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Water droplets may form on the outside of a glass of water as a result of
a) evaporation.
b) condensation.
c) precipitation.
d) humidity.

The Sun continually turns ocean water into vapor through the process of
a) evaporation.
b) distillation.
c) precipitation.
d) condensation.

What is the source of all energy in our atmosphere?
a) Sun
b) water cycle
c) Moon
d) Coriolis Effect

Which layer of the atmosphere blends into outer space?
a) troposphere
b) stratosphere
c) mesosphere
d) exosphere

In general, atmospheric pressure is greatest near Earth's surface and _____ as you move upward away from sea level.
a) decreases
b) increases
c) stays the same
d) doubles

Which layer of the atmosphere is nearest to Earth's surface?
a) exosphere
b) troposphere
c) stratosphere
d) ionosphere

Which accurately explains the number of molecules of air at high elevations where air pressure is less.
a) fewer
b) the same number of
c) more
d) none

What is the unit of measurement for temperature?
a) Celsius
b) Kelvin
c) Fahrenheit
d) Newton

Which layer of the atmosphere has all of Earth's weather?
a) troposphere
b) thermosphere
c) stratosphere
d) mesosphere

Which layer of the atmosphere has the ozone layer?
a) the stratosphere
b) the mesosphere
c) the thermosphere
d) the troposphere

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