Q. 1 C4.0( 4 Votes )

Multiple choice question.

The atmosphere is mainly heated by the:

A. Short wave solar radiation

B. Reflected solar radiation

C. Long wave terrestrial radiation

D. Scattered solar radiation

Answer :

The long wave radiation is absorbed by the atmospheric gases particularly Carbon dioxide and other green house gases. So they don’t allow the terrestrial heat to escape from the earth. This increases the temperature.

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