Layers of the Atmosphere
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Two gases that make up 99% of Earth's atmosphere
    answer choices
    carbon dioxide & oxygen
    nitrogen & carbon dioxide
    nitrogen & oxygen
    nitrogen & water vapor
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Layer of Earth's atmosphere where most of the water vapor and carbon dioxide is found
    answer choices
    thermosphere
    mesosphere
    stratosphere
    troposphere
  • Question 3
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    Q. Layer of Earth's atmosphere where weather occurs
    answer choices
    thermosphere
    mesosphere
    stratosphere
    troposphere
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Uppermost layer of Earth's atmosphere
    answer choices
    thermosphere
    mesosphere
    stratosphere
    troposphere
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. This gas makes up 21% of the atmosphere
    answer choices
    ozone
    oxygen
    nitrogen
    water vapor
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the hottest layer in the atmosphere?
    answer choices
    Ionosphere
    Stratosphere
    Thermosphere
    Mesosphere
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What layer is the Ozone in?
    answer choices
    Ozone Layer
    Startosphere
    Troposphere
    It's not in one, it has its own
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. The _____ protects us from the harmful UV rays of the sun.
    answer choices
    Troposphere
    Ozone Layer
    Exosphere
    Stratosphere
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. The force of a column of air pressing down is called what?
    answer choices
    Air Mass
    Air Pressure
    Air
    Heavy
  • Question 10
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    Q. Considered to be a part of the thermosphere.
    answer choices
    ionosphere
    thermosphere
    troposphere
    mesosphere
  • Question 11
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    Q. The coldest layer.
    answer choices
    troposphere
    thermosphere
    exosphere
    mesosphere
  • Question 12
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    Q. Where satellites orbit.
    answer choices
    troposphere
    thermosphere
    exosphere
    mesosphere
  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q. Where you will find Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights)
    answer choices
    troposphere
    ionsophere
    exosphere
    mesosphere
  • Question 14
    300 seconds
    Q. Which order is correct from the earth to space (bottom to top)?
    answer choices
    thermosphere
     troposphere
     exosphere
    mesosphere
    stratosphere
     ionosphere
    thermosphere
     troposphere
     stratosphere
     exosphere
    mesosphere
     ionosphere
    exosphere
    ionosphere
    thermosphere
    mesosphere
     stratosphere
    troposphere
    troposphere
    thermosphere
     troposphere
     stratosphere
     exosphere
    mesosphere
  • Question 15
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    Q. What happens to the air pressure the higher up in space you go?
    answer choices
    the air pressure increases
    the air pressure decreases
    the air pressure stays the same
    there is no air pressure
  • Question 16
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    Q. As you go higher in the troposphere, the temperature _______________.
    answer choices
    decreases
    increases
    stays the same
    gets very hot
  • Question 17
    300 seconds
    Q. Which layer has the highest pressure?
    answer choices
    thermosphere
    stratosphere
    troposphere
    ionosphere
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