Science Grade 6: Atmosphere

31 Questions  I  By Quancy75 on March 16, 2011
Mckenzie's science quiz.� Grade 6th. Atmosphere. Mrs. Hager

  

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1.  What is the major chemical found in smog?
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2.  ____________ is a form of oxygen with 3 oxygen atoms in each molecule.
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3.  Increased amounts of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere may lead to ________________
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4.  The ozone layer in the stratosphere absorbs __________________
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5.  The condition in which a layer of warmer air provents polluted air from rising and escaping is called a ________________
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6.  One group of gases that is responsible for destroying ozone in the ozone layer is _________________________
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7.  Heat is trapped near the Earth's surface by the ____________________
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8.  Name the main layers of our atmosphere from Earth to space.
9.  Most scientists base their climate predictions on _______________________
10.  Describe how an aneroid barometer is different from a mercury barometer.
11.  Which of the following are gases that increase the greenhouse effect?
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12.  The Earth's atmosphere contains about four times as much ____________ as ____________
13.  Which is the layer of atmosphere in which weather occurs?
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14.  The major source of photochemical smog is __________________________________.
15.  Layers of the atmosphere are classified according to their position.
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16.  Air in the atmosphere has pressure because _____________________________.
17.  What is the formula for calculation the density of an object?
18.  Water vapor is water in the form of ______________.
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19.  The thick, brownish haze found when certain gases react in sunlight is ____________________________
20.  Earths atmosphere is important to living things because:
21.  Where is the ozone layer located?
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22.  ________________________ is the common indoor air pollutant which can endanger the life of people through second hand smoke.
23.  The ozone layer protects people from too much ___________________
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24.  ____________________ is an indoor air pollutant that is a colorless, odorless, gas that forms when wood, coal, oil or gas is completely burned.
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25.  Earth's atmosphere traps energy from the sun and allows water to exist as a _____________
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26.  What are the two most abundant gases in the atmosphere?
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27.  Instruments used to measure air pressure are called ____________________
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28.  The less mass in a given volume of air, the ________________ the air.
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29.  What happens to air pressure as you rise farther into the atmosphere?
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30.  The National Weather Service measures air pressure in units called _______________
31.  What is the first layer of atmosphere an astronaut passes through during re-entry from space?
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