The Atmosphere: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Low-frequency waves have a _____ wavelength, while high-frequency waves have a _____ wavelength.

Question 2 2. Select the concentration of ozone that is naturally found in the stratosphere.

Question 3 3. What causes wind?

Question 4 4. Which factor is a measurement of the amount of water in the air, measured as a percentage using a hygrometer?

Question 5 5. The Greenhouse Effect _____.

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Question 6 6. When does global warming occur?

Question 7 7. Six types of air pollutants were identified by the EPA because they _____.

Question 8 8. Which parts of the electromagnetic spectrum can we see?

Question 9 9. Which is true about ozone?

Question 10 10. Why is it possible to reach your hand into the oven without injury, but harmful to touch the pan inside it?

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Question 11 11. About how far does the atmosphere extend above Earth's surface?

Question 12 12. What basis is used to categorize the Köppen Climate Classification system, which describes the general temperature and moisture of a region?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements about nitrous oxide is TRUE?

Question 14 14. Which lifting mechanism is responsible for hurricanes?

Question 15 15. The greenhouse effect

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Question 16 16. _____ 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 17 17. Weather is to climate as _____ is to _____.

Question 18 18. What is the term that describes the fluid motion of hot air rising or cool air sinking?

Question 19 19. We see and hear a lot of reporting about the dangers of greenhouse gases. However, there is very little coverage about the benefit of having greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. What is the value of having greenhouse gases in small amounts?

Question 20 20. Which is of the following statements about carbon dioxide is TRUE?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a fluid?

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

Question 23 23. How is the temperature of the Earth's atmosphere linked to the concentration of carbon dioxide?

Question 24 24. Which statement is NOT true about all forms of radiation?

Question 25 25. Which is NOT a classification in the Köppen system?

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Question 26 26. Which is true about air saturation?

Question 27 27. Why would a cloud not produce precipitation?

Question 28 28. Which is one of the four main categories of cloud?

Question 29 29. Which is NOT a mechanism of air lift?

Question 30 30. Most of the atmospheric mass on Earth falls below what altitude?

The Atmosphere: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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