How Much Do You Know About Atmosphere?

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How Much Do You Know About Atmosphere?

Take the online quiz to test your knowledge and learn interesting trivia about the structure and composition of Earth's atmosphere.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When humans burn fossil fuels, most of the carbon quickly enters the                       as carbon dioxide.
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Atmosphere

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Air

  • 2. 
    Which one of these does not add CO2 to the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Cooking with gas

    • B. 

      Planting trees

    • C. 

      Burning wood

    • D. 

      Riding in a bus

  • 3. 
    What does not produce carbon dioxide?
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Burning Fossil Fuels

    • C. 

      Animal respiration

    • D. 

      Plants decaying

  • 4. 
    How do living organisms return carbon to the atmosphere in the carbon cycle?
    • A. 

      Respiration and photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Decomposition and respiration

  • 5. 
     In the carbon cycle, producers take in the gas __
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Carbon monoxide

  • 6. 
    In what process is Carbon transformed into chemical energy?
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Respiration

    • C. 

      Primary Production

    • D. 

      Secondary Production

  • 7. 
    The main human activity that releases greenhouse gases is
    • A. 

      Using bottled water

    • B. 

      Texting on cellphones

    • C. 

      Burning fossil fuels

    • D. 

      Eating meat

  • 8. 
    Why is the carbon cycle important?
    • A. 

      It continuously reuses and recycles carbon in the ecosystem

    • B. 

      It helps animals to digest food

    • C. 

      It takes nitrogen and oxygen out of the atmosphere

  • 9. 
    Why does too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere cause climate change?
    • A. 

      It cools down our planet

    • B. 

      It blocks out UV rays

    • C. 

      It traps heat and warms up our planet

    • D. 

      It lets sunlight escape

  • 10. 
    Which of the following adds oxygen to the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Forest fires

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      The weathering of rocks

    • D. 

      Life processes of animals

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