Atmosphere Mccurdy

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Atmosphere Mccurdy


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  • 1. 
    What is the hottest layer of the atmosphere, which can reach temperatures above 1500 degrees Celcius?
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Thermosphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

    • D. 

      Stratosphere

  • 2. 
    Which gas along with carbon dioxide makes up most of the 1% of the atmosphere that is not taken up by Nitrogen and Oxygen?
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Helium

    • C. 

      Methane

    • D. 

      Laughing Gas

    • E. 

      Argon

  • 3. 
    The Troposphere contains 90% of all of the mass in the atmosphere
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The ______________________________ is the layer of the atmosphere where meteoroids burn up.
  • 5. 
    The image above shows the brilliant naturally occuring light display in the ionosphere that is known as the __________________?
    • A. 

      Smoke Monster

    • B. 

      Aurora Nebraskas

    • C. 

      Northern Lights

    • D. 

      Neons in the Sky

  • 6. 
    This is the only layer in the atmosphere that is divided into two other layers, the ionosphere and the exosphere.
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Mesosphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere

    • D. 

      Thermosphere

    • E. 

      McCurdosphere

  • 7. 
    Nitrogen makes up approximately 34% of our atmosphere.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    _______________ is the gas that almost all fuel types need to burn.
  • 9. 
    Plants breathe in ___________ ____________ so that they can put out oxygen
  • 10. 
    ______________ is a layer of gas that resides in the stratosphere. It is created when lightning reacts with oxygen in the atmosphere.
  • 11. 
    What percentage of the atmosphere is made up of oxygen
    • A. 

      34

    • B. 

      78

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      17

  • 12. 
    The condition of earth's atmosphere at a certain time and place is called ________________.
    • A. 

      Barometric pressure

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Freezing point

    • D. 

      Weather

    • E. 

      Atmosphere

  • 13. 
    Water in gas form is called ____________ _____________.
  • 14. 
    The layers of the atmosphere are grouped according to the type of gas in them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Satellites orbit the earth in the Exosphere.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The word Tropo means change.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    This is the coldest layer of the atmosphere.