Structure Of The Atmosphere Vocabulary Quiz

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Atmosphere Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to assess your understand of vocabulary related to learning target 01. 01 Structure of the Atmosphere.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ozone is a form of oxygen combines _________ oxygen atoms into one molecule.
  • 2. 
    The only layer of the atmosphere in which there is weather; it is generally characterized by a decrease in temperature with height.
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Thermosphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

    • D. 

      Hemisphere

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Layer of the atmosphere immediately above the troposphere, characterized by increasing temperatures due to the concentration of ozone.
    • A. 

      Thermosphere

    • B. 

      Hemisphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere

    • E. 

      Atmosphere

  • 4. 
    Third layer of the atmosphere; characterized by decreasing temperatures.
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Thermosphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

    • D. 

      Stratosphere

  • 5. 
    The outer-most layer of the atmosphere; characterized by increasing temperatures due to absorption of short-wave solar energy.
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Thermosphere

    • C. 

      Exosphere

    • D. 

      Outsphere

  • 6. 
    Summer Solstice occurs on June 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere and January 21 or 22 in the southern hemisphere.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The northern hemisphere leans 23.5 degrees toward the sun on the Winter Solstice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    During the ____________   _____________ there is equal day and equal night all over the world and the sun is directly overhead at the Equator.