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The word ‘atmosphere’ comes from the Greek word ‘atmos’, which means _________.

A
<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Water
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<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Oxygen
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C
<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Vapour
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D
<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Trees
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Solution

The correct option is C Vapour
Atmosphere, refers to the air that blankets the Earth. The most abundant gas in the atmosphere is nitrogen, followed by oxygen. Argon, Carbon dioxide, water vapour and several other gases are also present in the atmosphere.

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