Earth Space Unit 3 Midterm Test Question Preview (ID: 8393)

Layers Of The Atmosphere Solstices And Equinoxes.[print questions]

Which layer of the atmosphere is closest to the earth and contains all weather?
a) mesoshere
b) lithosphere
c) exosphere
d) troposphere

What are the dates of the equinoxes?
a) March 20 and September 22
b) June 21 and December 21
c) March 20 and December 21
d) September 22 and April 15

Which layer of the atmosphere is just above the troposphere and contains ozone and other layers?
a) mesosphere
b) thermosphere
c) stratosphere
d) troposphere

Which layer of the atmosphere is between stratosphere and thermosphere that is the coldest and most difficult to study?
a) lithosphere
b) exosphere
c) mesosphere
d) ionosphere

In which two layers do temperatures increase as one travels away from earth?
a) stratosphere and thermosphere
b) troposphere and mesosphere
c) troposphere and stratosphere
d) stratosphere and mesosphere

What is the outermost layer of the atmosphere that can be divided into the ionosphere and exosphere?
a) stratosphere
b) thermosphere
c) troposphere
d) mesopsphere

What is the tilt of the earth on its axis?
a) 23 degrees
b) 45 degrees
c) 18 degrees
d) 5 degrees

How long does it take the earth to rotate on its axis?
a) 24 hours
b) 3months
c) 12 hours
d) 365 days

How long does it take for the earth to complete one revolution?
a) 365 days
b) 24 hours
c) 4.5 weeks
d) 12 hours

What are the date of the solstices?
a) June 21 and December 21
b) December 21 and April 15
c) June 21 and March 20
d) March 20 and September 22

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