Science Grade 6: Atmosphere

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Mckenzie's science quiz. � Grade 6th. Atmosphere. Mrs. Hager

  
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  • 1. 
    What is the major chemical found in smog?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      CFCS

    • C. 

      Ozone


  • 2. 
    ____________ is a form of oxygen with 3 oxygen atoms in each molecule.
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Ozone

    • C. 

      Oxygen


  • 3. 
    Increased amounts of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere may lead to ________________
    • A. 

      Global warming

    • B. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • C. 

      Carbon monoxide poisoning


  • 4. 
    The ozone layer in the stratosphere absorbs __________________
    • A. 

      Ozone

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Ultraviolet radiation


  • 5. 
    The condition in which a layer of warmer air provents polluted air from rising and escaping is called a ________________
    • A. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • B. 

      Global warming

    • C. 

      Temperature inversion


  • 6. 
    One group of gases that is responsible for destroying ozone in the ozone layer is _________________________
    • A. 

      Chloroflurocarbons

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Ozone


  • 7. 
    Heat is trapped near the Earth's surface by the ____________________
    • A. 

      Global warming

    • B. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • C. 

      Ozone layer


  • 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?
    • A. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Ozone

    • D. 

      Water vapor


  • 12. 
    The Earth's atmosphere contains about four times as much ____________ as ____________

  • 13. 
    Which is the layer of atmosphere in which weather occurs?
    • A. 

      Mesosphere

    • B. 

      Exosphere

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Ionosphere


  • 14. 
    The major source of photochemical smog is __________________________________.

  • 15. 
    Layers of the atmosphere are classified according to their position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 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 ______________.
    • A. 

      Gas

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Liquid


  • 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?
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Exosphere

    • C. 

      Upper atmosphere

    • D. 

      Lower atmosphere


  • 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 ___________________
    • A. 

      Ultraviolet radiation

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Chemical radiation


  • 24. 
    ____________________ is an indoor air pollutant that is a colorless, odorless, gas that forms when wood, coal, oil or gas is completely burned.
    • A. 

      Cigarette smoke

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Carbon monoxide


  • 25. 
    Earth's atmosphere traps energy from the sun and allows water to exist as a _____________
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas


  • 26. 
    What are the two most abundant gases in the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Water vapor


  • 27. 
    Instruments used to measure air pressure are called ____________________
    • A. 

      Anerometers

    • B. 

      Barometers

    • C. 

      Thermometers


  • 28. 
    The less mass in a given volume of air, the ________________ the air.
    • A. 

      Equally dense

    • B. 

      More dense

    • C. 

      Less dense


  • 29. 
    What happens to air pressure as you rise farther into the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      The air pressure increases

    • B. 

      The air pressure decreases

    • C. 

      The air pressure stays the same


  • 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?
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Iososphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

    • D. 

      Exosphere


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