Q. The increase of temperature with altitude in the stratosphere is due to
(A) low density of molecules
(B) high density of molecules
(C) absorption of ultraviolet radiation
(D) reflection of ultraviolet radiation
The answer is: (C) absorption of ultraviolet radiation
The increase of temperature with altitude in the stratosphere is due to the absorption of ultraviolet radiation.
- Which of the following is NOT a constituent of air (or Earth’s atmosphere)?
- The stratosphere layer is about _____ kilometres thick.
- The unit to measure ozone concentration is
- In which atmosphere layer(s) of the Earth temperature increases with the altitude?
- The increase of temperature with altitude in the stratosphere is due to
- The increase of temperature with altitude in the thermosphere is due to
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- The average temperature in the mesopause is about
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- Cumulonimbus cloud (also known as thunderclouds) are formed in
- In which atmospheric layer meteors burn up when they enter the Earth’s atmosphere?
- The outermost layer of the Earth’s atmosphere is “Exosphere”. It starts at the height of
- The International Space Station orbits the Earth for _____ times per day.
- The “Ozone Layer” lies within the
- The average height of the troposphere is _____ kilometre.
- “Karman Line” is considered the border between the Earth’s atmosphere and outer space. It is at _____ above the sea level.