Atmospheric Sciences Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is not a way carbon can return to the atmosphere?

Question 2 2. What is capable of impacting climate by holding heat in the atmosphere?

Question 3 3. Weather is to climate as _____ is to _____.

Question 4 4. Why is the temperature drastically different between the North and South Rims of the Grand Canyon?

Question 5 5. In what ways can nitrogen gas be broken down into nutrients for plants?

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Question 6 6. How is the temperature of the Earth's atmosphere linked to the concentration of carbon dioxide?

Question 7 7. What are the largest reservoirs for carbon on Earth?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT an atmospheric effect on the climate?

Question 9 9. A _____ system usually produces more clouds because it causes air to _____, forming clouds.

Question 10 10. Legumes like _____ are important because _____.

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Question 11 11. What causes wind?

Question 12 12. The Greenhouse Effect _____.

Question 13 13. When does global warming occur?

Question 14 14. Photosynthesis is a process in plants that uses _____and produces energy and oxygen.

Question 15 15. Global warming CANNOT be caused by _____.

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Question 16 16. The movement of continents over the earth's surface influences climate by which of the following?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?

Question 18 18. Where is a rain shadow effect most likely to occur?

Question 19 19. Why do your ears pop when riding a roller coaster?

Question 20 20. Which factor is a measurement of the amount of water in the air, measured as a percentage using a hygrometer?

Atmospheric Sciences Chapter Exam Instructions

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