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Ch. 17 Study Guide - Atmosphere Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Ozone
  2. Troposphere
  3. Convection
  4. How does the temperature change in the stratosphere and why?
  5. Three ways that energy (heat) can be transferred are...
  1. a Mass movement or circulation within a substance; Heat rises/Cool sinks.
  2. b Temperature increases because the atmosphere's ozone is concentrated there.
  3. c A molecule of three oxygen atoms.
  4. d Conduction, convection, radiation.
  5. e Lowest layer of the atmosphere; where coulds and rain occur.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Temperature.
  2. Higher temperatures than clear nights because clouds absorb outgoing radiation and reflect it back toward Earth.
  3. Heating of the atmosphere by radiation absorbed by gases.
  4. Most common gas in the atmosphere.
  5. Light bounces off an object.

5 True/False Questions

  1. ClimateEnergy that flows from one object to another due to increase in temperature.

          

  2. Six temperature controls are...Layer of the atmosphere where ozone is located.

          

  3. OxygenA molecule of three oxygen atoms.

          

  4. StratosphereLowest layer of the atmosphere; where coulds and rain occur.

          

  5. Higher altitudes have _____ temperatures and _____ air pressure than lower altitudes.Temperature increases because the atmosphere's ozone is concentrated there.

          

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