Weather Test #1 Review Question Preview (ID: 43294)

The Composition Of The Atmosphere, Layers, Variables Etc. TEACHERS: click here for quick copy question ID numbers.

What is the name for Layer 5?
a) troposphere
b) mesosphere
c) thermosphere
d) exosphere

In which layer of the atmosphere does Earth’s weather occur
a) mesosphere
b) troposphere
c) thermosphere
d) exosphere

8. What is the gas composition of the atmosphere? Hint: What are the two most common gases?
a) 1% nitrogen, 21% hydrogen, 78% other gases
b) 21% carbon dioxide, 78% oxygen, 1% other gases
c) 78% nitrogen, 0% oxygen, 21%
d) 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, 1% other gases

11. Which of the following statements is true about the independent variable?
a) You do not have control over the independent variable
b) You cannot choose the independent variable
c) The independent variable does not affect the dependent variable.
d) You can manipulate (change) the independent variable.

What is an example of QUANTITATIVE data?
a) The candy was green
b) The candy tased like apples.
c) There were 4 red candies and 5 green candies
d) The sky is blue.

Which of the following is the best example of qualititative data?
a) The plant had green and yellow flowers.
b) The plant grew 2 in.
c) There were 342 students in the grade.
d) The car was going 40 mph

Which of the following statements is true about the dependent variable?
a) The dependent variable does not respond to the independent
b) The dependent variable is what you measure in an experiment
c) You can have a dependent variable without an independent variable.
d) You can manipulate the dependent variable.

Cold air is _________ and has ______ pressure.
a) Less dense, low
b) Less dense, high
c) Dense, high
d) Dense, low

warm air is _________ and has ______ pressure.
a) less dense, low
b) less dense, high
c) dense, high
d) dense, low

Quantitative data is ...
a) numerical
b) observed using the 5 senses

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