T Test 8 – Space

Flashcard maker : Robert May
The atmosphere is unaffected by changes in the geosphere.
True
Which system protects us from radiation and the vacuum of space?
C.
Positive feedback interactions in Earth’s systems are always a result of human action.
False
What system includes oceans, lakes, rivers, and groundwater?
B
Human impact on one system leads to changes in more of Earth’s systems.
True
What system facilitates the movement of water between spheres through the process of transpiration?
D.
Which of the following best explains why the biosphere is a key component of the Earth’s systems?
C.
Which of the following is a function of the atmosphere?
B.
The water cycle shows the movement of water in the Earth system.
True
There is a single instrument to measure climate change.
False
How are the carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen cycles similar?
D.
The rock cycle is not important to living organisms.
False
The radiosonde can be used to measure upper air temperature.
True
According to the GLOBE maps viewed online, it can be inferred that solar energy is not the only factor affecting average global temperature because _______.
B.
The amount of sunlight received at Earth’s surface fluctuates more at the poles than the equator.
True
Which of the following statements about biogeochemical cycles is not true?
B.

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