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Quiz 15 :
The Climate System

Quiz 15 :
The Climate System

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The main component(s)of the climate system is(are)
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D

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The ___________ system describes the average surface conditions and their variation as a result of the input of solar energy forces.
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B

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How has the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere changed since the start of the Industrial Revolution?
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D

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Approximately how long does it take for a parcel of air to circle the globe?
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Which of the following processes produces ozone?
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What is the cryosphere?
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Which of the following is not a greenhouse gas?
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Which of the following statements about large volcanic eruptions,such as the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo,is true?
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Compared with the visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum,infrared radiation has
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What is Earth's albedo?
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Which of the following occurs with increasing temperature?
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If Earth's atmosphere did not contain greenhouse gases,Earth's surface would be
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Which of the following statements is true?
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The greenhouse effect is caused by
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Solar radiation absorbed by Earth's ground surface is reemitted as
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The amount of energy input to Earth's surface is __________ the heat flowing out of Earth's deep interior.
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Which of the following is a negative feedback within the climate system?
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What is Earth's albedo?
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Which of the following energy fluxes is the greatest?
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Which of the following climate feedback systems is considerably uncertain in that we do not know whether the net effect is a positive feedback or a negative feedback?
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