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5 Matching questions

  1. Particulate matter
  2. stratosphere
  3. Sulfur dioxide
  4. High-pressure system
  5. cold front
  1. a a colorless gas, has a pungent odor. Usually results from combustion of coal.
  2. b thr boundry along which a colder, drier air mass displaces a warmer, moister air mass
  3. c contains air that moves outward away from a center of the system and spirals upward
  4. d extends 11-50 km above sea level, level above troposphere and below mesosphere
  5. e composed of solid or liquid particles small enough to be suspended in the atmosphere.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. is formed through light-driven chemical reactions of primary pollutants and normal atmospheric compounds that produce a mix of over100 different chemicals.
  2. mearures the force per unit area produced by a column of air
  3. The apparent deflection of north-south air currents to a partly east-west direction, caused by the faster spin if regions near the equator than of regions near the poles as a result of earth's rotation
  4. signatory nations agreed to cut CFC production in half
  5. atmospheric conditions over short time periods, typically hours or days, and within relatively small gergraphic areas

5 True/False questions

  1. LeadA highly toxic, radioactive, colorless gas that seeps up from the ground in areas with certin types of bedrock and can build up inside basements and homes with poor air circulation


  2. convective circulationA circular current driven by temperature differences, in the air warm air rises into regiona of lower atmospheric pressure, where it expands and cools and then descends and becomes denser.


  3. Chlorofluorcarbons (CFC's)One of the group of human made organic compunds derived from simple hydrocarbons, in which hydrogen atoms are replayed by chlorine, bromine, or flourine. deplete the ozone layer


  4. thermal inversiona departure from the normal temperature distribution in the atmosphere, in which a pocket of relavitevly cold air occurs near the ground, with warmer air above it.


  5. ClimateThe pattern of atmospheric conditions found accross large geoographic regions over long periods of time


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