Atmosphere | Environment | Meteorology
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.
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