Atmosphere Review

29 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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Atmosphere Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ozone layer protects people from too much ___________________
    • A. 

      Ultraviolet radiation

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Chemical radiation

  • 2. 
    Air in the atmosphere has pressure because _____________________________.
  • 3. 
    Which is the layer of atmosphere in which weather occurs?
    • A. 

      Mesosphere

    • B. 

      Exosphere

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Ionosphere

  • 4. 
    The Earth's atmosphere contains about four times as much ____________ as ____________
  • 5. 
    Which of the following are gases that increase the greenhouse effect?
    • A. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Ozone

    • D. 

      Water vapor

  • 6. 
    Name the main layers of our atmosphere from Earth to space.
  • 7. 
    One group of gases that is responsible for destroying ozone in the ozone layer is _________________________
    • A. 

      Chloroflurocarbons

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Ozone

  • 8. 
    Increased amounts of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere may lead to ________________
    • A. 

      Global warming

    • B. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • C. 

      Carbon monoxide poisoning

  • 9. 
    ____________ is a form of oxygen with 3 oxygen atoms in each molecule.
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Ozone

    • C. 

      Oxygen

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    The less mass in a given volume of air, the ________________ the air.
    • A. 

      Equally dense

    • B. 

      More dense

    • C. 

      Less dense

  • 12. 
    Instruments used to measure air pressure are called ____________________
    • A. 

      Anerometers

    • B. 

      Barometers

    • C. 

      Thermometers

  • 13. 
    What are the two most abundant gases in the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Water vapor

  • 14. 
    Where is the ozone layer located?
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Exosphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere

  • 15. 
    The thick, brownish haze found when certain volatile gases react in sunlight is ____________________________
  • 16. 
    Water vapor is water in the form of ______________.
    • A. 

      Gas

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Liquid

  • 17. 
    The major source of photochemical smog is __________________________________.
  • 18. 
    Heat is trapped near the Earth's surface by the ____________________
    • A. 

      Global warming

    • B. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • C. 

      Ozone layer

  • 19. 
    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

  • 20. 
    The ozone layer in the stratosphere absorbs __________________
    • A. 

      Ozone

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Ultraviolet radiation

  • 21. 
    What is the major chemical found in smog?
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      CFCS

    • C. 

      Ozone

  • 22. 
    What is the first layer of atmosphere an astronaut passes through during re-entry from space?
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Iososphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

    • D. 

      Exosphere

  • 23. 
    Very small particles of fuel that has been burned. Ex, diesel smoke
    • A. 

      Particulate matter

    • B. 

      Noxious gases

    • C. 

      Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)

    • D. 

      Temperature inversion

    • E. 

      Acid rain

    • F. 

      Temperate inorganic solids

    • G. 

      CO2

    • H. 

      Oxygen

    • I. 

      Atmosphere

    • J. 

      Fog

    • K. 

      Clouds

    • L. 

      Stratosphere

    • M. 

      Mesosphere

    • N. 

      Thermosphere

    • O. 

      Exosphere

    • P. 

      Troposphere

  • 24. 
    Chemicals that can cause harm directly, or react with other chemicals to do damage.
    • A. 

      Particulate matter

    • B. 

      Noxious gases

    • C. 

      Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)

    • D. 

      Temperature inversion

    • E. 

      Acid rain

    • F. 

      Temperate inorganic solids

    • G. 

      CO2

    • H. 

      Oxygen

    • I. 

      Atmosphere

    • J. 

      Fog

    • K. 

      Clouds

    • L. 

      Stratosphere

    • M. 

      Mesosphere

    • N. 

      Thermosphere

    • O. 

      Exosphere

    • P. 

      Troposphere

  • 25. 
    A hazy mixture of pollutants in the air, primarily made up of ground-level ozone.
    • A. 

      Particulate matter

    • B. 

      Noxious gases

    • C. 

      Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)

    • D. 

      Temperature inversion

    • E. 

      Acid rain

    • F. 

      Temperate inorganic solids

    • G. 

      CO2

    • H. 

      Oxygen

    • I. 

      Atmosphere

    • J. 

      Fog

    • K. 

      Clouds

    • L. 

      Stratosphere

    • M. 

      Mesosphere

    • N. 

      Thermosphere

    • O. 

      Exosphere

    • P. 

      Troposphere

    • Q. 

      Smog