Energy Transfer, Chapter 4, Lesson 2 Question Preview (ID: 22898)


Atmosphere.

3 kinds of radiationfrom the sun
a) visible light, ultraviolet, infrared
b) convection, conduction, radiation
c) green house effect, absorption, reflection
d) visible light, radiation, convection

greenhouse gases
a) oxygen, ozone, carbon dioxide
b) methane, water vapor, carbon dioxide
c) methane, water vapor, oxygen
d) water vapor, carbon dioxide, ozone

Gases that ABSORB solar radiation
a) methane, carbon dioxide, water vapor
b) nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen
c) oxygen, ozone, carbon dioxide
d) methane, oxygen, hydrogen

percent of radiation that are ABSORBED by particles in the atmosphere
a) 50%
b) 5%
c) 25%
d) 20%

energy transfer due to warm air rising
a) conduction
b) radiation
c) convection
d) reflection

In the atmosphere, this REFLECTS incoming radiation
a) clouds
b) gases
c) ice
d) water

on Earth, this mainly REFLECTS solar radiation
a) gases
b) rocks
c) sand
d) ice

percent of radiation that is REFLECTED by ice and water
a) 50%
b) 20%
c) 5%
d) 25%

most energy that reaches Earth
a) visible light
b) infrared
c) ultraviolet
d) radiation

energy transferred by objects that are touching
a) convection
b) conduction
c) radiation
d) reflecting

percent of radiation ABSORBED by Earth
a) 5%
b) 100%
c) 50%
d) 25%

has long wave lengths and heat
a) ultraviolet
b) conduction
c) convection
d) infrared

percent of radiation that is REFLECTED by clouds in the atmosphere
a) 25%
b) 20%
c) 5%
d) 50%

energy transferred by electomagnetic waves
a) conduction
b) radiation
c) convection
d) absorbtion

short wave lengths, breaks chemical bonds, burns skin, skin cancer
a) infrared
b) visible light
c) convection
d) ultraviolet

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