Quiz-the Atmosphere, Air Pollution, And Global Climate Change

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Quiz-the Atmosphere, Air Pollution, And Global Climate Change

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  • 1. 
    It is lowest layer of the Earth's atmoshphere, in this layer air is heated from the ground up. This is also where weather occurs.
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Stratosphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

    • D. 

      Thermosphere

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The most potent (per molecule)gas of the greenhouse gases

    • B. 

      The most abundant greenhouse gas

    • C. 

      The only greenhouse presently decreasing in the atmosphere

    • D. 

      The main anthropogenic greenhouse gas produced in the United States

    • E. 

      The only greenhouse gas presently increasing in the atmosphere

  • 3. 
    Coal in the United States accounts for most greenhouse emissions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    As water warms________.
    • A. 

      Its density increases

    • B. 

      It expands

    • C. 

      It sinks

    • D. 

      It dissolves increased amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

    • E. 

      It is irreversibly altered

  • 5. 
    Ozone, is abundant in this layer. Ozone heats this layer as it absorbs energy from incoming ultraviolet radiation from the sun.
    • A. 

      Thermosphere

    • B. 

      Troposphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

    • D. 

      Stratosphere

  • 6. 
      Much of the X-ray and UV radiation from the sun is absorbed in the _____________.
    • A. 

      Stratosphere

    • B. 

      Thermosphere

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere

  • 7. 
    TRUE/FALSE.  Choose 'True' if the statement is true and 'False' if the statement is false.  Ozone in the troposphere is a harmful pollutant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    TRUE/FALSE.  Choose 'True' if the statement is true and 'False' if the statement is false. As you get higher up in the mesosphere, the temperature gets hotter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    TRUE/FALSE.  Choose 'True' if the statement is true and 'False' if the statement is false. Acid precipitation is created by reactions in the atmosphere, and can fall many miles from where pollution originated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    TRUE/FALSE.  Choose 'True' if the statement is true and 'False' if the statement is false.Global Climate Change is a regions of long-term pattern of atmoshperic conditions, including temperature, precipitation, and other variables.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False