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The Atmosphere WS

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15 questions
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  • Q1
    What is the lowest layer of the atmosphere?
    Troposphere
    45s
  • Q2
    What is the highest layer of the atmosphere?
    Exosphere
    45s
  • Q3
    What is the 2nd layer of the atmosphere (from the ground)?
    Stratosphere
    45s
  • Q4
    What is the 3rd layer of the atmosphere (from the ground)?
    Mesosphere
    45s
  • Q5
    How are layers of the atmosphere divided?
    Based on temperature
    60s
  • Q6
    How does the temperature in the stratosphere change with increasing altitude?
    Temperature increases
    45s
  • Q7
    How does the temperature in the thermosphere change with increasing altitude?
    Temperature increases
    45s
  • Q8
    How does the temperature in the mesosphere change with increasing altitude?
    Temperature decreases
    45s
  • Q9
    How does the temperature in the troposphere change with increasing altitude?
    Temperature drops
    45s
  • Q10
    Which layer of the atmosphere has the coldest temperatures?
    Mesosphere
    30s
  • Q11
    Which layer of the atmosphere has the hottest temperatures?
    Thermosphere
    45s
  • Q12
    What layer of the atmosphere contains the ozone layer?
    Stratosphere
    45s
  • Q13
    What layer of the atmosphere contains wind and rain?
    Troposphere
    45s
  • Q14
    What layer of the atmosphere is the densest (contains the most gasses)?
    Stratosphere
    45s
  • Q15
    Why do the temperatures in the mesosphere get colder with increasing altitude?
    Due to ozone layer capturing UV radiation.
    60s

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