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Atmospheric Science and the Environment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a consequence of global warming?

Question 2 2. Which is NOT a way that people are working to control global climate change?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is true about nitrous oxide?

Question 4 4. Why do CFC's deplete the ozone layer?

Question 5 5. The initial Montreal Protocol of 1987 vowed to reduce CFC production by _____.

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Question 6 6. How is ozone that is found in the troposphere considered harmful?

Question 7 7. Most climate scientists agree that _____ is the cause of the unprecedented increase in global temperatures.

Question 8 8. The Kyoto protocol of 1997

Question 9 9. What causes hurricanes that form over the Atlantic Ocean to change direction and start traveling from west to east as they approach the United States?

Question 10 10. A day when the tilt of the earth is greatest relative to the sun is known as a(n):

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Question 11 11. Acids are defined as _____.

Question 12 12. The harmful components in acid rain are:

Question 13 13. All of the following statements are true about the enhanced greenhouse effect, EXCEPT that it _____.

Question 14 14. What used to be the primary source of lead as air pollution in the United States?

Question 15 15. The Hawaiian Islands were formed by:

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Question 16 16. How are primary pollutants compared to secondary pollutants?

Question 17 17. In the U.S., the effects of acid deposition are mainly felt in the _____, even though much of the pollution comes from _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is FALSE about winter in the Northern Hemisphere?

Question 19 19. The greenhouse effect

Question 20 20. The movement of continents over the earth's surface influences climate by which of the following?

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Question 21 21. A barometer is used to measure:

Question 22 22. A _____ system usually produces more clouds because it causes air to _____, forming clouds.

Question 23 23. Why does indoor air pollution have a greater impact on developing countries than on developed countries?

Question 24 24. Which factor is a measurement of the amount of water in the air, measured as a percentage using a hygrometer?

Question 25 25. Weather is to climate as _____ is to _____.

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Question 26 26. What is the best way to prevent indoor air pollution from radon gas in developed countries?

Question 27 27. The average temperature on Earth has increased by how much over the past 100 years?

Question 28 28. Select the concentration of ozone that is naturally found in the stratosphere.

Question 29 29. Which was the first piece of legislation to provide funding for both monitoring and controlling of air pollution?

Question 30 30. Which is FALSE about greenhouse gases?

Atmospheric Science and the Environment Chapter Exam Instructions

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