PHSC 210 Quiz 6

PHSC 210 Quiz 6

  1. A parcel of air has a temperature of 0oC as it crosses a mountain range at 3000 meters. If it descends and warms adiabatically (1oC per 100 meters), what will its temperature be when it reaches sea level?
  2. The lowest layer of the atmosphere is the ________________.
  3. Which of the following would NOT be associated with stable atmospheric conditions?
  4. Thunder and lightning are associated with these clouds.
  5. The cloud form that is best described as sheets or layers that cover much or all of the sky is termed ______________.
  6. The triatomic form of oxygen (O3) is known as ____________.
  7. A poleward‐moving ocean current is ______________.
  8. If the maximum temperature for a particular day is 26oC and the minimum temperature is 14oC, the daily range would be _________________.
  9. The change of state from a gas to a liquid is called ____________.
  10. This fog forms in valleys at night.
  11. The two most important heat absorbing gases in the lower atmosphere are _________.
  12. Earth receives energy from the Sun in this way.
  13. Which one of the following is a landform created by wave erosion?
  14. With which of the following is dust in the atmosphere associated?
  15. Because of the Coriolis effect, surface ocean currents are deflected to the _________ of their path of motion in the Southern Hemisphere.
  16. Wave action ceases (i.e., movement of water particles ceases) when the depth of water is _______________.
  17. A sand bar that completely crosses a bay, sealing it off from the open ocean is a ____________.
  18. The daily tidal range is GREATEST during ______________ tide.
  19. A sand ridge connecting an island to the mainland or to another island is a ____________.
  20. The summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere occurs on this date.

 

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