Atmospheric Structure & Energy Transfer Chapter Exam

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!

Page 1

Question 1 1. Why do your ears pop when riding a roller coaster?

Question 2 2. Which is true about ozone?

Question 3 3. Which gas is the second most common one in our atmosphere?

Question 4 4. What is the term that describes hot air rising and cool air sinking in a fluid?

Question 5 5. The greenhouse effect

Page 2

Question 6 6. The layer where all life occurs is called the

Question 7 7. Why is the temperature drastically different between the North and South Rims of the Grand Canyon?

Question 8 8. Most of the atmospheric mass on Earth falls below what altitude?

Question 9 9. What causes auroras?

Question 10 10. Why are the polar regions cooler than the equator?

Page 3

Question 11 11. The oven in your house uses convection to heat food. This means that _____.

Question 12 12. The total amount of sunlight Earth receives each day _____.

Question 13 13. Which statement is NOT true about insulation?

Question 14 14. We see and hear a lot of reporting about the dangers of greenhouse gases. What receives little coverage are the benefits of having greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. What is the value of having greenhouse gases in small amounts?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is FALSE about winter in the Northern Hemisphere?

Page 4

Question 16 16. A _____ system usually produces more clouds because it causes air to _____, forming clouds.

Question 17 17. All of the following statements are true about the enhanced greenhouse effect, EXCEPT that it _____.

Question 18 18. Which is NOT true about the stratosphere?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements about ozone is FALSE?

Question 20 20. How is the summer solstice different from winter solstice?

Page 5

Question 21 21. Why is it possible to reach your hand into the oven without injury, but harmful to touch the pan inside it?

Question 22 22. Which statement is true about the gases in the 'other' category?

Question 23 23. Which factor is a measurement of the amount of water in the air, measured as a percentage using a hygrometer?

Question 24 24. Which is FALSE about greenhouse gases?

Question 25 25. Which statement is NOT true about all forms of radiation?

Page 6

Question 26 26. Which is of the following statements about carbon dioxide is TRUE?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements about nitrous oxide is TRUE?

Question 28 28. Which is true about the exosphere?

Question 29 29. About how far does the atmosphere extend above Earth's surface?

Question 30 30. What causes wind?

Atmospheric Structure & Energy Transfer 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!

AEPA Earth Science: Practice & Study Guide  /  Science Courses
Support