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The Atmosphere Around You

Quiz by Joshua Dornfest

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  • Q1
    the relative thin layer of gases that forms earth's outermost layer
    atmosphere
    30s
  • Q2
    the pressure caused by the weight of a column of air pushing down on an area
    air pressure
    30s
  • Q3
    Elevation above sea level
    altitude
    30s
  • Q4
    The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure
    wind
    30s
  • Q5
    The inner, lowest, layer of the Earth's atmosphere in which humans live in and also weather occurs here
    Troposphere
    30s
  • Q6
    2nd layer of atmosphere; location of ozone layer; protects us from ultraviolet radiation and the sun
    Stratosphere
    30s
  • Q7
    The 3rd layer of the atmosphere containing the part of the atmosphere that stops meteors
    Mesopshere
    30s
  • Q8
    The uppermost layer of the atmosphere, This layer is the thickest. It extends outward into space.
    Thermosphere
    30s

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