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Introduction to the Atmosphere ( REVIEW ). Prof. John Toohey-Morales, CCM St. Thomas University Miami Gardens, Florida. The so-called "ozone hole" is observed above a. the equator. b. the continent of Australia. c. the continent of Antarctica. d. the continent of Asia.

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introduction to the atmosphere review

Introduction to the Atmosphere (REVIEW)

Prof. John Toohey-Morales, CCM

St. Thomas University

Miami Gardens, Florida

slide2
The so-called "ozone hole" is observed above

a. the equator.

b. the continent of Australia.

c. the continent of Antarctica.

d. the continent of Asia.

slide3
The so-called "ozone hole" is observed above

a. the equator.

b. the continent of Australia.

c. the continent of Antarctica.

d. the continent of Asia.

slide4

Which of the following gases are the most important contributors to the present day “Greenhouse Effect”?

a. carbon dioxide and water vapor

b. nitrogen and oxygen

c. methane and ammonia

d. argon and nitrous oxide

e. all are important

slide5

Which of the following gases are the most important contributors to the present day “Greenhouse Effect”?

a. carbon dioxide and water vapor

b. nitrogen and oxygen

c. methane and ammonia

d. argon and nitrous oxide

e. all are important

slide6
Much of Tibet lies at altitudes over 18,000 feet where the pressure is about 500 mb. At such altitudes, the Tibetans live above roughly

a. 10% of the air molecules in the atmosphere.

b. 25% of the air molecules in the atmosphere.

c. 50% of the air molecules in the atmosphere.

d. 75% of the air molecules in the atmosphere.

slide7
Much of Tibet lies at altitudes over 18,000 feet where the pressure is about 500 mb. At such altitudes, the Tibetans live above roughly

a. 10% of the air molecules in the atmosphere.

b. 25% of the air molecules in the atmosphere.

c. 50% of the air molecules in the atmosphere.

d. 75% of the air molecules in the atmosphere.

slide8
Inches of mercury (Hg) are commonly used units of

a. mass

b. atmospheric pressure

c. altitude

d. air density

slide9
Inches of mercury (Hg) are commonly used units of

a. mass

b. atmospheric pressure

c. altitude

d. air density

slide10
The layers of the atmosphere where temperature decreases with height are

a. the troposphere and the mesosphere.

b. the stratosphere and the thermosphere.

c. the tropopause and the stratopause.

d. the ionosphere and the magnetosphere.

e. the homosphere and the heterosphere.

slide11
The layers of the atmosphere where temperature decreases with height are

a. the troposphere and the mesosphere.

b. the stratosphere and the thermosphere.

c. the tropopause and the stratopause.

d. the ionosphere and the magnetosphere.

e. the homosphere and the heterosphere.

slide12
In the atmosphere, tiny solid or liquid suspended particles of various composition are called

a. aerosols.

b. carcinogens.

c. greenhouse gases.

d. fog.

slide13
In the atmosphere, tiny solid or liquid suspended particles of various composition are called

a. aerosols.

b. carcinogens.

c. greenhouse gases.

d. fog.

slide14
In a volume of air near the earth's surface, occupies 78% and nearly 21%.

a. nitrogen, oxygen

b. hydrogen, oxygen

c. oxygen, hydrogen

d. nitrogen, water vapor

e. hydrogen, helium

slide15
In a volume of air near the earth's surface, occupies 78% and nearly 21%.

a. nitrogen, oxygen

b. hydrogen, oxygen

c. oxygen, hydrogen

d. nitrogen, water vapor

e. hydrogen, helium

true or false
True or False
  • The concentrations of nitrogen, oxygen, and water vapor show very little variation in concentration from place to place and from time to time in the lower atmosphere.
true or false1
True or False
  • The concentrations of nitrogen, oxygen, and water vapor show very little variation in concentration from place to place and from time to time in the lower atmosphere. (FALSE)
true or false2
True or False
  • On a cloudless day, the tropopause is easily visible with the naked eye.
true or false3
True or False
  • On a cloudless day, the tropopause is easily visible with the naked eye. (FALSE)
slide20
Outside an airplane at 30,000 feet altitude (about 10 km), the air temperature would be __________, the air pressure would be __________and the air density would be __________than (as) at sea level. (fill in each blank with HIGHER, LOWER, or the SAME)
slide21
Outside an airplane at 30,000 feet altitude (about 10 km), the air temperature would be LOWER, the air pressure would be LOWER and the air density would be LOWER than (as) at sea level.