Chapter 6 Pre-Test

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Please complete the Chapter 6 Pre-test using the Glencoe textbook.

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Question 1

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In the diagram, the thermometer held 2 meters above the floor shows a temperature of 30ºC. The thermometer on the floor shows a temperature of 24ºC. The diagram supports the concept that:
Answer
  • hot air rises
  • hot air sinks
  • cold air rises
  • warm and cold air suspend (stay in mid-air)

Question 2

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The coldest climates on Earth are found at the Polar Regions because they:
Answer
  • act as barriers for the earth
  • are usually closest to the Sun
  • receive the most direct sunlight
  • receive the least direct sunlight

Question 3

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Which diagrams shows the direction that cool air flows during a sea breeze?

Question 4

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The flowchart below shows part of Earth’s water cycle. The question marks indicate a part of the flowchart that has been deliberately left blank. Which process should be shown in place of the question marks to best complete the flowchart?
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  • condensation
  • deposition
  • evaporation
  • infiltration

Question 5

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If the ozone layer disappeared, life on Earth would be exposed to _______concentrations of ultraviolet
Answer
  • lower
  • higher
  • no change in
  • none of the above

Question 6

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Which layer would we be able to see the Blizzard of 2010?
Answer
  • troposphere
  • stratosphere
  • exposphere
  • thermosphere

Question 7

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When Earth receives energy from the Sun, ____.
Answer
  • some energy is reflected back into space
  • some is absorbed by the atmosphere
  • some is absorbed by land and water on Earth's surface
  • all of the above

Question 8

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Not all areas on Earth's surface receive the same amount of radiation because Earth's surface ____.
Answer
  • is flat
  • is curved
  • has continents
  • is mostly water

Question 9

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Cold air has more molecules occupying a cubic centimeter of space than warm air; therefore, it has ____ pressure.
Answer
  • higher
  • lower
  • the same
  • half the

Question 10

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Air pressure is greatest _________ because there are more molecules of air pushing down from above.
Answer
  • in the troposphere
  • in the exosphere
  • at the top of the mountain
  • at sea level

Question 11

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Which global wind affects weather in the U.S.?
Answer
  • doldrums
  • easterlies
  • trade winds
  • Westerlies

Question 12

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Which atmospheric layer has the greatest range of temperatures?
Answer
  • stratosphere
  • thermosphere
  • troposphere
  • mesosphere
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