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D - Science - Unit 6

Quiz - Layers of the Atmosphere

QuestionAnswer
The ozone layer is located in this layer Stratosphere
The uppermost layer of the atmosphere Exosphere
Meteors burn up in this layer. Mesosphere
Weather occurs here Troposphere
Where electrically charged particles are found Ionosphere
The coldest layer of the atmosphere Mesossphere
This layer contains two important sub-layers (or minor layers) Thermosphere
We live here Troposphere
True or False - "Tropos" means changing True
True or False - The hottest temperatures are found in the thermosphere, although we would not feel hot there True
True or False - The ionosphere protects Earth from the Sun's ultraviolet radiation False
True or False - "Thermos" means temperature False
True or False - The Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australias, Northern/Southern Lights, are found in the ionosphere True
True or False - Oxygen is the most abundant gas in the atmosphere, making up 78% of the air we breathe False
True or False - Weather is the condition of the atmosphere at a specific time and place True
True or False - Oxygen and carbon dioxide make up 99% of the air in Earth's atmosphere False
True or False - Nitrogen is a trace gas False
True or False - Most of the mass of the atmosphere is located in the Troposphere True
Created by: lprinke