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Earth's Atmosphere Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is true about solar radiation?

Question 2 2. The Greenhouse Effect _____.

Question 3 3. What causes wind?

Question 4 4. On what basis were S. Rowland and M. Molina chosen for the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry?

Question 5 5. The movement of continents over the earth's surface influences climate by which of the following?

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Question 6 6. When does global warming occur?

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. Select the concentration of ozone that is naturally found in the stratosphere.

Question 9 9. All of the following statements are true about the enhanced greenhouse effect, EXCEPT that it _____.

Question 10 10. Which factor is a measurement of the amount of water in the air, measured as a percentage using a hygrometer?

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Question 11 11. What basis is used to categorize the Köppen Climate Classification system, which describes the general temperature and moisture of a region?

Question 12 12. Why is it possible to reach your hand into the oven without injury, but harmful to touch the pan inside it?

Question 13 13. Global warming CANNOT be caused by _____.

Question 14 14. Which is true about the exosphere?

Question 15 15. Which is of the following statements about carbon dioxide is TRUE?

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Question 16 16. Which statement is true about the gases in the 'other' category?

Question 17 17. Most of the atmospheric mass on Earth falls below what altitude?

Question 18 18. Which is FALSE about air pollution?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?

Question 20 20. Which gas is the second most common one in our atmosphere?

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Question 21 21. Which statement is NOT true about insulation?

Question 22 22. Which is NOT true about the stratosphere?

Question 23 23. What causes auroras?

Question 24 24. _____ is an air pollutant. It is an odorless gas which is produced as a result of the burning of industrial waste. If inhaled it hinders delivery of oxygen throughout the body.

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

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Question 26 26. Which parts of the electromagnetic spectrum can we see?

Question 27 27. About how far does the atmosphere extend above Earth's surface?

Question 28 28. What is capable of impacting climate by holding heat in the atmosphere?

Question 29 29. Where is a rain shadow effect most likely to occur?

Question 30 30. What is the term that describes the fluid motion of hot air rising or cool air sinking?

Earth's Atmosphere 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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