Physical Science Module 2

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Physical Science Module Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The moisture content of air is
    • A. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • B. 

      Humidity

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Sweating

  • 2. 
    The mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air is known as
    • A. 

      Absolute humidity

    • B. 

      Relative humidity

    • C. 

      Saturated

    • D. 

      Heat index

  • 3. 
    The ratio of the mass of water vapor in the air at a given temperature to the maximum mass of water vapor the air could hold at that temperature, expressed as a percentage is know as _______________
    • A. 

      Absolute humidity

    • B. 

      Relative humidity

    • C. 

      Saturated

    • D. 

      Heat index

  • 4. 
    The process by which certain gases trap heat that radiates from the earth is known as ____________________________
    • A. 

      Humidity

    • B. 

      Heat index

    • C. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • D. 

      Gas bubble trap

  • 5. 
    The gases responsible for trapping heat that raduates from earth are water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane and ethanol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Water evaporates more slowly under conditions of ____________________
    • A. 

      High humidity

    • B. 

      Low humidity

    • C. 

      High temperatures

    • D. 

      Windy

  • 7. 
    What gas makes up the majority of the gas we inhale?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Argon

  • 8. 
    The purpose of ozone is to __________________.
    • A. 

      Allow aerosol hairsprays to produce holding power

    • B. 

      Allow ultraviolet light to warm the earth

    • C. 

      Block ultraviolet light from the sun

    • D. 

      Provide the basic building block for the p-zone

  • 9. 
    For good health, should we increase of decrease the concentration of ground level ozone in the air?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both

  • 10. 
    The average temperature of the earth has increased significantly in the past 80 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Convert 1% into ppm.
    • A. 

      1 ppm

    • B. 

      100 ppm

    • C. 

      1000 ppm

    • D. 

      10,000 ppm

  • 12. 
    What pollutant concentration was decreased by the mandate of catalytic converters?
    • A. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Carbon trioxide

    • D. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

  • 13. 
    The rate a certain substance burns will increase when the oxygen level increases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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