AP Environmental Science : Ozone Formation

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for AP Environmental Science

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Ozone Formation

Where in the atmosphere does the ozone layer reside?

Possible Answers:

Thermosphere

Troposphere

Stratosphere

Mesosphere

Correct answer:

Stratosphere

Explanation:

The ozone layer is far enough from organisms not to harm them, but also is close enough to the Earth's surface to maintain the proper temperature and hold its layer rigidity. The stratosphere is the correct answer.

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