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Atmospheric density decreases with altitude. True False In what layer of our atmosphere does the biosphere exist? A.Troposphere B.Mesosphere C.Thermosphere D.Stratosphere In what part of our atmosphere would you find the ozone layer? A.Mesosphere B.Stratosphere C.Troposphere D.Thermosphere The main reason for depletion of the ozone layer is an increased level of CO2 in the atmosphere. True False The most common gas found in Earth's atmosphere is: A.Oxygen B.Argon C. Carbon dioxide D.Nitrogen Which of the following problems have been linked to acid deposition? A.damage to forests B.widespread changes in soil chemistry C. declining fish populations and fish kills D.all of the above List the thermal layers of the atmosphere, in order, from bottom to top. Answer Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere Question 8 of 20 Score: 1 (max 1) Photochemical smog is caused by: Answer Sunlight reacting with car exhaust (nitrogen dioxide) Pollution generated in one country can cause problems in other countries. True False Answer Key: True Question 10 of 20 Score: 1 (max 1) The Clean Air Act has not been cost effective. True False Answer Key: False Part 2 of 2 - Chapter 4 Score: 10 (max 10) Question 11 of 20 Score: 1 (max 1) Define conduction. Answer Conduction is the passing from one molecule to another molecule through touch Question 12 of 20 Score: 1 (max 1) If a surface absorbs insolation, A.refraction occurs B.its temperature decreases C.its temperature increases
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D. its temperature is unaffected Answer Key: C Question 13 of 20 Score: 1 (max 1) Refraction is responsible for rainbows and mirages. True False Answer Key: True Question 14 of 20 Score: 1 (max 1) Solar cookers could replace ________________ as an affordable source of energy in rural villages in developing world countries. A.fusion power B.nuclear power C.natural gas D.fire wood Answer Key: D Question 15 of 20 Score: 1 (max 1) The greater the albedo of a surface, the less it is heated by insolation. True False Answer Key: True Question 16 of 20 Score: 1 (max 1) The reflective quality of a surface is known as its A.scattering B.albedo C.absorption D.conduction Answer Key: B Question 17 of 20 Score: 1 (max 1) What are three of the five urban characteristics that can contribute to an urban heat island effect ? Answer temperature, inability to effectively absorb water, tall buildings block flow of wind, Question 18 of 20 Score: 1 (max 1) What type of clouds to jet contrails produce? A.stratus B.cummulus C.cirrus D.cumulonimbus Answer Key: C Question 19 of 20 Score: 1 (max 1) When water evaporates from a surface, which of the following occurs? A. Energy is removed from the surface B.All of the above occur C.Energy is stored within the water D.The surface is cooled Answer Key: B Question 20 of 20 Score: 1 (max 1) Which of the following has the highest albedo? A.asphalt
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