PHSC 210 Quiz 7 Liberty University Solution

· Question 1

2 out of 2 points

In which layer of the atmosphere does the temperature increase with altitude?

· Question 2

2 out of 2 points

In which layer of the atmosphere does most of our weather occur?

· Question 3

2 out of 2 points

How is Earth different than its neighbors, Venus and Mars?

· Question 5

2 out of 2 points

Which of the following is not a consequence of increased global temperatures?

· Question 10

2 out of 2 points

Why is the summer noon sun more intense in Texas than Alaska?

· Question 11

2 out of 2 points

Which of the following is an example of sensible heating?

· Question 14

2 out of 2 points

During which of the following months would you expect the number of daylight hours to be the most in the United States?

· Question 15

2 out of 2 points

Which of the following is an example of weather?

· Question 16

2 out of 2 points

Which of the following is not a greenhouse gas?

· Question 19

2 out of 2 points

Atmospheric pressure increases with height.

· Question 20

2 out of 2 points

All objects decrease in size as the temperature goes down.

· Question 21

2 out of 2 points

Greenhouse gases absorb in the infrared range of the electromagnetic spectrum.

· Question 22

2 out of 2 points

An object with a high albedo absorbs most of the sunlight incident on it.

· Question 23

2 out of 2 points

Oxygen is the most abundant gas in the atmosphere.

· Question 24

2 out of 2 points

All aerosols are solids that remain suspended in the air.

· Question 25

2 out of 2 points

If the earth had no atmosphere, the average surface temperature of the earth would be below freezing.