Atmosphere Pretest
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by Mendy Hutchens
| 12 Questions
1
1
The atmosphere is composed of mainly
Oxygen
Argon
Carbon Dioxide
Nitrogen
2
1
Which gas is released into the atmosphere by plants as they photosynthesize?
Oxygen
Argon
Carbon Dioxide
Nitrogen
3
1
Which gas is removed from the atmosphere by green plants?
Oxygen
Argon
Carbon Dioxide
Nitrogen
4
1
Atmospheric pressure _________________ with ________________altitude.
decreases with increased
decreases with decreased
increases with increased
5
1
What is the weight of a one square inch column of the atmosphere?
17.4 lb/in2
14.7 lb/in2
19.7 lb/in2
. 13.4 lb/in2
6
1
The density of our atmosphere _____________ with an increase in altitude.
increases
gets greater
decreases
gets heavier
7
1
Which layer protects the earth from meteoroids?
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
8
1
Which layer is the coldest?
Troposphere
Statosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
9
1
The Ozone layer is found in the atmosphere layer.
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
10
1
This layer is the “heat sphere”.
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
11
1
Most weather occurs in this layer.
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
12
1
The space shuttle orbits in this layer.
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
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