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5 Matching questions

  1. protostar
  2. absolute magnitude
  3. land breeze
  4. exosphere
  5. chlorofluorocarbons
  1. a Amount of light a star actually gives off
  2. b Early form of a star; This stage lies between the collapsing of dust and gas and the beginning of nuclear fusion
  3. c movement of air from land to sea at night, created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea
  4. d chemical substance, found mainly in liquid coolants, that damages the earth's protective ozone layer
  5. e The uppermost layer of the atmosphere, in which temperature increases as altitude increases, The outer layer of the thermosphere, extending outward into space.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
  2. areas of gas on the sun's surface that are cooler than the gases around them
  3. the distance light travels in one year
  4. the lowest layer of the atmosphere, in which temperature decreases at a constant rate as altitude increases
  5. n. The throwing off or back of light, heat, sound, or any form of energy that travels in waves.

5 True/False questions

  1. Coriolis Effectthe apparent change in frequency of electromagnetic or sound waves caused by the relative motions of the source and the observer


  2. atmospherethe layer of the atmosphere between the stratosphere and the thermosphere and in which temperature decreases as altitude increases


  3. Geocentrichaving the sun as the center


  4. HR Diagrama graph that shows the relationship between the absolute magnitude and temperature of stars, a plot of the absolute magnitude of luminosity of stars versus their surfce temperatures or spectral classes


  5. barometric pressurethe layer of the atmosphere that contains the ozone layer; temperature increases as you go up