Devry SCI204 week6 quiz

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Question 1.1.(TCO 9) Every day, tremendous amounts of the sun's energy strikes the earth. Why doesn't the earth overheat? (Points : 3) Much of the heat melts rocks, forming lava deep inside the earth. Most of the energy is used in photosynthesis, to help plants grow and survive. The energy mostly is absorbed in various weather systems. The energy is ultimately radiated back to space. None of the above Question 2.2.(TCO 9) The jet streams in the United States generally flow from west to east because of (Points : 3) ocean currents off the Pacific and Atlantic coastlines. convection currents between the troposphere and stratosphere. rotation of the earth. high pressure systems generated by the sun striking the North American continent. the moons gravitational pull. Question 3.3.(TCO 9) Which of the following activities have contributed the greatest amount of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere over the past 100 years? (Points : 3) Increased farming and production of grains In

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Devry SCI204 week6 quizQuestion 1.1.(TCO 9) Every day, tremendous amounts of the sun's energy strikes the earth. Whydoesn't the earth overheat? (Points : 3)Much of the heat melts rocks, forming lava deep inside the earth.Most of the energy is used in photosynthesis, to help plants grow and survive.The energy mostly is absorbed in various weather systems.The energy is ultimately radiated back to space.None of the aboveQuestion 2.2.(TCO 9) The jet streams in the United States generally flow from west to eastbecause of (Points : 3)ocean currents off the Pacific and Atlantic coastlines.convection currents between the troposphere and stratosphere.rotation of the earth.high pressure systems generated by the sun striking the North American continent.the moons gravitational pull.Question 3.3.(TCO 9) Which of the following activities have contributed the greatest amount ofcarbon dioxide into the atmosphere over the past 100 years? (Points : 3)Increased farming and production of grainsIncreased reliance upon coal, oil, and natural gasDeforestation of rain forests and other parts of the worldVolcanic eruptionsWidespread forest firesQuestion 4.4.(TCO 9) Which of the foll

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