Energy In The Atmosphere Practice Quiz

10 Questions  I  By Scvicela on October 29, 2007
This quiz covers methods of heat transfer and electromagnetic radiation.

  

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1.  The TOTAL energy of motion of the molecules of a substance is called...
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2.  The main method of heating the troposphere is...
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3.  An instrument that measures air temperature is called a/an...
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4.  The transfer of energy by the movement of fluid is called...
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5.  The AVERAGE energy of motion of the molecules of a substance is...
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6.  The energy that is transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one is called...
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7.  The direct transfer of heat through physical contact is called...
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8.  The type of energy radiated from the sun that is responsible for sunburns, skin cancer, and eye damage is...
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9.  The type of energy radiated from the sun that can be seen by organisms such as snakes and bees, but not humans is...
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10.  The reflection of light in all directions is called...
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