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Makes up the highest percentage of the atmosphere.
a) Nitrogen
b) Oxygen
c) Water Vapor
d) Carbon Dioxide

The atmosphere is divided into how many layers?
a) 4
b) 3
c) 2
d) 1

Pressure ______________ as you go higher in the atmosphere, while temperature _____________.
a) Increases; Decreases
b) Decreases; Increases
c) Increases; Increases
d) Decreases; Decreases

Weather is
a) constantly changing.
b) based on observations over many years.
c) used to describe an area over an entire year.

The longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere is the
a) summer solstice.
b) spring equinox.
c) winter solstice.
d) autumnal equinox.

True or False: Seasons in the Southern Hemisphere are the same as seasons in the Northern Hemisphere.
a) True
b) False

Which of the following is NOT a way in which energy is transferred as heat?
a) Vaporization
b) Radiation
c) Convection
d) Conduction

Winds are created by unequal heating of the Earth’s surface.
a) True
b) False

The number of hours of daylight that the Northern Hemisphere receives on an equinox.
a) 12
b) 10
c) 24
d) 6

It is colder on cloudy nights than nights that are not cloudy.
a) False
b) True

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