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Atmosphere Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The ____________ forms five layers of gases around earth.
    • A. 

      Mesosphere

    • B. 

      Weather

    • C. 

      Atmosphere

  • 2. 
    The solar energy that reaches a planet is called.
    • A. 

      Insolation

    • B. 

      Insulation

    • C. 

      Light

  • 3. 
    What is the condition of the atmosphere at a certain place and time?
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Air pressure

    • C. 

      Weather

  • 4. 
    The amount of water vapor in the air is?
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Humidity

  • 5. 
    The force created by the weight of the air above us?
    • A. 

      High pressure

    • B. 

      Low pressure

    • C. 

      Air pressure

  • 6. 
    What is a device that shows the direction from which the wind is blowing?
    • A. 

      Weather vane

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Barometer

  • 7. 
    What type of device measures air pressure?
    • A. 

      Rain gauge

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Barometer

  • 8. 
    _________________ is a measure of how much space an object takes up.
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Area

  • 9. 
    The moisture falling from clouds in the form of rain, snow,sleet, or hail is called
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Persperation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

  • 10. 
    It blows steadily over long distances in a predictable direction.
    • A. 

      Cloudy winds

    • B. 

      Steady winds

    • C. 

      Global winds

  • 11. 
    Altitude is the height above Earth's surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Weather is the condtion of the ____________ at a particular time.
    • A. 

      Land breeze

    • B. 

      Stratosphere

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Thermosphere

  • 13. 
    Of all these choices,which does not affect air pressure?
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Amount of water vapor

    • D. 

      Mountains

  • 14. 
    A anemometer is a tool that measures wind speed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Warm air is _________ dense than cold air.
    • A. 

      More

    • B. 

      Less

    • C. 

      Same

  • 16. 
    The Coriolis effect describes the change in the direction of something on or above Earth's surface because of Earth's _______________.
    • A. 

      Size

    • B. 

      Shape

    • C. 

      Rotation

    • D. 

      Color

  • 17. 
    Sunlight strikes with the most vertical angle at or near the _____________.
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      Top

    • C. 

      Equator

    • D. 

      Morning

  • 18. 
    An area near the ____________ receive less energy from sunlight.
    • A. 

      Ocean

    • B. 

      Sky

    • C. 

      Holes

    • D. 

      Poles

  • 19. 
    The equator receives more ________________ from the sun.
    • A. 

      Direct rays

    • B. 

      Clouds

    • C. 

      Nice weather

    • D. 

      Attention

  • 20. 
    Air always flows from areas of _______________ to areas of ___________________.
    • A. 

      High air pressure,low air pressure

    • B. 

      Warmth,cold

    • C. 

      Good weather,bad weather

    • D. 

      Low air pressure,high air pressure

  • 21. 
    If it is 95.5 degrees at the Equator,what would the temperature be if  it were 10  times that in New York?
    • A. 

      9550.0

    • B. 

      955.0

    • C. 

      95.5

    • D. 

      95