Ozone The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly by uke86868

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									                             Ozone: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
                               Why should I care about ozone alerts?
                                        Pre-Test/Post-Test

Name____________________________________________________ Date_________________

MULTIPLE CHOICE: Write your answers in the spaces provided.
1. _____    Electrically charged particles are found primarily in the _______.
            a. troposphere b. electrosphere c. ionosphere d. stratosphere

2.   _____      The ______ merges into outer space.
                a. troposphere b. stratosphere c. mesosphere d. exosphere

3.   _____      The _________contains the highest concentration of ozone.
                a. troposphere b. mesosphere c. stratosphere d. exosphere

4. _____        Too much exposure to __________ can cause skin cancer.
                a. chlorofluorocarbons b. ozone c. ultraviolet radiation d. jet streams

5. _____        Chlorofluorocarbons may be harming the ozone layer by ________.
                a. adding more ozone molecules b. blocking ultraviolet radiation
                c. destroying ozone molecules   d. increasing nitrogen levels

6. _____        Reflection and absorption by the atmosphere prevent some ________ from reaching
                Earth’s surface.
                a. ozone b. radiation c. nitrogen d. oxygen

7. _____         ___________ is the only substance that exists as a solid, liquid, and gas in Earth’s
                atmosphere.
                a. nitrogen b. ozone c. water d. smog

8. _____        Ultraviolet radiation can cause ___________in humans.
                a. sunburn b. suntan c. skin cancer d. all of the above

9. _____        If the ozone layer disappeared, life on Earth would be exposed to _______concentrations
                of ultraviolet radiation.
                a. lower b. higher c. no change in d. none of the above

10. _____       Some scientists hypothesize that Earth’s ozone layer is being damaged by ________.
                a. ultraviolet radiation b. chlorofluorocarbons c. plant life on Earth d. global
                   warming

11. _____       CFCs from aerosol sprays and refrigerants ________, where they can lead to a
                 breakdown of ozone molecules.
                a. concentrate in densely populated areas b. rise into the upper atmosphere
                c. condense over large bodies of water d. are absorbed by plant life

12. _____       Not all areas on Earth’s surface receive the same amount of radiation because Earth’s
                surface _____________.
                a. is flat b. is curved c. has continents on it d. is mostly water

13. _____       The ______ is the layer of the atmosphere nearest to Earth’s surface.
                a. mesosphere b. troposphere c. stratosphere d. ionosphere




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14. As you go higher in the troposphere, the temperature _________________________.

15. As you go higher in the stratosphere, the temperature __________________________.



MATCHING: Write your answers in the spaces provided.
Write the letter of the correct item in the space provided.

a.       absorbs ultraviolet radiation
b.       zero to four percent of air
c.       transfer of heat through space
d.       type of pollution
e.       second most abundant gas in air
f.       most abundant gas in air

16. _____         nitrogen

17. _____         smog

18. _____         water vapor

13. _____         oxygen

19. _____         ozone

20. _____         radiation




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                             Ozone: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
                               Why should I care about ozone alerts?
                                        Pre-Test/Post-Test
                                         ANSWER KEY



MULTIPLE CHOICE: Write your answers in the spaces provided.
1. C        Electrically charged particles are found primarily in the _______.
            a. troposphere b. electrosphere c. ionosphere d. stratosphere

2.    D         The ______ merges into outer space.
                a. troposphere b. stratosphere c. mesosphere d. exosphere

3.    C         The _________contains the highest concentration of ozone.
                a. troposphere b. mesosphere c. stratosphere d. exosphere

4.    C         Too much exposure to __________ can cause skin cancer.
                a. chlorofluorocarbons b. ozone c. ultraviolet radiation d. jet streams

5.    C         Chlorofluorocarbons may be harming the ozone layer by ________.
                a. adding more ozone molecules b. blocking ultraviolet radiation
                c. destroying ozone molecules   d. increasing nitrogen levels

6.    B         Reflection and absorption by the atmosphere prevent some ________ from reaching
                Earth’s surface.
                a. ozone b. radiation c. nitrogen d. oxygen

7.    C          ___________ is the only substance that exists as a solid, liquid, and gas in Earth’s
                atmosphere.
                a. nitrogen b. ozone c. water d. smog

8.    D         Ultraviolet radiation can cause ___________in humans.
                a. sunburn b. suntan c. skin cancer d. all of the above

9.    B         If the ozone layer disappeared, life on Earth would be exposed to _______concentrations
                of ultraviolet radiation.
                a. lower b. higher c. no change in d. none of the above

10.       B     Some scientists hypothesize that Earth’s ozone layer is being damaged by ________.
                b. ultraviolet radiation b. chlorofluorocarbons c. plant life on Earth d. global
                   warming

11.       B     CFCs from aerosol sprays and refrigerants ________, where they can lead to a
                 breakdown of ozone molecules.
                a. concentrate in densely populated areas b. rise into the upper atmosphere
                c. condense over large bodies of water d. are absorbed by plant life

12.       B     Not all areas on Earth’s surface receive the same amount of radiation because Earth’s
                surface _____________.
                a. is flat b. is curved c. has continents on it d. is mostly water

13.       B     The ______ is the layer of the atmosphere nearest to Earth’s surface.
                a. mesosphere b. troposphere c. stratosphere d. ionosphere



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Ozone: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
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COMPLETION: Write your answers in the spaces provided.


14. As you go higher in the troposphere, the temperature decreases.

4.   As you go higher in the stratosphere, the temperature increases.



MATCHING: Write your answers in the spaces provided.
Write the letter of the correct item in the space provided.

a.       absorbs ultraviolet radiation
g.       zero to four percent of air
h.       transfer of heat through space
i.       type of pollution
j.       second most abundant gas in air
f.       most abundant gas in air

16. f    nitrogen

17. d    smog

18. b    water vapor

13. e    oxygen

19. a    ozone

20. c    radiation




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