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Spheres All Around

There is a lot going on around you. How much do you know about the various "spheres" you live and move in? Take this quiz and maybe learn something new about your atmosphere.


Quiz ID:#28627
Fun:*** (2.37)
Difficulty:** (1.81)
Created By:dalfamnestAnz******




#1   The atmosphere of planet Earth can be divided into five principal layers, four of which are listed in the options below. Which of them is closest to the surface of Earth?

#2   Which is the outermost layer of Earth's atmosphere?

#3   Every day, millions of meteors melt or vaporise in the protective gases of the atmospheric layer known as the _____.

#4   Which of the five principal atmospheric layers is missing from the following list: exosphere, mesosphere, stratosphere, and troposphere?

#5   The lower and upper boundaries of the troposphere are the lithosphere and tropopause.

#6   In the thermosphere, although the air temperatures are very cold, it would feel extremely hot to us.

#7   The _____ is useful in telecommunications, as radio waves are reflected from it.

#8   The magnetosphere surrounding Earth protects the planet from which of the following dangers?

#9   The parts of Earth (and its atmosphere) in which living things can be found is known as the _____.

#10   Which of the following does NOT usually relate to planet Earth?

#11   The highest clouds visible to the naked eye are found in the stratosphere.

#12   It is quite normal for aircraft on long-haul flights to reach altitudes as high as the stratosphere.





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