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5 Matching Questions

  1. Air Pollution
  2. Temperature
  3. water vapor
  4. air pressure
  5. False
  1. a the result of the weight of a column of air pushing down on an area.
  2. b This term affects people's lungs, eyes, and nose.
  3. c The main characteristic scientists use to determine the layers of the atmosphere.
  4. d True or False. Air pollution only affects the area around the source of pollution.
  5. e water in the form of a gas

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. As you move up in the mesosphere, this happens to the temperature of the air
  2. As you move up in the stratosphere, this happens to the temperature of the air
  3. A hole in the ozone layer can cause skin cancer, cataracts, and this
  4. the middle layer of the earth's atmosphere: the layer in which most meteroids burn up.
  5. gas that makes up 21% of the atmosphere

5 True/False Questions

  1. auroura borealisa colorful, glowing display in the sky caused when particles from the sun strike oxygen and nitrogen atoms in ithe ionosphere, also called Northern Lights


  2. mercury barometerinstrument that measures change in air pressure using a liquid


  3. photochemical smoga brownish haze that is a mixture of ozone and other chemicals ; formed when nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons and other pollutants react wit each other in the presence of sunlight


  4. barometerDo the molecules in warm air move faster or slower than molecules in cold air?


  5. IncreasesAs you move up in the thermosphere, this happens to the temperature of the air


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