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Which layer of the atmosphere holds most of our ozone?
a) stratosphere
b) troposphere
c) mesosphere
d) exosphere

What is responsible for nearly all of the oxygen in the atmosphere?
a) photosynthesis
b) nitrogen cycle
c) water cycle
d) carbon cycle

What converts nitrogen into nitrates?
a) bacteria
b) animals
c) people
d) farmers

Without the atmosphere what would Earth look like?
a) the moon
b) the sun
c) a comet
d) pluto

Water in the form of a gas is called...
a) water vapor
b) ice
c) ozone
d) glaciers

What are the 4 main gases that make up the atmosphere?
a) nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide and water vapor
b) methane, ice, ozone and helium
c) hydrogen, helium, ozone and argon
d) none of these are correct

Which gas helps us grow and repair damaged cells?
a) nitrogen
b) oxygen
c) methane
d) water vapor

Which gas do we use to release energy from our food?
a) oxygen
b) nitrogen
c) methane
d) carbon dioxide

A form of oxygen that has 3 atoms instead of the usual 2 atoms
a) ozone
b) oxygen
c) carbon dioxide
d) methane

What gives off carbon dioxide as a waste product?
a) both of these are correct
b) people
c) animals
d) none of these are correct

What does ozone in the upper atmosphere help absorb?
a) UV rays
b) oxygen
c) carbon dioxide
d) methane

What is the second most abundant gas in the atmosphere at 21%?
a) oxygen
b) nitrogen
c) carbon dioxide
d) methane

What is the most abundant gas in the atmosphere at 78%?
a) nitrogen
b) oxygen
c) water vapor
d) carbon dioxide

What does Earth's atmosphere do to allow us to live here?
a) All of the these
b) gives us warmth
c) gives us liquid water
d) protects us from many dangers

The layer of gases that surrounds the planet.
a) atmosphere
b) weather
c) climate
d) ozone

The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place.
a) weather
b) climate
c) atmosphere
d) ozone

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