Trivia Quiz On Perry Environmental Science The Atmosphere

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 107

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Environmental Science Quizzes & Trivia

The atmosphere is an important part of what makes Earth livable. It blocks some of the Sun's dangerous rays from reaching Earth. The atmosphere layer closest to the earth is referred to as the troposphere. What more do you know about our atmosphere? Take the quiz and test your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Electrically charged atoms
    • A. 

      Ions

    • B. 

      Troposhpere

    • C. 

      Conduction

    • D. 

      Methane

    • E. 

      Mesosphere

  • 2. 
    How air is heated near Earth's surface
    • A. 

      Ions

    • B. 

      Troposphere

    • C. 

      Conduction

    • D. 

      Methane

    • E. 

      Mesosphere

  • 3. 
    One of the most abundant greenhouse gases
    • A. 

      Ions

    • B. 

      Troposphere

    • C. 

      Conduction

    • D. 

      Methane

    • E. 

      Mesosphere

  • 4. 
    The coldest layer of Earth's atmosphere
    • A. 

      Ions

    • B. 

      Troposphere

    • C. 

      Conduction

    • D. 

      Methane

    • E. 

      Mesosphere

  • 5. 
    The layer of Earth's atmosphere closest to the surface
    • A. 

      Ions

    • B. 

      Troposphere

    • C. 

      Conduction

    • D. 

      Methane

    • E. 

      Mesosphere

  • 6. 
    In the troposphere, which of the following decreases as altitude increases?
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Radiation

    • C. 

      Pressure

    • D. 

      Both (a) and (c)

  • 7. 
    What gas do animals exhale?
    • A. 

      Methane

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Nitrogen

  • 8. 
    How many oxygen atoms are in an ozone molecule?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      One

  • 9. 
    What does the ozone layer absorb?
    • A. 

      Ultraviolet radiation

    • B. 

      Ions

    • C. 

      Aerosols

    • D. 

      Greenhouse gases

  • 10. 
    What is the second most abundant gas in Earth's atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Methane