the atmosphere.
C) It has no impact on carbon levels.
D) It cools down the Earth's temperature.
  • 2. Why do forests play a crucial role in the climate system?
A) They produce high levels of greenhouse gases.
B) They cause global cooling.
C) They have no impact on the climate.
D) They act as carbon sinks, storing carbon dioxide.
  • 3. Which human activities contribute to deforestation?
A) Reducing consumption and waste.
B) Carbon offset projects and reforestation.
C) Logging, agriculture, and urban expansion.
D) Conservation efforts and sustainable practices.
  • 4. How does deforestation impact indigenous communities?
A) Increased economic opportunities.
B) Preservation of local traditions.
C) Better access to healthcare.
D) Loss of traditional livelihoods and cultural heritage.
  • 5. Which area of the world has experienced significant deforestation in recent decades?
A) The Amazon rainforest in South America.
B) The Sahara Desert in Africa.
C) The Arctic tundra in North America.
D) The Australian Outback.
  • 6. How do forests help regulate the Earth's temperature?
A) They trap and retain heat.
B) They release cool gases into the atmosphere.
C) They provide shade and help cool the environment.
D) They have no impact on temperature regulation.
  • 7. What is the term used to describe the conversion of forests into non-forest land uses?
A) Afforestation.
B) Reforestation.
C) Biodiversity loss.
D) Deforestation.
  • 8. What can individuals do to help combat deforestation and climate change?
A) Increase energy consumption.
B) Support sustainable products and reduce consumption.
C) Encourage more logging and forest clearing.
D) Promote large-scale deforestation projects.
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