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Atmosphere

Description: review of concepts related to Earth's atmosphere, atmosphere #atmosphere
Number of Questions: 11
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Wind is created when air...

  1. rises over a mountain

  2. air moves from low to high pressure

  3. when air moves from high to low pressure

  4. when warm air rises


Correct Option: C

If the air pressure decreases from one day to the next then...

  1. the temperature will rise

  2. the sky will be clear

  3. there will be lightning

  4. there will be clouds


Correct Option: D

If the air pressure increases from one day to the next then...

  1. the sky will be clear

  2. there will be rain

  3. there will be lightning

  4. there will be clouds


Correct Option: A

If the ozone layer is thinned then...

  1. life on earth will be burned up

  2. the earth will heat up due to global warming

  3. there will be too many greenhouse gases let into the air

  4. there will be an increase in radiation reaching Earth


Correct Option: D

chlorofluorocarbons are causing problems with the ozone by...

  1. burning up the atmosphere

  2. breaking up the oxygen

  3. breaking up ozone molecule

  4. blocking out the ultraviolet radiation


Correct Option: C

Convection is the circular heating and cooling of air, this moves energy and leads to...

  1. wind

  2. clouds

  3. precipitation

  4. all of these


Correct Option: D

Energy from the Sun heats the surface and this heats the air when...

  1. when the air heats up

  2. when the ozone is thinning

  3. molecules to bump into each other

  4. air rises and then falls


Correct Option: C

Energy reaches the Earth from the Sun by radiation because radiation...

  1. doesn't need to travel through air

  2. will heat the air as it travels

  3. causes molecules to bump into each other

  4. causes air to rise and fall


Correct Option: A

The troposphere is important because it contains . . .

  1. meteors

  2. auroras

  3. ozone layer

  4. clouds


Correct Option: D

The ozone layer is in the...

  1. troposphere

  2. stratosphere

  3. mesosphere

  4. thermosphere


Correct Option: B

What gas makes up the majority the Earth's atmosphere?

  1. carbon dioxide

  2. water vapor

  3. oxygen

  4. nitrogen


Correct Option: D
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