Chapter 1 Study Guide

Chapter 1 Study Guide - Chapter 1 Study test Multiple...

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Chapter 1 Study test Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. The earth's atmosphere is divided into layers based on the vertical profile of: a. air pressure b. air temperature c. air density d. wind speed ____ 2. Which latitude belt best describes the middle latitudes? a. 20 o to 80 o b. 10 o to 35 o c. 20 o to 35 o d. 40 o to 70 o e. 30 o to 50 o ____ 3. Water vapor is: a. a gas b. a cloud droplet c. a rain drop d. a snowflake ____ 4. The primary source of energy for the earth's atmosphere is: a. energy from within the earth b. the sun c. erupting volcanoes d. lightning discharges associated with thunderstorms e. latent heat released during the formation of hurricanes ____ 5. Condensation is more likely to occur: a. when the air cools b. when the wind is calm c. when winds blow from the ocean over land d. at night ____ 6. The most abundant greenhouse gas in the earth's atmosphere: a. carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) b. nitrous oxide (N
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