PHSC 210 Quiz 8

PHSC 210 Quiz 8 Liberty University

PHSC 210 Quiz: Atmosphere Phenomena and Processes

Module 8: Week 8

  1. Your clothes become damp on a hot summer day because of which of the following?
  2. Which of the following is a phase change as water goes from a solid to a vapor?
  3. Which of the following statements is true when comparing humidity levels in the Sahara desert to humidity levels in Antarctica?
  4. What is the definition of aggregation?
  5. Why is the moist lapse rate less than the dry lapse rate?
  6. The environmental lapse rate is measured at 7 °C. What is the stability of this air?
  7. Which is the correct description of a dry haze?
  8. If the air above liquid water is warm and dry, which of the following is most likely occurring?
  9. What does the Latin word ‘cirrus’ mean?
  10. Which of the following is the cause of sea breezes?
  11. Which of the following is correct about the Coriolis effect?
  12. Which of the following is true about rising air parcels as a result of lower pressures?
  13. In a thermal circulation what is happening at the surface of the warm column of air?
  14. Which of the following conditions is compatible with seeing a rainbow?
  15. On a warm summer day you see cumulus clouds form due to rising thermals from the surface. If the surface air temperature is 32°C and the dew point temperature is 20°C, what is the altitude of the cloud base?
  16. Sleet forms when
  17. Which cloud consists only of ice crystals and forms a thin veil across the sky?
  18. Which of the following conditions is necessary for winds to be geostrophic?
  19. Relative humidity is highest in the afternoon when the air temperature is highest.
  20. The abbreviation for cumulonimbus is Cn.
  21. Air ow around a low pressure system is clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere.
  22. Water condenses on the side of a glass of ice water because the glass’s temperature is below the dew point temperature.
  23. The 500 mb pressure level in a warm column of air will occur at a greater altitude than in a cold column of air.
  24. Drizzle consists of small water droplets falling from nimbostratus clouds.
  25. If humid air comes into contact with the outside of a glass of ice water, the air becomes supersaturated.

Set 1

  1. Which of the following is correct about the Coriolis effect?
  2. Which of the following conditions is compatible with seeing a rainbow?
  3. If the air above liquid water is warm and dry, which of the following is most likely occurring?
  4. Why is the moist lapse rate less than the dry lapse rate?
  5. What does the Latin word ‘cirrus’ mean?
  6. Which of the following conditions is necessary for winds to be geostrophic?
  7. You plan a day trip into the mountains and want to estimate the temperature at the mountain peak. You measure an air temperature of 25°C and the peak is 2.5 km above your starting location. What is the temperature at the peak if the air is dry (no clouds)?
  8. On a warm summer day you see cumulus clouds form due to rising thermals from the surface. If the surface air temperature is 32°C and the dew point temperature is 20°C, what is the altitude of the cloud base?
  9. Which of the following is the cause of sea breezes?
  10. The environmental lapse rate is measured at 7 °C. What is the stability of this air?
  11. Which of the following statements is true when comparing humidity levels in the Sahara desert to humidity levels in Antarctica?
  12. Which of the following is true about the pressure gradient force (PGF)?
  13. Which of the following happens at the lifting condensation level (LCL)?
  14. Which cloud consists only of ice crystals and forms a thin veil across the sky?
  15. Which of the following is true about rising air parcels as a result of lower pressures?
  16. Which mechanism of forced instability is defined as “air moving into a low pressure system causes air to rise?”
  17. Your clothes become damp on a hot summer day because of which of the following?
  18. In a thermal circulation what is happening at the surface of the warm column of air?
  19. Fog cannot form when the air is below freezing.
  20. Relative humidity is highest in the afternoon when the air temperature is highest.
  21. Air forced downward becomes warmer and more stable.
  22. The abbreviation for cumulonimbus is Cn.
  23. If humid air comes into contact with the outside of a glass of ice water, the air becomes supersaturated.
  24. Water condenses on the side of a glass of ice water because the glass’s temperature is below the dew point temperature.
  25. Air flow around a low pressure system is clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere.

Set 2

  1. What is the definition of aggregation?
  2. Which of the following statements is true when comparing humidity levels in the Sahara desert to humidity levels in Antarctica?
  3. If the water vapor above a surface of liquid water is under saturated, which of the following is occurring?
  4. Which cloud consists only of ice crystals and forms a thin veil across the sky?
  5. Which is the correct description of a dry haze?
  6. Which of the following is true about the pressure gradient force (PGF)?
  7. Why is the moist lapse rate less than the dry lapse rate?
  8. Which of the following conditions is necessary for winds to be geostrophic?
  9. In a thermal circulation what is happening at the surface of the warm column of air?
  10. Which of the following is correct about the Coriolis effect?
  11. What does the Latin word ‘cirrus’ mean?
  12. Which kind of fog forms as warm moist air moves across a cold surface?
  13. Which of the following is the cause of sea breezes?
  14. Which of the following is true about rising air parcels as they experience lower pressures?
  15. Which mechanism of forced instability is defined as “air moving into a low pressure system causes air to rise?”
  16. On a warm summer day you see cumulus clouds form due to rising thermals from the surface. If the surface air temperature is 32°C and the dew point temperature is 20°C, what is the altitude of the cloud base?
  17. Which of the following objects has the highest saturation vapor pressure, thus making it most difficult for it to grow in size when in the presence of the others?
  18. Which form of precipitation is observed if a thick layer of warm air (above freezing) is placed over a thick layer of cold air (below freezing)?
  19. Drizzle consists of small water droplets falling from nimbostratus clouds.
  20. Halos are the result of light refracting through ice crystals.
  21. The abbreviation for cumulonimbus is Cn.
  22. Air flow around a low pressure system is clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere.
  23. The 500 mb pressure level in a warm column of air will occur at a greater altitude than in a cold column of air.
  24. Water condenses on the side of a glass of ice water because the glass’s temperature is below the dew point temperature.
  25. Relative humidity is highest in the afternoon when the air temperature is highest.
$2.99
Add to Cart

has been added to your cart!

have been added to your cart!

  • Liberty University