The Atmosphere Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements about ozone is FALSE?

Question 2 2. Which statement is NOT true about insulation?

Question 3 3. The greenhouse effect

Question 4 4. Which gas is the second most common one in our atmosphere?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?

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Question 6 6. The movement of continents over the earth's surface influences climate by which of the following?

Question 7 7. Convective lifting occurs when

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a fluid?

Question 9 9. The initial Montreal Protocol of 1987 vowed to reduce CFC production by _____.

Question 10 10. Why would a cloud not produce precipitation?

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Question 11 11. Which lifting mechanism is responsible for hurricanes?

Question 12 12. Low-frequency waves have a _____ wavelength, while high-frequency waves have a _____ wavelength.

Question 13 13. Which is true about ozone?

Question 14 14. For the same amount of water vapor, the relative humidity will be

Question 15 15. The Greenhouse Effect _____.

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Question 16 16. Clouds are usually

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

Question 18 18. Which is NOT true about humidity?

Question 19 19. How is ozone that is found in the troposphere considered harmful?

Question 20 20. A _____ system usually produces more clouds because it causes air to _____, forming clouds.

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Question 21 21. What is capable of impacting climate by holding heat in the atmosphere?

Question 22 22. About how far does the atmosphere extend above Earth's surface?

Question 23 23. Which is NOT a mechanism of air lift?

Question 24 24. Which is true about air saturation?

Question 25 25. What is the term that describes the fluid motion of hot air rising or cool air sinking?

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Question 26 26. Which factor is a measurement of the amount of water in the air, measured as a percentage using a hygrometer?

Question 27 27. Which statement is true about the gases in the 'other' category?

Question 28 28. Global warming CANNOT be caused by _____.

Question 29 29. Different parts of Earth are different temperatures because _____.

Question 30 30. Clouds with the word 'stratus' in them will

The Atmosphere Chapter Exam Instructions

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