Earth's Atmospheric Temperature Profile & Thermodynamic Diagrams

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Which statement regarding the layers of the earth's atmosphere is TRUE?

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1. Which statement about the stratosphere is TRUE?

2. Which thermodynamic diagram is most commonly used?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet test information about the atmospheric temperature profile and thermodynamic diagrams. Some questions require you to identify true statements about this subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Complete this quiz and worksheet when you're ready to gauge your understanding of:

  • The stratosphere
  • Common thermodynamic diagrams
  • The adiabatic process

Skills Practiced

You can practice the following skills as you work on this quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the atmospheric temperature profile and thermodynamic diagrams
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read statements regarding the layers of earth's atmosphere and interpret which one is true
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what's contained on a Skew-T graph

Additional Learning

Even more information about this topic is found in the lesson that accompanies this quiz, titled Earth's Atmospheric Temperature Profile & Thermodynamic Diagrams. We've designed this lesson in order to help you find out more about:

  • Information on the Earth's atmospheric temperature profile
  • The layers of Earth's atmosphere
  • Graphs used by meteorology
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