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Layers of the Atmosphere (Grade 9)

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Layers of the Atmosphere

1. 
What is the correct order of earth's atmospheric layers from bottom to top?
  1. Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Troposphere, Thermosphere, Exosphere
  2. Stratosphere, Troposphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Exosphere
  3. Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Exosphere
  4. Troposphere, Mesosphere, Stratosphere, Thermosphere, Exosphere
 
2. 
What is the highest layer of the atmosphere?
  1. Stratosphere
  2. Mesosphere
  3. Thermosphere
  4. Exosphere
3. 
Which layer of the atmosphere contains the ozone layer?
  1. Exosphere
  2. Mesosphere
  3. Stratosphere
  4. Troposphere
 
4. 
In which layer do virtually all weather phenomena take place?
  1. Mesosphere
  2. Exosphere
  3. Thermosphere
  4. Troposphere
5. 
In which layer do auroras (e.g. northern lights) occur?
  1. Mesosphere
  2. Stratosphere
  3. Thermosphere
  4. Troposphere
 
6. 
The layer of the atmosphere in which rainstorms occur is the                .
  1. hydrosphere
  2. stratosphere
  3. troposphere
  4. thermosphere
7. 
The layer of the atmosphere just above the lowest layer of the atmosphere, known for its strong, steady winds, but few weather changes is the                .
  1. exosphere
  2. magnetosphere
  3. mesosphere
  4. stratosphere
 
8. 
A portion of the mesosphere and thermosphere known for its ability to "bounce" radio signals is the                .
  1. exosphere
  2. ionosphere
  3. stratosphere
  4. troposphere
9. 
Which layer of the atmosphere is included in the biosphere?
  1. Stratosphere
  2. Mesosphere
  3. Troposphere
  4. Thermosphere
 
10. 
Temperatures in the thermosphere can reach
  1. -200 degrees C
  2. 20 degrees C
  3. 200 degrees C
  4. 2000 degrees C
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