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Layers of the Atmosphere (Grade 9)

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Layers of the Atmosphere

What is the correct order of the 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
What is the highest layer of the atmosphere?
  1. Stratosphere
  2. Mesosphere
  3. Thermosphere
  4. Exosphere
Which layer of the atmosphere contains the ozone layer?
  1. Exosphere
  2. Mesosphere
  3. Stratosphere
  4. Troposphere
In which layer do virtually all weather phenomena take place?
  1. Mesosphere
  2. Exosphere
  3. Thermosphere
  4. Troposphere
In which layer do auroras (e.g. Northern Lights) occur?
  1. Mesosphere
  2. Stratosphere
  3. Thermosphere
  4. Troposphere
The layer of the atmosphere in which rainstorms occur is the                .
  1. hydrosphere
  2. stratosphere
  3. troposphere
  4. thermosphere
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
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
Which layer of the atmosphere is included in the biosphere?
  1. Stratosphere
  2. Mesosphere
  3. Troposphere
  4. Thermosphere
Temperatures in the thermosphere can reach                 degrees Celsius.
  1. -200
  2. 20
  3. 200
  4. 2,000
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