Thursday, 24 November 2016

Quiz on Atmosphere 2
Environment Quiz with questions on Earth's atmosphere.


1. Identify this atmospheric layer where The International Space Station orbits.
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
Exosphere
Troposphere

2. Which one of the following is NOT part of the ionosphere?
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Exosphere
Thermosphere

3. Which phenomenon gives Earth a blue halo when seen from space?
Refraction
Reflection
Absorption
Scattering

4. Name the highest clouds in Earth's atmosphere, located in the mesosphere at altitudes of around 76 to 85 kilometres
Noctilucent
Cirrostratus
Nacreous
Nimbostratus

5. What is the study of clouds called?
Nephrology
Nephology
Nepology
Meteorology

6. Which one of the following natural satellites (moons) have the densest atmosphere?
Moon (earth)
Titan
Ganymede
Triton

7. What is the name for the small, expendable measuring device carried by a weather balloon to measure atmospheric temperature, pressure, humdity etc?
radiosonde
dropsonde
rocketsonde
none of these

8. Which of the following is used to measure the atmospheric pressure?
Barometer
Ammeter
Manometer
Lactometer

9. What is the coldest layer in the atmosphere?
Troposphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
Stratosphere

10. Which is the outermost layer of the atmosphere?
Troposphere
Exosphere
Stratosphere
Thermosphere



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