Atmospheric Science: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A _____ system usually produces more clouds because it causes air to _____, forming clouds.

Question 2 2. Which factor is a measurement of the amount of water in the air, measured as a percentage using a hygrometer?

Question 3 3. How is the temperature of the Earth's atmosphere linked to the concentration of carbon dioxide?

Question 4 4. How are mantle plumes and hot spots related?

Question 5 5. Steam is an example of which part of the water cycle?

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Question 6 6. Global warming CANNOT be caused by _____.

Question 7 7. What causes wind?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is true about the Hawaiian islands?

Question 9 9. In what ways can nitrogen gas be broken down into nutrients for plants?

Question 10 10. Photosynthesis is a process in plants that uses _____and produces energy and oxygen.

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Question 11 11. Legumes like _____ are important because _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT an atmospheric effect on the climate?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?

Question 14 14. Which part of the Earth is the lithosphere?

Question 15 15. Where is a rain shadow effect most likely to occur?

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Question 16 16. Why do your ears pop when riding a roller coaster?

Question 17 17. Which of the following events is LEAST likely to trigger a tsunami?

Question 18 18. What are the three main parts of the water cycle?

Question 19 19. What is capable of impacting climate by holding heat in the atmosphere?

Question 20 20. The Greenhouse Effect _____.

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Question 21 21. When does global warming occur?

Question 22 22. Transpiration is the process that occurs when _____.

Question 23 23. Which statement best describes how the beaches in Hawaii are formed?

Question 24 24. Cloud formation is an example of condensation because _____.

Question 25 25. The movement of continents over the earth's surface influences climate by which of the following?

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Question 26 26. How much 'new' water is made through the processes of the water cycle?

Question 27 27. Weather is to climate as _____ is to _____.

Question 28 28. Which is not a way carbon can return to the atmosphere?

Question 29 29. Why is the temperature drastically different between the North and South Rims of the Grand Canyon?

Question 30 30. What are the largest reservoirs for carbon on Earth?

Atmospheric Science: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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