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The layer in the atmosphere where radio signals bounce off of is called the
a) troposphere
b) stratosphere
c) mesosphere
d) ionosphere

The most abundant element in our atmosphere is
a) Oxygen
b) Nitrogen
c) Argon
d) Krypton

CFC's destroy ozone found in the
a) troposphere
b) mesosphere
c) stratosphere
d) thermosphere

A temperature inversion occurs in this layer of the atmosphere
a) Thermosphere
b) Mesosphere
c) Troposphere
d) hydrosphere

The densenst part of the atmosphere is in the
a) Troposphere
b) Stratosphere
c) Mesosphere
d) Thermosphere

Energy transfer when particles of matter touch each other is called
a) Radiation
b) Condensation
c) Conduction
d) Convection

Energy from the Sun is absorbed mostly by Earth's
a) Atmosphere
b) Poles
c) Clouds
d) Surface

As a unit of air increases in altitude in the troposphere, the pressure
a) Decreases
b) Increases
c) Stays the same
d) It depends what surface you're on

The Coriolis Effect causes winds to shift to the right in the _________hemisphere.
a) Southern
b) Northern
c) poles of each
d) north and south

The Trade winds occur at a latitude of
a) 0-5 degrees North and South of the equator
b) 0-30 degrees North and South of the equator
c) 30-60 degrees North and South of the equator
d) 60-90 degrees North and South of the equator

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