Atmosphere & Weather Factors Practice Test

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Atmosphere & Weather Factors Practice Test
This is a practice for your test on Friday. This will give you an idea about how much you need to study.

  
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1.  What is the most abundant gas in the atmosphere?
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2.  Which of the following does NOT play a role in the formation of winds?
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3.  Which of the following is an example of heat transfer by convection?
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4.  The process by which the atmosphere traps heat is called what?
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5.  If water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit, what temperature does it freeze at on the Celsius scale?  (Use C = (5/9)(F-32)
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6.  Which of the following is an example of heat transfer by radiation?
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7.  Which of the following statements is true regarding warm and cool air?
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8.  What term is used to describe how Earth's rotation seems to make global winds curve?
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9.  Why does a sea breeze occur?
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10.  If you feel rain falling on you, what layer of the atmosphere must you be in?
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11.  Which phrase best describes thermal energy?
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12.  Which sentence best describes how sleet is formed?
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13.  Earth's atmosphere is mainly heated by what type of electromagnetic wave?
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14.  Which of the following is an example of heat transfer by conduction?
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15.  Why is the ozone layer beneficial to humans?
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