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In which 2 layers of the atmosphere does the temperature decrease as the altitude increases?
a) exosphere and thermosphere
b) thermosphere and stratosphere
c) stratosphere and mesosphere
d) troposphere and mesosphere

Chemicals used in aerosol spray cans have been found to damage the ozone layer. What is the best question to investigate if this damage is continuing?
a) Is the amount of methane in Earth's atmosphere increasing?
b) Is the amount of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere increasing?
c) Is the amount of ultraviolet radiation reaching Earth's surface increasing?
d) Is the average temperature on Earth's surface increasing?

When the air pressure (barometric pressure) decreases...
a) the weather is clearing
b) the weather is becoming cloudy
c) the sun is coming out
d) the weather is getting better

Some claim that the use of aerosol spray cans may have changed the composition of the atmosphere. What evidence supports this claim?
a) The amount of ozone in the ozone layer
b) There is an increase in the amount of carbon dioxide
c) The amount of methane in the air is reduced
d) There is an increase in the amount of greenhouse gas

The part of the water cycle when water exits plants and enters into the atmosphere is called...
a) condensation
b) precipitation
c) evaporation
d) transpiration

A low pressure system over an air usually means...
a) nice, fair weather
b) cloudy weather
c) cold temperatures
d) no wind

On a warm summer day, local winds blow....
a) from sea to land in a land breeze
b) from sea to land in a sea breeze
c) from land to sea in a land breeze
d) from land to sea in a sea breeze

Why is the beach air temperature typically warmer than the temperature further inland on a typical November day?
a) Inland locations are at a higher elevation than coastal locations and it is usually cooler at higher elevations
b) Inland locations are at a lower elevation than coastal locations and it is usually cooler at lower elevations
c) Inland locations are farther from the ocean than coastal locations and the ocean releases heat faster than the land.
d) Inland locations are farther from the ocean than coastal locations and the ocean releases heat slower.

A student wants to determine if stormy conditions are approaching? What is best question she could ask to make this prediction?
a) Is the temperature decreasing?
b) Is the humidity dropping?
c) Is the air pressure dropping?
d) Is the wind speed decreasing?

A student wants to develop a model to predict the direction of wind at the beach. What is the best question she could ask to determine if there will be a land breeze or sea breeze?
a) How does the temperature over land compare to the temperature over the water?
b) What is the barometric pressure?
c) What is the forecast for rain today?
d) How does the humidity over land compare to the humidity over water?

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