Module One: The Atmosphere

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What does convection mean?

Select one of the following:

  • heat transfer by mass motion of a fluid such as air or water when the heated fluid is caused to move away from the source of heat, carrying energy with it.

  • process by which heat energy is transmitted through collisions between neighboring molecules.

  • spontaneous net movement of solvent molecules through a semi-permeable membrane

  • The changing of a liquid into a gas, often under the influence of heat

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The Earth is composed of how many layers?

Select one of the following:

  • 2

  • 4

  • 3

  • 5

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What is the definition of Troposhpere?

Select one of the following:

  • the lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere and site of all weather on Earth.

  • the layer of the earth's atmosphere extending to about 32 miles (50 km) above the earth's surface

  • the outermost region of a planet's atmosphere.

  • the outermost region of a planet's atmosphere in which temperature increases continuously with altitude

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The gas that makes up the smallest component of the atmosphere is...?

Select one of the following:

  • Carbon

  • Oxygen

  • Nitrogen

  • hydrogen

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Define condensation?

Select one of the following:

  • Any form of water, such as rain, snow, sleet, or hail, that falls to the earth's surface

  • It is the process whereby atoms or molecules in a liquid state gain sufficient energy to enter the gaseous state

  • The conversion of a substance from the vapor state to a denser liquid or solid state usually initiated by a reduction in temperature of the vapor

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Module One: The Atmosphere

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