Atmosphere

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Atmosphere Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    _______________ is the mixture of gases that surrounds the earth.
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Air pressure

    • C. 

      Atmosphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere

  • 2. 
    ____________________ is the measure of the force with which air molecules push on a surface of the earth 
    • A. 

      Air pressure

    • B. 

      Ionosphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

  • 3. 
    ________________________   is the layer where gases turn and mix and is the layer closets to the earth
    • A. 

      Exosphere

    • B. 

      Thermosphere

    • C. 

      Troposphere

  • 4. 
    ________________ is the sphere where gases are layered and do not mix very much, just above the troposphere
    • A. 

      Middlesphere

    • B. 

      Stratosphere

    • C. 

      Atmosphere

  • 5. 
    _________________ is known as the middle layer in the atmosphere
    • A. 

      Mesosphere

    • B. 

      Themosphere

    • C. 

      Midsphere

    • D. 

      Exosphere

  • 6. 
    __________________ is the layer of the atmosphere where temperatures are the highest
    • A. 

      Air pressure

    • B. 

      Ionosphere

    • C. 

      Thermosphere

  • 7. 
    This layer contains electrically charged particles called ions and is part of the thermosphere
    • A. 

      Ionosphere

    • B. 

      Exosphere

    • C. 

      Jackrabbitsphere

    • D. 

      Stratosphere

  • 8. 
    Is the highest layer of the atmosphere. Together with the ionosphere, it makes up the thermosphere
    • A. 

      Mesosphere

    • B. 

      Ionosphere

    • C. 

      Exosphere

    • D. 

      Tipisphere

  • 9. 
    The boundary between the troposphere and the stratosphere is called the _________________
    • A. 

      Mesopause

    • B. 

      Tropopause

    • C. 

      Thermosphere

    • D. 

      Ozone layer

  • 10. 
    At the stratopause the temperature starts ________________ with altitude as you go up into the mesosphere.
    • A. 

      Increasing

    • B. 

      Decreasing

    • C. 

      Leveling off

  • 11. 
    A normal thermometer can be used to measure temperature at the thermosphere.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The 4 main layers of the atmosphere are:
    • A. 

      Troposphere, stratosphere, ionosphere, thermosphere

    • B. 

      Troposphere, stratopause, mesosphere, thermosphere

    • C. 

      Troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere

  • 13. 
    Temperature ______________ with altitude in the stratosphere.
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

  • 14. 
    The ionosphere is in what layer of the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Thermoplastic

    • B. 

      Ozone

    • C. 

      Thermosphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere

    • E. 

      Troposphere