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Which of the following are the effects of global warming?


  1. Melting of polar ice caps

  2. Increase in energy consumption

  3. Rise of sea level

  4. All of these


Solution

The correct options are
A

Melting of polar ice caps


B

Increase in energy consumption


C

Rise of sea level


D

All of these


Increase in average temperature of earth's atmosphere is called global warming. The effects of global warming are:

(i) Melting of polar ice caps - It causes an increase in sea level.

(ii) Increase in energy consumption - Energy required for cooling (for human purposes).

(iii) Rise in sea level - The low coastal areas have submerged due to rise in sea level.

(iv) Rise in temperature of oceans - Causes inconvenience and eventual death of aquatic animals.

(v) Decrease in amount of oxygen in sea and river water - Causes inconvenience and eventual death of aquatic animals.

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