Heat and the Atmosphere
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  • Question 1
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    Which type of heat transfer works by transferring heat through empty space?

    answer choices

    Conduction

    Convection

    Radiation

  • Question 2
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    Which type of heat transfer works by transferring heat through direct contact?

    answer choices

    Conduction

    Convection

    Radiation

  • Question 3
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    Which type of heat transfer works by transferring heat through differences in density?

    answer choices

    Conduction

    Convection

    Radiation

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    When a substance becomes less dense it will...

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    Rise

    Sink

    Not move at all

  • Question 5
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    Select the correct order for how the atmosphere is eventually warmed.

    answer choices

    Convection, conduction and then radiation

    Radiation, conduction and then convection

    Radiation, convection and then conduction

  • Question 6
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    Oxygen represents what percentage of our atmosphere?

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    50%

    75%

    20%

  • Question 7
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    What is the most commonly known greenhouse gas, which humans are responsible for emitting by using cars, planes and factories.

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    Carbon dioxide

    Oxygen

    Nitrogen

  • Question 8
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    Temperature can be described as

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    How cold something is

    How hot something is

    The speed at which molecules are moving

  • Question 9
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    Where is there more air density and, therefore, more air molecules?

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    At the surface of Earth (where we live)

    1 mile up into the atmosphere

    At the top of Mt. Everest

  • Question 10
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    In which layer do meteorites burn up?

    answer choices

    Troposphere

    Mesosophere

    Stratosphere

  • Question 11
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    A natural event that can cause global temperatures to decrease for up to a year and put many pollutants in the air...

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    Forest fire

    Ocean spray

    Volcano

  • Question 12
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    Q.

    Which cube shows a greater density?

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    The cube on the left

    The cube on the right

  • Question 13
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    The majority of the radiation from the sun is focused upon the

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    Prime meridian

    Equator

    Arctic circle

    Deserts

  • Question 14
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    Why exactly is it hard for people to breathe higher up in the atmosphere?

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    There are MORE air molecules

    There are FEWER air molecules

    There are NO air molecules

  • Question 15
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    Q.

    Burning your finger on a stove would be an example of...

    answer choices

    Conduction

    Convection

    Radiation

  • Question 16
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    Burning your skin while sleeping outside would be an example of...

    answer choices

    Conduction

    Convection

    Radiation

  • Question 17
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    Warm air rising rapidly in a storm would be an example of...

    answer choices

    Conduction

    Convection

    Radiation

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