Meteorology Quiz

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Meteorology Quiz

Meteorology Quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the atmospheric layer closest to the Earth's surface called
    • A. 

      Exosphere

    • B. 

      Thermosphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

    • D. 

      Stratosphere

    • E. 

      Troposphere

  • 2. 
    What are the temperature variations like between the Earth's surface and the tropopause? Between the tropopause and the stratopause? Above the stratopause? (Note: No exact temperatures required, simply temperature trends)
  • 3. 
    In the troposphere, temperature decreases in correlation with altitude by how many degrees centigrade (Celsius) per 1,000 ft?
  • 4. 
    What three factors does the exact height of the tropopause depend on?
  • 5. 
    Which problems can result from flying at an altitude of up to 10,000 ft without oxygen? Between 10,000 and 16,000 ft? Above 16,000 ft? Above 23,000 ft?