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Low level gray cloud that is stretched out and covers the sky like a blanket. Brings rain or snow.
a) Stratus
b) cumulus
c) cumulonimbus
d) nimbostratus

Which statement below is a true statement?
a) As altitude increases, temperature increases.
b) As altitude increases, temperature stays the same.
c) As altitude increases, temperature decreases.
d) As altitude decreases, temperature decreases.

This cloud can bring violent storms such as tornadoes. It is also known as a thunderhead cloud.
a) Cumulus
b) Cumulonimbus
c) Stratus
d) Cirrus

Wispy, feathery clouds that are a sign of fair weather.
a) stratus
b) cirrus
c) cumulus
d) nimbostratus

Meteors burn up here.
a) Mesosphere
b) Troposphere
c) Thermosphere
d) Exosphere

Nitrogen, water vapor, carbon dioxide, and oxygen are gases that make up the _______________.
a) Mesosphere
b) Stratosphere
c) Troposphere
d) Exosphere

The ozone layer is made up of pure ___________________.
a) nitrogen
b) carbon dioxide
c) water
d) oxygen

The ozone layer has two responsibilities: to prevent heat from escaping into the atmosphere and ____________.
a) to allow all of the sun's rays to enter the Troposphere.
b) to destroy excess oxygen in the atmosphere.
c) to protect us from the sun's harmful rays.
d) to absorb extra water from our atmosphere.

This layer has two different temperatures. The top of this layer is hot and the bottom is cold.
a) Mesosphere
b) Exosphere
c) Stratosphere
d) Troposphere

This layer extends into outer space.
a) Exosphere
b) Thermosphere
c) Mesosphere
d) Troposphere

Which statement below is true?
a) Ground water flow is water that falls to Earth's surface.
b) Surface water flow soaks into the ground and returns to oceans, lakes, and rivers.
c) Surface water flow runs along Earth's surface to return to oceans, lakes, and rivers.
d) Ground water flow changes water vapor into a liquid to form a cloud.

Hottest layer of the atmosphere according to the temperature of the molecules.
a) Exosphere
b) Mesosphere
c) Troposphere
d) Thermosphere

Water from plants is released through the leaves and evaporates into the atmosphere.
a) Precipitation
b) Evaporation
c) Condensation
d) Transpiration

Rain, Sleet, Hail, Freezing Rain, and Snow are all forms of ____________________.
a) Evaporation
b) Precipitation
c) Transpiration
d) Condensation

Clouds are created due to __________________________.
a) Transpiration
b) Evaporation
c) Condensation
d) Precipitation

Water on Earth warmed by solar energy changes to water vapor.
a) Condensation
b) Evaporation
c) Precipitation
d) Crystalization

Weather balloons pop in this layer.
a) Stratosphere
b) Troposphere
c) Mesosphere
d) Exosphere

A puffy white cloud that forms at low to middle levels.
a) Stratus cloud
b) Cumulonimbus cloud
c) Fog
d) Cumulus cloud

Coldest layer in the atmosphere
a) Troposphere
b) Stratosphere
c) Thermosphere
d) Mesosphere

Layers of the atmosphere from Earth's surface to outer space.
a) Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Exosphere, Troposphere
b) Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Exosphere, Troposphere, Stratosphere
c) Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Exosphere
d) Exosphere, Thermosphere, Mesosphere, Stratosphere, Troposphere

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