Weather Quiz 1 Study Guide

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  • 1. 
    What is the most common gas in the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Methane

  • 2. 
    The atmosphere is divided into layers based on
    • A. 

      Pressure changes

    • B. 

      Altitude

    • C. 

      The oxygen levels

    • D. 

      Temperature changes

  • 3. 
    The correct order of the atmospheric layers is
    • A. 

      Troposphere, mesosphere, stratosphere, thermosphere

    • B. 

      Stratosphere, troposphere, mesosphere, thermosphere

    • C. 

      Troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere

    • D. 

      Thermosphere, stratosphere, troposphere, mesosphere

  • 4. 
    As __________________ increases, air pressure decreases in the atmosphere
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Water vapor

    • D. 

      Altitude

  • 5. 
    The layer in which satellites orbit is the
    • A. 

      Mesosphere

    • B. 

      Ionosphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere

    • D. 

      Exosphere

  • 6. 
    The coldest layer of the atmosphere is the
    • A. 

      Mesosphere

    • B. 

      Ionosphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere

    • D. 

      Troposphere

  • 7. 
    The aurora borealis occurs in the
    • A. 

      Stratosphere

    • B. 

      Ionosphere

    • C. 

      Exosphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere

  • 8. 
    The ozone layer
    • A. 

      Protects us from infrared radiation

    • B. 

      Protects us from ultraviolet radiation

    • C. 

      Protects us from microwaves

    • D. 

      Protects us from violent storms

  • 9. 
    Most weather occurs in the
    • A. 

      Ionosphere

    • B. 

      Stratosphere

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere

  • 10. 
    As you move upwards through the atmosphere, the temperature
    • A. 

      Stays the same

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Increases

    • D. 

      Varies

  • 11. 
    The ________________ is a mixture of gases that surrounds the Earth
    • A. 

      Hydrosphere

    • B. 

      Atmosphere

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      Thermosphere

  • 12. 
    What holds the atmosphere's gases in place?
    • A. 

      Glue

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Pressure

    • D. 

      Water vapor

  • 13. 
    Meteors burn up in the
    • A. 

      Ionosphere

    • B. 

      Exosphere

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere

  • 14. 
    Condensation is when
    • A. 

      A liquid changes into a solid

    • B. 

      a gas changes into a liquid

    • C. 

      A liquid changes into a gas

    • D. 

      A gas changes into a solid

  • 15. 
    Evaporation is when
    • A. 

      A gas changes into a solid

    • B. 

      A solid changes into a gas

    • C. 

      A liquid changes into a gas

    • D. 

      A gas changes into a liquid

  • 16. 
    When water flows over the surface of the Earth to a body of water it is called
    • A. 

      Rundown

    • B. 

      Runoff

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Infiltration

  • 17. 
    Precipitation is
    • A. 

      When water flows over the Earth's surface

    • B. 

      When water falls back to earth

    • C. 

      When water condenses into clouds

    • D. 

      When a gas changes into a liquid

  • 18. 
    When water infiltrates the ground it is called
    • A. 

      Infiliwater

    • B. 

      Groundwater

    • C. 

      Runoff

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 19. 
    Heat from a fire would be an example of
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Ozone

    • D. 

      Convection

  • 20. 
    Touching a hot spoon in soup would be an example of
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Radiation

  • 21. 
    A lava lamp would be an example of
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Convection

    • D. 

      Hippies

  • 22. 
    What is the hydrosphere?
    • A. 

      The land below the oceans

    • B. 

      The water in the oceans

    • C. 

      All of the water on the Earth

    • D. 

      The closest atmospheric layer to Earth

  • 23. 
    Most of the Earth's water is
    • A. 

      In the oceans

    • B. 

      Fresh water

    • C. 

      Ice

    • D. 

      In the atmosphere

  • 24. 
    Hot air rising and cold air sinking is an example of
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 25. 
    The thermosphere is split into the
    • A. 

      Mesosphere and the ionosphere

    • B. 

      Ionosphere and the exosphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere and mesosphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere and exosphere

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