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Question

How does the atmosphere act as a blanket?

Solution

The atmosphere acts as a blanket by performing the following functions:

(a) It keeps the average temperature of the Earth fairly constant during day time and even during the course of whole year.

(b) It prevents a sudden increase in the temperature during day time.

(c) It slows down the escape of heat from the surface of the Earth into outer space during night time.

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 NCERT Solution for Science Textbook for Class 9 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 14: Natural Resources
Q: 2 | Page no. 193
Solution How Does the Atmosphere Act as a Blanket? Concept: The Role of the Atmosphere in Climate Control.
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