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In which layer of the atmosphere does most weather occur?
a) Troposphere
b) Stratosphere
c) Mesosphere
d) Thermosphere

Which layer of the atmosphere is where ozone concentration is the highest?
a) Troposphere
b) Stratosphere
c) Mesosphere
d) Thermosphere

A convection current occurs when
a) hot material sinks and cooled material is pushed up
b) warm material mixes with cool material
c) solids are sorted by shaking
d) hot material rises and cooled material sinks

Where do meteors burn up in our atmosphere?
a) Troposphere
b) Stratosphere
c) Mesosphere
d) Thermosphere

Where in the atmosphere do aurora happen?
a) Troposphere
b) Stratosphere
c) Mesosphere
d) Thermosphere

What does the ozone layer do?
a) Absorbs infrared radiation
b) Absorbs ultraviolet radiation
c) Relfects infrared radiation
d) Reflects ultraviolet radiation

How many sublayers exist in the Thermosphere?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 5
d) 8

What are the layers of the atmosphere in order from the earth's surface to space?
a) Stratosphere, troposphere, mesosphere, thermosphere
b) Mesosphere, troposphere, stratosphere, thermosphere
c) Thermosphere, mesosphere, stratosphere, troposphere
d) Troposphere, stratosphere, mesopshere, thermosphere

Areas of stagnant temperature change through the atmosphere.
a) The spheres
b) The pauses
c) The layers
d) The convection currents

The pause that exists between the troposphere and the stratosphere is the
a) Thermopause
b) Stratopause
c) Tropopause
d) Mesopause

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