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The transfer of energy that occurs when molecules bump into one another is
a) Convection
b) Conduction
c) Radiation
d) Absorption

The total amount of energy coming into and leaving the atmosphere is
a) The Earth's energy budget
b) The greenhouse effect
c) visible light
d) invisible light

The transfer of heat that occurs by the flow of material is
a) Convection
b) Conduction
c) Radiation
d) Absorption

A visible mass of tiny condensed water droplets formed high in the atmosphere is
a) Hurricane
b) Tornado
c) Thunderstorm
d) Cloud

The thin layer of air that forms a protective covering around the Earth is the
a) albedo
b) visible light
c) atmosphere
d) cloud

The transfer of energy that occurs in the form of rays or waves is
a) convection
b) conduction
c) radiation
d) absorption

Because all molecules move, molecules are said to have
a) radiant energy
b) kinetic energy
c) conduction
d) convection

The invisible type of solar radiation that heats things up is
a) infrared radiation
b) ultraviolet radiation
c) visible radiation
d) gamma radiation

Energy that travels from the sun through space in the form of rays or waves is
a) kinetic energy
b) chemical energy
c) nuclear energy
d) radiant energy

Invisible light from the sun that causes skin cancer is
a) ultraviolet light
b) visible light
c) infrared light
d) gamma rays

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