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Atmosphere Unit

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  • Q1
    What is the most abundant gas in the atmosphere?
    Nitrogen
    Argon
    Carbon Dioxide
    Oxygen
    120s
  • Q2
    What is the Earth's atmosphere?
    The gases that are found on the Earth's surface.
    The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place.
    The envelope of gases that surrounds the planet.
    120s
  • Q3
    What is air pressure?
    Water in the form of gas.
    The force pushing on an area or surface.
    The distance above sea level.
    The amount of mass in a given volume of air.
    120s
  • Q4
    Where is air pressure greater based on elevation?
    At the top of the mountain
    There is no difference in air pressure based on your elevation.
    At sea level
    120s
  • Q5
    What happens to the density of air as you get higher in elevation?
    There is no change in density of air when elevation changes.
    Air becomes more dense
    Air becomes less dense
    120s
  • Q6
    What is the layer of the atmosphere is closest to the Earth's surface?
    Troposphere
    Thermosphere
    Mesosphere
    Stratosphere
    120s
  • Q7
    What layer of the atmosphere do planes fly at?
    Troposphere
    Ionosphere
    Mesosphere
    Stratosphere
    120s
  • Q8
    What layer of the atmosphere protects the Earth from meteoroids?
    Thermosphere
    Stratosphere
    Mesosphere
    Troposphere
    120s
  • Q9
    What is the most popular Easter Candy?
    Jelly beans
    marshmallow peeps
    chocolate bunnies
    Easter colored M&Ms
    120s
  • Q10
    What is the outer most layer of the atmosphere?
    Exosphere
    Troposphere
    Mesosphere
    Stratosphere
    120s
  • Q11
    What layer of the atmosphere contains the ozone layer?
    Stratosphere
    Exosphere
    Troposphere
    Mesosphere
    120s
  • Q12
    What is the average amount of energy of motion of each particle of a substance?
    Thermometer
    Thermal energy
    Convection
    Temperature
    120s
  • Q13
    What heat transfer works best with metals due to the direct contact between two substances?
    Convection
    Heat
    Radiation
    Conduction
    120s
  • Q14
    What heat transfer method works best in liquids and gases?
    Radiation
    Convection
    Conduction
    Thermal energy
    120s
  • Q15
    Air temperature is usually measured with what type of instrument?
    scale
    balance
    thermometer
    barometer
    120s

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