← Science-Chapter 6 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- narrow belt of strong winds that blowsnear the top of the troposphere.
- layer of the statosphere with a high concentration of ozone; absorbs most of the Sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation.
- energy transfered by waves or rays.
- Earth's air which is made up of a thin layer of gasses, solids, and liquids; forms a protective layer around the planet and is divided into 5 distinct layers.
- Layer of Earth's atmosphere that is closest to the ground, contains 99% of the water vapor and 75% of the atmospheric gasses and is where clouds and weather occur.
5 True/False Questions
convection → transfer of thermal energy by direct contact; occurs when energy is transferred by collisions between particles.
sea breeze → movement of air from land at sea at night, created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea.
condensation → transfer of thermal energy by the movement of particles from one place to another in a gas or liquid.
chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) → group of chemical compounds used in refrigerators, air conditioners, foam packaging, and aerosol sprays that may enter the atmosphere and destroy ozone.
ionosphere → Layer of the electrically charged particles in the thermosphere that absorbs AM radio waves during the day and reflects them back at night.