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The most important component of the atmosphere concerning weather
a) Ozone Layer
b) Water Vapor
c) Nitrogen
d) Oxygen

The rise in global temperatures due to increased greenhouse effect.
a) Greenhouse Effect
b) Global Warming
c) Convection Currents
d) Acid Precipitation

The most abundant element in the atmosphere
a) Oxygen
b) Carbon Dioxide
c) Nitrogen
d) Water Vapor

A cycle of air warming at the surface, rising, diverging, cooling, and sinking.
a) Convection Current
b) Conduction Cycle
c) Atmospheric Pressure
d) Radiation waves

The heating of the atmosphere through the circulation of gases
a) Conduction
b) Convection
c) Radiation
d) Greenhouse effect

A layer of the atmosphere that protects us from UV radiation
a) Ionosphere
b) Troposphere
c) Convection currents
d) Ozone layer

The heating of the atmosphere through contact of the surface of the earth and the molecules at the surface
a) Conduction
b) convection
c) Radiation
d) Greenhouse effect

The lowest layer of the earth that contains all weather, life forms, and major pollutants
a) Stratosphere
b) Troposphere
c) Mesosphere
d) Thermosphere

Energy travels through outer space from the Sun to the Earth
a) Conduction
b) Convection
c) Radiation
d) Greenhouse Effect

The second layer of the earth that contains the ozone layer.
a) Troposphere
b) Ionosphere
c) Mesosphere
d) Stratosphere

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